Merili Koppel

Junior Associate


  • Estonian, English



  • Litigation


Merili Koppel specialises in litigation. Prior to joining DERLING, Merili has taken part in the Estonian Moot Court competition, where her team obtained third place. During her studies, she has gained practical legal knowledge by participating in many workshops and seminars organised by Estonian leading law firms. Merili continues her studies at the University of Tartu.

Professional experience

  • From 2016 – law firm DERLING, Junior Associate
  • 2016 – law firm COBALT, Intern
  • 2016 – law firm VARUL, Intern
  • 2015 – law firm LMP, Intern
  • 2014 – law firm SORAINEN, Intern


  • University of Tartu, Faculty of Law, MA, to be obtained
  • University of Tartu, Faculty of Law, BA, 2016
  • University of Salzburg, Austria, Faculty of Law (summer school of European private law), 2015


  • From 2013 – ELSA Estonia

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