Elvira Tulvik

Elvira Tulvik

Attorney-at-law / Partner , Estonia

My service areas

  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Tax
  • Technology

Summary

Elvira is an experienced Attorney at Law and her main areas of practice are administrative law and administrative court procedure, specialising in tax law and gambling law. Elvira represents clients in the state authorities and court. She advises clients on improving their business structure in terms of tax efficiency, minimising risks, complying with regulations, and communicating with partners and the state. Elvira advises on day-to-day operations as well as on major transactions, including business reorganisations.

Elvira has also an extensive experience in conducting research and speaking at seminars and conferences held in Estonian, Russian and English for both clients and colleagues, and publishing articles. She participates in various workgroups of consulting businesses, tax authorities, the Ministry of Finance, professional organisations and lobby groups. Elvira is the chairperson for the Taxation Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Estonia (AmCham). Furthermore, Elvira is a key contributor for LexisNexis on Foreign Tax & Trade Briefs in Estonia.

Elvira’s previous professional 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 giving lectures at Tallinn Technical University.

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

Positions of trust

  • Member of Board and Chairperson for the Taxation Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Estonia (AmCham)
  • Member of Board and Member of Taxation Committee at the Estonian Service Industry Association

Awards and rankings

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

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2017
Recommended for Commercial, Corporate and M&A in Estonia

World Tax 2017
Recognized for Tax in the Baltic States

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2016
Recommended for Dispute Resolution in Estonia