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Main Contacts

Martin Simovart

Martin SimovartPartner, Head of Global Relations

Sten Luiga

Sten LuigaSenior Partner


Tallinn, Estonia | Minsk, Belarus | Riga, Latvia | Vilnius, Lithuania

COBALT's Overview

COBALT is a closely integrated alliance of top-tier law offices across the Baltics and Belarus. Our team of 180 experienced lawyers offers leading-edge legal solutions in all key areas of business law: mergers & acquisitions, banking and finance, capital markets, EU law and competition law, dispute resolution, tax law, restructuring and bankruptcy, real estate & construction, energy and infrastructure, environmental law, IP & IT and employment law.

With our deep expertise and unrivalled resources we serve as a strategic partner to our clients in handling both daily
corporate matters and complex and large-scale projects spanning jurisdictions.

COBALT offices are all established and recognised top players in the Baltic and international legal market and have a strong track record of advising top international and regional businesses, financial institutions, state and local governments. COBALT offices and attorneys are consistently ranked in the top tier by the most prestigious legal directories, such as Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Legal500 and IFLR 1000, and have been recipients of many awards.

  • Lawyers Worldwide: 180

Languages: English, Estonian, Finnish, Russian, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Ukrainian, Greek

Areas of Practice
  • Administrative & Constitutional Law
  • Arbitration
  • Asset & Project Financing
  • Blockchain Task Force
  • Capital Markets
  • Commercial Law
  • Competition
  • Compliance
  • Construction
  • Corporate Governance
  • Data Protection
  • Employment
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environment
  • Financial Services Regulatory
  • Funds
  • Immigration
  • Infrastructure & PPP
  • Insurance
  • IT & Communications
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Natural Resources
  • Patents, Trademarks & Industrial Designs
  • Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Private Equity
  • Privatisation
  • Product Liability & Consumer Protection
  • Public Procurement
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Start-ups
  • State Aid
  • Tax Disputes & Litigation
  • Tax Structuring
  • Transport Law
  • Venture capital
  • White Collar


Sten Luiga

Sten LuigaSenior Partner

Jaanus Mody

Jaanus ModyManaging Partner

Martin Simovart

Martin SimovartPartner, Head of Global Relations

Egon Talur

Egon TalurPartner

Elo Tamm

Elo TammPartner

Aivar Taro

Aivar TaroPartner


Ott Aava

Ott AavaSenior Associate

Mart Blondal

Mart BlondalAssociate

Heili Haabu

Heili HaabuSenior Associate

Annika Jaanson

Annika JaansonSenior Associate

Liina Jents

Liina JentsSenior Associate

Artur Knjazev

Artur KnjazevAssociate

Tõnu Kolts

Tõnu KoltsAssociate

Kristjan Kotkas

Kristjan KotkasSenior Associate

Karl Kull

Karl KullSenior Associate

Karli Kutt

Karli KuttAssociate

Rauno Ligi

Rauno LigiSenior Associate

Marit Martens

Marit MartensAssociate

Kadri Matteus

Kadri MatteusSenior Associate

Kadri Michelson

Kadri MichelsonSenior Associate

Madis Reppo

Madis ReppoAssociate

Kalev Saare

Kalev SaareSenior Associate

Kristina Schotter

Kristina SchotterSenior Associate

Kaidi Sihvart

Kaidi Reiljan SihvartSenior Associate

Mattias Tammeaid

Mattias TammeaidSenior Associate

Heleri Tammiste

Heleri TammisteSenior Associate

Lembit Tedder

Lembit TedderAssociate

Merle Veeroos

Merle VeeroosSenior Associate

Other Professionals

Johanna Haabu

Johanna Britt HaabuAssistant Lawyer

Jesse Kivisaari

Jesse KivisaariSpecialist Counsel

Peeter Lepik

Peeter LepikLegal Counsel

Toomas Luhaäär

Toomas LuhaäärLegal Counsel

Kadri-Liis Luks

Kadri-Liis LuksHR Manager

Christine Mägi

Christine MägiAssistant Lawyer

Helen Sool

Helen SoolAssistant Lawyer

Jovita Valatkaitė

Jovita ValatkaitėSenior Associate

Monika Vilu

Monika ViluHuman Resource Manager


COBALT advised DiDi Chuxing in relation with an investment round of Taxify
COBALT Estonia, June 2018

Taxify, a ride-hailing startup born in Estonia closed $175 million in new funding that takes it valuation to the $1 billion mark. Daimler, the German automotive giant which owns Mercedes-Benz among other things, led the round. COBALT Estonia advised Taxify&s shareholder, the world’s leading ride-hailing platform DiDi Chuxing in relation with an investment round of Taxify led by Daimler. “We’re on a mission to build the future of mobility, and it’s great to have the support of investors like Daimler and Didi,” said CEO and co-founder Markus Villig in a statement. “This is just the beginning as more and more people give up on car ownership and opt for on-demand transportation...

The merger of law firms Borenius and COBALT in Latvia is now complete
COBALT Estonia, January 2016

Law firms Borenius and COBALT have completed their merger in Latvia and, as of today, operate jointly under the name of COBALT. This is the final step of the complex process of merging of COBALT and Borenius Latvian, Lithuanian, Estonian and Belarusian operations, resulting in creation of the biggest legal team in the region with more than 180 attorneys and lawyers. Managing Partner of COBALT Latvia, Dace Silava-Tomsone states: “In this fast-changing world with companies constantly facing new challenges of business environment, a demand is growing for specialized, tailored and immediate legal solutions...

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