Ms Lelde Laviņa > Sorainen > Riga, Latvia > Lawyer Profile

LV-1010 Riga
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Work Department

Real Estate & Construction


Partner and head of the Real Estate & Construction practice group in Latvia.


Since 1997, Lelde Lavina has enjoyed building a legal culture based on trust in client relations. Her strength lies in finding non-standard solutions to complex client situations that often demand a multidisciplinary legal and even engineering approach and business insight.

Complex projects successfully handled. Lelde has handled numerous complex development projects, including under the terms of FIDIC (International Federation of Consulting Engineers), sale and leaseback transactions, and large-scale acquisitions.

Striving in competition. She enjoys friendly competition with heavyweight attorneys in negotiations and dispute settlement, as well as on the tennis court.

Improving regulations. Lelde Lavina has contributed to drafting regulatory enactments on the prevention of divided ownership of real estate and property expropriation, liability and insurance in construction.


Latvian, English, Russian


Latvian Bar Association


  • Riga Graduate School of Law, Latvia (LLM)
  • University of Latvia, Latvia (LLB)

Lawyer Rankings

Latvia > Real estate and construction

(Leading individuals)

Lelde LaviņaSorainen

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.