Maria Teder

Counsel, ELLEX RAIDLA Law Firm

Co-founder, Estonian Arbitration Association

Member , Dispute resolution board of the Estonian Olympic Committee


Gender: Female

Nationality: Estonia

Type of practitioner:

Counsel, Arbitrator

Jurisdiction(s) in which admitted to practice (if applicable):


Fields of legal expertise:

Civil law, European law, International law

Practice areas:

Energy and Natural Resources, Oil & Gas, Construction, Engineering, Sales, Purchases, Sports, Corporate Law / M&A

Contact details


Ahtri 4
Tallinn, Tallinn 10151



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  • English: Fluent
  • Estonian: Native
  • French: Basic

Relevant arbitration experience:

Ad hoc, SCC, ICC, CIETAC, Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ECCI), UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules (investment)

Education & certifications:

Stockholm University, Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Commercial Arbitration Law, 2011
University of Tartu, Master of Arts in Law (M.A.), 2014


Global Legal Insights: International Arbitration 2020, and 2023. Sixth and Ninth Edition. The chapter on Estonia.
International Comparative Legal Guide to International Arbitration 2019. 16th Edition. The chapter on Estonia.
Kluwer Arbitration Blog ‘Compatibility, Novelty, Practical Corollary? A Collective Analysis of the Prague Rules’ co-authored with Vladimir Khvalei,, Andreea Nica, Laurence Ponty, and Juan Pablo Valdivia Pizarro.

Additional information:

Who’s Who Legal: Future Leaders in Arbitration, 2020-2024
The Legal 500: Central and Eastern Europe Arbitration Powerlist 2023
Co-founder the Estonian Arbitration Association (EAA) which will host the first Tallinn Arbitration Day on 3 October 2024.