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TGS Baltic

ELIZABETES STREET 63-11, 1050 RIGA, LATVIA
Tel:
Work +371 6788 9999
Fax:
Fax +371 6788 9990
Email:
Web:
tgsbaltic.com
Riga, Tallinn, Tartu, Vilnius

Nauris Grigals

Tel:
Work +371 67889999
Email:
TGS Baltic

Work Department

Practices: Mergers & Acquisitions / Dispute Resolution / Development & Regulatory / Tax Investigation & Litigation / Private Equity & Venture Capital / Arbitration, Mediation & ADR / Intellectual Property / Corporate Law / Capital Markets /Real Estate Transactions / Restructuring & Insolvency / Employment / Commercial Law

Position

Senior Associate

Career

Advised Fuchs Petrolub SE acquiring Statoil Fuel & Retail Lubricants on Latvian law aspects of its EUR 74 million acquisition of Statoil Fuel & Retail Lubricants business from Couche-Tard Luxembourg S.A.R.L.Advised Netherlands-based ACTA, i.e. the Dutch Holding company of Kiwa and Shield Group International, acquiring Inspecta Group.Assists insolvent BAB bankas Snoras in selling of the former headquarters of AS Latvijas Krājbanka at 15 Jāņa Daliņa Street, Riga, and historical banking building in Doma Square at 23 Pils Street, Latvia, via auctions organised by Colliers International. Total anticipated sales value exceeding MEUR 20.Assisted the shareholders of a Latvian company – market leader in the field of producing and installing steel constructions – SIA S.B.C., in selling 49% share and commencing co-operation with a Norwegian investor Contiga Holding AS, making significant investments in SIA S.B.C. and becoming its shareholder, with total transaction value MEUR 7.5.

Languages

Latvian, English, Russian

Member

Latvian Bar Association (admitted 2006)

Education

2007 Department of Law, University of Latvia (Mag.iur., Dipl.iur.)


Latvia

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Next generation lawyers

Nauris Grigals - TGS Baltic

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

TGS Baltic is ‘the leading law firm in the sector, according to one client, and deals with a wide range of M&A and restructuring matters in an ‘efficient and experienced’ way. Practice head Andra Rubene, who is ‘a phenomenal practitioner’, and ‘fantastic’ senior associate Nauris Grigals have advised numerous local and international corporations, demonstrating ‘great strategic thinking and quality’. Clients include the Ministry of Economics.

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IP, IT and telecoms

Within: IP, IT and telecoms

TGS Baltic acts for local and multinational companies across various industry sectors, offering clients advice on a broad range of IP issues and technology licensing. Andra Rubene is a key contact at the practice, along with Nauris Grigals. The pair represented a pharmacy company in a dispute with an IT company related to the cash register software system, which was resolved through an out-of-court settlement.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Linda Štrause leads the practice group at TGS Baltic; she and associate partner Nauris Grigals have been advising the Ministry of Economics on real estate matters connected with the natural gas transmission and underground storage system, including evaluating potential claims from landowners. Associate Aija Kreicberga is also recommended. Other clients include leading Baltic real estate company Kapitel and the Latvian subsidiary of building materials manufacturer Cemex.

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Tax

Within: Next generation lawyers

Nauris Grigals - TGS Baltic

Within: Tax

TGS Baltic’s tax team is led by the ‘smart and pragmatic’ Andra Rubene, with other key practitioners including Nauris Grigals and associate Rūdolfs Vilsons. The team provides clients with advice on a wide scope of matters, including tax litigation and structuring. Novaturas and Philip Morris International are among the firm's clients.

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