Mihkel Miidla

Mihkel Miidla

Partner

Ph:

+372 6 400 959

Mob: +372 56 622 985
Fax: +372 6 400 901
E-mail: mihkel.miidla@sorainen.com
Office: Estonia

Practice areas:

Information Technology & Data Protection, Intellectual Property, Distribution & Trade, Energy & Utilities, Infrastructure & Regulatory, Telecommunications

Sector Groups:

Communications, Media & Technology, Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Languages: Estonian, English, Finnish, Russian
Experience

Mihkel Miidla is a partner and head of our Communications, Media & Technology Sector Group as well as head of our Information Technology & Data Protection Practice in Estonia. He advises clients in all IT and telecoms related matters. As a specialist in IT law, Mihkel provides outstanding support in cases where IT and IP are closely related.

Mihkel is one of Estonia’s leading experts on data protection with his extensive experience in advising clients on personal data protection matters and as a visiting lecturer on privacy and data protection issues at the University of Tartu. He advises on all aspects of data protection including implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), cybersecurity, online privacy and data breach response strategies.

Mihkel is passionate about novel technologies and disruptive innovation. He advises clients on regulatory matters relating to launching innovative services and products in Estonia.

Mihkel also has significant experience in the field of service and trade contracts including agency, supply and distribution arrangements. He has assisted many local and international businesses in trade deals as well as in setting up trade operations in Estonia and abroad. He has valuable experience in product and service related issues ranging from advertising and labelling requirements to complex industry specific regulatory and competition (eg automotive industry, energy and utilities) issues.

Mihkel advises on complex electronic communications regulations and represents clients in telecommunication disputes as well as helping to resolve regulatory compliance issues.

Since 2014 Mihkel has been a member of the Intellectual Property and IT Law Committee of the Estonian Bar Association.

Mihkel has been recognised as a ‘next generation lawyer’ in IP, IT and Telecoms by The Legal 500.

Education

University of Tartu, Estonia (BA in Law)
University of Tartu, Estonia (MA in Law)

Membership

Estonian Bar Association (member of the Intellectual Property and IT Law Committee)

Publications

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