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Firms To Watch: Dispute resolution

Law Firm CersJurkāns continues to grow in the disputes space, and has recently been active in mandates ranging from debt collection and insolvencies, through to construction disputes. The team is led by experienced lawyers Olavs Cers and Jānis Jurkāns.

Dispute resolution in Latvia


The dispute resolution team at Cobalt is regularly at the forefront of high-profile disputes and arbitration cases before the domestic Constitutional Court and Supreme Court, as well as supranational courts, including the ECHR and CJEU. The team has expertise in the gamut of areas, from financial services, competition and commercial, to administrative, media and IP. The firm is also highly commended for its pro bono human rights disputes work. With more than 25 years of experience, practice head Lauris Liepa is particularly well regarded for his knowledge of constitutional matters. Sandija Novicka is experienced in tax matters, while managing partner Dace Silava–Tomsone is an expert in competition, real estate and construction disputes. Uģis Zeltiņš is also noted on the competition and EU front, while associate Maija Tipaine is active in debt and insurance disputes.

Practice head(s):

Lauris Liepa

Other key lawyers:

Sandija Novicka; Indriķis Liepa; Dace Silava-Tomsone; Uģis Zeltiņš; Mārtiņš Aljēns; Maija Tipaine


‘An excellent and reliable team. Pleasure to work with.’

‘Lauris Liepa is one of the most renowned and successful constitutional law attorneys in the field.’

Key clients

Baltic Container terminal

Glen Oil

Latvijas dzelzceļš VAS

Latvijas Televīzija VSIA

Médecins Sans Frontières


Riga International Airport


Signet Bank AS


Work highlights

  • Successfully represented several biogas power plants before the Constitutional Court in a case concerning specific requirements for the efficient use of thermal energy under mandatory procurement.
  • Successfully represented a client before the Constitutional Court, challenging national law provisions which do not provide for the right to file an application for the setting aside of arbitral awards before national courts.
  • Successfully represented SEB banka AS in a dispute with a former client for the recovery of €200,000 in damages.


Ellex‘s disputes team is regularly engaged in high-profile commercial and civil cases, with key areas of focus including financial, insurance, and white-collar crime disputes. The practice fields a sizeable, dedicated disputes team, which has experience acting for global corporates on cross-border Baltic and European cases. Daiga Zivtiņa chairs the practice, and is highly experienced in both litigation and arbitration. Ilga Gudrenika-Krebs is noted for construction and real estate disputes, while Anete Dimitrovska has expertise in claims relating to ESG and environmental standards. Irina Rozenšteina is recommended for cases involving tax and employment matters.

Practice head(s):

Daiga Zivtiņa

Other key lawyers:

Ilga Gudrenika-Krebs; Anete Dimitrovska; Irina Rozenšteina; Jevgēnijs Salims; Ints Skaldis


‘Noted for responsiveness.’

‘High-quality and fast answers.’

‘Issue resolution with overall visibility/overview from both a legal and business perspective.’

Key clients

Julianus Inkasso

Nafta LV

Bertas Nams







Coca Cola

Wittix UAB

Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG

Signet Bank


Verus Praedum (IKEA)


Work highlights

  • Represented BTA Baltic Insurance Company in a case before the CJEU where the court recognised regulation No.107 as non-compliant with EU Directive 2014/24.
  • Representing more than 2,500 local and international private investors in criminal, civil and insolvency proceedings relating to alleged fraud and embezzlement against major alternative investment platform Grupeer.com.
  • Representing professional debt collection company Intrum in three interrelated civil cases relating to the collection of a large amount of debt.

Eversheds Sutherland Bitans

Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns‘ dispute resolution practice is well versed in handling high-stake disputes, as evidenced by recent successes such as the firm's representation of REAP in a €142 million claim against Parex Bank’s former shareholders. The team is led by experienced litigator Agris Bitāns. Ilze Kramiņa is noted as an expert in construction, environmental, and other civil cases, such as debt recovery. Laura Daubure and Krista Caune are bring strengths in a range of contentious commercial and insolvency matters to the group.

Practice head(s):

Agris Bitāns

Other key lawyers:

Ginta Krūkle; Laura Daubure; Krista Caune; Ilze Kramiņa


‘The people and their expertise stand out.’

‘Ilze Kramiņa – experienced and responsible.’

‘Agris Bitāns is experienced and result orientated.’

‘The best law firm I’ve ever worked with.’

‘Agris Bitāns and Ginta Krūkle are professionals in their field, knowledgeable, responsive and interested in the work they are doing. I trust them because they do the best for their clients.’

