Jekaterina Iljina

Jekaterina Iljina

Associate , Estonia

My service areas

  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate and M&A


Jekaterina Iljina is an Associate at the Tallinn Office. She specialises in banking and finance, corporate and mergers and acquisitions. Jekaterina has been involved in several international and domestic M&A and financial transactions.

She graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Tartu in 2018 with a master’s degree in Law and also studied at the University of Sheffield and Utrecht. Prior to joining Magnusson, she worked as a lawyer in another Estonian law firm and also gained experience as a trainee at the Supreme Court of Estonia. In addition to this, Jekaterina had been providing free legal advice at the University of Tartu Students’ Legal Clinic on a voluntary basis. Jekaterina also has also represented Estonia in the European Law Moot Court competition.

Lawyers assist attorneys and they cannot provide legal services to clients (§ 40(3) of the Bar Association Act).

Professional experience

Associate – 2019 – to date

Lawyer – 2018 – 2019

TGS Baltic
Trainee – 2017 – 2017

Ellex Raidla
Trainee – 2017 – 2017

Legal Clinic of University of Tartu
Legal Counsel – 2016 – 2016

Trainee – 2014 – 2014

Supreme Court of Estonia
Trainee – 2013 – 2013


  • University of Tartu, Law – MA 2018
  • Utrecht Summer School, Utrecht University, Law – 2016
  • University of Tartu, Law, BA – 2015
  • University of Sheffield, Law, Exchange Student – 2014


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