Erki specializes in litigation while acting as a defense counsel concerning economic offenses and official misconduct. He has practical experience and skills in defending clients in criminal matters that require international cooperation and knowledge of related rules and regulations, including cross-border criminal proceedings. Erki also advises clients on civil and administrative matters. He has successfully represented clients in disputes before the Supreme Court of Estonia in numerous cases that have helped to shape the Estonian legal landscape.
Besides other cases, Erki is known for his long experience in advising clients and resolving disputes in the field of sports law. Among of settled disputes and successful representations are: representation of Estonian cross-country skiers in negotiations with the International Ski Federation (FIS) regarding participation in the Cross-Country World Cup stages; representation of the members of Olympic Cross-Country Skiing Team in a dispute with the Estonian Ski Association and the Estonian Olympic Committee; representation of Estonian cross-country skiers in negotiations and conclusion of cooperation agreements with the Estonian Ski Association as well as the representation of the member from the Estonian women’s fencing team in a dispute with a coach.
Walless Super Power
Extensive knowledge in international cooperation
- Estonian, English, Russian
- Law firm DERLING PRIMUS (merged with WALLESS in 2020), Tallinn, Partner (2016-2020)
- Law firm Tark Grunte Sutkiene, Tallinn, Partner (2008-2016)
- Law firm Aivar Pilv, Tallinn, Partner (1999-2008)
- Bachelor of Laws (officially equivalent to MA), University of Tartu, 1999