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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 Peeter Viirsalu

Tel:
Work +372 730 1610
Email:
TGS Baltic

Work Department

Insolvency, Intellectual Property, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Franchise & Distribution, Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, Real Estate & Construction

Position

Peeter Viirsalu focuses mainly on matters relating to bankruptcy law and construction and real estate law. In the area of insolvency, he primarily represents and advises trustees in bankruptcy and creditors, incl. in initiating proceedings, participating in the work of bodies involved in bankruptcy proceedings, as well as in insolvency litigation. He also advises clients in all areas relating to intellectual property, incl. the use of trademarks, licences, industrial designs and domain names. Peeter Viirsalu is an experienced litigation expert who has represented and advised clients in several civil law disputes that have shaped Estonian legal practice and attracted public interest. He has extensive experience in disputes concerning construction, corporate and contract law. Several embassies recommend him as a specialist in cases of international child abduction. Peeter Viirsalu has published articles on insolvency and restructuring law and given presentations at seminars pertaining to the field. He also conducts lectures and seminars on the law of obligations at the University of Tartu.

Career

2018 to date Associate Partner, Attorney-at-Law, Law Firm TGS Baltic
2017–2018 Senior Associate, Law Firm TGS Baltic (formerly VARUL)
2011–2017 Senior Associate, Law Firm VARUL
2007-2011 Associate, Law Firm VARUL
2006-2007 Lawyer, Law Firm VARUL

Languages

Estonian, English, Russian

Member

INSOL Europe since 2014
Estonian Bar Association since 2007

Education

2007 University of Tartu, Faculty of Law, MA
2005 University of Tartu, Faculty of Law, BA


Estonia

IP, IT and telecoms

Within: IP, IT and telecoms

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

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

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 Advokaadibüroo KPMG Law.

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