Nele Laas

Managing Associate / Head of Employment, Estonia

My service areas

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment


Associate Nele Laas is a member of the employment law team at Magnusson Tallinn Office.
She advises clients on a variety of employment matters including commencement and termination of contracts, implementing internal HR policies and programs, aspects of international talent mobility and recruitment.

Prior to starting a legal career, Nele had a degree as well as almost ten years of hands-on experience in managing human resources in both private and public sector. She was responsible for maintaining and enhancing the organization´s human resources by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations and human resources policies, programs, and practices. Her practical know-how in resolving complicated and sometimes sensitive employment issues such as contract terminations with key employees or large-scale layoffs gives her a unique point of view to offer legal solutions with an added value serving the best interest of the employer and aiming to resolve matters without unpleasant disputes.

Nele is also a frequent contributor to articles on practical employment issues.



Associate – March 2023 – to date

Junior Associate – September 2021 – March 2023

Trainee – summer 2021

Information Technology Foundation for Education

Human Resources Manager – 2014 – 2016

Arvato Services Estonia OÜ

Human Resources Specialist – 2008-2014


University of Tartu, Law, MA – 2022

University of Tartu, Law, BA – 2016 – 2020

Tallinn University, Organizational Psychology- MA – 2009- 2013

Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences, Human Resources Management – BA – 2005-2008


Member of the Estonian Bar Association


Estonian – native

English – fluent


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