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Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns

20A LACPLESA STREET, 3RD FLOOR, 1011 RIGA, LATVIA
Tel:
Work +371 6728 0102
Email:
Web:
http://www.eversheds-sutherland.lv

Zanda Zaļuma

Tel:
Work +371 6728 0102
Email:
Eversheds Sutherland

Work Department

Zanda specialises mostly in administrative, real estate and competition matters.  She gained valuable constitutional law and legislative drafting experience at the office of the President of Latvia where she worked as an assistant to the President’s legal advisor.

In the field of public and administrative law, Zanda deals with environmental and tax-related issues as well as with public service obligations.

Zanda also provides support in a range of real estate transactions involving numerous corporate, overseas and individual investors.  In addition, she is experienced in providing legal assistance in construction projects.

In 2014 Zanda obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in EU Competition Law from King’s College London.

Recent experience

  • Advising an electricity generation company which had obtained rights to sell electricity within a mandatory procurement and acting on behalf of the client before the Constitutional Court of Latvia.
  • Providing legal assistance to one of the largest companies in the Freeport of Riga in connection with the implementation of a multimillion investment project – the construction of a cargo-handling terminal.
  • Advising a Latvian state-owned professional distressed asset management company in respect of a number of aspects of EU law, including procedure before the Latvian Constitutional Court.
  • Zanda has also dealt with many other competition law issues.  These include examining various matters related to competition law in connection with the daily business activities of our clients and assessing the possible use of state aid in respect of the allocation of exclusive broadcasting rights.  She has also participated in the preparation of merger reports for the local Competition Council in respect of the mergers of some of the biggest market participants in Latvia.

Position

Associate

Languages

Latvian, English, Russian


Latvia

Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Ilze Kramiņa and Zanda Zaļuma co-lead the team at Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns, which has experience in advising on large-scale development projects and construction regulations. In recent work, it has been advising RB Rail on its Baltic infrastructure project. Other clients include the City Development Department of Riga Council and BaltCap Infrastructure Fund.

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