` Egon Talur | COBALT

Egon Talur

Partner / Estonia


Egon Talur is a Partner at COBALT Estonia heading our Tax and IP-IT teams. As a legal professional with over two decades of experience, he has a lot of knowledge and a dynamic approach to a range of legal matters, including corporate taxation, tax litigation, Intellectual Property (IP), Information Technology (IT), Data Protection related matters, and more.

Egon has successfully guided our clients through an array of tax matters, from facilitating M&A transactions to orchestrating strategic restructuring and reorganization of corporate and business structures. Day-to-day tax concerns are his specialty.

For over 20 years Egon has strengthened his skillset to represent clients in tax audit proceedings and tax litigation, resulting in high expertise in crafting effective tax dispute strategies. This has proven invaluable in delivering favorable outcomes for our clients.

Egon has led several data protection audits and compliance projects for our clients in addition to managing several data protection disputes and proceedings with Data Protection Inspectorate. Egon is also experienced in IP asset structuring and related contract drafting.


  • Chambers Europe, Tax, Ranked Lawyer, Band 1 – 2022 / 2023 / 2024
  • The Legal 500, IP, IT and Telecoms, Leading Individual – 2023 / 2024
  • The Legal 500, Tax, Leading Individual – 2019 / 2020 / 2021 / 2022 / 2023 / 2024


  • Estonian, English

Membership & education

  • Chairman of the Tax Law Committee of the Estonian Bar Association (2018)
  • Member of the Tax Law Committee of the Estonian Bar Association (2014)
  • Estonian International Fiscal Association (IFA) (2007)
  • Estonian Bar Association (2006)
  • Master of Arts in Law (M.A.), University of Tartu, Faculty of Law, Estonia (2003)

    AS Terminal defends its rights in the liquid fuel market regarding violations committed by Olerex

    Mirova invests in Baltic Storage Platform, a joint venture between Corsica Sole and Evecon

    Via3L Spedition OÜ won in court against firm’s former managers

    VKG sold VKG Elektrivõrgud to Baltcap

    Binalyze raised 19 million dollars in a Series A financing round

    The majority shareholder of Hansab sells its majority stake to BaltCap

    COBALT advised Mirova Energy Transition 5 S.L.P on signing a contract with renewable energy developer Evecon OÜ

    COBALT advised the sale of district heating network company VKG Soojus to Gren

    COBALT advises Neo Performance Materials Inc. upon development of magnet manufacturing plant in Estonia

    COBALT advises MEKO on the acquisition of Koivunen

    COBALT advised Zurich Insurance Group on acquiring AlphaChat

    COBALT advised IBM on reorganization for separation of Kyndryl regarding Baltic jurisdictions

    COBALT advised AS Green Marine on obtaining an excise warehouse license

    COBALT advised Swedbank on evaluating structural changes at the Baltic level

    COBALT advised Hansab Group on selling their stake in Moya OÜ

    COBALT advised Luminor, Nordea and DNB on closing transaction with Blackstone

    COBALT advised shareholders of TMB Group on selling a major part of its business to Consolis

    COBALT advised Luminor on cross-border merger

    COBALT advised European Diversified Infrastructure Fund II on investment in Utilitas, leading private Estonian energy group

    COBALT advised shareholders of TMB Group on selling its business to Consolis Group

    COBALT advised Luminor on obtaining ECB approval for cross-border merger in the Baltics

    COBALT advised Port of Tallinn on its IPO and listing on Nasdaq Tallinn Stock Exchange

    COBALT advised AS Helmes on launching their option program

    COBALT advises Luminor on reorganising its management structure

    COBALT advised AS Gildhall on sale of Marienthal commercial centre in Tallinn

    COBALT advised Ambient Sound Investment on sale of Ecofleet Holding

    COBALT advised Yliopiston Apteekki OY on selling its pharmacy chain

    COBALT advised Baltic Horizon Fund on acquiring Piirita shopping centre

    COBALT advised Didi Chuxing on investment in Estonian-based transport app Taxify

    COBALT advises Change Ventures on fund formation as well as on their first investments

    COBALT advises the sale of successful start-up Teleport

    COBALT advised AS TMB, one of the largest manufacturers of concrete elements in the Baltics, on its acquisition of Betonimestarit-Group

    COBALT advised Estonian founders of Teleport on set-up and seed financing

    We are driven by your recognition

    The ‘strong practice’ is led by the ‘highly recommended and very knowledgeable’ Egon Talur, who also routinely represents clients in tax audit proceedings and in contentious tax matters.
    The Legal 500 2018, Tax