Merlin Liis-Toomela

Senior Associate


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Merlin Liis-Toomela is an associate who specialises in data protection and intellectual property rights law. She is an internationally recognised expert in the field of data protection and holds the European Data Protection Professional Certificate CIPP/E issued by the Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

Merlin is also a member of the Intellectual Property and IT Law Committee of the Estonian Bar Association, thereby actively contributing to issues related to IT legislation and practice, i.e. analysing existing legislation and practice as well as drafting and advising on proposed amendments.

Having worked in an international law firm before joining Ellex, he has a combined 10 years of experience advising clients in data protection law, IP & ICT and civil litigation.


University of Tartu, Estonia

Master of Laws (LL.M.)


University of Tartu, Estonia

Bachelor degree in Law


Estonian Bar Association