Dispute Resolution Experience

  • INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

    Representing clients in copyright, trade mark, patent and domain disputes, for example Google, Playboy, Gulf International Lubricants, Mast-Jägermeister, Christian Dior Couture, Coca-Cola, Hilton, BMW, Miele, PKN Orlen, TomTom, G4S, Deutsche Telekom, Kesko, BPT Asset Management, Burger King, Stockmann, well-known musicians and entertainers, and many more. SORAINEN drafted the .ee domain dispute rules.

  • INSURANCE LAW

    SORAINEN has represented the majority of leading Baltic insurance companies as well as a wide range of insurers. Recent work includes high profile cases concerning policy interpretation issues and carrier's liability.

  • DEFAMATION

    SORAINEN litigators hold a leading portfolio in defamation cases and have appeared in court for celebrities, entrepreneurs and politicians. The team has recently advised many high profile clients and successfully represented individuals seeking withdrawal of false statements as well as entities wrongfully accused of publishing false statements. In addition to asking a publisher from the Bonnier Group to withdraw false statements, SORAINEN succeeded in convincing the court to award damages, an extremely rare event in the Baltic States.

  • TRANSPORT & MARITIME

    SORAINEN stands at the forefront of transport and shipping disputes. The team is capable of handling a wide range of complex cases. Recent experience involves successful vessel arrests and negotiations to release vessels from arrest. The team has also advised clients in other maritime matters such as vessel registration issues.

  • ASSET TRACING AND RECOVERY, RECOGNITION AND ENFORCEMENT

    The team has extensive experience in handling complex cross-border fraud and asset tracing work, including obtaining and executing freezing orders. Unique cooperation among SORAINEN offices enables the team to trace assets, collect evidence, obtain preliminary injunctions and enforce court orders abroad more efficiently.

  • INVESTMENT PROTECTION

    SORAINEN has skills in investment arbitration at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), in Washington under the 1965 Convention on Settlement of Investment Disputes Between States and Nationals of Other States - a unique experience in a unique forum requiring deep knowledge.

  • CONTRACTUAL DISPUTES

    SORAINEN handles a complete range of contractual disputes, disputes under supply and distribution agreements, investment agreements and warranty claims. The team also has experience in protecting the rights of minority shareholders. The SORAINEN team is respected and recognised by the market and courts at all instances.

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