RASK represents St John’s School in negotiations over construction contract for new school building with Merko Ehitus.


RASK represented St John’s School in negotiating a construction contract for a new school building with one of the largest contractors in the Baltics - Merko Ehitus. RASK partner Timo Kullerkupp consulted the client in drafting the contract and all circumstances related to the planned construction work. Timo also represented the client in negotiating the terms of the contract.

The new building at St John’s School will be erected in the Nõmme district of Tallinn. Designed by SKAD Architects, it has an estimated cost of 5,6 million euros. According to the agreement, the school building will have one level above ground and one underground; it will house classrooms, gyms, a library, café and canteen, and a church with a sacristy. Streets, paths, squares and playgrounds will be built around the school.

RASK will continue to represent the client until the building is properly completed.

St John’s School Foundation is a private basic school in Tallinn, founded in 2013. The school currently has 335 students. With admissions into first grade, two new classes are added every year.

Merko Ehitus AS, listed on the NASDAQ Tallinn stock exchange, is one of the largest construction and real estate groups in the region, comprising Merko Ehitus Eesti AS, Merks SIA in Latvia, Merko Statyba UAB in Lithuania and Peritus Entreprenør AS in Norway.