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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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Riga, Tallinn, Tartu, Vilnius

Estonia

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

TGS Baltic

TGS Baltic recently advised Novaturas on its €22m IPO in conjunction with the firm's Vilnius office. Practice head Marko Kairjak recently advised Endover on term sheet negotiations with CVI Dom Maklerski. The group's experience in crowdfunding was again evident, with the firm advising Argeld on setting up its real estate crowdfunding platform and related refinancing matters. Other key clients include EstateGuru and TavexWise.

Next Generation Partners

Marko Kairjak - TGS Baltic

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

TGS Baltic

At TGS Baltic, a notable mandate for the M&A team was advising pharmacy chain Euroapteek on its acquisition of Ülikooli Apteek, while the corporate team was involved in the restructuring of MĂžller Real Estate Baltic. Leonid Tolstov heads the firm's corporate practice, while newly promoted partners Kadri Kallas and Sander KĂ€rson lead in M&A work. Other key clients for the firm include Cybernetica, Merck Sharp & Dohme, and Talot, which the firm advised on its €10.5m acquisition of Lasbet.

Next Generation Partners

Kadri Kallas - TGS Baltic

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

TGS Baltic

Headed by the 'widely known' Paul Varul, the team at TGS Baltic continues to be involved in high-profile disputes. Recent work includes advising several municipalities on the recent free public transport measures, including acting in disputes by commercial bus operators. Senior associate Kedli Anvelt has been active in many of the firm's major disputes, and her 'remarkable' knowledge of bankruptcy law makes her a name to note. Other key clients include the Port of Tallinn, which the group is representing in criminal and civil cases against its former directors, and state railway company Eesti Raudtee. Managing partner Martin Tamme is also recommended. Kristina Laarmaa is now with AdvokaadibĂŒroo KPMG Law.

Leading individuals

Martin Tamme - TGS Baltic

Paul Varul - TGS Baltic

Next Generation Partners

Kedli Anvelt - TGS Baltic

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 2

TGS Baltic

At TGS Baltic, the competition team has 'excellent knowledge' and is 'great value for money'. The firm recently acted for the Estonian Authors' Society in a dispute over the client's alleged abuse of its dominant position regarding licensing fees. 'Business-minded' senior associate Katri Paas-Mohando heads the team, which also includes senior associate Triinu JÀrviste. The City of Tallinn and Euroapotheca are other key clients.

Leading individuals

Katri-Paas Mohando - TGS Baltic

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

TGS Baltic

TGS Baltic's employment team successfully represented Merko Infra in a long-running dispute against a former project manager. The team is headed by senior associate Anu Kirss, and other key clients include Duglas & Duglas and Royal Canin.

Next Generation Partners

Anu Kirss - TGS Baltic

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

TGS Baltic

TGS Baltic recently represented Liivimaa Lihasaaduste Wabrik in a dispute with a former partner over the ownership of a trade mark. Sander KÀrson  and Peeter Viirsalu head the practice, which also recently advised Maxima on the implementation of the GDPR.

Next Generation Partners

Sander KĂ€rson - TGS Baltic

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

TGS Baltic

The team at TGS Baltic recently represented Hiiu county government in a series of spatial planning disputes regarding local wind farms. The 'reliable', 'quick and constructive' practice is headed by Martin Tamme. Other key clients include Endover, YIT Ehitus and Astel Modular. Newly promoted associate partner Peeter Viirsalu is 'very professional', and is recommended for his 'dedication'. Kristina Laarmaa is now with AdvokaadibĂŒroo KPMG Law.

Leading individuals

Martin Tamme - TGS Baltic

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Shipping and transport
Shipping and transport - ranked: tier 1

TGS Baltic

Senior associate Martti Peetsalu heads the shipping practice at TGS Baltic, which recently advised several municipal public transport centres on the implementation of the government's free public transport policy. The firm also represents pharmaceutical manufacturer Kevelt in a cross-border dispute pertaining to damages caused during the transport of goods. Other clients include Hellman Worldwide Logistics, Operail and Tallink Group.

Next Generation Partners

Martti Peetsalu - TGS Baltic

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 1

TGS Baltic

The tax practice at TGS Baltic is headed by Helmut Pikmets, whose 'quick responses' and 'creative approach to problems' make the practice one of the most notable in Estonia. The firm recently acted for Poweron in disputing the Tax authority's decision to increase the tax bond on Poweron’s fuel sales.

Leading individuals

Helmut Pikmets - TGS Baltic

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