Ginter, Carri


Articles in Juridica International

Articles in Juridica

  • Kadri Härginen, Veiko Vaske, Carri Ginter. Defining a Legal Person Governed by Private Law as a Contracting Authority. Example of AS EVR Cargo and its Subsidiary, Juridica Abstract, 2018, No. 4, pp. 234-246
  • Triin Väljaots, Carri Ginter. The Right of Appeal of a Tenderer Excluded from a Procurement Process in Tendering Procedures, Juridica Abstract, 2018, No. 3, pp. 197-201
  • Piret Schasmin, Carri Ginter. Impact of Tele2 Sverige and Digital Rights Ireland on Convenient Use of Communication Data in Estonia, Juridica Abstract, 2017, No. 1, pp. 42-52
  • Carri Ginter, Kadri Härginen. Rule on In-house Transactions in Public Procurement Law. Example of Waste Transport and Management, Juridica Abstract, 2016, No. 1, pp. 3-12
  • Piret Schasmin, Carri Ginter. Options Arising from European Union Law to Review Final Judgements and Administrative Acts, Juridica Abstract, 2015, No. 3, pp. 184-195
  • Carri Ginter, Maria Pihlak. Conciliation Procedure as a Means for Settling Business Disputes, Juridica Abstract, 2014, No. 1, pp. 49-59
  • Carri Ginter, Nele Parrest, Mari Ann Simovart. Requirement to Protect Business Secrets and Disclose Procurement Contracts under Procurement Law, Juridica Abstract, 2013, No. 9, pp. 658-665
  • Kerli Tiik, Indrek Eelmets, Carri Ginter. Compensation for Damage Caused by Breach of Trademark Law, Juridica Abstract, 2012, No. 7, pp. 550-556
  • Carri Ginter, Raul Narits. Constitutionality of the Treaty Establishing the ESM as a Matter of Deficit of Democratic Process, Juridica Abstract, 2012, No. 5, pp. 343-358
  • Carri Ginter, Nele Parrest, Mari Ann Simovart. Contradictory Regulation of Concession in Estonian Law, Juridica Abstract, 2012, No. 4, pp. 284-294
  • Mihkel Mugur, Carri Ginter. Restrictions on the Freedom of Choice of Legislators Arising from Principles of European Law. The Example of Negotiated Public Procurement Procedure with Prior Publication of a Contract Notice, Juridica Abstract, 2010, No. 4, pp. 239-247
  • Protection of Intellectual Property and Parallel Imports, Juridica Abstract, 2009, No. 3, pp. 159-172
  • The “In-House Entity” Exception in Public Procurement Law, Juridica Abstract, 2008, No. 3, pp. 196-203
  • Book Review, Juridica Abstract, 2006, No. 2, pp. 144-145
  • State Liability for Damage Caused by the Activity of the Court, Juridica Abstract, 2004, No. 8, pp. 520-525
  • Standard Terms in the Law of Obligations Act and Directive 93/13/ECC, Juridica Abstract, 2001, No. 7, pp. 501-513


  • Associate Professor of European Law, University of Tartu
  • Partner, Attorney-at-Law at SORAINEN

Personal data

  • Born: April 4, 1978
  • E-mail: carri.ginter@ut.ee


  • Venia legendi  - The Role and Application of the Preliminary Rulings Procedure in the Estonian Supreme Court, 2009
  • PhD, Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, 2008
  • Master’s degree in law at Stockholm University, 2000-2001(cum laude approbatur)
  • Bachelor’s degree in law at Concordia International University Estonia, 1996-2000 (magna cum laude)


  • Associate Professor of European Law, Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, 2009–current
  • Partner, Attorney-at-Law at SORAINEN (www.sorainen.com), 2005–current
  • Lecturer of International Trade Law, Tallinn Technical University, 2003–2006
  • Most recently Carri Ginter was invited to train the Institution of Ombudsman (Chancellor of Justice) in Georgia as an expert of Council of Europe on property protection in European law and practice. In summer 2011, he was a guest lecturer at Georgetown summer university American Institute on Political and Economic Systems for more than 100 participants on the influence of legal reforms to legal practice. In spring 2011, he also conducted trainings on EU law for the European Commission in Luxembourg.

