Elvira Tulvik

Ellen Elvira Tulvik

Attorney-at-law / Partner, Estonia

My service areas

  • Technology
  • AI Law
  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Data Protection
  • Gaming
  • Insurance and financial services
  • Life sciences
  • Retail and consumers
  • Tax
  • Transport

SUMMARY

Ellen is an experienced Attorney at Law, and her main areas of practice are Regulatory, Technology Law and Tax Law. She advises clients on their day-to-day activities, transactions, restructuring, contracts, and negotiations and pre-trial and court proceedings. Additionally, she serves as a lecturer in the IT Law Master’s program at the University of Tartu.  

Her previous experience includes practicing as an Attorney at Law at the leading regional business law firm and as a lawyer at the global consultancy firms Deloitte and KPMG as well as lecturer at Tallinn University of Technology. 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Magnusson
Attorney at Law / Partner – 2016 – to date

KPMG Law
Attorney at Law – 2013 – 2016

Law Firm SORAINEN
Attorney at Law – 2010 – 2013

KPMG
Tax & Legal consultant – 2004 – 2010

Estonian Defence Forces
1999 – 2004

EDUCATION

  • University of Tartu, Master of Laws
  • University of Tartu, Master of Political Science
  • United States Naval Academy, Bachelor of Nuclear Engineering

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Member of the Estonian Bar Association
  • Admitted in Estonia as Attorney-at-Law

LANGUAGES

  • Estonian – native
  • Russian – native
  • English – fluent

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Member of the International Bar Association (IBA)
Member of the International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw)

POSITIONS OF TRUST

  • Estonian Bar Association
  • Board member of International Fiscal Association (IFA) 
  • Lecturer in IT and Corporate Law at the University of Tartu IT Law Masters programme

AWARDS AND RANKINGS

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2023
Leading individual for Fintech, Tax and IP, IT and Telecoms in Estonia

International Tax Review practitioner ratings 2023: highly regarded practitioner in Estonia for general corporate tax.

Women in Business Law Awards EMEA 2022: shortlisted for Lawyer of the Year in Tax and in Technology.

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2022
Recommended for Tax and IP, IT and Telecoms in Estonia

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2021
Recommended for Tax and IP, IT and Telecoms in Estonia

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2020
Recommended for Tax and IP, IT and Telecoms in Estonia

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2019
Recommended for Tax and IP, IT and Telecoms in Estonia

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2018
Recommended for Tax and IP, IT and Telecoms in Estonia

World Tax 2018
Recognized for Tax in The Baltic States

RECENT EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS

Magnusson advised World Bank’s 20 million Euro investment in Bolt.

Magnusson advised Saint Gobain Eesti on the sale of Baltiklaas to Barrus.

Magnusson is acting as the legal counsel for OmniMatrix (provider of virtual currency exchange services, payment solutions and online gaming services in several European jurisdictions) for all their activities in Estonia and Lithuania.

Magnusson is assisting the large German intercity bus transport group FlixBus with expanding its operations into the Estonian market.

Magnusson advises the leading e-commerce company for beauty products in Estonia MyLook on payment processing, provision of credit, data security, intellectual property, marketing and compliance.

PUBLICATIONS

The Tokenizer: The current status of the token economy and the tokenization industry in Estonia.

CEE Legal Matters: The Startup Environment in Estonia: an Estonian Round Table.

Naised advokaadibüroode tipus: Elvira Tulvik

Estonian chapter of The Legal 500 (Legalease): TMT Country Comparative Guide on Technology 2020.

Estonian chapter of Burges Salmon’s report: UK and European perspective on the regulation of cryptoassets 2020.