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TGS Baltic

ADMIRAL HOUSE, AHTRI 6A, 10151 TALLINN, ESTONIA
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Work +372 626 4300
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http://tgsbaltic.com
Riga, Tallinn, Tartu, Vilnius

Estonia

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 2

TGS Baltic

TGS Baltic’s recent regulatory work stands out. Team head Marko Kairjak is advising Eesti Ühistupank on its bid to become the first co-operative credit institution in Estonia. He also assisted food exporter Uvic with a €1.5m bond issuance.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

TGS Baltic

TGS Baltic’s associate partner Sander Kärson and recent arrival Kadri Kallas, who joined from Sorainen, jointly head the practice. Kärson advised medical products developer Kevelt on entering into an asset purchase agreement with Xenetic Biosciences, while Leonid Tolstov assisted MC Kasiinod with the sale of four casinos to Olympic Casino Estonia, which was subject to merger clearance. Senior associate Marion Sahtel is another key contact.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

TGS Baltic

At TGS Baltic, Paul Varul successfully represented Swedbank as a third person in an insolvency dispute heard in Russia, while Marko Kairjak acted for a retail chain in a major criminal cartel case concerning alcoholic beverages. Senior associate Triin Raudsepp joined from Glimstedt and Ants Mailend left for Sorainen.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 3

TGS Baltic

TGS Baltic's competition team is now under the leadership of experienced senior associate Katri Paas-Mohando, who joined from Cobalt, while partner Vaido Põldoja is away on temporary service with the European Commission. Toyota Baltic is a longstanding client of Paas-Mohando, who has also advised Omniva Group. Fellow senior associate Triinu Järviste been highly active in recent cases, leading matters such as the representation of the Estonian Pharmacies Association in an EU state aid case against a Finnish pharmacy chain and acting as the main competition adviser to Salestar.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

TGS Baltic

TGS Baltic focuses on collective employment conflicts, data protection and general disputes. Practice head and senior associate Anu Sander is representing Mr Harald Schubert in the Supreme Court in an unlawful contract termination dispute with former employer Alstom Estonia. Triin Raudsepp joined as senior associate from Glimstedt, while Ants Mailend left for Sorainen.

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IP, IT and telecoms
IP, IT and telecoms - ranked: tier 2

TGS Baltic

Highlights for TGS Baltic’s associate partner Sander Kärson included advising Cybernetica on its software development contracts with several public institutions, including the US Airforce, and acting for Kevelt on its asset purchase agreement with Xenetic Biosciences. Ants Mailend left for Sorainen.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

TGS Baltic

TGS Baltic focuses on transactions as well as planning and environmental projects. Managing partner Martin Tamme advised Altenberg-Reval on restructuring its real estate portfolio. Maxima Estonia is another client. Senior associate Triin Raudsepp joined from Glimstedt.

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Shipping and transport
Shipping and transport - ranked: tier 1

TGS Baltic

TGS Baltic acts for public institutions and private companies, such as the Association of Estonian International Road Carriers and long-term client Turkish Airlines. Senior associate Martti Peetsalu is one of the most active lawyers in the practice, having advised Oriola on the road carriage of its pharmaceuticals products, including in a damage dispute with a carrier. Ants Mailend joined Sorainen.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 1

TGS Baltic

Recent highlights for TGS Baltic’s Helmut Pikmets include advising SLD Invest on a tax audit regarding a cross-border transaction, and assisting Östervall International Transport with the income and social taxation of long-distance truck drivers. Imatra Elekter is another client.

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