LAWIN – internationally highest-ranked business law firm in the Baltics, was launched in 2004 by Lepik & Luhaäär (Estonia), Kļaviņš & Slaidiņš (Latvia) and Lideika, Petrauskas, Valiūnas ir partneriai (Lithuania)—the leading law firms in each jurisdiction since their foundation in the beginning of the 1990s.
For nearly two decades, LAWIN practices and lawyers in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are continuously top ranked by the most prestigious international legal directories (Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, IFLR 1000 and Legal 500). LAWIN is proud to be recognized for its diversity initiatives receiving “The Women in Business Law Award 2013” for the Baltic States. Recent recognitions also include: Chambers Europe “Award for Excellence 2012” for the Baltic region; “Law Firm of the Year 2011 and 2012” European award for the Baltic States by The Lawyer magazine; and “Law Firm of the Year 2011: Baltic States” award for legal innovation by International Financial Law Review (IFLR).
LAWIN has earned its reputation by consistently being at the heart of the largest and most complex commercial and financial transactions in each jurisdiction and regionally; working with the largest foreign investors in the Baltic States, major local and international businesses, and governments in the Baltics. We pride ourselves with pro bono initiatives and active work to further the development of the local legal environment. With over 140 legal professionals working in five practice groups, LAWIN is ideally positioned to provide the highest caliber, specialized legal services both domestically and on a pan-Baltic dimension.
LAWIN is the exclusive member of Lex Mundi for the Baltic States
In recent years LAWIN Tallinn office has advised the most significant cross- border mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity capital markets, project finance, securitization, restructuring and real estate transactions in the region, demanding international experience, a professional approach and abundant resources.
LAWIN’s top-tier team of lawyers with key expertise, comprehensive knowledge and an excellent understanding of the principles of effective teamwork, has provided legal advice to an outstanding clientele of regional and global leaders of their industries.
The firm’s quality and innovative legal solutions result in fast and effective execution of high-profile transactions and have been recognized by its clients, cooperation partners and the wider international legal community.