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The Estonian office of Fort has announced that Ilona Nurmela, a commercial mediator, has joined its team as Counsel.

In a follow-up to the story initially reported by CEE Legal Matters on April 24, Lawin is reporting that it has successfully represented the Government of the Estonian Republic in a controversial and widely-covered dispute against the City of Tallinn, the City of Narva, and a father of a pupil from Narva, who demanded that upper secondary schools continue using Russian as a language of instruction. 


Castren & Snellmann has acted as legal adviser for the DT Group – the largest retailer and distributor of building materials in the Nordic region – in the company's acquisition of Puukeskus, Finland's leading supplier of timber and building materials to the trade and general public.


Tark Grunte Sutkiene has advised Estonian investors Indrek Prants, Sven Mansberg and Armin Koomagi in their purchase of the Rocca al Mare Sports Centre – one of Estonia’s largest tennis and fitness centers – from the Askembla Growth Fund.

The Estonian office of the Triniti law firm has advised the shareholders of Levira on the 100% share sale of the company's broadcast, media, and IT infrastructure services in Estonia, the Baltic States and Nordic Countries. 

Tark Grunte Sutkiene has advised the Enterprise Investors private equity and venture capital firm on the acquisition of 32.4% stake in Tahe Outdoors, the leading European manufacturer and distributor of high quality watersports equipment.


The Estonian office of the Borenius law firm has advised the Eastern Europe Real Estate Fund (EEREIF) on the sale of Telliskivi Loomelinnak to Butembo OU, which is owned by a Swedish Andren family. The value of the deal was EUR 4.8 million.