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Advokaadibüroo PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal OÜ
PARNU MNT 15
10141 TALLINN
Estonia

Work Department

Partner responsible for the fields of IP/IT, tax disputes and public procurement

Position

Attorney-at-Law Priit Lätt is a Partner at PwC Legal Eesti responsible for the fields of IP/IT, tax disputes and public procurement at PwC Legal in Estonia.

Priit is a renowned specialist in IP, IT (including the internet of things and cryptocurrencies), tax and public procurement law, representing and advising Estonian and international companies and public institutions. Priit also has significant experience in representing clients in disputes which have created precedents at the Supreme Court, including the constitutional review chamber. Among other things, Priit has represented a client in Estonia’s biggest software dispute and in Estonia’s first bitcoin-related legal regulation lawsuit. Priit also successfully represented a client in a trademark dispute, in which the Supreme Court declared several important provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure, and Government Regulations that established limits to legal expenses in civil disputes, as invalid and unconstitutional.

Priit participated as the only attorney in a public and private sector work group, which for the first time in Estonia developed a recommended standard contract for the public procurement of software development. Priit has given many presentations at seminars and conferences, and has published articles on several legal issues. He is also a lecturer in the IT law training program at the University of Tartu on the subject of IT contracts.

 

Career

Priit has worked as a legal counsel since 1997. Prior to joining PwC Legal, he worked in the law firm GLIMSTEDT for over 10 years, being also the founding partner of the firm.

 

Languages

Estonian, English, Russian

Memberships

Priit is a founder and board member in numerous professional associations (e.g the Internet of Things and Estonian Cryptocurrency Association). He is also a member of the IP/IT commission of the Estonian Bar Association.

Education

LL.M. in Law from the University of Tartu.

Lawyer Rankings

Estonia > IP, IT and telecoms

(Leading individuals)

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Advokaadibüroo PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal OÜ represents clients in IP, technology, and data protection disputes and other matters, often with a multidisciplinary element where it acts alongside the firm’s corporate and tax teams. Its expertise covers the full range of trade marks, copyright, and industrial design-related matters. Practice head Priit Lätt is an IP/IT specialist who has represented clients in major software, trademark and cryptocurrency disputes.

Estonia > Dispute resolution

Advokaadibüroo PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal OÜ represents international clients in white-collar crime defence, tax disputes, and public procurement litigation. It historically has also represented clients in real estate, constitutional, and restructuring-related disputes. Commercial litigator and practice co-head Indrek Leppik and public law team leader Indrek Kukk specialise in complex arbitration for international clients. Practice co-head and tax litigation team leader Priit Lätt also covers IT/IP disputes.

Estonia > Banking, finance and capital markets

Advokaadibüroo PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal OÜ is noted for advising foreign investors moving into the Baltic market on multidisciplinary, multi-jurisdictional banking and finance matters, including regulatory advice, licensing, and general advisory work. Clients often operate in various fintech sectors, including in crypto and blockchain. Head of banking and finance group Viljar Kähari covers areas including regulatory compliance, transactions, risk management, and restructuring and debt collection, while Priit Lätt focuses on the fintech sector. Additionally, new head of financial transactions and capital markets Kirill Ležeiko re-joined the team from supply chain finance group SupplierPlus in August 2021.

Estonia > Tax

(Hall of Fame)

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