Legal 500 Europe Guide 2024: NOVE ranks among the top law firms in Estonia

In the recently published Legal500 EMEA 2024 edition, NOVE and its attorneys continued to be highly rated in the following practice areas: Dispute ResolutionReal Estate and ConstructionCommercial, Corporate and M&AEU and Competition and IP, IT and Telecoms.

The following attorneys were individually recognized:

  • Veikko Puolakainen as a „Leading Individual“ in Dispute Resolution
  • Veiko Vaske as a „Next Generation Partner“ in Dispute Resolution
  • Laura Raadik as a „Rising Star“ in Commercial, Corporate And M&A
  • Mari Past as a Next Generation Partner“ in EU and Competition
  • Arsi Pavelts as a Leading Individual“ in IP, IT and Telecoms

Based on interviews with clients and colleagues from other law firms, Legal 500 highlights the following as strengths of the NOVE’s practice areas and attorneys:

  • Dispute resolution

‘The team approaches the client individually and with dedication.’

‘Veikko Puolakainen is positive and professional in urgent matters.’

  • Real estate and construction

‘Nove provides a unique combination of excellence in legal theory and profound knowledge in detailed practical matters.’

‘Kristjan Tamm has experience, and therefore a profound knowledge, in construction and related subjects.’

  • Commercial, corporate and M&A

‘Working with NOVE you feel the personal involvement that you get from the team members of this practice. High competence together with strong ethical and moral values have built our trust in NOVE.’

‘Senior level attorneys have good local and international experience, capable on working with the cases that have no precedent in Estonia.’

‘Arsi Pavelts is one of the leading attorneys in Estonia in commercial and corporate law. High competence, very strong involvement and sense of responsibility, ability and drive to work even in the most complex disputes. A strategist and defender of your interests that you want to have on your side.’

  • EU and competition /
  • IP, IT and telecoms

‘From my perspective, they have shown remarkable professionalism and an impressive dedication to delivering precise and valid assessments.’

‘What truly stands out about this team is their approach to analysis. They focus on providing accurate and insightful evaluations, which I find highly valuable. Their commitment to maintaining high standards and integrity in their work is truly commendable.’

‘What sets them apart is their extraordinary flexibility, prompt responses, and their ability to explain complex legal matters in a simple and understandable manner. They are quick to respond to inquiries and provide clear and concise explanations. Their approach is refreshingly straightforward and devoid of unnecessary complexity, making it much easier to grasp legal intricacies.’

The Legal 500 review provides an in-depth analysis of the legal markets in more than 150 jurisdictions, independently identifying the leading law firms and attorneys. The research is based on feedback from customers and colleagues, and the practice area teams providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel are highlighted.

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