Next Generation Partners

Dispute resolution in Estonia


Cobalt benefits from its longstanding presence in Estonia, where it has established a solid reputation and is equipped to handle a broad range of issues, utilising a multidisciplinary approach. The group is highlighted for having ‘a wide choice of professionals covering the majority of legal subjects for companies’; Jaanus Mody, who heads the team, is one of these lawyers. The group continues to be extremely active in litigation of varying kinds, such as white-collar criminal law matters, as well as arbitration and alternative dispute resolution. At the associate level, managing associate Annika Peetsal is a key member of the team, especially when it comes to disputes related to restructuring and insolvency.

Practice head(s):

Jaanus Mody

Other key lawyers:

Liina Linsi; Annika Peetsalu; Dina Tanaga; Rauno Ligi; Kadri Michelson; Lembit Tedder; Kaidi Reiljan-Sihvart


‘Cobalt is incredibly professional and helps to take a close look at the issues by giving detailed legal opinions. Cobalt also assists its clients by keeping them informed with the latest practices and impacts in law.’

‘Kadri Michelson is always professional, paying attention deeply to the problem. She always gives a detailed professional legal opinion taking into account the latest practice in case law.’

‘What is remarkable is that Cobalt has a large number of female partners. Their team also has a wide choice of professionals covering the majority of legal subjects for companies.’

Key clients

Swedbank Estonia



Luminor Bank

B2G Grupp (former Alexela Group)

Electrolux Estonia

Kirde Varad (former VIRU KEEMIA GRUPP)

Olympic Entertainment Group


HKScan Estonia

Bombay Studios (Yolo Group)

Work highlights

  • Representing Swedbank in criminal proceedings related to alleged historical deficiencies in the bank’s AML systems.
  • Represented CoinLoan in bankruptcy proceedings and convinced the court to declare the bankruptcy of CoinLoan.
  • Defending an individual in extradition proceedings from Estonia to the US and related matters.


Among Ellex‘s clients are leading Estonian companies in a range of industries, which practitioners represent in landmark disputes, including international arbitration. At the helm is Arne Ots, who in one client’s view is ‘the best dispute resolution practitioner in Estonia‘. He runs a broad practice, which ‘deals with a wide range of topics‘ such as representing the Estonian Government in investment arbitration, as well as generally handling a range of a high-stakes civil and corporate disputes.

Practice head(s):

Arne Ots

Other key lawyers:

Maria Teder; Toomas Vaher; Marko Kairjak


‘Very experienced, talented and hard-working lawyers. Dedicated to the task with sound business judgement. Extremely qualified lawyers at all seniority levels and very good project management. Definitely my first choice when it comes to disputes in Estonia.’

‘Arne Ots is in my opinion the best dispute resolution practitioner in Estonia. His assessment is spot on, and he is extremely qualified, dedicated and professional. In addition, Maria Teder stands out. She is definitely a name for the future and will soon be a leading lawyer in Estonia.’

‘The practice deals with a wide range of topics. As a company, you will find help with all your legal problems or ideas. The team’s strength is their availability and response speed.’

Key clients

Estonian Bar Association


Telia Company AB

AS Tallink Grupp

Graanul Invest group

Veho Oy AB

3i Group plc

UnifiedPost Group

ISS World Services A/S

Oiltanking Europe B.V

Wendre AS

Work highlights

  • Representing the Estonian Government in an investment arbitration claim brought by ELA USA, under the bilateral investment protection treaty between Estonia and the US.
  • Representing banks (including Danske Bank and Bigbank) in precedent-setting civil disputes relating to the termination of contracts with clients not performing anti-money laundering obligations.
  • Representing Elering before the European Court of Justice in preliminary ruling proceedings initiated by the Estonian Supreme Court and pertaining to the compatibility of the Estonian renewable energy support scheme with EU law.


Sorainen continued to expand its litigation offering in 2022 and 2023, introducing a sanctions compliance practice, as well as assistance in defamation and reputation protection matters. Carri Ginter, who ‘has managed to form an excellent team of like-minded and ambitious legal professionals mirroring the professionalism of their team leader‘, leads the group alongside Allar Jõks, Norman Aas and Maria Pihlak. Triin Toom is a go-to name in the team for corporate and financial disputes.

