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Kristjan Tamm

Attorney-at-law Kristjan Tamm has worked in the legal field since 2004, starting out as a lawyer in the field of construction. As Kristjan has previously obtained a bachelor’s degree in construction and worked as a civil engineer and later as the head of an engineering and construction company, his extensive experience and expertise with technical questions concerning engineering and construction enables him to give top quality legal advice in the construction field. Kristjan specializes mainly in real estate and construction law, as well as litigation procedures.

He also has extensive experience in legal advising concerning construction field contracts. Kristjan has advised clients with design contracts, client’s representative contracts, owner supervision, general contracting, subcontracting, sale and collateral agreements.

His dispute resolution experience includes representing contractors and contracting entities in civil procedures relating to construction and design issues, as well as planning and supervision related questions in administrative tribunal procedures. Besides construction, Kristjan also has extensive experience in litigation concerning contract law and non-contractual tort claims, as well as corporate law (claims, tort claims, legal ties related to property etc.)  As for corporate law, Kristjan has notable experience in disputes over protection of minority shareholders and board member liability.

In addition to working as an attorney, Kristjan lectures in construction and engineering law in the Faculty of Law at the University of Tartu.

Work experience

2016 - ....       Law Office NOVE, attorney-at-law, partner
2012 - 2016  Law Office SORAINEN, attorney, attorney-at-law
2009 - 2012  Law Office Kasak & Missik, attorney, lawyer
2007 - 2009  Celander Ehitus AS, Celander Projekt OÜ, managing director
2005 - 2007  KMT Fassaadimeistrid OÜ, managing director
1997 - 2005  Esvika Elekter AS, office manager, head of sales department, lawyer

Education

University of Tartu, Estonia, BA in Law
University of Tartu, Estonia, MA in Law

Tallinn University of Technology, BA in Civil Engineering

Languages

Estonian, English, Russian

Membership
Estonian Bar Association

Estonian Moot Court Association
Estonian Lawyers Association

Publications

Postimees Online: Uue ehitusseaduse selgitus: tapeedivahetusest ametnikke teavitama ei pea, 9. juuni 2015,
Ehitusuudised: Vigase ehituslepingu õlekõrreks vaid kohus, 11. veebr 2015,
Äripäev: Kes vastutab ja maksab võlad?, 28. juuli 2014
Juridica: Ehitise garantii kehtivas eraõiguse süsteemis, 1. mai 2014
Äripäev: Kuidas käituda, kui avastad ehitusel puudused? Lepingu sisu on oluline, 5. dets 2012
Juridica: Äriühingu juhtorgani liikme deliktiline vastutus äriühinguga seotud kuritarvituste korral, 1. juuni 2006