Johanna Papson

Junior Associate


  • Estonian, English



  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate Law
  • Tax Planning, Audit & Litigation
  • Banking & Finance


Johanna mainly deals with company law and tax law matters. She has participated in a number of M&A projects, legal and tax audits (due diligence), as well as taxation-related planning and counselling for transactions between business owners. Johanna’s experience includes working for an international audit firm.

Professional experience

  • From 2018 – law firm DERLING, Junior Associate
  • July 2017 – 2018 – BDO Estonia, Tax and Legal Advisor
  • 2017 – Ministry of Justice, Analysis Service, trainee


  • University of Tartu, MA in Law, in process
  • University of Tartu, BA in Law, 2017
  • Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences, professional higher education (Business Administration), 2011

Lawyers assist attorneys and they cannot provide legal services to clients (§ 40(3) of the Bar Association Act).