Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

Latvia

The Legal 500 Hall of Fame Icon The Legal 500 Hall of Fame highlights individuals who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence. The Hall of Fame highlights, to clients, the law firm partners who are at the pinnacle of the profession. In Europe, Middle East and Africa, the criteria for entry is to have been recognised by The Legal 500 as one of the elite leading lawyers for seven consecutive years. These partners are highlighted below and throughout the editorial.
Click here for more details

Latvia > Law firm and leading lawyer rankings

Editorial

Legal market overview

New legislation has been introduced after a series of money-laundering scandals were uncovered in ABLV Bank, Latvia’s third largest bank, which has since undergone forced liquidation. This was followed by a strengthening of laws and banks adopting stronger internal security processes to prevent further financial crime.

Across the banking landscape, the merger between Nordea and DNB has been the defining moment, causing a shake-up; however, traditional banking and lending services remain the same. Fintech companies continue to flourish and data protection services are in especially high demand, with several firms such as Deloitte Legal in Latvia offering this as a new practice to clients within their IP groups.

In the legal market, Primus, Attorneys at Law has merged with Estonia’s Dominas Derling to form the new pan-Baltic alliance Primus Derling, declaring this new partnership effective in September 2018. The 80-lawyer strong team, which spans four offices in all three Baltic countries, hopes to further its international reach. Leading firms EllexCobalt and Sorainen continue to win the lion’s share of the country’s major transactions.

at ya

International Law Firm Networks

International comparative guides

Giving the in-house community greater insight to the law and regulations in different jurisdictions.

Select Practice Area

GC Powerlist -
Europe

International Law Firm Networks

Press releases

The latest news direct from law firms. If you would like to submit press releases for your firm, send an email request to

Legal Developments in Latvia

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to

Press Releases worldwide

The latest news direct from law firms. If you would like to submit press releases for your firm, send an email request to