Dr. Eveli Lume is a partner in the International Dispute Resolution Practice. She is an international arbitration specialist with a practice focused on complex international disputes. Eveli is regularly involved in high-stakes international arbitrations, including both investor-state and commercial international arbitrations. An Estonian national, admitted to practice in Estonia and Germany and regularly working in English, German, Russian, and Estonian, her practice is uniquely international in the German market. She acts for clients with a broad geographic scope, including Eastern European, Central Asian and African states and state-owned entities, as well as private sector companies throughout Europe and beyond. Clients direct Eveli to act for them in arbitrations across a broad range of sectors, including in the energy, water, construction, mining, telecommunications, food and ceramic sectors. She has extensive experience litigating cases under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, the rules of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), as well as the rules of the German Institution of Arbitration (DIS).
Eveli also provides assistance in commercial law matters, including negotiation in contentious matters, and she has an extensive experience in cross-border merger and acquisition transactions.
In addition to her practice, Eveli is a guest lecturer for the International Dispute Resolution LL.M. programme at the Humboldt University and a lecturer at the Tartu University in Estonia, where she teaches international arbitration and investment law.