Magnusson > Riga, Latvia > Firm Profile

RIGA, LV-1050

Latvia > Tax Tier 3

Magnusson is equipped to handle a range of tax issues, including VAT and corporate income tax, as well as tax controversies at court level and pre-emptive auditing matters. Managing partner Matīss Rostoks leads the team and regularly defends clients before the State Revenue Service. Senior associate Artūrs Ševčuks, who recently joined from Deloitte Legal in Latvia, is another key name.

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‘The team did what I wanted them to do within the sector of tax – were very precise, transparent, understanding and quick to react.’

‘Managing partner M. Rostoks has a great reputation in tax matters and I was happy to see him live up to that reputation. I was also impressed with the newer voices and perspectives in the team.’

Latvia > Dispute resolution Tier 4

Magnusson has developed a growing reputation in the market since the establishment of its Riga office in 2019. Its contentious work spans areas such as debt recovery and loan agreements, fraud, tax and construction. Managing partner Matīss Rostoks is highly skilled in corporate and tax matters. Senior associate Artūrs Ševčuks is another key individual, as is associate Adele Pužule.

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In our cooperation experience with Magnusson Latvia, the team has proven to be highly professional and trustworthy. The lawyers are responsive, legally knowledgeable and commercially-oriented.’

‘Managing partner Matiss Rostoks is a talented litigator and stands out with strategic thinking and an exceptional eye for detail. Matiss’s strengths include knowing the Latvian market and having strong management skills in cross-border projects.’

‘Matīss Rostoks is very quick to react to any enquiry. What makes the team of Magnusson Latvia so great is that the core of it continuously stays together and mostly the same people head projects in the same teams.’

‘Magnusson Latvia stands out due to the fact that the firm has always put an emphasis on fostering new legal talent.’

‘Although we do not have a lot of experience in working with law firms, this practice of working together with Magnusson was enjoyable, effective and exceptional. Online communication, which was more preferable in the current situation, was as effective as on-site communication, which shows the company’s excellent organization and flexibility.’

Latvia > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Magnusson  set up its Latvia office in 2019 and since then has made significant strides, particualrly in commercial agreements and restructuring.

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