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Tax: Senior tax experts join VILGERTS in Latvia.

May 22, 2018 by Gints Vilgerts

VILGERTS has strengthened its legal services with a launch of a new Tax practice with two senior tax experts Mrs Jūlija Sauša and Mrs Viktorija Kristholde-Lūse. The head of the tax team at VILGERTS, Jūlija Sauša, PhD Cand. (University of...

IPR: Distributor may not register in its name the trademark of the original prod...

February 26, 2018 by Brigita Tērauda

The local distributors of goods produced by their foreign partners shall remember that they do not obtain the rights to the producer’s trademark in Latvia. The principle that an agent (representative, franchisee, distributor, etc.) may not register in its own...

IPR: Trademarks consisting of widely used words may fail in the courts.

February 22, 2018 by Brigita Tērauda

Businesses sometimes tend to favour choosing descriptive or highly suggestive trademarks for their goods or services. A trademark which at least partly describes the goods or services may seem attractive as less efforts are needed to explain to the customers...

About Us

Brief facts
  • Established in Riga, Latvia in 2008
  • Headquarters in Riga, Latvia
  • Offices in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Belarus
  • 40+ staff firmwide
  • 1,200+ clients firmwide
Our Philosophy

Our work philosophy is deeply rooted in a sincere desire to help clients to the best of our ability. We take client matters personally. We deliver down-to-earth advice by our brightest lawyers. This is the essence of the quality delivered by VILGERTS.

Quality and speed is the reason why clients come back to us for more.

History

Gints Vilgerts starts law firm in Riga in 2008 with associate Linda Bērziņa. Soon afterwards Debora Pāvila and Jūlija Jerņeva joined the firm.

In 2011 firm starts its operations in Minsk, Belarus. In 2013 Mr Roman Shpakovsky becomes managing partner of the firm in Belarus.

After ending alliance with Magnusson in 2014 we started operations in Estonia and Lithuania.

In 2016 Mr Kaido Loor joins the firm and becomes managing partner of Estonian office.

In 2017 Mrs Jurate Kugyte joined Lithuanian office and leads daily operations of Vilnius office today.

Recognition

“Excellent negotiation skills.” Legal 500, 2012, Banking & Finance

“The team has a great understanding of our business and what we are trying to achieve. The advice was very practical and usable, and the lawyers offered great solutions, making things understandable and simple.” Chambers & Partners, 2014 Corporate/Commercial

“Very responsive, competent and absolutely first choice in public procurement matters.” Legal 500, 2012, Dispute Resolution

“Outstanding in the competition field.” Legal 500, 2012, EU and Competition

“Brilliant lawyers with strategic skills.” Legal 500, 2014, Corporate and M&A

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