Annika Peetsalu (former Jaanson) is the Managing Associate and co-head of COBALT’s Estonian restructuring and insolvency and arbitration practice area, being one of the most experienced professionals in the field.
She has advised companies who are undergoing reorganization and creditors in different complex insolvency proceedings in recovering their claims. Annika further advises companies in complicated economic disputes in national courts and both in national and international arbitration courts.
Annika’s work in advising distressed companies has helped to turn around businesses of national importance and save jobs. Her work has influenced the legal practice in the field of insolvency law, helping to interpret the law and trigger amendments in the legislation.
In addition, Annika has experience working in the position of Head of Legal at an international fintech company, advising mainly some of the group’s foreign subsidiaries.
Additionally, she is a member of the Estonian Bar Association’s Insolvency Committee since 2020.
- Estonian, English
Membership & education
- Member of the Estonian Bar Association (2011)
- Member of the Estonian Bar Association’s Insolvency Committee (2020)
- MA, University of Tartu, Faculty of Law, Estonia (2010)
- Université de Savoie, France (2009)
- University of Salzburg, Summer University on European Private Law (2007)
COBALT advises Nelja Energia´s subsidiary VV Tuulepargid in a dispute with Tradco B.V. in the Arbitration Court of the International Chamber of Commerce
COBALT advises Finnish private equity fund KJK Sports in shareholder disputes concerning Tahe Outdoors
COBALT advised Technobalt Holding in E-Profiil reorganization proceedings, bankruptcy proceedings, and E-Profiil shareholder disputes
COBALT represents creditors Orlen Eesti in the reorganization proceedings of Lindaliinid