Taavi Kõiv

Taavi advises clients in matters relating to corporate law and mergers and acquisitions, as well as regulatory compliance and licensing. He has experience in advising clients regarding corporate demergers, cross-border mergers, and contractual issues, such as financing and option agreements. Taavi also advises clients in the incorporation and management of various legal entities and investment funds (limited partnerships and EuVECA’s).

Previously Taavi has taken part in the highly reputable Telders moot court competition. In 2017 Taavi participated as a member of the Estonian representative team and in 2018 acted as a trainer for the Estonian representative team. Taavi has also participated in a recognized summer course in the field of European private law organized by the University of Salzburg.

Expertise

Professional experience

2021- Hedman Partners Attorneys-at-Law, associate
2019-2021 Eversheds Sutherland Ots & Co, associate
2017-2019 TARK – junior associate, associate
2016 Ministry of Justice – advisor (project-based)
2014-2015 University of Tartu student law firm, pro bono legal advisor

Success stories

  • Advising Kahoot! in the acquisition of Drops in a transaction worth 31 million USD
  • Advising Scoro in completing a $16.4 million Series B financing round
  • Advising IPF Digital AS in receiving an e-money institution authorization
  • Advising the shareholders of Plumbr in the sale of the company to Splunk Inc.
  • Advising UP Invest in the acquisition of Forum Cinemas

Education

2017-2018 Leiden University, Telders international law moot court
2016-2018 University of Tartu MA in law
2017 Salzburg university summer school “European Private Law”
2012-2016 University of Tartu BA in law

Membership

2018- Estonian Bar Association

Languages

Estonian, English, Russian, Polish, French, Spanish

Personal

In his free time, Taavi likes to play basketball, volleyball, and disc golf.

Hedman

Our memberships:
FinanceEstonia,
Teenusmajanduse Koda,
EstVCA, EstBan, FECC,
IBA & IBA European regional Forum