Niguliste Street 4
Tallinn 10130, Estonia
Tel.: +372 6306460
Fax: +372 6306463
Peeter Lepik – Managing Partner, Attorney-at-Law
Toomas Luhaäär – Partner, Attorney-at-Law
LAWIN, founded in 1990, is now one of the leading and largest law firms in Estonia and the Baltic States. The firm advises in all major fields of business law and is distinguished by the excellence of services, extensive experience and leading specialists in Estonia.
In recent years LAWIN has advised the majority of the most significant cross-border M&A, debt and equity capital markets, project finance, securitization, restructuring and real estate transactions in the Baltic States demanding international experience, professional approach and resources.
The firm has an excellent clientele of regional and global leaders of their industries – domestic and multinational companies, financial and investment institutions, insurance companies and other private companies with international operations.
The professional team of attorneys work in five practice groups: Corporate and M&A, Finance and Tax; Property and Environment; Trade and Technology; Dispute resolution and Transport.
Lawyers of the firm are regularly dealing with a broad range of international corporate and business transactions, including the establishment of branch offices in Estonia and subsidiaries in Estonia and abroad. Lawyers of the firm deal with the preparation of supply and other export contracts, commercial contracts, agency, distributorship as well as franchising agreements.
The firm has been advising several U.S. and European financial institutions while structuring the finance to local entities. The lawyers of the firm handle the acquisition of companies and advise clients on subscription and share purchase agreements, corporate charters, shareholders’ agreements and other agreements among shareholders and have a profound experience in banking, finance and securities sectors.
In April 2004 law office Lepik & Luhaäär together with leading law firms Klavins & Slaidins in Latvia and Lideika, Petrauskas, Valiunas ir partneriai in Lithuania formed a strategic alliance LAWIN. Combining knowledge and expertise of more than 120 lawyers, it is the largest legal presence in the Baltic region.
In March 2008, LAWIN was recognized as the best law firm in the Baltic region by the world’s leading publication of international finance – International Financial Law Review. The 2008 IFLR Award, granted to LAWIN for the outstandingly complex and innovative deals in the region, is a clear sign of the fact that LAWIN has become the leading legal service provider in the Baltic States.