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Kadri Kallas

Partner

Tallinn, Estonia

+372 626 4300, +372 529 3107

kadri.kallas@tgsbaltic.com

Estonian, English, Russian, French

Legal500, Chambers Europe, Best Lawyers and IFLR recommend her as a leading individual in corporate/commercial practice. Chambers Europe saying that "Kadri Kallas goes up in the rankings thanks to praise from sources complimenting her 'pragmatic, quick, reliable, solution-oriented and straightforward approach".

MAJOR PROJECTS

Advising Ermitažas group, belonging to Vilniaus Prekyba Group – one of the largest trade companies in Baltic States, Central and Eastern Europe region, on the Estonian law aspects in acquiring Bauhof.

Advising Swedish sawn and processed timber producer and seller Bergs Timber (publ) on acquiring Norvik´s operations in the Baltics and the United Kingdom.

Advising Euroapteek, part of the Nordic and Central and Eastern Europe’s leading pharmacy group Euroapotheca, on the acquisition of Ülikooli Apteek pharmacy chain in Estonia.

Advising LHV Pension Funds on investing in Lithuanian-based cable TV and internet services provider Cgates.

Advising Citypark, one of the largest parking operators in Estonia, in selling its shares to the Modus Group, a Lithuanian headquartered group with activities in renewable energy, service business and real estate, in addition to parking services.

Advising AxFlow, the Fluid Handling Solutions business group of Axel Johnson International, in acquiring Bahr Pump OU (Estonia), Pumptechnique SIA (Latvia) and Flow Technologies UAB (Lithuania).

Advising Austrian headquartered Ascalon Holding GmbH in acquiring a 47% ownership in Finnish Scancerco Oy, a wholesale company for the door, window and building industry.

Advising real estate crowdfunding platform EstateGuru in the transaction whereby Helmes, one of the leading software developers in Estonia, acquired 4% of the company’s shares.

Advising on the restructuring of an energy group and preparing and carrying out the divestment of the sales and infrastructure companies formed in the course of the restructuring.

Advising on the acquisition of a leading Baltic food production and sales company, as well as conducting the post-acquisition cross-border merger of the company.

Advising a global 3D printer manufacturer in acquiring a start-up focused on developing engineering software.

Advising on the divestment of an invoicing and financial automation business to a major private equity fund.

Memberships

2017 Management Board Member of Estonian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (EstVCA)
International Bar Association
2008 International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)
2004 Estonian Bar Association

PROFESSIONAL Career

Since 2018 Partner, law firm TGS Baltic
2017–2018 Associate Partner, law firm TGS Baltic (formerly VARUL)
20162017 Associate Partner, law firm VARUL
20142016 Specialist Counsel, law firm Sorainen
20082011 Senior Associate, law firm Sorainen
20052008 International Associate, Vinson & Elkins (London)
2004 Associate, law firm Sorainen
20032004 Lawyer, law firm Sorainen
19992003 Lawyer, AS SEB Pank
19981999 Assistant Lawyer, AS SEB Pank

Education

2005 University College London, Corporate and Securities Law, LLM
1999 University of Tartu, Faculty of Law, BA