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Former Rask Partner Mart Rask has decided to end his career as an Attorney at Law and step down from the Estonian Bar Association. He will continue his work with his eponymous firm as an Advisor.

In a compact nation like Estonia, the prominence of construction projects can swiftly transcend local interests and become matters of national interest. The escalation of public attention toward large-scale construction projects invites heightened scrutiny by different interest groups. Notably, several recent projects have become entangled in legal disputes, profoundly impacting anticipated timelines and financial forecasts. This article aims to delineate emerging patterns from recent cases and offer recommendations aimed at preventing and avoiding legal contentions.

Estonian law firm Lextal, Latvian law firm RER Lextal, and Lithuanian law firm ILAW Lextal have unveiled their new name and identity: Widen, "a Baltic law firm that sees itself as the Legal Jazz Company."

Former Alterna Partner Annika Vait has joined Rask as a Partner and Co-Head of the firm's Business Consulting and Transactions department.

Former Senior Associate Liis Konn has been promoted to a Partner position with Ellex in Estonia. In her new role, she will co-lead the Dispute Resolution practice at the firm.

Tallinn's Rask law firm has announced it signed a strategic cooperation agreement with environmental consulting firm Hendrikson DGE to offer the best possible service to clients based on a "unique combination of information and experience [resulting from] the daily interaction of our specialists."

Finnish Hameenlinna Administrative Court made a historic resolution on 22.02.2024, in which it found that Wolt couriers are entrepreneurs, not employees. The question of whether platform employees are independent entrepreneurs or salaried employees is also relevant in Estonia. If and how can the resolution of the Finnish court affect how the activities of couriers would be qualified according to Estonian law?

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