Ketlin Peterson

Attorney-at-law / Managing Associate / Head of Employment, Estonia

My service areas

  • Corporate and M&A
  • Employment
  • Real estate

Ketlin Peterson is a Managing Associate and Head of the Employment law practice group of Magnusson Tallinn.

Ketlin regularly supports clients with day-to-day cross-border employment advice, advising on hiring and terminations as well as restructurings, occupational health and safety matters and employment related disputes. She also has extensive experience in migration matters, including visas and residence permits for business and employment and employee mobility. In addition to the above, Ketlin advises companies in different corporate proceedings, such as day-to-day corporate matters, mergers, divisions and reorganizations.

Ketlin graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Tartu in 2017 with a master’s degree in Law. She has previously gained experience as a lawyer at the Estonian Bar Association and an Estonian law firm.

Ketlin is a member of the European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA) and of the corporate law review working group established by the Ministry of Justice.

Professional experience

Managing Associate / Head of Employment law practice – 2022 to date
Associate – 2018 – 2022

Lawyer – 2018 – 2018

Estonian Bar Association
Lawyer – Training specialist – 2016 – 2017

Lawyer – 2015 – 2015


  • University of Tartu, Law, MA – 2015 – 2017
  • University of Tartu, Law, BA – 2012 – 2015

Bar admissions

Member of the Estonian Bar Association


  • Estonian – native
  • English – fluent
  • German – fluent

Professional memberships

Member of the European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA).
Member of International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA).


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