Key clients

AS “Rietumu Banka”

SIA “REAP” (formerly – JSC Reverta (Parex Bank)

Compensa Vienna Insurance Group, ADB Latvia branch

BAA Riga

Salaspils Municipality Council

Rīgas Piena Kombināts JSC (subsidiary of Food Union Management)

Iļja Morozovs

SIA “LatRosTrans”

Work highlights

  • Represented REAP and Possessor in a €142m claim against Parex Bank’s former shareholders regarding civil liability for representations and warranties.
  • Successfully represented LatRosTrans in criminal proceedings regarding an incident which occurred in the Īslīce River in Viesturi Parish, where a large amount of diesel fuel leaked from an unauthorised connection to the oil product pipeline.
  • Representing Rietumu Banka Joint Stock company in administrative proceedings regarding the FCMC’s imposition of a €5.85m fine due to administrative infringements in the field of AML/CTF/CPF compliance.


Sorainen fields a large practice with expertise spanning the spectrum of commercial, corporate, and criminal cases, most notably white-collar crime and reputation management. The team is instructed by a diverse set of clients across the finance, real estate and construction, transportation, and employment sectors, and is strengthened by its ability to draw on other regional offices. Valts Nerets and Andris Tauriņš oversee the department; the former has expertise in cross-border arbitrations, as well as international trade and investment law, while the latter regularly handles IP and media disputes. Violeta Zeppa-Priedīte leads the white-collar crime sub-group, in which Agita Sprūde  is also a key contact. Katrīne Pļaviņa-Mika is highlighted for her work on government relations, EU law, and data privacy.

Practice head(s):

Valts Nerets; Andris Tauriņš

Other key lawyers:

Violeta Zeppa-Priedīte; Katrīne Pļaviņa-Mika; Agita Sprūde


‘All of Sorainen’s team have displayed incredible compassion, expertise and true empathy when it came to my legal matters. I’d say strengthwise their key capabilities would be speed, attention to detail, expertise and availability. I consider their team and practices to be of the highest quality one can obtain.’

‘So far, Violeta Zeppa-Priedīte has always been able to provide me with a plan A, B and C, and together we decide what’s the best angle of approach in on our ongoing case. I truly can say that I fully trust her opinion and experience in the industry.’

‘A very good team. Works quickly and qualitatively. I am very pleased to cooperate.’

‘Agita Sprūde is a very competent lawyer. All tasks are completed within the promised time, with high quality and everything is explained very well.’

‘Sorainen is our trusted advisor, and we have worked with them since the very beginning. The litigation strategy that they have developed for us is practical and efficient and has allowed us to resolve multiple disputes per year without much effort.’

‘Agita Sprūde is our go-to person in all matters. She and her team handle things efficiently. What we especially appreciate is how our long-term interests and board liability matters are considered and handled without having the need to mention them.’

‘Sorainen has a professional team that always conducts in-depth research on legal issues and provides the client with quality assignment results. Tasks are completed on time and professional support is always provided without delay. Cooperation is of high value and specialists from the Sorainen team will be engaged for legal support as needed.’

‘They are professionals in their field. Legal documents made by Sorainen are made with high quality.’

Key clients

Van Ansem Participaties BV

Rail Baltica

Bolt Services

BITE Group

Citrus Solutions


E energija UAB

Latvian journalist Inga Spriņģe


Work highlights

  • Representing Van Ansem Participaties in an investment dispute with the Republic of Latvia.
  • Representing Primekss group company Primeteh in a court case against several building companies relating to alleged patent infringement.

TGS Baltic

TGS Baltic fields a specialised and diversified disputes team, which is especially active in its representation of public sector bodies, notably in public procurement and debt recovery cases. The team also has expertise in energy, real estate and construction-related disputes, with further capacities covering white-collar crime, sports, and private wealth disputes. With over 40 years’ experience, Ivars Grunte is hugely experienced in both litigation and arbitration, as is seasoned practitioner Sandis Petrovičs. Real estate practice head Linda Štrause and energy practice co-head Agnese Hartpenga bring strength in disputes concerning their respective areas of expertise to the deparment. Zane Sedlova and Artis Kļaviņš are also notable contacts, with expertise in EU law and criminal disputes, respectively.

