Pirkko-Liis Harkmaa is a partner at COBALT Estonia. She is leading lawyer in M&A and Advisory, where she is the team lead for Advisory matters, including general corporate and employment teams. She is also the head of the IP & IT and Regulatory Practise Group in Estonia. She has 17 years of experience in advising our firm’s local and international clients. She provides both day-to-day counselling, as well as assists clients in more extensive reorganization projects and cross-border transactions. She has assisted numerous local and international clients upon choosing the best solution for establishing a business in Estonia and upon setting up and operating these businesses. She is regularly advising clients from various industry sectors on matters related to relevant corporate, employment, regulatory, commercial and environmental law issues. Pirkko-Liis has been ranked by Chambers Europe in band 1 as a leading employment lawyer in Estonia. 

  • Employment - Chambers Europe 2014
  • Employment - Chambers & Partners 2016
  • Employment - Chambers Europe 2016
  • Employment - Chambers Europe 2017
  • Valodas
  • Estonian, English, Finnish, Russian
  • Izglītība un dalība organizācijās
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree, University of Georgia, U.S.A. (1998)
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) degree (equal to master’s degree qualifications), University of Tartu, Faculty of Law, Estonia (1997)
  • Ethics and Methodology Committee of the Estonian Bar Association (2009)
  • Member and Board Member of the European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA), (2008)
  • Estonian Bar Association (since 1998)