Mikk Lõhmus

Mikk Lõhmus

Senior Associate
Tallinn, Estonia

According to international legal directory Chambers Europe, clients appreciate Mikk Lõhmus' extensive experience and detailed understanding of construction and planning law. Legal 500 notes that Mikk Lõhmus has "very high levels of service". 

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  • About

    Mikk Lõhmus focuses on various dispute resolution matters. He mainly focuses on planning and construction law but has also dealt thoroughly with legal matters and court disputes concerning environmental law, waste management and the mining sector. In addition, Mikk Lõhmus has advised clients with regard to the privatisation of infrastructure enterprises and their transfer to foreign investors.

    He has extensive experience in advising and representing the Republic of Estonia, local governments, legal and natural persons regarding the ownership reform, land reform and agricultural reform.

  • Major Projects
    • Representing Rapla municipality in court disputes concerning real estate developments

      Representing Rapla municipality in court disputes concerning legal issues arising from the processing of detailed plans and real estate developments.

    • Representing Neste Eesti against Delta Plaza

      Representing Neste Eesti against Delta Plaza in court proceedings concerning a construction permit for building a Hesburger fast food restaurant on their land.

    • Representing and advising Mixto with a development project

      Representing and advising real estate developer Mixto in connection with the Astangu 2 (Tallinn) development project.

    • Advising K-Projekt in construction and planning matters

      Advising K-Projekt in construction and planning matters.

    • Representing Invego in connection with the Suur-Patarei 13 development project

      Representing and advising real estate developer Invego in connection with the Suur-Patarei 13 (Tallinn) development project.

    • Representing Fina Investeeringud regarding the development project of a shopping centre

      Representing investment company Fina Investeeringud regarding the development project of a shopping centre in Jõhvi.

    • Representing TTP regarding legal issues arising from real estate development

      Representing real estate and construction company TTP regarding legal issues arising from real estate development.

    • Representing Viis Veeringut in litigation concerning declaration of a building an architectural monument

      Representing Viis Veeringut in litigation concerning declaration of a former currency store, Turist, located at 17 Tartu mnt., Tallinn, an architectural monument.

    • Representing Rosgosstrakh in a claim for compensation of damage

      Representing Rosgosstrakh, the largest insurance company in Russia, against Tallinn Shipyard in a claim for compensation of damage.

    • Advising Kiviõli Keemiatööstuse in connection with expropriation of lands

      Advising Kiviõli Keemiatööstuse in connection with expropriation of lands on the territory of an oil shale quarry owned by private persons.

    • Representing K&H regarding the planning and transfer of a registered immovable

      Representing K&H with regard to the planning and transfer of a registered immovable to the city of Tartu for the development of Idaringtee.

    • Advising Maxima in detailed planning proceedings for the development of two shopping centres

      Advising Maxima in detailed planning proceedings for the development of two shopping centres in Estonia including matters pertaining to access, building permits, etc. Both plots have significant strategic importance from an urban planning point of view.

  • CV

    Memberships

    1996
    Estonian Bar Association

    Professional career

    Since 2017
    Senior Associate, law firm TGS Baltic (formerly Varul)
    1994–2017
    Senior Associate, law firm Varul

    Education

    1993
    University of Tartu, Faculty of Law, MA (cum laude)