Legal 500 has recognized LEADELL Pilv in the field of dispute resolution, tax law and commercial and company law
LEADELL Pilv has a strong track record handling white-collar criminal defence cases, where it is sought out by several high-profile clients of significant public interest. Practice co-head Aivar Pilv is recognised as one of Estonia’s top disputes lawyers, and is ‘an outstanding performer in court’ who is active in civil, administrative, and criminal law cases. Fellow co-head Pirkka-Marja Põldvere is also well-regarded across the disputes field. The firm has defended multiple individuals accused of corruption, most notably Alexander Kofkin, implicated in the bribery allegations against former Tallinn Mayor Edgar Savisaar.
LEADELL Pilv has an extensive tax litigation practice, defending corporate clients and private persons against claims for unpaid taxation. The team also advises on day-to-day tax matters and handles multi-jurisdictional disputes. Experienced litigator Aivar Pilv is praised for his work in tax disputes.
Commercial, corporate and M&A
LEADELL Pilv advises clients on a range of corporate issues, bringing its litigation experience to bear in contentious issues such as shareholder relations, management obligations, and competition, alongside advising on corporate governance, restructuring, and public procurement. Pirkka-Marja Põldvere leads the practice, providing key services regarding shareholder and management concerns. The group’s broad offering is demonstrated by its advice to Holostovi Kinnisvarahaldus, which includes handling day-to-day legal matters, as well as assisting with the sale of a majority share in Wris AS.