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Priit
Lember

Senior Associate

Country: Tallinn, Estonia

Short description

Priit Lember specialises in civil and administrative litigation and public procurement law. In addition, he advises clients on other matters such as administrative proceedings, bankruptcy and restructuring proceedings, planning and zoning proceedings, challenge proceedings, preparation and conduct of public procurement, etc. Previously, Priit worked for one of Estonia’s largest law firms and at Harju County Court.

Experience
  • Representing Control Process S.A., a Polish engineering company, in public procurement of gas compressor stations worth over than 60 million euros and challenging the outcome of the public procurement.
  • Representing Tallinna Prügilagaas AS in a dispute concerning the construction defects of a combined heat and power (CHP) plant and recovery of resulting losses.
  • Representing Forum Cinemas AS in a dispute over a claim for damages against a former management board member.
  • Representing Swedbank AS in various civil disputes.
  • Representing Trigon Asset Management AS and other fund managers in commercial disputes Advising the Tax and Customs Board on the preparation and conduct of a large-scale public procurement of technology (complex customs inspection devices).
  • Representing Riigi Kinnisvara AS (Estonian state real estate proprietor and manager) in various civil disputes.
  • Representing and advising an internationally renowned IT and technology company in various civil disputes.
  • Representing and advising various companies of the Estonian forestry group AS Lemeks in purchasing plant equipment and concluding construction contracts.
  • Representing Kantauro OÜ, a real estate development and management company, in various civil disputes.
Career
  • From 2017 – Senior Associate, law firm DERLING PRIMUS (until September 2018 – DERLING)
  • 2016-2017 – Associate, law firm DERLING
  • 2014-2016 – Associate, law firm Tark Grunte Sutkiene
  • 2012-2014 – Junior Associate, law firm Tark Grunte Sutkiene
  • 2010-2011 – Legal Consultant, Harju County Court
  • 2010 – Intern, Harju County Court
Education
  • University of Tartu, MA Law (2013)
  • University of Tartu, BA Law (2010)
Membership
  • Estonian Bar Association (since 2014)
Languages: Estonian, English
Press & Publications
  • Co-author of the book “Riigihanked – 1. septembril 2017 jõustunud riigihangete seaduse praktilised juhised ja selgitused” (Public procurement: practical guidance and explanations on the Public Procurement Act that entered into force on 1 September 2017), Äripäev Publishers, 2017.
  • Co-author of the book “Riigihanked – teooria ja praktika” (Public procurement: theory and practice), Äripäev Publishers, 2014.