At today’s sitting, the Riigikogu appointed Kalev Saare as a justice of the Supreme Court on the proposal of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Villu Kõve. He will assume office from 1 December 2019.
In the opinion of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Kalev Saare is an experienced and recognised lawyer whose professional experience as a sworn advocate and associate professor of civil law at the School of Law allow him to contribute significantly to the work of the Civil Chamber of the Supreme Court and the further development of Estonian civil law.
Saare’s professional activity started in 1996 at law office “Lepik & Luhaäär” where he worked as a lawyer. From 2005 until now, Saare has been working as a sworn advocate at law office COBALT (former business name Law Office “Lepik & Luhaäär”, Law Office LAWIN). In addition, since Saare started work at the University of Tartu in 2003, he has contributed to the drawing up and development of the general part of civil law, and later also to the subject course on company law. Saare has also participated in the preparation of important research publications.
68 members of the Riigikogu voted in favour of the Resolution of the Riigikogu “Appointment of Kalev Saare as a Justice of the Supreme Court” (43 OE), and there was one abstention.
Video recordings of the sittings of the Riigikogu can be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/riigikogu.
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