Grants and Scholarships

  • Swedish Institute Management Program, 2007-2008
  • ETF grant 5397 Rahvusvaheline eraõigus ja intellektuaalne omand, (Private International Law and Intellectual Property), 2003-2005
  • DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst) Scholarship and a fee waiver from the Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München for participation in the München University Summer Training Program, July 2004
  • Scholarship from the Swedish Institute within the ‘New Visby’ programme, 2000-2001
  • MATRA (A program of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs) Scholarship, 2000 in order to participate in the training of the Hague Academy of International Law on private international law

Professional achievements

  • Legal 500: Carri Ginter is one of the few specialists in the market, combining legal practice with academic work. Carri Ginter is a reputable EU expert
  • 2011 Carri Ginter is ‘undoubtedly the best and fluent debater’ and heads the ‘very motivated’ team
  • Carri Ginter has successfully litigated the largest individual damage claim against Estonia for violation of property rights of a bankrupt oil trading company, relying on national law and the European Convention on Human Rights
  • He has represented a former member of Australian diplomatic core in a damage claim against bailiffs for violation of property rights and abuse of enforcement proceedings, including argumentation based on national law and the European Convention on Human Rights
  • He has represented several clients regarding claims against passenger and cargo ships and an oil tanker
  • He has conducted numerous trainings for professionals, including judges, regarding different legal topics

Professional memberships

  • Member of the Estonian Bar Association, August 2000
  • Member of the Swedish Institute Management Network, since June 2008
  • Founding member of FIDE Estonia (International Federation for European Law), November 2004
  • Member of the Estonian Association of Jurists, November 2004
  • Member of the Estonian Moot Court Society, 1998


  • Assessment of Non-horizontal Mergers in Estonia. C. Ginter, M. Matjus. European Competition Law Review 2010, 31(12), pp. 504-508
  • Public contracts - Estonia. Rozen Noguellou & Ulrich Stelkens (Eds.). Droit comparé des Contrats Publics. C. Ginter, N. Parrest. Comparative Law on Public Contracts, Brüssel, Belgia: Bruylant, 2010, pp. 597-611
  • Encyclopedia of International Commercial Litigation - Estonia. Ginter, C., Wolters Kluwer, 2010
  • Part A — general section. Colman, A. (Eds.).  Encyclopaedia of International Commercial Litigation. Ginter, C., Kluwer Law International, 2009, pp. 1-38
  • Application of Principles of European Law in the Supreme Court of Estonia. (Doctoral Dissertation, Tartu Ülikool), Tartu University Press, 2008
  • G. Horvath, C. Konrad, J. Power. Costs in International Arbitration, A Central Eastern and Southern Eastern European Perspective. Chapter 7 regarding Estonia. Costs in International Arbitration, A Central Eastern and Southern Eastern European Perspective, Linde Verlag, 2008, pp. 219-223
  • C. Ginter, K. Eichhorn. European Union and Estonian Competition Law. Juura, Õigusteabe AS, in Estonian; original title [Euroopa Liidu ja Eesti konkurentsiõigus]
  • Effective Implementation of the Trade Mark Directive in Estonia. European Competition Law Review, Volume 28, Issue 6, June 2007 pp. 337-345
  • Constitutional Review and EC Law in Estonia. European Law Review, (2006) 31(6), pp. 912-923
  • Free Movement of Goods and Parallel Imports in the Internal Market of the EU. European Journal of Law Reform, (2005) 8(3/4), pp. 505-524
  • Free Movement of Goods and Parallel Imports of Goods Within the Internal Market. - Õigusinstituut - Essays celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Tartu University Institute of Law, 2005, pp. 71-96
  • Access to Courts for Branches - Some Thoughts Under Estonian and EC Law. - European Competition Law Review (2004) Issue 11, Sweet & Maxwell Limited pp. 708-715
  • Access to Justice in the European Court in Luxembourg. - European Journal of Law Reform (2002) Vol. 4, Kluwer Law International, Holland, pp. 381-445