Andreas specializes in Dispute Management, Insolvency and Restructuring and Employment law. Andreas advises and represents clients in out-of-court dispute management as well as in court and arbitration proceedings. He has a strong background in private law, making him a trusted advisor for clients in complex commercial litigation. Andreas is recognized as an expert in the field of Dispute Resolution by Chambers Europe and The Legal 500. According to Legal 500 (2018), clients value his “ability to see the bigger picture” and describe Andreas as “being always well prepared.”
Helery assists the team as a lawyer, mainly dealing with administrative and public procurement law, as well as intellectual property issues. She has previous work experience in a notary’s office as a lawyer-consultant and has practical experience in drafting, concluding and negotiating contracts for the performance of civil law and administrative functions.
Karl is specialized in M&A, corporate and real-estate law (most notably having experience in lease relations). Karl joined the team at FORT in 2017, having accrued prior experience in legal practice in a law firm. He has been involved in numerous legal audits and subsequent transaction advice, advising both buyers and sellers. In addition, he advises clients on a daily basis on various corporate law issues, restructurings and real estate. Karl is a member of the Estonian Bar Association since 2019.
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’”
Liina is attorney at law specializing in competition law and regulated industries. She has extensive experience in advising clients in relation to all areas of competition law, including anticompetitive agreements, abuse of dominance, merger control, private enforcement of competition law, and state aid. In addition to competition law, she has advised clients in relation to requirements applicable in regulated industries such as waste management, energy, and pharmaceuticals.