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Areas of Practice

  • Company (SIA, AS, general partnership, limited partnership) establishment
  • Documents to register company changes in the Companies Register (changes in composition of the Management Board and the Supervisory Board, share capital increase/decrease, issuing a procuration)
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Any agreements necessary for day-to-day activity of the company:
    • Purchase agreements
    • Employment contracts
    • Collective agreements
    • Loan agreements
    • Mortgage agreements
    • Commercial pledge agreements
    • Distribution and supply contracts
    • Franchise agreements
    • License agreements
    • Depositing agreements
    • Agency agreements
    • Outsourcing agreements, etc.
  • Representation in issues related to government, municipal authorities and other administrative institutions
  • Obtaining of authorisations and licenses necessary for operation of company
  • Advice on labour law issues
  • Advice on hiring and dismissal
  • Advice on unfair commercial practices
  • Winding up of a company
  • Share purchase transactions (including full legal and financial due diligence, representation of the client in negotiations, documents to have changes registered in the Companies Register)
  • Share option agreements
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Reorganisation and merger documents and relevant registrations
  • Documents for cross-border mergers and acquisitions
  • Loan agreements
  • Syndicated loan agreements and related documents
  • Loan security documents, such as commercial pledge, mortgage and guarantee agreements
  • Documents for issuance of securities and other financial instruments
  • Loan restructuring documents
  • Assignment agreements
  • Promissory note transactions
  • Advice on project financing and structured financial services, ISDA Master Agreements included
  • Documents for establishment of a credit institution and Representation at the Financial and Capital Market Commission (FSA)
  • Services related to cross-border transactions
  • Loan agreements
  • Syndicated loan agreements and related documents
  • Loan security documents, such as commercial pledge, mortgage and guarantee agreements
  • Documents for issuance of securities and other financial instruments
  • Loan restructuring documents
  • Assignment agreements
  • Promissory note transactions
  • Advice on project financing and structured financial services, ISDA Master Agreements included
  • Documents for establishment of a credit institution and Representation at the Financial and Capital Market Commission (FSA)
  • Services related to cross-border transactions
  • Representation in dispute settlement
  • Mediation and other dispute settlement alternatives
  • Out-of-court settlement
  • Representation before courts of law and court of arbitration in Latvia and abroad
  • Representation in administrative and civil cases
  • Representation in criminal cases with client as victim
  • Representation in collaboration with foreign law firms in arbitral proceedings held pursuant to the arbitration rules of ICC, UNCITRAL, ICSID, SCC, LCIA, etc.
  • Representation under intergovernmental investment protection treaties
  • Real estate purchase/sale transactions including legal due diligence, identification of potential obstacles
  • Transaction investigation in relation to the current or prospective spatial planning, environmental and other requirements
  • Legal services to real estate development (industrial, commercial, residential, etc.) projects
  • Legal services to construction companies
  • Legal examination of construction intention, sketch and detail design documentation
  • Author’s supervision agreement
  • Legal services to projects for infrastructure development
  • Real estate management, lease and tenancy agreements
  • Agreements between joint owners of real estate
  • Investigation of easements and other encumbrances on real estate
  • Agreements with architects
  • Representation in disputes with administrative institutions and service providers.
  • Registration and maintenance of trade marks and industrial designs
  • License agreements
  • Representation before the Patent Office, the Board of Appeals and at court of law
  • Copyright and neighbouring right agreements
  • Representation before governmental and municipal authorities (the customs office, the police) in counterfeit cases
  • Intellectual property purchase/sale transactions
  • IT franchise agreements
  • Advice on personal data protection
  • Advertising agreements
  • Financial documents for public-private partnership (PPP) projects
  • Concession agreements
  • Documents for infrastructure facilities projects
  • Representation before governmental and municipal authorities during PPP tender procedure
  • Representation in negotiations and PPP agreement drafting with financers in Latvia and abroad
  • Analysis of PPP documents in line with the public procurement regulation in Latvia and the EC and international investment protection agreements
  • Representation of clients (applicants) in public procurement issues
  • Complaints on public procurement regulation breaches and decisions taken by the contracting authority
  • Representation before the Procurement Monitoring Bureau and courts of law.
  • Representation in administrative proceedings regarding decisions taken by governmental, municipal and other authorities
  • Representation in disputes with the Consumer Rights Protection Centre
  • Representation in administrative litigation
  • Applications and other documents in respect of administrative disputes
  • Representation in negotiations on administrative agreements in administrative proceedings
  • E-business agreements
  • Telecommunications, media and technology agreements
  • Representation in disputes with governmental supervisory institutions (the National Council of Electronic Mass Media, the Public Utilities Commission)
  • Electric power sale and distribution agreements
  • Advice on CO2 emission quotas and their trade
  • Foundation of energy companies, assistance with the relevant licenses
  • Power connection and supply agreements
  • Advice on energy efficiency project implementation
  • Advice on power industry and infrastructure projects
  • Licensing and concession agreements
  • Renewable energy project documentation
  • Documentation for international trade in goods
  • Documents for shipments of goods (by road, rail sea and air)
  • Agreements compliant with Incoterms
  • Representation in respect of sea, air, railway shipment agreements and disputes
  • Documents for funding of international trade transactions
  • Representation in disputes on freight waybills
  • Analysis of transactions based on the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG)
  • Registration of vessels and aircraft
  • Documents for purchase and funding of vessels and aircraft
  • Documents to secure (commercial pledge, mortgage) purchase of sea vessels and aircraft and their registration
  • Advice on carrier’s liability
  • Representation in case of company restructuring, insolvency and cross-border insolvency
  • Representation at creditors’ meetings and insolvency proceedings
  • Insolvency petitions
  • Legal protection process documentation
  • Debt restructuring documents
  • Company rehabilitation documents
  • Representation during bankruptcy proceedings
  • Investigation of projected transactions (purchase of shares, real estate, securities, movables, property abroad mergers and acquisitions, etc.) tax-wise
  • Investigation of risks related to qualifying as a permanent establishment
  • Representation in disputes with the State Revenue Service
  • Challenge of decisions taken by tax authorities
  • Representation in litigation on tax and duty surcharges
  • Taxation of transactions made between associated companies
  • Advice on restructuring of credit institution transactions
  • Advice on structuring of remuneration of employees and top executives
  • Advice on obtaining permits for pharmaceutical activity
  • Advice on testing, advertising, distribution, imports and exports of medicines and relevant agreements
  • Advice on retail trade and wholesale of medicine
  • Representation before institutions regulating pharmacy (Ministry of Health, State Agency of Medicines)
  • Insurance agreements
  • Advice on insurance issues