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Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co

KENTMANNI 4/SAKALA 10, 10116 TALLINN, ESTONIA
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Toomas Pikamäe

Tel:
Work +372 622 9990
Email:
Eversheds Sutherland

Work Department

Partner Toomas Pikamäe manages the Law Office's team specialising in public law and environmental law, as well as in economic offences. He is also widely experienced in matters related to data protection. 

Toomas advises clients in a large number of issues concerning environmental law: from compliance issues up to environmental management systems, and has particular experience in waste handling issues.

Moreover, Toomas has accumulated extensive experience in the field of economic offences, e.g. offences concerning taxation matters, competition and other business related offences, and provides clients advice with a view to preventing such offences, as well as in proceedings connected with the same.

Toomas has extensive knowledge in the Estonian tax law, and he advises clients in a wide range of tax related issues, i.a. double taxation, corporate income tax, VAT, tax planning, transfer pricing, taxation of permanent establishments, and taxation of private individuals.

Toomas has successfully represented clients in several cases, which have been ultimately referred to the Supreme Court. Toomas's competence in resolving disputes has been recognised by the international publication Chamber Europe. Furthermore, he is a well appreciated lecturer at seminars dealing with administrative law.

 

Career

2002            Law Office Eversheds Ots & Co   

2000 - 2002  AS PricewaterhouseCoopers

1998 - 2000  Law Office Mägi & Partners   

1995 - 1998  Ministry of Justice

Education

1998 University of Tartu, Faculty of Law, LL.M.

Membership

Estonian Bar Association

International Bar Association 

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Position

Partner

Languages

Estonian, English, Russian, Finnish and French


Estonia

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co recently represented the Environmental Investments Centre in a precedential dispute with Ragn-Sells over the misuse of grant money, and currently represents Mayor of Tallinn Taavi Aas in disputing the political party funding supervision committee's demand for the return of allegedly illegal donations. The practice is jointly headed by Raiko Lipstok and Toomas Pikamäe, who have a strong history of public procurement work. Other key clients include Tallinna Vesi and G4S Estonia.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co advised Eesti Kultuurkapital on the construction of a new concert facility. Headed by Maivi Ots, Tambet Toomela and Toomas Pikamäe, the 'top quality' practice also assisted Skinest Arendus with its 'New Holland' development project. Other key clients include Pro Kapital and the Estonian Road Administration.

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Shipping and transport

Within: Shipping and transport

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co recently advised Ekogaisma Estonia on the international transport of lamp waste for recycling. Toomas Pikamäe heads the practice, which also acts for clients including Turkish Airlines and Atko Bussiliinid. Maivi Ots and Risto Rüütel are also noted for their work in this area.

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Tax

Within: Tax

The team at Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co recently represented the City of Tallinn in a dispute against Viking Motors over the legality of additional sales taxes beyond VAT. Toomas Pikamäe heads the team, which also advises clients including BaltCap and Samsung Electronics Baltics.

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