In the recently released Chambers Europe 2023 rankings, Sorainen has improved its rankings in two categories and stands out as the most client-focused law firm in the Baltic market.
“Sorainen has a comprehensive team of experts in the field with in-depth, sector-specific knowledge and extensive experience. The firm is fully focused on achieving the client’s goals.” shares one client. Another adds: “Sorainen has a strong understanding of the business of clients and their needs.”
Our team is praised for in-depth knowledge and market-leading expertise: “We love working with the Sorainen team because they can cover any topic at a high level. They have top experts in every field who can handle any complex issues we have encountered, and they think outside the box to find the best solution for us. They always deliver quickly and are simply a pleasure to work with.” Another client adds: “Whatever the case is, I know Sorainen has a specialist.”
Go-to team for employment and real estate law
Sorainen earned the highest Band 1 ranking in 16 fields across the Baltic states. Furthermore, with two teams – our Estonian Employment team and Latvian Real Estate and Construction team improving their rankings this year, Sorainen, the only truly integrated pan-Baltic law firm, is now the only law firm with the highest Band 1 ranking in both of these sectors across the Baltics.
Known for our integrated approach across offices, Sorainen stands out as the go-to team for major cases spanning across the region. A client notes: “Sorainen is big on pan-Baltic assignments.” During the research period, for example, our Real Estate and Construction team advised YIT, the most prominent Finnish urban developer and construction company, on establishing a partnership involving the largest ever residential to-let development project in the Baltic countries.
Market leading experts
Across the firm, 50 lawyers received an individual ranking from Chambers, highlighting them as market-leading experts. Seven lawyers – tax experts Kaido Künnapas and Kärt Anna Maire Kelder, real estate market leaders Asta Augutytė-Rapkevičienė and Simonas Skukauskas, as well as Ieva Andersone, Auridas Litvinas and Edita Daukšienė, known for their work in the field of Competition and Antitrust, have entered the individual rankings for the first time. Nine colleagues, including known names in the market such as Paul Künnap, Pirkko-Liis Harkmaa, Jorens Jaunozols, Marika Grunte, Laurynas Lukošiūnas and Stasys Drazduskas have improved their personal rankings in 2023.
According to the clients who participated in the Chambers research, our lawyers stand out for their broad know-how base and high responsiveness. A client notes: “All the lawyers at Sorainen are respected experts in their fields and can provide advice on complex questions covering different branches of law.” Another adds, “I can reach them immediately, and the lawyers are responsive and very fast.”
Chambers – among the most trusted legal directories
Chambers Europe ranks the leading lawyers and law firms across Europe. These legal rankings are based on in-depth analysis and research conducted by an experienced team of researchers.