Mrs Aija Lasmane > Sorainen > Riga, Latvia > Lawyer Profile

Sorainen
KR. VALDEMARA 21
LV-1010 Riga
Latvia
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Work Department

Tax 

Position

Senior Associate

Career

As a senior associate in the firm’s Tax & Customs practice group, Aija Lasmane has extensive professional experience in tax advisory and finance since 1996. She has also worked at the Big4 professional service firms and was head of tax at a major Latvian commercial bank.

Expert in Taxation. Aija provides Latvian and international tax advice to major local and multinational companies, for example on tax aspects of corporate mergers and acquisitions as well as tax risk management and tax planning.

Tax rulings. One area of her expertise is negotiating with state authorities to defend the tax positions of our clients and provide assistance in obtaining tax rulings.

Transfer pricing. Aija Lasmane also advise clients on transfer pricing aspects, and have experience in preparing transfer pricing policies and documentation.

Tax legislation. Besides involvement in developing the Latvian tax system and initiating new taxation provisions, Aija has given presentations on taxation at seminars in Latvia.

Languages

Latvian, English, Russian

Memberships

Latvian Tax Consultant Association

Education

  • Specialised professional courses by the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD), international consulting firms, associations and many others
  • University of Latvia, Latvia (Professional qualification of banking economist, Bc.oec., Mg.oec.)

Lawyer Rankings

Latvia > Tax

Sorainen covers the spectrum of tax advisory services and is notably strong in assisting with transfer pricing and tax due diligence. Jānis Taukačs leads the team and formerly worked for one of the Big Four tax consultancies. The team also draws upon counsel Aija Lasmane, who focuses on the tax aspects of corporate transactions, as well as senior associates Dace Everte (who specialises in indirect tax) and Alisa Leškoviča (who is highly experienced in customs and taxation issues). Nauris Grigals was a new arrival in early 2022 adding further strength on the corporate side of tax matters.