About us

Law Firm Glikman Alvin is one of the oldest law firms in Estonia, whose experience in dispute settlement and everyday advising for transactions and undertakings spans generations and whose qualifications and experience are a quality guarantee even in the event of the most extensive and complex transactions and disputes.

Our team has evolved with the help of various well-known and esteemed experts in the Estonian legal services landscape. Attorney-at-Law Aleksander Glikman has practiced as a dispute attorney for over 65 years and has been a renowned and successful litigator throughout his career, earning the deep respect of not only clients, but also judges and legal scholars.

Our ranks have been enriched by long-practicing attorneys-at-law Simon S. Levin (1928-2008) and Helgi Alvin (1929-1996).

Our team also includes several talented representatives of the younger generation. Paul Keres is considered a top attorney of the new generation. He has made himself a name in various groundbreaking court disputes that have attracted the attention of society at large. Partner Priit Raudsepp is highly esteemed owing to his wealth of practical experience in tax law.

Law Firm Glikman Alvin is one of the most recognised Estonian law firms at the international level, earning praise from independent international databases such as Chambers & Partners and Legal 500.

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Vision and values

Experience

The experience that is generations long, experience in all possible transactions, disputes, court proceedings, legal fields, etc.

Professionality

Competence at the highest possible level; clients can rely on the quality of our service; we are accurate and correct; we offer our clients full service and comprehensive advise; our lawyers are specialized on their fields and therefore effective.

Reliability

We are loyal to colleagues and clients; we care about our colleagues and clients also outside the work assignments and projects; we have a personal approach in customer relations and we are flexible; we are dignified and ethical.

Cohesion

Our corporation is united, caring for each other and trusting each other; we care for our colleagues; we are healthy and cheerful.

Dedication

 We are always self-developing; we are aiming for the role of an opinion leader; all of us have made an input in improving the reputation and performance of the office.

distinctions

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Mariko Rukholm

board member

Law Office GLIKMAN ALVIN has been our partner in providing legal services since 2012. Law Office GLIKMAN ALVIN offers us legal advice in difficult legal matters and represents our interests in court. 

Services provided by Law Office GLIKMAN ALVIN have so far been always very professional, efficient and meeting our expectations. Even though the price level of the office in hourly cost is somewhat higher than the market’s average, the final price of the service will be satisfactory, as compared to main competition, as the time expenditure of Law Office GLIKMAN ALVIN seems to be smaller. The price level is also justified by the high quality of the services provided. 

Because of that, we recommend Law Office GLIKMAN ALVIN.


Allan Ilves

board member

We have used the company in various areas since 2014. They were quick both in responding and also giving the solution.

Priit Raudsepp has great industry knowledge and is very business-minded. 

We value confidentiality more than anything, but these clients have exceptionally agreed to publish their feedback.

Aleksander Glikman

Partner, adviser

AWARDS

CHAMBERS GLOBAL JA CHAMBERS EUROPE

Chambers & Partners notes that our court team is led by one of the most remarkable court lawyers in Estonia – Leon Glikman. “Glikman’s expertise in cases related to insolvency is highly appreciated. His practice is specialized on insolvency and he represents clients in civil, administrative and criminal matters. The team of Law Office Glikman & Partnerid represents clients often in national and international arbitration disputes and in procedures of resolving alternative disputes.” Chambers & Partners recognizes personally partners Leon Glikman, Ain Alvin and Paul Keres. 

LEGAL 500

Legal 500 considers us as one of the leading law offices in Estonia in fields of commercial law, M&A, law of the European Union, competition law, disputes, real estate , banking and insolvency. Legal 500 recognizes personally partners Leon Glikman, Ain Alvin and Priit Raudsepp.

CORPORATE INTL

Corporate INTL names the office of Glikman Alvin as the best in commercial law, competition law and arbitration in Estonia. Corporate INTL also refers to GLIKMAN ALVIN as one of the best offices to solve the legal disputes of “white-collar” crimes in Estonia. 

ESTONIAN BAR ASSOCIATION

Estonian Bar Association has given attorney-at-law Leon Glikman the title of The Lawyer of the Year in 2000.