Practice head(s):

Ivars Grunte

Other key lawyers:

Sandis Petrovičs; Linda Štrause; Agnese Hartpenga; Artis Kļaviņš; Elīza Siliņa; Zane Sedlova


‘TGS Baltic Law Firm is, in our opinion, one of the leading providers of legal assistance in the entire market. The legal team is responsive and goal-oriented, which ensures the fastest possible result. Every situation is handled professionally to achieve the most beneficial solution for the client.’

‘Punctual and precise in any dispute.’

‘The work ethic of Ivars Grunte, Sandis Petrovičs, Linda Štrause and Agnese Hartpenga and their ability to find solutions to even the most complex situations using excellent strategic planning skills should definitely be highlighted.’


Key clients

Insolvent AS PNB Banka

Latvenergo AS

Valsts Nekustamie Īpašumi

JSC SE “Baltic International Bank”

Flebomedika SIA

LDZ Cargo SIA, AS Latvijas dzelzceļš

Rīgas Dzirnavnieks AS

Riga City Council

Latvijas sabiedriskais autobuss SIA

Mastercard Europe

Sadales tīkls AS

University of Latvia


Winergy SIA

PNB Assets SIA

Enersense SIA (Empower SIA )

Work highlights

  • Representing AS Latvenergo in a dispute against SIA Elektro Bizness regarding non-compliance with the provisions of a natural gas trade agreement.
  • Represented the Ministry of Finance, as the owner, and Valsts nekustamie īpašumi, as the manager of the state-owned real estate, in criminal and civil proceedings relating to a fire at Riga Castle during reconstruction and renovation work.
  • Representing JSC SE Baltic International Bank in court proceedings against Latvijas Banka and European Central Bank relating to the withdrawal of the bank’s licence and closure of the bank.


VILGERTS' dispute resolution practice has experience acting for a mix of financial services providers, corporates, and governmental bodies. The team has a strong track record in public and private sector contractual disputes, with expertise extending across the real estate and construction, transportation, insurance, and employment spheres, among others. Jānis Kubilis leads the litigation and disputes team with a focus on civil liability matters across a range of sectors. M&A and corporate expert Gints Vilgerts is another key contact, as is Julija Jerneva, who has considerable expertise in cases involving EU, competition and compliance law. At the associate level, Anda Staltmane is recommended.

Practice head(s):

Jānis Kubilis

Other key lawyers:

Gints Vilgerts; Jūlija Jerņeva; Anda Staltmane


‘They are fast and efficient.’

‘They work efficiently and understand the exact needs of the client.’

‘Jānis Kubilis is very professional and thorough in his approach when handling cases.’

Key clients

B40 Magic SIA

Baltic Partners SIA

Baltijas Sporta Auto (Porsche) SIA


Capital AS


Compagnie Française d’Assurance pour le Commerce Extérieur (Coface)



Dinotrans SIA

East Capital Real Estate AS

Egis Rail S.A.

Estera Development SIA

GroGlass SIA

If P & C Insurance AS


Livonia Partners SIA

Merks SIA

MGM Mondo del Vino S.p.A.

Mikrotīkls SIA

Patollo SIA

Riga City Real Estate Department

SmartLynx Airlines SIA

State Environmental Service

Tele2 SIA

Work highlights

  • Representing If P&C Insurance AS in its €2m dispute concerning a submitted insurance claim as a result of fire damage.
  • Representing Air Baltic Corporation AS in its €15m dispute against Investbank.
  • Representing SIA Merks in a €2.6m dispute with the Salaspils County municipality concerning unilateral withdrawal from an agreement for the construction of a pre-school educational institution building.


FORT is particularly active in disputes regarding administrative, constitutional, and commercial law, as well as those relating to real estate. The practice’s clients range from large corporates to regulatory bodies. Since research concluded, Sandis Bertaitis, Arturs Caics, Mara Bertaite and Laura Baumane departed to WALLESS.


‘They can quickly identify the main issues of the case which helps in producing the desired outcome.’

‘Flexible approach and desire to satisfy the client’s request in a short time and with the best quality.’

Key clients

The Parliament of the Republic of Latvia

Bank of Latvia

Road Transport Administration

Cityparks Latvija



Convergen Energy Latvia

Cesu alus


Mobility Latvia (Europcar)

Work highlights

  • Represented the Saeima in several constitutional proceedings concerning state budget financing for the political parties, the minimum income threshold, and higher education services.
  • Represented the Road Transport Administration in disputes concerning the requirements of a public procurement in the field of national passenger services, amendments to the agreements concluded within the procurement, and compensation for losses incurred due to unfavourable procurement results.
  • Represented Cityparks Latvija in a dispute with the Consumer Rights Protection Centre regarding the terms and conditions of short-term parking services.