Practice head(s):

Carri Ginter; Allar Jõks; Norman Aas; Maria Pihlak


‘Sorainen has a variety of experts immediately at hand. No matter what troubles you, you will find help at Sorainen. Best law firm in Estonia for me.’

‘Carri Ginter is able to proactively think of out of the box solutions. These are however always supported by sound academic reasoning as Carri Ginter is also a professor at the University of Tartu law faculty. He has also managed to form an excellent team of like-minded and ambitious legal professionals mirroring the professionalism of their team leader.’

‘What I value is time and with Sorainen I feel that every penny is well invested. What I dislike is last-minute advice that does not leave me enough room for reviewing the documents. This is something never happens at Sorainen.’

‘Maria Pihlak was extremely helpful, pragmatic, and well prepared for every situation that we came across. We had full confidence in her abilities to bring this dispute to an amicable solution, which she did.’

‘The Sorainen dispute resolution team has extensive experience in large-scale disputes. They also have outstanding specialised knowledge in many fields of industry.’

‘Maria Pihlak is a stand-out partner from Sorainen’s dispute resolution team. She a great strategic thinker, very hands-on and definitely a go-to attorney for complex civil litigation (including international arbitration). Raul Kartsep is a strong up-and-coming associate who is very responsive and has thorough knowledge of both procedural and substantive civil law. Kadri Härginen is another outstanding individual, who is extremely responsive and hands-on, an excellent strategic thinker and has vast experience and specialist knowledge in public procurement law.’

‘Very professional people. As a team they are able to offer the best possible solution.’

‘They understand the needs of the client. They are interested in the best possible solution. Staff are available for the client any time. They are very friendly.’

Key clients

Tallinn City Government

Estonian State

Lux Express

Škoda Transportation

Riigi Kinnisvara

M.V. Wool

Tallinn City Transportation


Enefit Power

Saaremaa Laevakompanii

Work highlights

  • Advised Tallinn City Government on a €67m public procurement process, as well as the related legal disputes.
  • Represented Saaremaa Laevakompanii in a dispute over the recovery of a €63m compromise agreement.
  • Represented Lux Express and other Estonian bus operators in a landmark dispute with the Estonian state related to the requirement to provide free transportation for preschool children and disabled individuals without compensation from the state.

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co has formed an impressive dispute resolution practice, which assists both private and public entities, including government agencies. The department benefits from the firm's large cross-border network, meaning advice can be ‘given at an international level in different countries and in different legal cultures’. Toomas Pikamäe leads the team together with Raiko Lipstok, who is recommended by clients for his assistance with public procurement and debt law disputes. ‘Thorough and practical‘ senior associate Jüri-Karl Leppik is another key name to note.

Practice head(s):

Raiko Lipstok; Toomas Pikamäe

Other key lawyers:

Jüri-Karl Leppik


‘I have many years of experience working with this firm and I can confirm that I have always received objective and very professional help in resolving various disputes. They are honest and objective in assessing the perspective of the case and they do everything within their power to protect their client’s interests. Advice is also given at an international level in different countries and in different legal cultures.’

‘I have nearly 15 years of experience working with Raiko Lipstok. He gives honest and objective feedback. He is proficient in various areas of law and recommend him when resolving both public procurement and debt law disputes. Jüri-Karl Leppik is thorough and practical.’

‘Excellent teamwork and the ability to quickly delve into the nuances of the client’s extremely specific fields of activity. Exceptionally fast and friendly communication between parties.’

‘He is an exceptionally experienced professional who is friendly and calm as a person. He has a good sense of humor and always supports his client in a difficult situtation.’

Key clients

Estonian Aviation Academy

KMG Infra OÜ

The Estonian Transportation Administration

AS Eviko and Eviko Inserneribüroo OÜ

Verston OÜ

AAS BTA Baltic Insurance Company Estonian Branch

Rõuge rural municipality

MTÜ Eesti Jäätmehoolduskeskus

Kohtla-Järve City

Conex OÜ

Work highlights

  • Representing AS Merko Ehitus Eesti and infrastructure construction company KMG Infra in a court dispute over the results of a public tender with the value of €32m.
  • Representing Estonian Aviation Academy in the court concerning the allegedly illegal provision of state aid.
  • Representing Estonian Transport Administration in a court dispute over the terms of a service agreement with the bus company.


