With over 200 experts and the widest variety of practice areas, we are ideally positioned to provide each client with top expertise and in-depth specialized legal services both domestically (within Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania) and on a trans-Baltic scale.

Why us?

Ellex Raidla, a member of Ellex, a circle of leading Baltic law firms, is one of the oldest law firms in Estonia, established in 1993. The firm has been involved in nearly all of the major M&A and financing transactions as well as landmark disputes that have taken place in Estonia. The firm's lawyers are very active in legislative drafting and have participated in the drafting of more than 40 laws in Estonia.
Ellex Raidla is one of the few firms in Estonia that is endorsed in Band 1/Tier 1 category by all the major law firm directories and the only firm that is endorsed in Band 1 by Chambers Europe in both areas – disputes and transactions.
Our Values
Only the best experts are part of Ellex Raidla. We have one of the highest number of PhD degrees in Estonia and many former students of international universities. We are also very active in legislative work. Our experts have participated in the drafting of more than 40 laws in Estonia.
We never take a situation as no-go. Our clients can be sure that we will always deploy our best people to take the challenge and find the solution.
Be there when our clients need us is an integral part of our culture. We always respond as fast as possible as we understand that time is always a sensitive issue in legal matters.
We believe that honesty is one of the most important features of a trustworthy legal advisor. We never raise unrealistic hopes. Our clients always know the truth about the case.
Top Service
We built our internal structure so that our partners can be involved in every case in which our firm plays a role. Our partners always lead teams whose work is based on a synergy of different experiences and approaches to produce quality result.
We never stop. It is important to innovate even if your field is law. Our experts are heavily involved in legislative drafting, and create new trends of legal practices and help to integrate best global practices into local legislation. We always move actively into new legal fields like data protection, media law or environmental law.

Rating & recognition


Chambers Global

Chambers Global, one of the world's most prestigious law firm directories, consistently rates Ellex Raidla with the highest ranking (Tier 1) in Corporate/Commercial and Dispute Resolution practices in the Baltic market. The Chambers Global guide offers worldwide coverage, every year identifying and ranking leading practitioners and law firms in over 190 countries. The research methodology has been approved by the British Market Research Bureau.
More information: www.chambersandpartners.com

Chambers Europe

Chambers Europe, the most prestigious legal guide in Europe, ranks Ellex Raidla as the only law firm in Estonia with highest rankings in all their research categories (Competition/Antitrust, Corporate/Commercial, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Intellectual Property and Real Estate). The Chambers Europe legal overview provides an in-depth analysis of the legal markets in 51 jurisdictions in Europe, identifying the leading lawyers and law firms through interviews with thousands of lawyers and their clients each year.
More information: www.chambersandpartners.com

IFLR 1000

International Finance Law Review 1000 (IFLR 1000) consistently gives a top ranking to the Ellex Raidla Banking, Finance and Corporate practices in Estonia (sole Tier 1 position). The IFLR 1000 is one of the world's most influential guides in the areas of corporate finance and banking law. Every year IFLR1000 announces the best law firms advising on corporate finance.
More information: www.iflr1000.com.


The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa guide consistently rates with approval the Ellex Raidla practices in all their research areas (Banking and Finance, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, EU and Competition, Real Estate and Construction, Shipping and Transport, and Tax). The Legal 500 Series offers comprehensive worldwide coverage on providers of legal services in more than 100 countries. The team of professional researchers speaks to thousands of law firm clients to identify the leading law firms and practitioners every year. The results are based largely on what clients say, as well as on the opinions of rival commercial lawyers.
More information: http://www.legal500.com/

Chambers Europe Awards 2018: Ellex recognised as the Baltic-Wide Law Firm of the Year


Ellex was recognized as the M&A legal adviser of the year in the Baltics by Mergermarket.

Attractive Employer 2018

Attractive Employer 2018.