The Raidla Lejins & Norcous specialists dealing with Data Protection matters are mainly engaged with regulatory issues, drafting internal rules, and handling data protection concerns in contracts and online-services. The team is also actively involved in related disputes and coordinates communications with regulators.
The partner heading the firm’s IP, IT and Data Protection field - Ants Nõmper - is one of the main authors of the textbook "Information and Law" (Juura 2007) and acts as a supervisor for master thesis works in the field at the University of Tartu. Ants Nõmper also participates in the expert group gathered by the Estonian Data Inspectorate and was actively involved in the development of the manual "Personal Data Protection in Labour Relations".
Participation in field-related legislation
Personal Data Protection Act
Electronic Communications Act
A selection of deals & cases
Advising the Centre of Registers and Information Systems (RIK), The Development and Information Technology Centre of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (SMIT), Estonian Internet Foundation (EIS), leading software development companies (AKTSIASELTS HELMES, aktsiaselts Regio, Nortal AS), banks (Swedbank AS), telecommunication companies (AS EMT) and professional associations (Estonian Information & Technology Association, the Software Technology and Applications Competence Centre) in data protection related matters.
This firm stands out for its comparable strength in IP. The team's expertise covers a variety of matters, including trade mark and patent litigation. It is also renowned for its work in the IT sector, with several lawyers focusing on this area.
CHAMBERS EUROPE, 2012
Leading IP firm in Estonia
PLC WHICH LAWYER? 2012