LEADELL Pilv ‘understands the needs of the client‘ and is ‘interested in the best possible solution‘, representing clients in a range of litigation and arbitration. Managing partner Aivar Pilv now runs the team and has deep experience in disputes, including alternate dispute resolution. Pirkka-Marja Põldvere is a standout lawyer for cross-border cases, and Marko Pilv has a strong background in white-collar criminal law.

Practice head(s):

Aivar Pilv

Other key lawyers:

Pirkka-Marja Põldvere; Marko Pilv


‘Very professional people. As a team they are able to offer the best possible solution.’

‘They understand the needs of the client. They are interested in the best possible solution. Staff are available for the client any time. They are very friendly.’

Key clients

Eesti Keskerakond MTÜ

Titan Engineering OÜ

Eesti Energia AS

Reldor Osaühing

Estkompexim Toitlustus OÜ

Zircon Group OÜ

Seve Ehitus AS

Petromaks Holding OÜ

Petromaks Nõlva Sadam OÜ

LVM Kinnisvara OÜ

Marina Minerals OÜ

Work highlights

  • Defending the party of former Prime Minister of Estonia Eesti Keskerakond in a criminal case.
  • Representing Eesti Energia, a state-owned power company in Estonia, in a civil case over the terms of a public contract.
  • Representing LVM Kinnisvara in two civil disputes over brokerage agreements.


Magnusson adopts an ‘interdisciplinary approach', which 'allows the team to offer comprehensive solutions to clients’. The department is particularly skilled in cross-border disputes and asset recovery. The team is led by Kaidar Sultson, who specialises in civil proceedings. At the associate level, managing associate Marek Keiman has a strong practice when it comes to cross-border asset recovery. Former key team member Denis Piskunov departed from the firm in April 2023 for an in-house role.

Practice head(s):

Kaidar Sultson

Other key lawyers:

Denis Piskunov; Marek Keiman


‘The team demonstrates a remarkable commitment to innovation across multiple fronts. From embracing cutting-edge technology to foster efficiency in legal research and case management, to pioneering collaborative solutions that enhance client communication and transparency. The practice’s interdisciplinary approach allows them to offer comprehensive solutions to clients, combining legal expertise with business acumen.’

‘They lawyers at the firm prioritise the client’s needs above all else, taking the time to understand their unique challenges and objectives. This dedication to client service, exemplified by Marek Keiman, who consistently goes above and beyond to ensure client satisfaction, resulting in long-lasting client relationships.’

‘Magnusson are practical, results focused, and research their work appropriately.’

‘Denis Piskunov is pragmatic, experienced and very approachable.’

Key clients


Estonian Athletic Association

Creditors of CoinLoan



UPM Kymmene Otepää


Brook Food Asia Pasific

Smart Hiring Pro

Investors of crowdfunding platforms

Shareholders of Medical Pharmacy Group

Work highlights

  • Representing over 7000 local and international investors of various crowdfunding platforms in large class action bankruptcy and criminal proceedings.
  • Assisting a group of creditors of Estonian crypto lending platform CoinLoan in bringing claims amounting to €21m against the platform and representing the creditors; interests in insolvency proceedings.


Veikko Puolakainen and Arsi Pavelts are the duo heading up NOVE‘s team, a modern boutique specialising in complex business-related litigation. The group, which operates throughout the Baltics, ‘approaches the client individually and with dedication’. In addition to the practice heads, Veikko Puolakainen is a go-to practitioner for clients, displaying a manner which is ‘positive and professional in urgent matters'.

Practice head(s):

Veikko Puolakainen; Arsi Pavelts


‘The team approaches the client individually and with dedication.’

‘Veikko Puolakainen is positive and professional in urgent matters.’

