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Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns

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Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns

Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns offers a blend of banking, securities and capital markets expertise to a notable international corporate client base. It has been instructed on a number of equity raisings, and assisted Bank Citadele on a €40m unsecured subordinated bond issuance and on the subsequent listing of the bonds. Māris Vainovskis, whose expertise extends to debt restructuring, commodities and securities law, led the team advising Latvian Shipping on a secondary fund raising via a new share issue.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns

At Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns, Māris Vainovskis and Toms Puriņš jointly head the team, which counts Vitol Group, Norvik Bank and Samsung Electronics Baltics among its clients. It undertakes a range of acquisition and investment work and continues to act for RB Rail on a multibillion-euro joint venture of Latvian, Lithuanian and Estonian companies on the construction of a high-speed rail line from Tallinn to the Polish border.

Leading individuals

Māris Vainovskis - Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns

Eversheds Sutherland BitānsAgris Bitāns heads a department that takes on high-value commercial, criminal, tax and public law disputes for corporate and government entities. Bitāns is acting for Seesam Insurance in several disputes totalling €500,000, and senior partner Ilze Kramiņa is acting for Euromin Holdings (Cyprus) in a challenging action against the FCMC in which €7.2m is at stake.

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Agris Bitāns - Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 2

Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns

Edijs Poga heads a team at Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns that handles all aspects of EU law, taking in compliance and merger control cases, and assisting clients with investigations before the LCC. It advises Samsung Electronics Baltics on ongoing competition matters, including compliance, and counts Bank Citadele, Adidas, Reverta and Lattelecom among its clients.

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Edijs Poga - Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns

Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns has a focus on contentious employment matters. Associate partner Māris Logins acted for Samsung Electronics Baltics in cases where employees challenged the termination of their employment.

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Māris Logins - Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns

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IP, IT and telecoms
IP, IT and telecoms - ranked: tier 2

Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns

Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns has wide-ranging experience in IP disputes, e-commerce issues, data protection and licensing. Inese Kalnāja-Zelča and senior associate Elīna Muciņa are advising Samsung Electronics Baltics on a range of IP and data protection matters; managing partner Agris Bitāns takes on a variety of contentious cases.

Next generation lawyers

Inese Kalnāja-Zelča - Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns

At Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns, Ilze Kramiņa leads the team, which includes senior associate Zanda Zaļuma and new hire Jānis Zuļķis. It is advising the City Development Department of Riga on a large-scale urban development, work that involves planning issues, construction regulations and infrastructure builds. In other work, it continues to advise on substantial infrastructure, commercial and residential buildings and real estate work. Girts Ruda has left the team for an in-house position.

Leading individuals

Ilze Kramiņa - Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns

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Shipping and transport
Shipping and transport - ranked: tier 2

Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns

Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns acts for a number of airlines, road and rail transportation clients and owners of port facilities. It assisted Ventspils Nafta Termināls with issues concerning transhipment of oil products and is acting for Turkish Airlines on a range of airline-specific and corporate matters. Senior partner Māris Vainovskis and Māris Logins jointly head the department.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns

Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns is acting for Latvian-Russian JV LatRosTrans on a VAT and excise tax dispute and continues to represent Samsung Electronics Baltics before the State Revenue Service in a number of disputes. Senior partner Māris Vainovskis and Ilze Kramiņa are recommended.

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