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RASK Attorneys-at-Law

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Tallinn, Tartu

The firm: RASK Attorneys at Law was established in 2012 by Tarmo Peterson and Ramon Rask, two of the three partners at the firm. The third partner is Märt Rask, former chairman of the Estonian Supreme Court, who joined RASK a year later in 2013.

RASK Attorneys at Law is a full-service law firm, capable of providing the highest quality legal services in sophisticated cross-border transactions as well as representing the client in complex disputes. The fast-growing firm boasts experts in a variety of fields including tax and constitutional law.

The firm’s client base consists of investors (private and venture capital), financial institutions, local, regional and international companies as well as administrative and state institutions.

RASK Attorneys at Law are well known for their dedication and relentless passion for the law and the interests of its clients. The firm’s carefully selected team of experts possesses the best specialist know-how in addition to ambition, wisdom and youthful energy. It is precisely this combination that has enabled RASK to swiftly develop into a law firm capable of defeating many of the established legal teams in Estonia more often than they would care to admit.

RASK Attorneys at Law are an independent firm, who hand-pick foreign co-operation partners to best suit the needs of the clients and the circumstances of the case.

Areas of practice: Banking, finance and capital markets: the firm advises its clients on communications with regulators, including permitting and passport procedures (eg the acquisition of qualifying holdings, and issuing authority for credit institutions). In addition, the firm actively participates in law-making (eg the Creditors and Credit Intermediaries Act). The team has significant experience in complex financing transactions involving banks in Estonia and abroad.

Administrative and constitutional: the firm’s constitutional law team is led by partner Märt Rask and attorney Villy Lopman. Villy is especially strong, being a number one choice for both public and private institutions in analysing and litigating constitutional matters.

Corporate, mergers and acquisitions: this field is one of the busiest at RASK. Emphasis is given to precision and efficiency. The firm is valued for its flexible solutions, personal approach and quick results.

Dispute resolution: RASK represents clients in both civil and administrative court proceedings. The team is led by partner Tarmo Peterson who is known for challenging the conventional and orientation on results.

Construction and real estate: RASK’s team has extensive experience in real estate and construction. The firm has represented its clients in well over 100 constructions disputes in only a few years.

Shipping and transport: the firm has broad experience in advising transport and shipping companies, both in transactions and litigation, in addition to the provision of on-going legal advice on a daily basis.

Competition, public procurement and energy: a strong foothold in administrative, constitutional and EU law puts the firm in an excellent position to advise clients on competition and procurement matters, whether involving PPP projects, M&A aspects or procurement disputes.

Tax: RASK’s tax team, led by one of the best tax attorneys in Estonia – Villy Lopman – handles delicate and complex issues. Success is measured not only on the basis of cases won, but more importantly on tax disputes avoided.

IP, IT and telecommunications: RASK advises its clients in all matters concerning IP, IT and media rights offering business-oriented and tailored solutions. The firm also focuses on data protection matters.

  • Other offices

  • Tartu

  • Number of lawyers: 16
  • at this office: 15
  • Languages
  • English
  • German
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Finnish
  • Estonian

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