Key clients

Ministry of Culture

West Tallinn Central Hospital

Saaremaa Municipality

SEBE AS (Member of Mootor Group)

Estonian Internet Foundation

Estonian Land Department

Restor AS

Government of Republic of Estonia

Bank of Estonia

Estonian Heritage Board

Ministry of Education and Research

Consumer Protection and Technical Regulatory Authority

TGS Baltic

Overseeing the dispute resolution practice at TGS Baltic are Paul Varul, a ‘senior academic whose presence in the team makes a lot of difference‘, alongside Martti Peetsalu and Chirag Mody. The group ‘is backed up by very talented senior associateKedli Anvelt, who has strong knowledge of the financial services industry. The diverse work covered by the practice includes civil disputes, an area of expertise for Varul, who displays an ‘immense knowledge of European civil law‘. Indrek Leppik, Indrek Kukk, Priit Lätt and Erki Fels were new arrivals following the firm’s merger with PwC Legal.

Other key lawyers:

Kedli Anvelt; Peeter Viirsalu; Priit Lätt; Indrek Leppik; Indrek Kukk; Erki Fels


‘TGS has one of the best and most proficient dispute resolution teams on the Estonian market. They are able to handle the biggest and most difficult cases effectively and with great results. What I especially value is the fact that their dispute resolution team is very well balanced having a very good representation of very experienced attorneys but at the same time they have been able to attract young talent as well.’

‘My business is handled by senior partner Paul Varul who is an undisputed star of Estonian civil law being the main author of most of the civil law acts of independent Estonia. Paul is backed up by very talented senior associate Kedli Anvelt and partner Peeter Viirsalu. The team has produced excellent results, and I am very pleased with their work.’

‘The team comprises an excellent mix of people combining deep academic knowledge of law with rich practical experience in the field of dispute resolution. They are approachable and able to communicate complex issues with ease. Their command of the English language is impeccable.’

‘Chirag Mody was our main contact. He makes the best possible impression both as a lawyer and a person by combining legal excellence with amazing communication skills. He is capable of analysing even the most complex factual scenarios and laws in a creative and fruitful manner while not losing sight of the broader strategic objectives. His service is competent, fast and highly effective – actually he has never lost a case we entrusted him with.’

‘Paul Varul is a senior academic whose presence in the team makes a lot of difference. He has immense knowledge of European civil law and is able to use it for the client’s benefit creatively. This has proved particularly useful in Estonia, whose law has apparently taken a lot of inspiration abroad and remain open to foreign influence. Professor Varul is a calm, experienced and highly competent individual.’

‘Professional attitude. The team is aware of the latest developments in the field.’

‘Martti Peetsalu has a professional attitude, is friendly and always offers solutions.’

‘Young, eager and professional team. Tackle problems with a passion. Sufficient depth to cover matters effectively. Senior partners still involved to provide interesting viewpoints.’ 

Key clients

Port of Tallinn



Taxmal Ltd

Inchcape JLR Finland Oy


Estonian Center for Integrity in Sports (ESTCIS)

Eesti Traat OÜ

Estonian Road Administration (ERA)

Rimi Eesti Food AS (Rimi)


Estonian Public Broadcasting

CoopPank AS

Jetoil AS

CrowdEstate AS

EstateGuru AS

MDC Daetwyler AS

Dreymoor Fertilizers Ltd

Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

TS Laevad and TS Shipping

Republic of Estonia Health Board

Estonian Business and Innovation Agency (formerly Enterprise Estonia)

Lääneranna Vallavalitsus/The Government of Lääneranna Parish

Sunly Solar

Delfi Meedia

Eesti Metsa Abiks/Estonian Forest Aid

AS GoBus

Eesti Tervisekassa (Estonian National Health Insurance Fund)

Estonian Railways

Tartu Municipality

GoTravel AS

Ida-Tallinna Keskhaigla (East Tallinn Central Hospital)

Riigi Kinnisvara Aktsiaselts


Salinee OÜ

Scandagra Eesti AS

The Estonian Chamber of Enforcement

Officers and Trustees in Bankruptcy

Work highlights

  • Represented Estonian Centre Integrity in Sports (ESTCIS) in all Estonian proceedings and in the Court of Arbitration for Sports against a top Estonian athlete and Olympic medallist who tested positive for letrozole.
  • Representing Swedbank in a complex case concerning the transport of metal goods with an approximate value of $18m and a warranty given to Swedbank.
  • Represented and negotiated a favourable compromise for AS Operail in a high-profile case over the legality of rail infrastructure fees.


