Dr. Eveli Lume is a partner in the International Dispute Resolution Practice. Her practice covers international dispute resolution, including investor-state and commercial international arbitration. She is experienced in international arbitration under the rules of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), as well as the rules of the German Institution of Arbitration (DIS).

    Eveli provides assistance in commercial law matters, including contract drafting and negotiation in contentious matters, and has extensive experience in corporate law and cross-border M&A transactions.

    Eveli is a guest lecturer at the Tartu University in Estonia, where she teaches international arbitration.

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    • Advising a state-owned company in a US$250 million commercial construction arbitration.
    • Advising a central-Asian state in a US$1.5 billion ICSID(AF) arbitration relating to telecommunication.
    • Advising the State of Libya in a pending €183 million arbitration relating to a construction project filed by the company Guris Insaat ve Muhedislik before the ICC under the Turkey-Libya BIT.
    • Advising the State of Libya in a pending €52 million arbitration relating to a construction project filed by the company Nurol Insaat ve Ticaret before the ICC under the Turkey-Libya BIT.
    • Advising the State of Libya in a pending US $61 million arbitration related to a construction project filed by the company Ustay Yappi Taahhut ve Ticaret before the ICC under the Turkey-Libya BIT.
    • Advised Estonia in an ICSID arbitration arising under the Netherlands-Estonia BIT, in connection with the regulation of water tariffs in the Estonian capital Tallinn (ICSID Case No. ARB/14/24). All of the claimants’ claims were rejected and Estonia was awarded more than US$750,000 of fees and costs it incurred by defending the claim.
    • Advised a multinational sanitary ware producer in a post M&A arbitration under DIS-rules in relation to the antitrust infringements (circa €62 million claim).
    • Advised an international distributor in an arbitration under ICC-rules in relation to €68 million compensation claims under the distributorship agreement.
    • Advised a leading chemicals and biotechnology company on the settlement with its suppliers.
    • Advised an international manufacturer of highly technical materials on the commercial contracts with its business customers.
    • Advised a government of a non-European state on European public procurement matters.
    • Advised Investitionsbank Berlin (state-owned investment bank) on the privatization of the real estate group GSG, including advice on restructuring state aid.
    • Advised a leading global automotive supplier on the sale of its business segment in Germany.
    • Advised a US-based international financial services provider on the acquisition of a German-based ATM operator.
    • Advised a German/Danish ferry company on the sale of its freight route based network including respective vessels to a Swedish shipping group.

    Education

    • University of Bielefeld, Ph.D., 2015
    • University of Tartu, M.A., (Law), 2011
    • Humboldt-Universit├Ąt zu Berlin, LL.M., 2008
    • University of Tartu, B.A. (Law), 2006
    • University of Tartu, B.A., (Government & Politics), 2006

    Admissions

    • Estonia

    Languages

    • English
    • German
    • Russian
    • Estonian

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