Corporate Our corporate law practice is extensive and diversified. We are able to provide full legal support on corporate law matters from the early ' start-up' phase including assistance to the entrepreneur on the advisable form of business, design of an effective organizational and management structure of the company as well as the arranging of [...]
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Litigation and Arbitration Our practice a covers a broad spectrum of both domestic and international commercial litigation and arbitration matters. We have demonstrated the ability to deal with complex and high profile cases, while maintaining particular strength in dispute resolution that requires knowledge and application of international law. The firm is actively involved in settling [...]
Mergers and Acquisitions In the dynamic and progressive post soviet Latvian economy the area of mergers & acquisitions is taking an ever increasing part of our law practice. We are experienced in handling comprehensive legal due diligence, designing legally efficient transactional structures in view of local regulatory and tax considerations, drafting and negotiating of transactional [...]
Taxation We consider providing competent tax law advice as an integral aspect of our corporate and general business practice. In structuring any particular transaction or drafting a contract we take into consideration relevant tax implications and do preliminary planning, to legally minimize likely tax exposure for our clients. We counsel on issues of taxation of [...]
Succession Our family law practice is mainly on the property relations, such as marriage contracts, matrimonial property distribution, alimony and child nutrition funding, as well as issues that arise in an international context and are linked to private international law interpretation and application of, inter alia, with aliens marriages divorce rules. Office succession law practice [...]
Liquidation and Bankruptcy Insolvency law practice at our firm covers matters of general corporate as well as specially regulated credit institution insolvency and bankruptcies. We presently counsel and assist in such areas as insolvency administration, creditor protection, judicial proceedings in insolvency cases, defence against malicious insolvency fillings, insolvency restructuring, recuperation arrangements by the creditors and [...]
Competition We advise our clients in all the key aspects of the regulatory framework for competition and practices, including with respect to mergers, unfair competition, dominant position, agreements between market participants. We represent major international companies, helping to structure their local business and market activities in accordance with the Latvian certain fair competition threading requirements, [...]
Projects & Procurements In the challenging and frequently complex Latvian business and legal environment our lawyers provide counselling and assistance with the design and implementation of demanding and complex projects. Many new and exciting ventures involve direct foreign investment and international joint ventures in sectors of the Latvia national economy such as energy, communications, municipal [...]
Intellectual Property Our staff includes a certified patent and trademark attorney which allows us to formally represent our clients' interests in the Latvian Patent and Trademark Office on matters of patent and trademark registration and appeals. We have valuable practical experience in relation to complex judicial proceedings involving intellectual property rights. This includes representing well [...]
Environmental We are advise our clients on various aspects of environmental regulations, including legal due diligence on environmental exposure, regulatory compliance and licensing of environmentally sensitive activities, application of international conventions on environmental issues, civil and criminal liability resulting from environmental legislation, maritime pollution, environmental tax obligations and incentives. Environmental issues are important worldwide and [...]