WALLESS has experience representing clients in a range of venues, including criminal and administrative courts and the Supreme Court, among others. Erki Kergandberg, Elmer Muna and Piret Kergandberg head the ‘professional, client-orientated‘ group. Beyond the partners, senior associate Evelin Lisett Ratnik‘s work centres around company and contract law; she is therefore a key contact for disputes in this regard, often acting in litigation related to corporate relations. In early 2024, the practice gained the expertise of Andreas Veeret and his team following the firm’s merger with FORT.

Practice head(s):

Erki Kergandberg; Elmer Muna; Piret Kergandberg

Other key lawyers:

Evelin Lisett Ratnik; Andreas Veeret; Minni-Triin Park; Kuldar-Jaan Torokoff


‘Professional, client orientated, quick in action.’

‘Willingness to contribute, extra mile.’

Key clients

Government of the Republic of Estonia

Adepte Group

AmEst Haldus OÜ

AS Liwathon E.O.S

Estonian Agricultural Registers and Information Board (PRIA)

Estonian Association of Media Enterprises

Ministry of Regional Affairs and Agriculture



Work highlights

  • Representing the government of the Republic of Estonia in a legal dispute related to the dismissal of the chancellor of the ministry.
  • Advised Adepte Group, one of the biggest wind park developers in Estonia, in a case against Elering regarding the payment of renewable energy support fees.
  • Acting as defence counsel in the Swedbank criminal case in which former management board members of Swedbank are suspected of involvement in money laundering.

NJORD Law Firm

NJORD Law Firm‘s dispute resolution team is ‘present and also prompt in its actions’. These actions include real estate and construction litigation and employment disputes, fields in which practice head Triinu Hiob is well known. Hiob is also praised for her depth of research in cases when it comes to previous disputes and their outcomes. Another key area of work is international arbitration, for which Hiob is also a name to note.

Practice head(s):

Triinu Hiob

Other key lawyers:

Katrin Sarap; Ann Tarkin; Grete Savila


‘Triinu Hiob is easily reachable, approachable, and always delivers. She knows our business and our contracts and advises on revision where necessary. She researches previous disputes and outcomes. Our company has trust in her delivering quality work.’

‘They were professional and precise in providing assistance. Present and also prompt in their actions.’

Trrinu Hjob is an amazing practitioner who is always available and razor-sharp. And she is supported by a team of excellent associates.’

‘They are the most competent, collegiate and helpful Estonian law firm we have ever worked with.’

‘It’s a very capable all-female team (as far as I know) led by Triinu Hiob. Triinu is, among other things, an up-and-coming arbitration expert. NJORD’s dispute resolution team is very responsive and quick with an ability to dive into even the most complex legal issues.’

Key clients

Verner Fogel

ERGO Insurance

EBS Campus

Inchcape Motors

Alandia KV

Work highlights

  • Representing a number of Chinese creditors in the bankruptcy procedure of a car parts wholesale company.
  • Representing creditors in the high-value bankruptcy of CoinLoan, a major crypto business company.
  • Acting as an institution-appointed sole arbitrator in an insurance dispute between two market players.


Leading RASK Attorneys-at-Law‘s team are Tarmo Peterson, Ramon Rask and Villy Lopman, who between them are equipped to handle a broad range of civil, corporate and administrative disputes. One of the team's standout areas of expertise is in handling large-scale insolvency disputes, for which it is well known in the country. Andrei Svištš is a go-to practitioner for criminal proceedings.

Practice head(s):

Tarmo Peterson; Ramon Rask; Villy Lopman

Other key lawyers:

Andrei Svištš

Key clients

Toivo Promm, Bone Invest OÜ

Trustee in bankruptcy Andres Tootsman

Põltsamaa Uus Apteek OÜ and Paide Vee Tänava Apteek OÜ

Renum Invest OÜ

Riigi Info- ja Kommunikatsioonitehnoloogia Keskus

Hiiu Ravikeskus SA

Nordlin Ehitus OÜ

Nordecon AS

Evecon OÜ

Fausto Capital AS


Triniti's dispute resolution team is lauded for having ‘a deep understanding of the law and a proven track record of successfully handling complex legal matters’. The group deals with litigation in sectors such as IP, IT and media, the latter of which is an area of strength for Maarja Pild. Group practice head Erki Vabamets is a versatile litigator with a strong track record in disputes.

