Brigita Tērauda becomes a partner at VILGERTS

After practicing at the law firm since 2017, Brigita Tērauda became a partner at VILGERTS in October 2019.

Brigita is a recognised attorney in Latvia in the fields of intellectual property law and corporate law. She has extensive experience in providing legal advice on intellectual property protection and strategy issues, including representing clients during litigation, developing IP protection strategies, as well as advising on IP commercialisation, registration, and transactions.

“I’m pleased to become a partner at VILGERTS,” says Brigita Tērauda. “I see this step as a significant appreciation of the work I have done so far and I plan to continue to contribute to the strengthening of our team. Being a partner means more responsibility to clients and more commitment to our team – and I am happy to take on both. ”

Gints Vilgerts, partner at VILGERTS: “This was an easy decision to make. Brigita’s expertise, team spirit, and growing client base have led to a logical outcome – becoming a partner at VILGERTS.”

Chambers and Partners Europe about Brigita: “She’s a well-known and experienced practitioner who has been active in IP for many years.”

Brigita also has considerable experience in corporate law – she specialises in reorganisation procedures, including cross-border mergers, and corporate governance and board liability issues. Brigita has represented clients in numerous M&A transactions.

Prior to joining VILGERTS, Brigita has worked as a practicing attorney at such law firms as FORT, Krodere & Judinska, and SORAINEN.

 

by Gints Vilgerts, Partner, M&A, Latvia

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Brigita Tērauda

Partner, Head of IPR

+371 26 521 082

brigita.terauda@vilgerts.comEmail

Gints Vilgerts

Partner, M&A

+371 29 107 768

gints.vilgerts@vilgerts.comEmail

Related Experience

Providing legal assistance to one of the largest Latvian glass manufacturers in a cross-border dispute with Italian company regarding the delivered goods. On 26 June 2019 the court satisfied client’s request to ensure the claim by seizing the debtor’s financial means in Italy.

Representing a marine insurance company in litigation against a Latvian retailer regarding the retailer’s failure to pay for the delivered goods according to United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods.

Representing a Latvian top 15 company in an ongoing collective dispute with several trade unions. The dispute concerns the interpretation of the rules that determine the amount of compensation that employees may claim in case of business trips or work travel trips.

Representing the client before the State Employment Inspectorate regarding alleged discrimination of employees on the grounds of family status. The case shall clarify, whether employees must issue health insurance to employees, who are on parental leave.

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