Founded in 1998, today MALSCO is first tier legal firm within shipping and transport in Estonia.

We offer cross-border services and advise daily all key players in the field – ship owners, managers, ship builders, ports, port agents, insurers, insurance brokers, financial institutions, freight forwarders and brokers.

MALSCO is a member of the Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Our main practise areas are:

Maritime law:

  • Ship sale and purchase
  • Registration of seagoing vessels and pleasure craft
  • Ship finance
  • Insurance
  • Charter parties
  • Towing and salvage
  • Ship construction
  • Maritime employment
  • Ship arrest and forced sale
  • Survey and valuation of ships and other floating means
  • Maritime market researches and risk assessment


  • General legal advising
  • Asset recovery
  • Representation before public authorities, litigation and arbitration
  • Registration of companies in Estonia and various other  jurisdictions
  • Corporate restructuring
  • Tenders (public, private, local and cross-border)
  • Tax and customs
  • Real estate and construction
  • Insolvency law
  • Legal translations (Estonian, English, Russian)

Transport law:

  • Carriage of goods
  • Forwarding
  • Warehousing
  • Insurance
  • Surveys