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picture News December, 16 2017
Elisabet Fura joins a leading law firm Raidla Ellex as a counsel in Estonia Elisabet Fura joins a leading law firm Raidla Ellex as a counsel in Estonia

Elisabet Fura, a Chief Parliamentary ombudsman of Sweden since 2012, will be joining Raidla Ellex law firm in Estonia.


Elisabet Fura has a background of corporate, transport and bankruptcy law as well as litigation as the judge of the European Court of Human Rights. Elisabet is working closely with both of Ellex core teams - corporate M&A team and litigation team. Elisabet is without saying also instrumental for the development of Ellex professional relationships within the Nordic countries.


In regards to her previous role as the Chief Parliamentary ombudsman of Sweden, Elisabet was also a member of the board of the International Ombudsman Institute (IOI) and she has been a member of the world board as well as the European board.


Elisabet has an outstanding experience of the Swedish legal system. She has previously litigated in the Swedish Courts and was a partner of a leading Swedish law firm, Vinge. Elisabet has served as a Deputy Chairman and Chairman of the Swedish Bar Association. Related to her role in the Swedish Bar Association, she was appointed head of the Swedish delegation to the CCBE (Council of the Bars and Law Societies of the European Union). From 2003 till 2012 Elisabet served as a judge at the European Court of Human Rights. In addition she has also been an expert on several parliamentary committees in Sweden.


Elisabet has been a lecturer at the faculty of law at the University of Uppsala and Stockholm, The Stockholm School of Economics, Centre Régional de Formation Professionnel des Barreaux de la courd‘Appel de Paris (CFPP) and Swedish Institute for Legal Development (SILD). Elisabet Fura is a juris doctor honoris causa at Stockholm Iniversity.


Forwarded by,

Kristiina Sikk
SCCE Ombudsman

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