Kronbergs Cukste Levin

Kronbergs Cukste Levin has a strong track record across the disputes space, ranging from cases with a nexus to the banking and energy sectors, to construction-related cases. Recently, the firm has been engaged in a number of high-impact cases for key players in the financial services sector; the practice has played a central role in disputes arising from the liquidation of ABLV bank. Team lead Vineta Čukste–Jurjeva has over 20 years’ experience practicing Latvian and European law, with specialisms in civil and administrative litigation. Kristine Sakarne is experienced in corporate and property litigation. Valters Kronbergs and Madara Smalkā are further seasoned litigators to note.

Practice head(s):

Vineta Čukste–Jurjeva

Other key lawyers:

Valters Kronbergs; Kristine Sakarne; Madara Smalkā; Undine Ziberga


‘For over three years, the firm has provided us with clear, professional, and practical legal advice 24/7 on various issues.’

‘Excellent communication, effective actions with clear understanding of the possible impact on the situation.’

‘Vineta Čukste-Jurjeva is an excellent practitioner who really goes above and beyond for her clients, with strategical thinking about the organisation, strength and opportunities in the long term and always achieving the outcome which the clients were looking for.’

Key clients

European Central Bank

Ablv Bank under Liquidation

The Payment House

Skonto Būve



Pasažieru vilciens (Passenger rail)

Sun Finance




TET (Lattelecom)

Daugavas Stadions

Spanish citizens v. BTA insurance



Impressio Group

Piena Trading Business

The Payment House

Mara Adams

Alberto Lenzi

UAB Flaminia

OU Paljassaare Laevaremont

Work highlights

  • Serving as litigation defence counsel for one of the big four professional services firms in a claim by the administrator of a liquidated bank.
  • Representing construction company Skonto Buve in a cartel case.
  • Represent Polish industrial glass manufacturer Glassbel in litigation concerning a claim for faulty glass installation in two high rise towers in Riga.


Pan-Baltic firm WALLESS remains active in the region’s major litigations and arbitrations. The firm has recently seen key mandates in the construction, transportation and banking spaces. The team is also well versed in debt recovery claims, as well as disputes pertaining to insurance. Practice head Aivars Lošmanis has experience in commercial and civil disputes. Konstantīns Teļakovs is particularly skilled in insurance and liability disputes, and has further expertise in banking and finance, tax, and compliance cases. Zane Bormane is also noted for her work in employment-related disputes, as well as those with a nexus to IT and technology. In early 2024, the practice expanded following the recruitment of Sandis Bertaitis' team from FORT.

Practice head(s):

Aivars Lošmanis

Other key lawyers:

Konstantīns Teļakovs; Zane Bormane; Sandis Bertaitis; Arturs Caics; Mara Bertaite; Laura Baumane


‘Their team is always dedicated to finding a solution which will work for your company’s issues. I think that they are an excellent team with a strong core and valuable experts, but they are also innovative and think more about the client’s needs.’

Key clients

Luminor Bank AS Latvijas filiāle

Edge Autonomy Riga, SIA

Šķiņķis Pētersons

Šķiņķis Pētersons is well regarded for its public and constitutional law competencies. The boutique firm has seen several recent engagements in the retail, sports, and real estate and construction sectors, with clients predominantly comprising governmental organisations and sizeable private companies. The team is led by duo Matīss Šķiņķis and Mārtiņš Pētersons who, between them, have extensive experience covering constitutional, public, administrative and human rights law.

Practice head(s):

Matīss Šķiņķis; Mārtiņš Pētersons

Other key lawyers:

Mārtiņš Daģis; Ilze Vadzīte

Key clients


Bolt services

Rimi Latvia

Rimi Latvia

Tavex (Tavid)

Trasta Komercbanka

Latvian Football Federation

Public Utilities Commission of Latvia

Rīgas karte


Work highlights

  • Successfully represented Rimi Latvia in a dispute against a neighbour, which ensured the opening of the Aleja shopping mall, as well as acting in a case concerning the issuance of a construction permit for another shopping mall in Ikskile.
  • Representing Rigas karte in court proceedings against the State Revenue Service regarding €9.9m worth of tax surcharges.
  • Representing Jeld-Wen Latvija in a case against the State Revenue Service regarding €7.5m worth of tax surcharges in a transfer pricing dispute.


