Jaan is an experienced commercial lawyer specialising in the full range of private corporate work including mergers, acquisitions, MBOs and joint ventures. With over two decades of experience in his field and multiple recognitions by the Legal 500, Jaan is frequently commended for his intellect and rapport with clients.
Jaan advises clients on their corporate structures and activities, with particular expertise in drafting, negotiating and advising on all types of commercial transactions covering matters including:
- Terms and conditions
- International trade
- IT contracts
- IP exploitation
Throughout his career, Jaan has worked on a number of high value and high profile matters including:
- Structuring a £100m auction process for the sale of a new media company to UK and US bidders
- Liaising with various global print and online media outlets, including the BBC and the Daily Telegraph
- Developing an IP rights exploitation strategy
Jaan has been recognised as a true leader in his field, appearing in Legal 500 for commercial contracts in 2017, 2018, and 2020.
Jaan qualified as a solicitor in 1997, following which he worked for a number of London law firms, one international.
Jaan holds an MBA from Oxford University.
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