Tarmo is founder and partner at law firm RASK and one of the most sought-after experts in Estonia in resolving legal issues related to disputes and insolvency. Tarmo often represents clients in complex litigation and has a wealth of experience in competition, state aid and public procurement. At the same time, Tarmo is a valued solicitor on intellectual property and IT matters.

Through his 13 years of experience, Tarmo has represented clients in large-scale litigation cases, many of which have established precedents in the field. Tarmo has advised clients in both civil and administrative matters, as well as intellectual property and financial crime.

As a recognized expert in the field of insolvency, Tarmo cooperates on a daily basis with leading Estonian trustees of bankruptcy, who welcome Tarmo’s competence in solving complex bankruptcy disputes. He is also a member of the Estonian Chamber of Bailiffs and Trustees in Bankruptcy and the European insolvency expert group, INSOL Europe.

Tarmo has participated in the preparation and validation of the legal analysis of various major investment projects in Estonia (e.g. Rail Baltic, Est-For biorefinery factory), with considerable knowledge of the legal problems and competition law risks involved in cooperation projects between Estonia and the European Union.

Tarmo’s expertise is acknowledged by The Legal 500, an international overview of the legal market. Clients highlight Tarmo’s dedication, agility and fast and constructive analytical skills in stressful situations.

Tarmo Peterson

Partner, Attorney-at-Law




  • since 2012, Partner and Attorney-at-Law, RASK Attorneys-at-Law
  • 2004–2012, Lawyer, Attorney, Attorney-at-Law, VARUL Law Office


  • 2008 Faculty of Law of the University of Amsterdam, course in EU commercial law, L.L.M
  • 2004 Faculty of Law of the University of Tartu, MA


  • Estonian, English