Anne Veerpalu has long-term experience in advising local and international clients on all aspects related to corporate law, private equity and M&A. She is a visiting assistant professor at the University of Tartu IT Law programme. She runs a Tech Startup Legal Clinic and is a respected advisor of high-growth companies. Anne is also a co-organizer of Estonian Legal Hackers Meetups and an avid blockchain technology enthusiast. She speaks and works in Estonian and English languages. Anne also serves as a member of the Legal Committee of Estonian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association.
Anne Veerpalu is ranked in Chambers Global 2017 for her expertise in the start-up and technology scene: Newly ranked up-and-comer Anne Veerpalu wins excellent feedback, with clients citing her “direct and quick approach” and expertise in the start-up scene. She is particularly experienced in advising clients from the technology sector on a range of private equity matters.
Anne Veerpalu is also mentioned in Legal 500 EMEA 2017 as IT and Tech Startup expert. The guide describes Anne as “one of the best financial technology lawyers in Estonia”.
The firm’s Corporate/Commercial practice that is headed by Anne Veerpalu wins praise from Chambers Europe for the firm’s pragmatic approach and client service. Chambers Europe cites the clients’ feedback: “They are doing a great job, delivering quick results with a very high quality. NJORD lawyers are very result-oriented and at the same time they work for the best interest of their client. They are solution seekers and their ability to look at the matter in hand from different perspectives is impressive.” and “They are very co-operative, that’s the main thing – the personal quality that makes them easy to work with.”
- Many articles in corporate law and several blogs about private equity.
- Article “It’s time for an Estonian sandbox”. EuroFenix. 02.02.2017.
- Article “New EU regulation on data protection” S. Kuusik, A. Veerpalu. Magazine Focus 1/2016
- Member of the Estonian Bar Association
- Member of the Estonian Business Angel Network
2017-Attorney at law / Partner, NJORD
2016Attorney at law /Associate Partner, NJORD
2014-2016ATTELA Law Firm
2012-2014GLIMSTEDT Law Firm
2004-2011SORAINEN Law Firm
2016-Tartu University, PhD student within IT law
2016ITIL® Foundation Certificate
2016Tartu University, BA, MA in IT Law
2006Estonian Business School, MBA
2001Helsinki University, MA