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Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 3

BDO Law

BDO Law represented state-owned finance institution Altum in a complex dispute with two companies which were beneficiaries of aid granted by the client. The firm excels in handling contentious cases which involve alternative investment funds. Other clients include Corporate Finance Bonds. Managing partner Vita Liberte and Janis Zelmenis are key contacts.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

BDO Law

Vita Liberte leads the practice at BDO Law, which combines expertise in tax matters with corporate and commercial law. It advised a UK-based real estate developer on the acquisition of another company, including negotiating the shareholders' agreement and other matters. Associate Darta Eglite joined from the Department of Civil Cases of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Latvia.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

BDO Law

Led by Vita Liberte, the team at BDO Law is handling a number of disputes for financial institution Altum, including representing the client in complex civil litigation with the previous shareholders of Parex Banka (now Citadele Banka). It also has experience in complex investment disputes. Senior associate Anna Mandel, who led the practice group, joined Marcus, Rosenberg & Diamond LLP  in New York.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 3

BDO Law

At BDO Law, senior associate Andis Karklins leads the group; he recently provided competition compliance training to staff at Bosch across the Baltic states. The firm's broad client base includes companies from the retail, telecoms, construction, transport and financial services sectors.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 4

BDO Law

BDO Law has experience advising local and international clients, including contractors and construction design companies, on extensive real estate projects. The team is led by Vita Liberte and recently advised a Swiss real estate developer on a construction agreement regarding its development of a historical building protected under cultural heritage laws. Senior associate Arturs Surmovics is recommended.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 1

BDO Law

At BDO Law, the tax practice group is led by experienced practitioners Janis Zelmenis and Vita Liberte. The firm advises on the full range of tax services, including corporate and individual tax planning, asset placement planning, compliance, audits and due diligence. In a recent highlight, it conducted an evaluation for the Baltic Musical Seasons Foundation. Rihards Niedra departed the firm to start his own practice.

Leading individuals

JńĀnis Zelmenis - BDO Law

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