Kristjan Tamm

Kristjan Tamm

Partner
+372 610 8012
+372 501 9660
kristjan.tamm@nove.ee

Expertise
Construction and Real Estate
Dispute Resolution

 

Attorney-at-law Kristjan Tamm has worked in the legal field since 2004, starting out as a lawyer in the field of construction. As Kristjan has previously obtained a bachelor’s degree in construction and worked as a civil engineer and later as the head of an engineering and construction company, his extensive experience and expertise with technical questions concerning engineering and construction enables him to give top quality legal advice in the construction field. Kristjan specializes mainly in real estate and construction law, as well as litigation procedures.

He also has extensive experience in legal advising concerning construction field contracts. Kristjan has advised clients with design contracts, client’s representative contracts, owner supervision, general contracting, subcontracting, sale and collateral agreements.

His dispute resolution experience includes representing contractors and contracting entities in civil procedures relating to construction and design issues, as well as planning and supervision related questions in administrative tribunal procedures. Besides construction, Kristjan also has extensive experience in litigation concerning contract law and non-contractual tort claims, as well as corporate law (claims, tort claims, legal ties related to property etc.)  As for corporate law, Kristjan has notable experience in disputes over protection of minority shareholders and board member liability.

In addition to working as an attorney, Kristjan lectures in construction and engineering law in the Faculty of Law at the University of Tartu.

Work experience

2016-... Law Office NOVE, attorney-at-law, partner
2012–2016 Law Office SORAINEN, attorney, attorney-at-law
2009–2012 Law Office Kasak & Missik, lawyer, attorney
2007–2009 Celander Ehitus AS, Celander Projekt OÜ, managing director
2005–2007 KMT Fassaadimeistrid OÜ, managing director

Education

University of Tartu, Estonia, BA in Law
University of Tartu, Estonia, MA in Law
Tallinn University of Technology, BA in Civil Engineering

Languages

Estonian, English, Russian

Membership

Estonian Bar Association
Estonian Moot Court Association
Estonian Lawyers Association

Scientific publications

Tamm, Kristjan jt. Warranty of Construction Works in Private Law System. Juridica 2013,  nr 3, 168-182 
Tamm, Kristjan. Delict Liability of a Member of a Management Body of a Company in the Case of Abuse Associated with the Company. Juridica 2006, nr 6, 396-404

Publications

Projekteerija vastutus – kas tähtajatu kirves pea kohal? Ehitusuudised, 09.04.2020
Kes vastutab vastuolulisest hankedokumentatsioonist tingitud lisakulude eest? Ehitusuudised, 07.05.2019
Hea leping sätestab selle osa, mida seadus ei reguleeri. Kinnisvarauudised.ee, 22.01.2019
Uue ehitusseaduse selgitus: tapeedivahetusest ametnikke teavitama ei pea. Postimees, 09.06.2015
Vigase ehituslepingu õlekõrreks vaid kohus. Ehitusuudised, 11.02.2015
Kes vastutab ja maksab võlad? Äripäev, 28.07.2014
Kuidas käituda, kui avastad ehitusel puudused? Lepingu sisu on oluline. Äripäev, 05.12.2012