Name
Aivars Lošmanis

Partner

Languages

English, German, Latvian, Russian

Location

Latvia

Primary practices:

Corporate, Litigation & Arbitration

Secondary practices:

Banking & Finance, M&A, Restructuring & Insolvency

Contacts

+371 29 613 453

aivars.losmanis@vilgerts.com

Contacts

+371 29 613 453

aivars.losmanis@vilgerts.com

Primary practices:

Corporate, Litigation & Arbitration

Secondary practices:

Banking & Finance, M&A, Restructuring & Insolvency

Profile

Prof. Dr. iur Aivars Lošmanis is the firm’s recognized and experienced attorney on all issues concerning banking, company and civil law matters.

Aivars represents high profile clients on complex matters within his areas of expertise.  These include, Valmieras Stikla šķiedra AS, TKB Birojs SIA, P-D Aircraft Composites GmbH, Eco Baltia AS and  many others.

Aivars German background provides a unique blend of expertise and knowledge which has proven to be invaluable for a number of clients seeking advice inside and outside Latvia.

Aivars regularly advises the Company register on matters of policy as part of its Advisory Council.  He also was an Assistant Professor at the University of Latvia and regularly publishes in his fields of expertise.  Aivars is also a co-author of the Latvian Commercial Law and has authored and co-authored numerous articles and book chapters in his areas of expertise.

Chambers & Partners Europe highlights Aivars “is a respected practitioner offering particular expertise in commercial law, and is also proficient at handling corporate governance matters”.

Aivars has been a member of the Latvian Bar Association since 2006.

Career

2017 / Partner, VILGERTS
2013 / Senior Associate, VILGERTS
2012 – 2013 / Attorney, Kristaps Andersons Law Office
2006 – 2014 / Member of the Supervisory Board, AS “Valmieras stikla šķiedra”
2006 – 2012 / Attorney, Grutups Law Office
2009 / Member of the Advisory Council, Company Register
1999 – 2002 / Advisor, Saeima (Parliament of Latvia)

Education

2005 / Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster, Germany, Dr. iur.
1999 / Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster, Germany, L.LM.
1997 / University of Latvia, LL.B.

Membership

2006 / Latvian Bar Association

Experience

Advising Latvijas autoceļu uzturētājs on the opening up of the road maintenance market in Latvia.

Advising credit insurance company, COFACE, in an insurance fraud dispute with the TKB in the amount of EUR 1.6 million.

Successfully advising and representing SmartLynx Airlines in disputes with Danske Bank.

Advising Conexus Baltic Grid AS on corporate governance issues due to recent changes in the shareholding structure in favour of state owned entities

Publications

Team