Silvia Urgas

Silvia Urgas

Associate
Tallinn, Estonia

Silvia Urgas is a member of the dispute resolution practice group and also has a deep interest in intellectual property law.

  • About

    Silvia Urgas is a member of the dispute resolution practice group and has represented clients in various civil matters. In addition, she has a deep interest in intellectual property law and has dealt with several topical cases.

    Silvia has been part of several civil matters, as well as enforcement proceedings, including the proceedings for the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments. She also has experience in the field of insolvency, including releasing a debtor from obligations and reorganisation proceedings.

    In 2017, Silvia defended her Master's degree (cum laude) at the University of Tartu, where she studied copyright problems associated with music sampling for the first time in Estonia.

  • Major Projects
    • Advising Altenberg-Reval in restructuring its real estate portfolio

      Advising real estate developer Altenberg-Reval in restructuring its real estate portfolio, including in negotiations with creditors and the bank.

    • Advising Turkish Airlines over the passenger carriage rules

      Advising Turkish Airlines in a court procedure related to the interpretation of the general terms and conditions of passenger carriage.

    • Advising Hellmann Worldwide Logistics regarding international road carriage

      Advising global transport industry solutions provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics regarding international road carriage of oversized cargo and a subsequent claim of damage against the actual carrier and its insurance company.

  • CV

    Memberships

    2017
    Estonian Bar Association

    Professional career

    Since 2017
    Associate, law firm TGS Baltic (formerly Varul)
    2016–2017
    Lawyer, law firm Varul
    2016
    Advisor, Student law Office, University of Tartu
    2015
    Intern, law firm Varul
    2014
    Intern, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    2013
    Intern, law firm Sorainen

    Education

    2017
    University of Tartu, Faculty of Law, MA (cum laude)
    2015
    University of Tartu, Faculty of Law, BA
    2013–2014
    University of Zagreb (Student Exchange Programme)