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Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co

KENTMANNI 4/SAKALA 10, 10116 TALLINN, ESTONIA
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Work +372 622 9990
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Fax +372 622 9999
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Estonia

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

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co recently advised Ühinenud Inglid on establishing a limited partnership alternative investment fund in Estonia. The practice is headed by Maivi Ots, Tarmo 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.

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

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co

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.

Leading individuals

Maivi Ots - Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co

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.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 2

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co

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.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 1

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co

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

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

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co

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.

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

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co

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.

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Shipping and transport
Shipping and transport - ranked: tier 2

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co

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.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co

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.

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