Triin Kaurov

Senior Associate

Tartu, Estonia

+372 730 1610, +372 527 9501

Estonian, English, French, Russian

Triin Kaurov receives warm praise from clients via Chambers Europe, one of whom states "She has a detailed, focused approach and goes beyond what is expected. I recommend her highly." Triin Kaurov is praised for her dispute resolution work, both in litigation and at the pre-court stage. The firm's employment law practice benefits from Triin Kaurov's background in dispute resolution and public law, states Chambers Europe.


Representing 24 Estonian municipalities in high-profile constitutional disputes against the Republic of Estonia concerning the lawfulness of the administrative reform, i.e. forced mergers of municipalities. The ruling of the Supreme Court enabled several municipalities to evade a forced merger, i.e. to remain independent municipalities.

Representing private individuals and local governments in disputes regarding planning and construction law, including representing Ülenurme municipality government in a dispute regarding the dismissal of the order for refusal to initiate a detailed plan, and representing Albatrek in challenging the comprehensive plan of Tartu’s city centre.

Advising and representing the University of Tartu on various issues and disputes concerning employment law.

Advising Eesti Kalatootjate Keskühistu on various issues.

Advising private individuals on applying for state benefits and benefits from the European Union in the field of agriculture and rural development, benefits of the European Fisheries Fund and organisation of markets, as well as in disputes in this area.

Advising and representing private individuals in disputes regarding the abandonment of restrictions on nature reserves, the exchange of land containing a nature conservation object or acquisition of the state.


2017 Administrative Law Commission of Estonian Bar Association
2005 Estonian Bar Association


Since 2017 Senior Associate, law firm TGS Baltic (formerly VARUL)
2016–2017 Senior Associate, law firm VARUL
2008–2016 Senior Associate, law firm Glimstedt (formerly Glimstedt Straus & Partnerid)
20072008 Associate, law firm Glimstedt Straus & Partnerid
2005–2007 Associate, law firm Bachmann & Partnerid
2005 Lawyer, law firm Bachmann & Partnerid
1999–2005 Human Resources Lawyer, University of Tartu


2014 University of Tartu, Faculty of Economy, Financial Management, MBA
2005 University of Tartu, Faculty of Law, mag. iur.
1999 University of Tartu, Faculty of Law, BA