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Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co

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Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 3

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co has a ‘significant regulatory offering’ with key expertise in funds and fund management. Led by Maivi Ots, the team advised EstBan (the Estonian Business Angels Network) on the development of a standard set of contracts for syndicated lending. Metro Capital is another key client. Lauri Liivat is a name to note.

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Lauri Liivat - Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Cohandles the most complex matters efficiently’: the ‘attentive and knowledgeable’ team recently advised Takeda Pharmaceuticals International on the disposal of a pharmacy packing plant. Practice head Maivi Otsreally understands her clients’ business and finds workable solutions without wasting time’ and senior associate Lauri Liivat provides ‘excellent support, is pragmatic and reliable’.

Leading individuals

Maivi Ots - Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co

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Lauri Liivat - Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co’s team provides an ‘excellent service, outstanding knowledge’ and is known for its experience in contentious high-profile public procurement cases as well as its expertise in road construction disputes. Major clients include Leonhard Weiss Group companies and Honda Europe. The ‘very analyticalToomas Pikamäe is ‘a very good communicator’ and has considerable experience in waste management disputes; Raiko Lipstok is another key contact.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 2

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co

At Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co the ‘responsive and active’ team has an excellent track record in criminal cartel investigations and on merger control. The ‘knowledgeableRisto Rüütel who was recently promoted to partner, heads the department. Clients include Kaupmees, Pharma Group and Leonhard Weiss Energy.

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Employment - ranked: tier 1

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co’s ‘lawyers understand their clients’ businesses very well’ and provide ‘high levels of service’; the team has substantial expertise in advising on trade union relations and collective bargaining arrangements. The group represented Wendre in an employment dispute. Rando Maisvee joined Magnusson in April 2018.

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IP, IT and telecoms
IP, IT and telecoms - ranked: tier 2

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co

Clients of Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co are ‘greatly impressed with the team’, not least due to its experience in data protection matters. In a recent highlight, the group advised Zaum Studio on various matters including a major distribution agreement with games distributor Humble Bundle. ‘Very active’ practice head Tambet Toomelastays on top of things and has a very good understanding of IP, IT and all tech-related matters’.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co successfully advised the local municipalities of Pärnu on their application to secure funding for the reconstruction of Pärnu airport and assisted Wendre with the agreement for the construction of additional factory facilities. Randu Riiberg and Maivi Ots are recommended.

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Shipping and transport
Shipping and transport - ranked: tier 2

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co has a strong international reach and considerable expertise in advising on complex regulatory matters in the shipping and transportation sector. Key clients are Volvo Estonia, Estonian Waste Management Association and Baltic Group International. Managing partner Maivi Ots heads the department, which also includes Toomas Pikamäe, Risto Rüütel and Rando Maisvee.

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Tax - ranked: tier 2

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co handles all aspects of local and international tax matters under the leadership of Toomas Pikamäe. Active clients include Tallinn City Government and Baltcap. Of counsels Ain Veide and Aare Kurist are recommended.

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