Practice head(s):

Erki Vabamets

Other key lawyers:

Katri Tomson; Tanel Kalaus;  Klen Laus; Maarja Pild


‘TRINITI’s legal practice stands out in several ways that make it unique and highly commendable.’

‘TRINITI’s team exhibits a remarkable level of legal expertise and competence. They have a deep understanding of the law and a proven track record of successfully handling complex legal matters. Clients can have confidence in their ability to navigate intricate legal issues effectively.’

‘One of TRINITI’s defining features is its commitment to meeting client wishes and needs. They prioritise understanding the unique requirements of each client and tailoring their legal solutions accordingly.’

Key clients

Postimees Grupp AS

Äripäev AS

Estonian Performers Association (EEL)

Eesti Ettevõtluskõrgkool Mainor

JC Decaux Eesti OÜ

Ministry of Justice of Estonia

Tallinna Vesi AS

Tallinna Sadam AS

OÜ Transpordi Varahaldus

Eesti Energia AS

Work highlights

  • Represented Postimees Grupp in a landmark dispute over the right of journalists not to disclose their sources of information.
  • Advising water company Tallinna Vesi (the biggest in Estonia) in a large number of civil disputes.
  • Representing IPEC in a court dispute concerning ultimate shareholding in MarkIT.


WIDEN, a full-service law firm, maintains an active disputes practice, which has been involved in precedent-setting, cross-border disputes. Practice head Magnus Braun, who is an expert in procedural and bankruptcy law, often appears in insolvency litigation. As a group, its practitioners are commended for being ‘well known and highly visible in the dispute resolution market, especially for handling complex insurance litigation'.

Practice head(s):

Magnus Braun

Other key lawyers:

Olavi-Jüri Luik; Ave-Ly Kõuts


‘Lextal is well known and highly visible in the dispute resolution market, especially for handling complex insurance litigation. In addition to a having a reputable white collar crimes practice group.’

‘Olavi-Jüri Luik has deep academic knowledge and a very broad practical experience. Magnus Braun is an expert in procedural and bankruptcy law. Ave-Ly Kõuts is a rising star.’

‘Very good academic knowledge, quick response, and good client communication.’

Key clients

Saaremaa Laevakompanii

Kaur Kender, Chromed Investing OÜ

Siret Kotka

Eksperss Media AS, Tarmo Vahter, Sulev Velder

Eha Võrk

Lauri Latt, Elmer Maas

Eveli Vavrenjuk

Hubert Hirv

Victor Savchouk. Maksim Tabunou and Natallia Tabunova

Work highlights

  • Advised Kaur Kender, Chromed Investing as a representative in several civil court cases and negotiations between the parties.
  • Represented Saaremaa Laevakompanii, a prominent Estonian shipping company, in a significant legal battle.
  • Represented three company shareholders in a case against a malicious shareholder who brought a claim for damages against them based on shareholder liability.

Cuesta Law Office

Offering ‘quality legal advice' and with an 'ability to handle very complex, nuanced disputes’, Cuesta Law Office‘s disputes resolution specialists are equipped to handle a range of cases. The disputes practice was set up in 2019 and at the helm is Britta Oltjer, who is a highly regarded expert in litigation. Eva Mägi is a key practitioner in the team and was involved in precedent-setting cases in 2023.

Practice head(s):

Britta Oltjer

Other key lawyers:

Eva Mägi; Lada Riisna


‘Very exact advice.’

‘Quality legal advice and ability to handle very complex, nuanced disputes.’

‘Absolute professionals and kind, pleasant human beings. As a client you’re left with a feeling that they actually do care about your issue and your wellbeing.’

Key clients

Tuule Liinid OÜ

EIK Grupp OÜ


Domify OÜ


Ott Sutt

OÜ Arens Ehitustööd

Osaühing JÕHVI KEK

Kalle Kask

Lia Rattasepp

Timber Services Group OÜ

Work highlights

  • Represented Domify in a complex lawsuit in which the client filed a claim against a company.
  • Representing Arens Ehitustööd in the Public Procurement Review Committee and in court proceedings.
  • Representing Osaühing Jõhvi KEK in all public procurement issues in communications with the contracting authority as well as in proceedings in the Public Procurement Review Committee.

