Deals & Awards

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Representation of Tallink Group before European Commission in connection with alleged state aid resulting from tax benefits

The firm's competition and tax law team, led by partner Helmut Pikmets, represented the Tallink Group in a procedure conducted by the European Commission in connection with possible illegal state aid resulting from legislation on excise duty and deposit on packaging.

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TGS Baltic receives continuing high rankings from IFLR1000 in Baltic countries

IFLR1000 (International Financial Law Review) is the guide of world’s leading financial law firms. The guide analysis and ranks more than 120 jurisdictions in the world.

Chambers Europe 2013 top ranks the firm and its 18 “Leading Lawyers”

Chambers Europe, a major European legal directory, gave TGS Baltic the highest rankings in corporate/commercial, employment, competition/antitrust and energy practices in its 2013 edition. 

Chambers Global 2013 ranks TGS Baltic among leading law firms

Law firm TGS Baltic and its lawyers are ranked in top tiers in Chambers Global’s newest, 2013 edition. The edition analyzes corporate/commercial and dispute resolution practice areas in the Baltics.

Tax and Customs Board – successful representation at Supreme Court in landmark case

The Estonian Supreme Court granted an appeal in cassation filed by the Tax and Customs Board in a dispute concerning the liability of board members.

PetroKazakhstan – dispute related to taxation issues

Debt litigation. Represented PetroKazakhstan, a subsidiary of PetroChina. PetroChina is a world leader in petroleum and natural gas related activities (among top 10 companies in Forbes’ World’s Biggest companies report for 2012). Representing a world leader in petroleum and natural gas related activities in a dispute connected to taxation issues. This rare dispute involves the application of agreement on avoidance of double taxation and prevention of tax evasion.