Ellex in Estonia secures top ranking in Chambers FinTech Guide 2024

In the 2024 FinTech Legal rankings by Chambers and Partners, Ellex in Estonia secures again its position as the only Band 1 law firm in Estonia. This marks the fourth consecutive year that our Fintech team in Estonia has achieved the highest ranking.

Ellex in Estonia stands out as a premier option in the market, recognized for housing “one of the largest specialized FinTech teams in Estonia.” Renowned for its counsel to banks, financial institutions, venture capital funds, and innovative FinTech enterprises, Ellex in Estonia excels in advising on VASP and EFSA licensing matters, as well as ensuring compliance with financial regulations.

Clients emphasize the legal professionals at Ellex in Estonia are among the most experienced experts in the FinTech field. We value the confidence our clients place in us and are committed to showcasing our top-tier expertise in the years ahead.

Chambers and Partners has also individually highlighted four of our fintech experts – Marko Kairjak and Antti Perli in Estonia and Ieva Dosinaitė and Julija Šlekonytė in Lithuania.

Marko Kairjak is a financial regulatory specialist in Ellex’s banking team, and regularly advises FinTech businesses on regulatory matters. He also advises on fundraising rounds.

Clients attest that “Marko is a client-oriented specialist, we are very satisfied with him.”

Antti Perli specialises in representing startup businesses, private equity and venture capital investors, including startups and investors in the FinTech industry. He often advises on setting up venture capital and private equity funds.

Clients say that “Antti Perli is a very good lawyer, well known in this practice area.”

Ieva Dosinaitė is a partner in the banking and finance team and an expert on FinTech matters. Dosinaitė is particularly adept at representing clients in complex financings, and she also regularly assists with regulatory licensing and compliance issues.

Clients say that “Ieva Dosinaitė has a very client-caring approach and delivers bright, smart and sound advice on complex matters,” and add: “Ieva Dosinaitė is a true expert in her field, possessing in-depth knowledge and a remarkable skill set. She takes the time to understand our unique needs, ensuring that our best interests are always prioritised. Her ability to navigate complex legal matters with delicacy is truly commendable.”

Julija Šlekonytė is a financial services lawyer with experience in FinTech licensing and regulatory compliance issues. She advises digital payments businesses and other FinTech companies on securing electronic money institution licences.

According to client feedback, “Julija Šlekonytė is the first point of contact in any complex FinTech-related question. She is attentive, understanding and extremely professional in delivering her advice.” Clients also mention that “Julija Šlekonytė engages and analyses the client business, always searching for additional angles and arguments before providing her final advice.”

Chambers FinTech helps clients discover the leading lawyers and other professionals in the FinTech industry across the world. These ranking are based on thousands of thorough research interviews, all conducted by our independent and dedicated research team.

Chambers FinTech identifies and differentiates the leading payments, blockchain, cyber security and data protection specialists globally, offering an indispensable resource for start-up and scale-up FinTech businesses, incumbent tech and financial services firms, and PE/VC investors in the sector.

FinTech 2024 e-guides are available HERE.

Find more information about our FinTech team HERE.

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Ieva Dosinaitė
Ieva Dosinaitė
Partner / Lithuania
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Marko Kairjak, PhD.
Partner / Estonia
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antti perli
Antti Perli
Partner / Estonia
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Julija Šlekonytė
Associate Partner / Lithuania