Kristi Traagel



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Kristi Traagel is an associate specialising in financial innovation issues and financial sector litigation. She has assisted crowdfunding platforms and crypto service providers on licensing and financing issues. She has been also involved in market infrastructure projects within the financial sector.

Kristi holds a master of laws degree from the University of Tartu.

During her studies, Kristi has been an active member and the president of ELSA Tartu. In 2019, Kristi won the Estonian Law Moot Court Competition and in 2020 she represented the University of Tartu in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court Competition.

Before joining Ellex in Estonia, Kristi worked in an Estonian law firm specializing in financial law and practised at the University of Tartu’s Law Clinic. In addition, she has held internships at a law firm in New York, Tartu county court and another Estonian law firm.


University of Tartu, Estonia

Master's degree


University of Tartu, Estonia

Bachelor's degree in Law


Estonian Bar Association


ELSA Tartu