Rauno Ligi, a Managing Associate, co-heads our White Collar crime and competition disputes practice areas and stands out with his extensive experience in different supervision and court proceedings.
Rauno has successfully defended clients in diverse misdemeanor and criminal proceedings concerning, for example, alleged bribery, fraud, embezzlement, corruption, and other economic crimes. He advises clients on an everyday basis on various legal issues, from money laundering to competition offences, in order to avoid initiating and/or continuing proceedings against clients. With his extensive experience in advising clients on internal investigations, initiating criminal proceedings, and submitting claims against the perpetrator, he also trains clients on how to prevent abuses and how to act in different proceedings.
Rauno has successfully represented clients in a wide variety of competition law disputes. He has represented clients in Competition Authority proceedings, and in filing claims in civil and administrative courts. He has been involved in several precedent-setting cases involving abuse of a dominant position. He has also wide experience in defending and representing clients in different supervision and criminal proceedings regarding cartels.
Rauno has extensive experience in advising clients on issues of EU law as he has also practiced law in the General Court of the European Union.
- Legal 500, EU and Competition, Rising Star – 2023
- Legal 500, EU and Competition, Next Generation Lawyer – 2019
- Estonian, English, French
Dalība organizācijās un izglītība
- Estonian Bar Association (2010)
- MA, University of Tartu, Faculty of Law, Estonia (2009)
- Université de Savoie, France (2007-2008)