Latest Assignments

Representing National Oilwell Varco in a court dispute against Transmares and Palsteve

TRINITI advocates successfully represented National Oilwell Varco AS (NOV), a leading worldwide provider of equipment and components for oil and gas drilling and production, in a court dispute with Estonian companies OÜ Transmares and OÜ Palsteve, over the validity of a lien and the rights of possession of stored equipment at the Northern Port of Paldiski, incl the grant of preliminary injunctive relief by the court. The TRINITI legal team consisted of senior associate Klen Laus and partner Tõnis Tamme.

Advising and representing National Oilwell Varco in the bankruptcy proceedings of AS E-Profiil

TRINITI advised and represented National Oilwell Varco AS (NOV), a leading worldwide provider of equipment and components for oil and gas drilling and production, in the bankruptcy proceedings of AS E-Profiil – one of the largest producer of metal components and constructions in Estonia. The challenging assignment included providing legal advice and taking necessary measures to ensure the completion, financing and due delivery of two large projects by AS E-Profiil undergoing bankruptcy proceedings at the same time. The TRINITI legal team consisted of partner Tõnis Tamme and senior associate Klen Laus.

Insurance law advice to a leading Estonian film producer

TRINITI advised the largest Estonian new generation film production company Nafta Films in an insurance matter during the making of their spy thriller O2. The leading male actor Priit Võigemast injured his ankle during the shooting of the film in Finland which brought along changes to the shooting timetable and extra costs. TRINITI attorneys-at-law Tõnis Tamme ja Klen Laus advised the client and later also had an opportunity to participate as extras in some of the scenes of the movie.

Äripäev acquired the biggest IT trainings company in Estonia

We advised AS Äripäev in a transaction where Äripäev acquired 100% shares in the training company IT Koolituskeskuse OÜ from AS Telia Eesti. We assisted Äripäev in drafting the letter of intent, conducting the legal due diligence, drafting and negotiating the share purchase agreement and closing of the transaction. Read more

Äripäev is the Estonian market leader of business media, issuing newspapers, books, handbooks ja leaflets. Äripäev is the biggest organizer of business conferences in Estonia. Äripäev is part of the biggest media group in Scandinavia – the Bonnier Group.

IT Koolituskeskus is the biggest IT trainings company in Estonia.

Telia Eesti is an IT and telecommunications company, which is part of the Telia Company Group – one of the biggest telecommunications companies in Europe

Successful representation of a seller in a dispute over a lease contract

TRINITI successfully represented a seller of a device in a dispute with lessees concerning claims for compensation entailed in cancelling a lease contract. The Court adopted the view that as the lease object is already taxed by value added tax in a financial lease situation, its value at the time of return must also be based on its value together with value added tax (its price). The Court satisfied the seller’s compensation claim against creditors where the seller was a person having obtained a claim from the lessor