HansaLaw OÜ

Utilising its strength in multiple fields, boutique practice HansaLaw OÜ specialises in tax, civil, environmental and criminal disputes and is able to adopt a collaborative approach to handle a range of litigation. Vahur Kivistik, Gerly Kask, Andres Past, Andres Past and Jüri Leppik jointly act as group heads. Kask is a go-to practitioner for tax disputes.

Practice head(s):

Vahur Kivistik; Gerly Kask; Andres Past; Tõnu Tuulas; Jüri Leppik

Other key lawyers:

Siiri Pajupuu

Key clients

Wooluvabrik OÜ

Al Mare Auto OÜ

Hansaspine OÜ

Agrochema Eesti OÜ

Panamir OÜ

Adelan KVH OÜ

RingCentral Estonia OÜ

Rõngu Pagar OÜ

Rõngu Mahl OÜ

Esco AS

Green Forest OÜ

VIP House OÜ

Virgitas OÜ

Otsuseotsija OÜ

Center Services OÜ

Spinero OÜ

Work highlights


LINKLaw‘s dispute resolution practice punches above its weight in relation to its size. Operating as a boutique practice, it is instructed by large and prestigious companies. Veiko Viisileht, Triin Biesinger, who has a ‘deep knowledge of specific branches of both EU law and national legislation‘ and Reesa Laur jointly oversee the practice.

Practice head(s):

Veiko Viisileht; Triin Biesinger; Reesa Laur


‘The team works very well together. They have excellent management and very good knowledge, helping us get the best result.’

‘Triin Beisinger has an excellent knowledge of environmental law and dispute resolution. Ability to see the big picture and map out the most important arguments in a very short time. Veiko Viisileht is a very thorough expert with excellent reasoning skills.’

‘Triin Biesinger is a skilled lawyer with deep knowledge of specific branches of both EU law and national legislation. She provided suggestions not only about the particular case but also about possible developments after the case would be solved.’

Key clients

Arkaadia Halduse AS

Harju Elekter Group

Eesti Pagar AS

Eesti Raudtee AS

Estonian Green Energy Management OÜ

Hansaliin OÜ

Republic of Estonia Ministry of Defence

Alving OÜ

Tomra Service OÜ

AS Riverito

Inrestauraator OÜ

PLKV Invest OÜ


Reyktal AS


Viru Keemia Grupp AS


Võru Tarbijate Ühistu (Coop Võru)

Väätsa Prügila AS

Work highlights

  • Advises RAGN-SELLS on obtaining permission through an extensive procedure from the Competition Authority for the merger between Ragn-Sells and Väätsa Prügila.
  • Represented the Estonian Ministry of Defence in administrative court procedures regarding wind farms and solar parks, with topics related to the defence and security sector.
  • Representing Eesti Pagar in an administrative case against Enterprise Estonia and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communication in a state aid matter.


TARK, under the leadership of Tauno Tark, is particularly skilled in corporate and commercial litigation. Associate Rahel Behrsin is noteworthy in her work in corporate, commercial and administrative court hearings, and Aare Tark has a long history of acting in arbitration proceedings. The group is also active in white-collar criminal law mandates.

Practice head(s):

Tauno Tark

Other key lawyers:

Aare Tark; Rahel Behrsin

Key clients

W.A.G. Issuing Services, a.s.

Riigi Kinnisvara AS

Stock Solution EOOD

My Fitness AS

Ramirent Baltic AS

Ideal OÜ

Megafort OÜ

Jana Busch

Alteros Group

Lanmer OÜ

Work highlights

  • Representing Riigi Kinnisvara in different court proceedings to gain legal clarity on whether working prisoners should be defined as employees under the Employment Contracts Act.
  • Representing W.A.G. Issuing Services in a case regarding gaining legal clarity in applying the New York Convention.
  • Representing My Fitness in disputes concerning fundamental rights and obligations to offer services to all citizens.