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04
2020

Rating Agency Legal 500 Highly Ranks Performance of FORT

On 27, 04 2020 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Sandis Bertaitis

International legal rating agency Legal 500 has published the latest edition of The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) 2020 summarizing data and providing a guide of law firms in Europe, Middle East and Africa. For several consecutive years FORT has been recognized as one of the leading law firms in Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania.

FORT Baltic offices have received high rankings (Top-tier Firm) in ten categories of law, two more than last year:

  • commercial law, mergers and acquisitions – in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania;
  • real estate and construction – in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania;
  • banking, finance and capital markets – in Estonia and Latvia;
  • dispute resolution – in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania;
  • European Union and competition law – in Estonia;
  • cargo carriage and transport – in Estonia;
  • intellectual property – in Estonia and Latvia;
  • technologies, media and telecommunications – in Estonia and Latvia;
  • labour law – in Estonia;
  • TMT or technologies, media and telecommunications – in Lithuania.

Legal 500 has given individual nod to seven attorneys-at-law of FORT ranking them as Leading Individuals:

Jānis Līkops (Latvia) in real estate and construction practice,

Sandis Bērtaitis (Latvia) in dispute resolution practice,

Kuldar-Jaan Torokoff (Estonia) in cargo carriage and transport practice,

Minni-Triin Park (Estonia) in commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, as well as real estate and construction practice,

Kirsti Pent (Estonia) in banking and finance practice,

Andreas Veeret (Estonia) in dispute resolution practice,

Rene Frolov (Estonia) in European Union and competition law practice.

Concurrently, three experts of FORT have been ranked in the category Rising Stars: Margus Koiva (Estonia) in the commercial law, M&A practice, as well as the real estate and construction practice, Artūrs Caics (Latvia) in the dispute resolution practice, as well as Liina Kais (Estonia) in the European Union and competition law practice.

Legal 500 is an independent international legal rating agency which collects and updates data about the global market of legal services on yearly basis. The evaluation depends on several criteria, including matters dealt by a law firm in the previous year, its expertise, team, specialty and references from the clients. More detailed information is available at www.legal500.com.