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TGS Baltic

ADMIRAL HOUSE, AHTRI 6A, 10151 TALLINN, ESTONIA
Tel:
Work +372 626 4300
Fax:
Fax +372 626 4306
Email:
Web:
tgsbaltic.com
Riga, Tallinn, Tartu, Vilnius

Mag iur Martti Peetsalu

Tel:
Work +372 626 4300
Email:
TGS Baltic

Work Department

Shipping & Transport, Insolvency, Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Position

Martti Peetsalu has unique experience in advising clients in the field of transport and maritime law, including in connection with rail, air and road transport issues, which are rarely encountered in Estonia. He has represented ship owners, carriers and freight forwarders in cross-border disputes (e.g. seizure, collisions, sales of ships, refinancing transactions), thereby significantly shaping maritime case law. Martti has supplemented his knowledge at Dabelstein & Passehl, a law firm specialising in transportation law, and is actively involved in the work of the Transport Committee of AIJA (International Association of Young Attorneys), thus having a clear overview of the transport and logistics sector.
According to prestigious international legal directories, Martti is the one of the most active lawyers in shipping and transport practice. Among other projects he has advised major pharmaceutical retail and wholesale company Oriola on the road carriage of its pharmaceutical products, including in a damage dispute with a carrier.

Career

2017 to date Senior Associate, Attorney-at-Law, Law Firm TGS Baltic (formerly VARUL)
2014–2017 Senior Associate, Law Firm VARUL
2012 Intern, Law Firm Dabelstein & Passehl (Hamburg)
2008–2014 Senior Associate, Law Firm Glimstedt
2006–2008 Lawyer, Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Languages

Estonian, English, German, Russian

Member

Estonian Bar Association since 2010
Estonian Association of Young Lawyers

Education

2009 University of Tartu, Faculty of Law, MA
2006 University of Tartu, Faculty of Law, BA
2005 University of Rostock (Student Exchange Program)


Estonia

Shipping and transport

Within: Next generation lawyers

Martti Peetsalu - TGS Baltic

Within: Shipping and transport

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.

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