FORT

Competition/Antitrust Department

Estonia
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What the team is known for Well-reputed team that is adept at handling merger control, abuse of dominance investigations and state aid issues. Experienced in undertaking instructions from domestic and international clients from the media, transport and energy sectors. Visible on Baltic-wide mandates.

Strengths One client reports that the lawyers "have a deep and pragmatic understanding of Estonian regulatory requirements."

Sources frequently laud the team for its client service. "They are full of enthusiasm, solution-oriented and know the market very well," says one impressed interviewee.

Work highlights Successfully represented Alfons Hakans in investigation proceedings by the Estonian competition authorities pertaining to an alleged excessive pricing of harbour towage services in EE ports.

Notable practitioners

Rene Frolov is an established figure in the market with significant experience advising on competition and antitrust law. One impressed client says: "He is very business-oriented and can describe complex legal issues to non-lawyers in a simple way."