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Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co

Employment Tier 1

Tambet Toomela heads Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co's 'extremely professional' practice. The 'very proactive' Maivi Ots represented an individual in disputing an unfair dismissal by a state agency. Other key clients include G4S and MyJar.

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

Maivi Ots heads the practice at Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co, which recently advised Novalpina Capital on its €288.4m acquisition of Olympic Entertainment group, via a voluntary public takeover offer. Other work includes advising Tyréns on its acquisition of Infracap Holding and its subsidiaries. Samsung, Stockmann and Kaupmees are among other key clients for the firm. Lauri Liivat is now with Advokaadibüroo KPMG Law.

Dispute resolution Tier 2

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.

EU and competition Tier 2

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co recently advised Eesti Meedia on its acquisition of an advertising agency, which was objected to by competitors. Risto Rüütel heads the practice, which is experienced in complex merger control proceedings. Other key clients include Leonhard Weiss Energy and Kaupmees & Ko, which the firm recently advised on its acquisition of Tridensby via the termination of a joint venture.

IP, IT and telecoms Tier 2

At Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co, the 'always available and proactive' IP and IT team recently advised Zaum Studio on all IP aspects of its game development projects. Practice head Tambet Toomela is 'especially strong in contract negotiations' and recently advised Microsoft on data protection matters. Other key clients include Samsung Electronics and Jobbatical.

Real estate and construction Tier 2

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.

Shipping and transport Tier 2

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.

Tax Tier 2

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.

Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 3

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co recently advised Ühinenud Inglid on establishing a limited partnership alternative investment fund in Estonia. The practice is headed by Maivi OtsTarmo Repp, and Risto Rüütel; Rüütel leads the firm's advice to clients in the crypto market. Recent highlights include advising Korelya Capital on its investment into Taxify. Other key clients include KIT Finance Estonia and Trind Ventures. Lauri Liivat is now with Advokaadibüroo KPMG Law.

Department Name Email Telephone
Antitrust and EU Risto Rüütel
Banking and finance Maivi Ots
Banking and finance Artjom Luik
Corporate and commercial Maivi Ots
Corporate and commercial Lauri Liivat
Data protection Tambet Toomela
Dispute resolution Raiko Lipstok
Dispute resolution Toomas Pikamäe
Employment and labour Rando Maisvee
Employment and labour Artjom Luik
Environment Toomas Pikamäe
Environment Kaarel Berg
Insolvency and debt restructuring Tarmo Repp
Immigration Tambet Toomela
Insurance Maivi Ots
Insurance Raiko Lipstok
Intellectual property and IT Tambet Toomela
Corporate M&A Maivi Ots
Corporate M&A Lauri Liivat
Public Toomas Pikamäe
Public Kaarel Berg
Public procurement Raiko Lipstok
Public procurement Kaarel Berg
Real estate and construction Randu Riiberg
Real estate and construction Tambet Toomela
Tax Toomas Pikamäe
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 Marit Kukk  photo Marit Kukk
 Aare Kurist  photo Aare Kurist
 Merlin Liis  photo Merlin Liis
Ms Lauri Liivat photo Ms Lauri Liivat
 Raiko Lipstok  photo Raiko Lipstok
 Artjom Luik  photo Artjom Luik
 Kait Mutli  photo Kait Mutli
 Lennart Oja  photo Lennart Oja
 Maivi Ots  photo Maivi Ots
 Toomas Pikamäe  photo Toomas Pikamäe
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 Tarmo Repp  photo Tarmo Repp
 Randu Riiberg  photo Randu Riiberg
 Risto Rüütel  photo Risto Rüütel
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 Tiina Tell  photo Tiina Tell
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in this country : 25
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