Specialist Counsel / Estonia

Lembit Tedder, a Senior Associate, co-heads the White Collar practice group at COBALT Estonia.

Lembit specializes in protecting and representing businesses in connection with white collar crime. He has expertise in criminal law, criminal proceedings and misdemeanour proceedings. White collar crimes are often related to civil disputes, and Lembit has extensive experience in advising clients in bankruptcy proceedings.

In criminal matters, Lembit has represented and advised clients both as victims and as suspects, with extensive experience in issues involving money laundering, embezzlement, breach of trust, unauthorized use of trade secrets and cartel cases, as well as in related internal investigations.

In civil matters, Lembit has focused on complex business disputes and is able to see a variety of alternative solutions to achieving desired client goals based on diverse and long-term practice.

Estonian, English, German, Russian

Education & membership
  • 2013 Master of Arts in Law (MA), University of Tartu, Faculty of Law, Estonia
  • 2012 Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences (BA), law, University of Tartu, Faculty of Law, Estonia
  • 2014 Estonian Bar Association
  • 2014 Estonian Young Lawyersʾ Association
  • 2014 The European Law Studentsʾ Association (alumnus)
  • 2013 The European Law Studentsʾ Association

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"He is resilient, with great argumentation skills and he consistently assists us with out-of-the-box creative solutions. He is focused on finding the most beneficial solution for us."
Tarmo Karotam, Fund Manager, Chairman of the Management Board, Baltic Horizon