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Kuldar-Jaan Torokoff

Managing Partner of FORT Tallinn office

Contact:

ESTONIA

tel +372 6464 045
gsm  +372 5691 3479
skype kuldarjaantorokoff
kuldar-jaan.torokoff@fortlegal.com

Kuldar is experienced in dispute resolution, public procurement and public private partnership projects as well as in project financing and administrative law. His client portfolio includes large corporations from very different areas of business that he has successfully represented in numerous public procurement and court proceedings. Kuldar has also advised as leading counsellor various financing, merger and take-over transactions. He has counselled multiple restructuring and refinancing projects, drafted the pertinent transaction documentation and represented clients in relations with both financial authorities and public institutions. Who’s Who Legal, the official research partner of the International Bar Association, has for years recognized him as one of the leading specialists in the field of public procurement.

Legal500 2017: “Kuldar-Jaan Torokoff, who is ‘very strong in disputes and transactional matters’”

Chambers Europe 2017: “Clients highlight that Kuldar-Jaan Torokoff “always defends his clients but is also not afraid to give his honest opinion” and “can put things into practical perspective and make complicated matters simple.” He advises on a range of commercial disputes and has expertise in public procurement and insolvency-related matters.”

Legal500 2016: “Kuldar-Jaan Torokoff, who ‘stands out as a leading lawyer’”, “‘solution oriented’ fellow practice head Kuldar-Jaan Torokoff”, “At FORT practice head Kuldar-Jaan Torokoff ‘can be trusted without any reservations’.”, “Practice head Kuldar-Jaan Torokoff is ‘an excellent litigator’” and “Kuldar-Jaan Torokoff has ‘wide expertise’ in real estate transactions”.

Legal500 2015: “Kuldar-Jaan Torokoff is ‘always able to find the right solution’”, “Team head Kuldar-Jaan Torokoff ‘always finds innovative solutions to complex problems’” and “Kuldar-Jaan Torokoff ‘goes straight to the core of any complex legal issue’”

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CAREER

2011 – until now
Partner at Law Office FORT (previously Law Firm NORDEUS)

2006-2011
Attorney at Law Office Tark Grunte Sutkiene

2001-2006
Attorney at Maria Mägi Law Office

2001
Lawyer at AS Tallinna Vesi

EDUCATION

2006
University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Law, the Netherlands (LL.M. in European Private Law, cum laude)

2001
University of Tartu, Faculty of Law, Estonia (B.A.)

MEMBERSHIPS

2002
Estonian Bar Association

Estonian Young Lawyers’ Association

LANGUAGES

Estonian, English

PUBLICATIONS

  • Co-author (as Attorney at Law Office Tark Grunte Sutkiene) of the book “Public Private Partnership”, Äripäev, 2011
  • Co-author (as Attorney at Law Office Tark Grunte Sutkiene) of the book “Dispute Resolution”, Äripäev, 2009 Co-author (as Attorney at Law Office Tark Grunte Sutkiene) of the book “Mergers and Acquisitions: An Alternative to Organic Business Growth”, 2007