Real Estate Development and Regulation

We advise clients on all issues related to real estate development projects helping them with planning, environmental impact assessment, obtaining construction licenses, cadastral register, and other various registry entries as well as with communications with state institutions.
Our attorneys have advised a number of developers, strategic investors and infrastructure operators. Our clients include state institutions, private infrastructure companies in the energy, utility, transport, and other sectors.


  • Successfully representing our clients in various disputes related to construction law (e.g. Viru Prison, joint building of the Jõhvi Police and Rescue Service).
  • Advising AS Norma on all legal issues related to the construction of a production building.


We advise and represent clients in the following areas:

  • obtaining environmental permits, cancelling of and compliance with permits
  • planning proceedings
  • environmental impact assessment
  • issues related to environmental law
  • environmental charges – obligations and exemptions
  • waste handling
  • mineral extraction
  • analysis of legislation in the legislative process
  • communicating with the Environmental Board, the Ministry of the Environment, other state and local government authorities
  • litigation (including challenge proceedings, misdemeanor and criminal proceedings, environmental offences)