LEADELL Vītols represents both corporates and individuals throughout the spectrum of corporate, employment, IP, insurance, and criminal cases, among others. The practice is well connected in the Pan-Baltic region and can draw on the strength of its offices in Estonia and Lithuania to assist with cross-border matters. Kārlis Vītols and Ilze Jankeviča jointly lead the team. Associate Jānis Meija often supports with corporate disputes, as well as those involving IP rights.

Practice head(s):

Kārlis Vītols; Ilze Jankeviča

Other key lawyers:

Jānis Meija


‘The firm stands out for being smart and decisive on which strategy to follow. The team shows its all round legal skills thoughout difficult cases, both being pragmatic as well as understanding on how to interprete unique situations.’

‘Kārlis Vītols – experienced, pragmatic and energetic, smart strategist, communicatively strong.’

‘Ilze Jankeviča is experienced, knows the letter of the law, strong in legal writing.’

Key clients

Amazonen Werke H. Dreyer GmbH & Co. KG

BTA Baltic Insurance Company

Merrild Baltics LLC

Mitek Industries AB filiāle “Mitek Baltic”

NAFA Europe B.V.

Swedbank Leasing

Work highlights

  • Representing Swedbank Leasing in debt recovery proceedings worth over €2m.
  • Representing NAFA Europe B.V. in civil, insolvency and criminal proceedings worth over €4m.
  • Representing Amazonen Werke H. Dreyer GmbH & Co. KG in proceedings and settlement negotiations regarding trade mark infringements.

NJORD Law Firm

NJORD Law Firm‘s dispute resolution department has experience spanning a wide spectrum of sectors, including insurance and transportation, and areas, including IP and insurance. White-collar crime and constitutional cases are also key for the firm. The team acts for a mix of individuals and corporations, both domestic and international. Sergejs Petrov leads the team, backed by an experienced group of associates. Anna Kosinska regularly handles on transport, IT, IP, and insurance-related mandates. Eduards Vaisla is active across civil, administrative and criminal litigation.

Practice head(s):

Sergejs Petrovs

Other key lawyers:

Anna Kosinska; Eduards Vais; Dmitri Kolesnikov


‘Njord’s practice is unique primarily due to its seamless blend of local expertise with a global perspective, which is quite rare in the region. Their team’s strengths lie in their deep understanding of the Baltic legal environment, coupled with an ability to anticipate the needs of international clients. This dual focus sets them apart from other firms that may only concentrate on one aspect.’

‘Sergejs Petrovs is highly experienced and a very good negotiator.’

‘Anna Kosinska is a very experienced litigator with remarkable analytical and drafting skills.’

‘The individuals at Njord have a standout quality of being not just legal professionals but also strategic partners to us as clients.’

‘They have been exceptionally good at follow up and communication, not missing any details and making sure things move forward swiftly!’

‘Their dedication to fostering strong client relationships is evident in their consistent availability and the personalised attention they provide.’

Key clients

COFACE (Compagnie Française d’Assurance pour le Commerce Extérieur)

Eisen+Stahl Service Center GmbH

OLA Overseas Liner Agencies AB

Abe Books

Kuehne + Nagel

NH Marine Power B.V.

Marsaana Communications Oy

Audible, inc.

Lidén & Denz GmbH

Baltic Travel Group

Vide Infra Group


Work highlights

  • Representing COFACE in a court dispute with joint-stock company TRASTA KOMERCBANKA, which is in liquidation.
  • Representedg Kuehne + Nagel in a court dispute against IF Insurance regarding damages of €2m.
  • Representing Swedish shipping agency OLA Overseas Liner Agencies AB in a lawsuit against a former Latvian subagent.


BDO Law covers a range of family, civil and corporate disputes, and has noted expertise in cases arising from construction and renovation projects. Vita Liberte and Janis Zelmenis jointly head up the practice; the former focuses on commercial claims, while the latter's experience covers tax and EU law. At the associate level, Janis Ciguzis focuses on sanctions and compliance mandates, while Oskars Jonans focuses on human rights litigation.

Practice head(s):

Vita Liberte; Janis Zelmenis

Other key lawyers:

Oskars Jonans; Janis Ciguzis


‘People with experience not only on the Latvian level but Europe Union as well.’

‘Knowledge of formal regulation combined together with wide experience and ability to put it together with concrete needs.’

Key clients

SIA Proof IT

Sabiedrība ar ierobežotu atbildību “TILTS”

Daniela Rutman, Ilan Rutman

Sabiedrība ar ierobežotu atbildību “MIRA-G”

Work highlights

  • Appealing against a decision by the Procurement Monitoring Office on behalf of SIA Proof IT.

