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Erki Vabamets

Partner, Head of the TRINITI Dispute Resolution Group

Fields of practice
Erki specialises in Litigation and Arbitration. He also practises Corporate & Commercial Law, Contract Law, Insolvency & Debt Recovery

Professional experience
2010 Partner at TRINITI Estonia
2005-2010 Partner at Ruus Koch & Vabamets law firm
1999-2005 Attorney at law and partner at Keevallik & Partners law firm
2000 Practice placement in the Legal Department of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg
1996 Pre-trial investigator at the Tartu Investigation Bureau of the Police Board

During his more than 15 years in law practise Erki has represented clients in several hundreds of court cases and has been appointed as arbitrator in a number of arbitral proceedings

Professional Membership
Examination Committee of the Estonian Bar Association, member since 2011

Member of the Round Table Tallinn-1 club since 2002 (the president of Round Table Estonia for the 2012/2013 season)

Member of the Estonian Bar Association since 2001

Education
Erki graduated from the Faculty of Law of the University of Tartu, Estonia in 2000 and from the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences (Sisekaitseakadeemia), specializing in pre-trial investigation), in 1997

Languages
Erki is fluent in Estonian and English. He also speaks Russian and Finnish

Extra-curricular
Erki enjoys different kinds of sports, including windsurfing, cycling and cross-country and downhill skiing