Criminal law

We protect you in criminal proceedings

We protect you from groundless accusations and help to protect your honour and good name. If you are a victim, we help you to achieve justice and a satisfactory outcome.


More than 20 years of experience

since 2006

Member of the Estonian
Bar Association

Stand up for your rights and protect yourself effectively

Restrictions on personal rights and freedoms during criminal investigations are so excessive that they can destroy the suspect's personal life, career and sometimes health.

Fight for freedom, fight for what is rightfully yours, and use all legal means and mechanisms to do so.

Criminal law

Our law office use all means permitted by law for maximum protection of the interests of the suspect or the defendant, from the start of the proceedings to the resolution.

Our services

Defence during pre-trial investigation and trial
We file complaints to the European Court of Human Rights
We handle misdemeanour proceedings
We defend clients in other jurisdictions
We protect clients in case of tax crimes
We represent defendants

Proportion of criminal cases 2019-2022

Proportion of criminal cases 2019-2022

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The conduct of the suspect from the first minutes of the investigation can influence the further course of the case and the prosecution.

We have extensive experience in the field of law enforcement, both in the most complex processes and in ordinary criminal cases. We have achieved acquittals and successfully defended our customers in other forms. We also defend clients abroad, for example, in the European Court of Human Rights.

  1. We represent the suspect or the defendant in court
  2. We prepare statements of claim in the framework of criminal proceedings
  3. We file pleas for compensation for damage, including moral damage


We help to achieve justice and receive lawful compensation. The lawyer will draw up the necessary documents to represent your interests and accompany you in all instances until the ruling takes effect.

  1. We represent the interests of the victim in court
  2. We prepare pleas in the framework of criminal proceedings
  3. We draw up pleas for compensation for damage, including moral damage

How we work

Оказываем качественную юридическую поддержку организациям и индивидуальным клиентам на каждом этапе процесса.

Civil or Administrative Proceedings

Step 1
Initial study of the case

The client describes the nature of the problem openly, presenting all the relevant information without distortion. The lawyer analyses the information received, examines the documents and gives a preliminary assessment of the prospects for resolving the case.

Step 2
Entering into the agreement

The client is provided an overview to potential risks, a price offer is presented to the client and, upon acceptance of the offer, the law firm enters into a contract with the client. If the lawyer refuses to handle the case, the contract is not concluded and the lawyer's work is limited to examining the documentation and advising the client.

Step 3
Development of defence tactics

The client and the lawyer hold meetings and consultations with the aim of developing defense tactics or position to protect the client's interests.

Step 4
Protecting the client's interests

The lawyer accompanies the client, defends the client or represents the client's interests in accordance with the contract. The client shall make the payment provided for in the contract.

Criminal Proceedings

Step 1
Initial study of the case

The lawyer will make the initial study of the case and conducts preliminary interview with the client, relatives or other interested parties.

Step 2
Entering into the contract

The lawyer assesses the facts of the case and decides whether to participate in the proceedings as a defense counsel. If the client is detained or in custody, an appointment with the client will be arranged after the contract is signed.

Step 3
Developing defense tactics

After communicating with the client and getting acquainted with the situation, the counsel draws up defense tactic and performs other necessary procedural acts.

Step 4
Working with case materials

If necessary, the counsel submits an application to the court to supplement the relevant case information.

Step 5
Preparation of the statement of defense

If the client chooses the general procedure, a statement of defence shall be drawn up after the charges have been heard. If the client chooses the simplified procedure, the statement of defense is not required.

Step 6
Judicial protection

The case goes to court, the defense of the client is arranged in court.

Our team

We have a professional team that ensures the provision of high-quality legal assistance.

  • Vladimir Sadekov
    Vladimir Sadekov

    attorney-at-law, managing partner

    +372 5188 763

  • Aleksei Vassiljev
    Aleksei Vassiljev


    +372 515 0782

  • Maria Abramenkova
    Maria Abramenkova


  • Marina Smirnova
    Marina Smirnova


  • Evelin Orav
    Evelin Orav


  • Aleksandra Lilu
    Aleksandra Lilu

    accountant, tax consultant

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We all know that in case of serious illness it is best to consult a doctor. However, in complex legal problems, many people try to solve them on their own and thus further aggravate their situation. This scepticism has its roots in our historical context and cultural peculiarities.

Let us dispel these doubts and answer some frequently asked questions:

  1. The lawyer has not created your problem, but will certainly do everything in one’s power to achieve a favorable solution for you.
  2. Our lawyers work only for your benefit.
  3. The sooner you contact the law firm the better as it allows to formulate defensive tactics in the early stage and avoid possible procedural errors.

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