Mr Andris Vilisons > Sorainen > Riga, Latvia > Lawyer Profile

LV-1010 Riga

Work Department

Dispute Resolution & Risk Management




Andris Vilisons’ practice lies in the fields of real estate, construction and the environment, with a focus on clients active in real estate and construction or the food, agriculture and forestry sectors. His view is that real estate is one of the keystones of the economy and the best long-term investment.

Business-minded in legal matters. Real estate is not merely Andris’ field of legal practice but also a personal investment vehicle and hobby. He evaluates both the business and legal sides of client matters in order to provide the most effective and most efficient legal solutions.

Effective negotiation skills. Andris owes good negotiation skills to experience from participating in many real estate-related transactions, as well as developing work and out-of-work relations. In negotiations, he follow the principle of providing all arguments with both legal and logical reasoning and leaving emotions aside. And you always have to be sure that the opposing party understands.

In-depth knowledge of real estate transactions. As a member of firm’s Real Estate and Construction sector group, Andris has participated in many types of real estate transactions. The experience, legal knowledge and best market practice gained helps him to provide clients with the best legal advice, particularly in matters related to territorial planning, real estate lease and purchase transactions, and real estate due diligence.


Latvian, English, Russian


Latvian Bar Association


University of Latvia, Latvia (LLB, LLM)

Lawyer Rankings

Latvia > Real estate and construction

Sorainen has a strong pedigree for handling some of the largest real estate development projects and investments in the region. Led by practice heads Lelde Laviņa and recently promoted partner Jorens Jaunozols, it also advises on leases, environmental issues and property litigation, as well as sale and leaseback transactions. Senior associates Viktorija Smirnova-Čerkasa and Andris Vilisons are also noteworthy names.