Janis Karklins Law Firm

Janis Karklins Law Firm’s dispute resolution team is led by seasoned litigator Jānis Kārkliņš. The team handles debt recovery litigation, contractual disputes, and recovery of damages suits on behalf of both domestic and international businesses. Kārkliņš is ably supported by Edijs Brants and associate Kristens Vorslavs.

Practice head(s):

Jānis Kārkliņš

Other key lawyers:

Edijs Brants; Ēriks Krēsliņš; Kristens Vorslavs

Key clients

Akciju sabiedrība “UPB”

SIA “GelvoraSergel”

Rīgas satiksme

Balcia Insurance SE

Akciju sabiedrība “AGROLATS HOLDING”


SIA “Circle K Latvia”

SIA “AgroCredit Latvia”

apdrošināšanas akciju sabiedrība “BALTA”

Lidl Latvija

Work highlights

  • Representing SIA GelvoraSergel in two debt recovery court proceedings with a total approximate value of €3m.
  • Prepared a constitutional complaint to the Constitutional Court regarding the lawfulness of the decision of the Minister of Environmental Protection and Regional Development on behalf of the Municipality of Jūrmala State City.
  • Advised Balcia Insurance SE on whether a judgment for the recovery of money obtained in Spain could be disregarded on the basis of an exception to public order.


KPMG Law ZAB SIA has recently seen a number of complex debt collection and recovery cases. Compliance is another key area of focus. Andis Pauniņš acts as head of the disputes department. Managing partner Una Petrauska brings further expertise in the banking and finance sphere to the group.

Practice head(s):

Andis Pauniņš

Other key lawyers:

Una Petrauska; Vladlen Rozhnov; Ņikita Kovaļovs

Key clients

Industra Bank AS

Signet Bank AS

Ogres Namsaimnieks SIA

Engo GmbH

Jelgavas Ūdens SIA

Olainfarm AS

PN Management SIA (KPMG Baltics SIA)


KPMG Baltics SIA

O Yachts SIA

AS Latvijas autoceļu uzturētājs

Reverta AS (former Parex banka AS)

Vision Express Baltija SIA

OC Vision SIA

King Coffee Service, SIA

Latvijas Krājbanka LAS

Work highlights

  • Represented the interests of Industra Bank AS against its debtor, including resuming debt enforcement procedures over pledged assets to recover debt amounting to €6m.
  • Represented Z Group SIA in appeals relating to the state environmental service in order to renew administrative proceedings and conduct a new investigation.
  • Represented OC VISION Ltd and obtained a favourable decision regarding state aid in the Court of Appeal.


Magnusson operates a cohesive practice across the Baltic and Nordic jurisdictions, and is experienced in litigations and arbitrations arising as a result of issues occuring in sectors ranging from construction and waste management to transportation. The team has recently handled a range of EU and competition law disputes, as well as handling debt recovery and fraud proceedings. Matīss Rostoks and Artūrs Ševčuks oversee the department, bringing strength in IP, employment, and public law issues to their roles. At the associate level, Ernests Valainis is noted.

Practice head(s):

Matīss Rostoks; Artūrs Ševčuks

Other key lawyers:

Ernests Valainis


‘Correct, always available lawyers who answer questions even outside of working hours.’

Key clients

Expro Group


Etnas Lofti


Firma L4

Brenguļu Dzirnavas

Elements S

Juno T


Mosk 1

Skrastins & Dzenis

Skrastins & Dzenis is active in handling corporate claims, insolvency proceedings and shareholder disputes. Verners Skrastiņš, an experienced commercial lawyer, heads up the firm’s disputes practice, as well as overseeing the banking and finance department. Andrejs Gulajevs is another key contact, with prior disputes experience before the Supreme Court and CJEU. Vigo Krastiņš is experienced in bankruptcy and debt recovery cases.

Practice head(s):

Verners Skrastiņš

Other key lawyers:

Andrejs Gulajevs; Vigo Krastiņš


‘An excellent firm with a very good know-how of the local market.’

‘Verners Skrastiņš and Vigo Krastiņš are very good lawyers. It is a pleasure to work with them.’

‘Excellent attorneys, extensive knowledge at a fair price. ’

Key clients


Work highlights

  • Successfully represented the insolvent PNB Banka in five arbitration proceedings before the LCIA.
  • Represented AS PNB Banka in a €70m case against Latvia before the ICSID.
  • Successfully defended a private client in an AML case regarding money laundering and confiscation of €1m worth of funds.