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Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co
KENTMANNI 4/SAKALA 10
10116 TALLINN
Estonia

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

The corporate and M&A practice at Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co is particularly recommended for start-ups and for clients in the TMT, food and agriculture, and fintech sectors. Practice head Maivi Ots has a background in commercial law and focuses on M&A negotiation and counselling. Closely linked to the firm's capital markets practice, the team has a strong record in share transactions and in acting for asset management companies.

Practice head(s):

Maivi Ots

Key clients

Media Investments & Holding OÜ

E-Piim Tootmine AS

Naya Capital Management UK Limited

RVM Systems AB

All Media Eesti AS

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Lindström Oy

Metetra OÜ

Dispute resolution Tier 2

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co particularly stands out for the team's experience in construction disputes and public procurement cases. Raiko Lipstok is an expert in road construction disputes; he jointly leads the team with Toomas Pikamäe, who is an authority on waste management litigation.

Practice head(s):

Raiko Lipstok; Toomas Pikamäe

Key clients

OÜ Midfield

Estonian Aviation Academy

AS TREV-2 Group

Conex OÜ

Estonian Road Administration

AS Eesti Keskkonnateenused

AS Tallinna Vesi

OÜ Verston Ehitus

OÜ Haart Ehitus

Leonhard Weiss group companies

Employment Tier 2

The employment team at Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co has recently been active in COVID-19 crisis management, including disputes over terminations and forced temporary leaves. The practice has particular experience advising healthcare sector clients on difficult terminations, and regularly handles trade union negotiations and collective bargaining issues. It also deals with investigations of sexual and other workplace harassment and with criminal proceedings. Tambet Toomela, who has extensive experience representing clients in occupational health and safety-related proceedings.

Practice head(s):

Tambet Toomela

Key clients

Aktsiaselts ESTKO

Turkish Airlines Estonian Branch

iConsulting Data OÜ

Manpower OÜ

Concise Systems OÜ

AS G4S

Samsung

Oracle

Orange

FieldCore Services Solutions (part of the General Electric group)

EU and competition Tier 2

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co is well-equipped to handle cross-border matters, and has experience advising on international distribution networks across the Baltics. Other areas of work include merger control matters, criminal cartel cases and complex competition investigations. Practice head Risto Rüütel is an expert in state aid, vertical restraints and dominant position issues.

Practice head(s):

Risto Rüütel

Other key lawyers:

Toomas Pikamäe

Key clients

Eesti Keskkonnateenused AS

Pharma Group OÜ

ASSI OÜ

Samsung

MM Grupp OÜ group companies

G4S

Estonian Association of Private Health Institutions

Citadele banka

LHV

Klavis

Oniar

IP, IT and telecoms Tier 2

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co is particularly known for IP litigation. Other key areas of work include software and copyright licensing and agreements. Practice head Tambet Toomela has extensive experience of privacy and data protection. The team has a roster of international clients and strong cross-border capabilities.

Practice head(s):

Tambet Toomela

Key clients

Microsoft

Ignite OÜ

Samsung Electronics

Titanium Systems OÜ

Epicor Software Estonia OÜ

Icosagen Cell Factory OÜ

Concise Systems OÜ

BioCC OÜ

Cambridge Assessment Overseas Ltd

Sony Music

Real estate and construction Tier 2

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co handles a broad variety of real estate matters, including commercial and residential property transactions, construction mandates and contentious matters. Other key areas of work include planning and zoning and construction-related public procurement. Managing partner Maivi Ots heads the team, and advises on the real estate aspects of large transactions.

Practice head(s):

Maivi Ots

Key clients

1PARTNER Ehitus OÜ

Lumi Capital OÜ

City of Tallinn through Tallinn Municipal Engineering Services Department

LHV Pensionifondid

Tax Tier 2

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co advises corporate clients on tax planning and on all dealings with the Estonian Tax and Customs Board, and represents those clients in audits and litigation. A key part of the team’s work is in tax planning for multinational companies with a presence in Estonia. The practice is recommended for employment-related issues such as fringe benefit taxation and double taxation. Toomas Pikamäe heads the team and has experience of excise duties, land tax and environmental duties.

Practice head(s):

Toomas Pikamäe

Key clients

E-Piim Tootmine AS

Tallinn City Government

Icosagen Cell Factory OÜ

Confido Healthcare Group OÜ

Eesti Keskkonnateenused AS

Tallinna Vesi AS

Oniar OÜ

Pharma Group OÜ

Terve Pere Apteek OÜ

Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 3

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co handles a broad range of commercial and financing transactions, with particular expertise in bond issues and all fintech-related regulations. Practice head Risto Rüütel specialises in financial regulatory and compliance issues and has experience advising on blockchain technology. The team can draw on the firm's wider global platform, and in consequence is recommended for international clients seeking licences to operate in Estonia.

Practice head(s):

Risto Rüütel

Other key lawyers:

Maivi Ots; Tarmo Repp

Key clients

Placeholder Fund I, LP

Xolo Go OÜ

Mattig Management Partners GmbH

OmniMatrix OÜ

Naya Capital Management UK Limited

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Department Name Email Telephone
Antitrust and EU Law Risto Rüütel
Banking and Finance Maivi Ots
Banking and Finance Artjom Luik
Banking and Finance Dmitri Zdobnõh
Corporate and Commercial Maivi Ots
Data Protection Tambet Toomela
Dispute Resolution Raiko Lipstok
Dispute Resolution Toomas Pikamäe
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 Marten Amjärv
M&A Dmitri Zdobnõh
Public Toomas Pikamäe
Public Kaarel Berg
Public Procurement Raiko Lipstok
Public Procurement Kaarel Berg
Real Estate and Construction Tambet Toomela
Tax Planning and Consultancy Toomas Pikamäe
Tax Planning and Consultancy Dmitri Zdobnõh
Financial Services and Markets Regulation Dmitri Zdobnõh
Photo Name Position Profile
 Marten Amjärv  photo Marten Amjärv Legal Counsel
 Kaarel Berg  photo Kaarel Berg Senior Associate
 Aare Kurist  photo Aare Kurist Of Counsel
 Raiko Lipstok  photo Raiko Lipstok Partner
 Artjom Luik  photo Artjom Luik Associate
 Maivi Ots  photo Maivi Ots Managing Partner
 Toomas Pikamäe  photo Toomas Pikamäe Partner
 Risto Rüütel  photo Risto Rüütel Partner
 Tarmo Repp  photo Tarmo Repp Partner
 Piret Taremaa  photo Piret Taremaa Office Manager
 Tambet Toomela  photo Tambet Toomela Partner
 Dmitri Zdobnõh  photo Dmitri Zdobnõh Senior Associate
Number of lawyers : 2,000+
in this country : 25
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Eversheds Sutherland berät Reconomy bei Übernahme der deutschen Noventiz-Grupp

München, 10. Dezember 2020 - Die globale Wirtschaftskanzlei Eversheds Sutherland hat Reconomy, den führende Anbieter von Entsorgungs- und Rücknahmelösungen in Großbritannien, bei der Übernahme des deutschen Entsorgungsfachbetriebs Noventiz beraten. Verkäufer ist das deutsche PE-Haus SEAFORT Advisors.