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Janis Zelmenis

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Work +371 6722 2237
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BDO Law

Work Department

Tax, Banking and Finance, Corporate

Position

Partner, Attorney at Law
Janis Zelmenis is one of the firm's founding partners.

Career

Prior to establishing BDO Zelmenis & Liberte in 2007, Janis acquired professional experience working in various positions in such Big 4 companies as PricewaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte.

Apart from his qualifications as a lawyer, Janis also has experience in foreign affairs, he is founder and member of management board of Association of Consular Corps in Latvia. He has been Honorary Consul for the Republic of Malta in Latvia since 2006, and also worked in Latvia’s Embassy in Moscow, Russia. Since 2012 Janis is a lecturer of EU law at Riga Stradins University where he teaches two courses, i.e. EU Internal Market and EU Company Law.

Languages

Latvian
Russian
English
Swedish
Portuguese

Member

Latvian Bar Association

Education

Central European University, Master in International Private Law
Moscow State Institute of International Relations, Master in Law


Latvia

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

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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Tax

Within: Leading individuals

JńĀnis Zelmenis - BDO Law

Within: Tax

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.

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