Debora Pāvila, M.Jur. advises clients on a wide range of national and EU law matters, specialising primarily in competition law, public procurement law and dispute resolution. Debora represents clients before administrative institutions such as the Latvian Competition Council and the Latvian Procurement Monitoring Office, as well as national and international courts.
Debora Pāvila is a "Chambers & Partners Europe" and "Legal 500" recommended practitioner in Latvia. Debora is the member of the Council of Independent Experts of International and EU Law founded by the Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Debora is writing her PhD thesis on the interaction between competition law and public procurement law at the University of Nottingham. Debora frequently lectures on competition law, public procurement law, and EU business regulation issues.
Legal500 2012: “Takes a wide view on the issue to be solved.” “Very responsive, competent and absolutely first choice in public procurement matters.”
Debora is included in The Best Lawyers in Latvia 2016 in following practice areas - Arbitration and Mediation, Competition/Antitrust law and Litigation.
2008 / Partner, VILGERTS
2012 / Visiting lecturer in Internal Market Law, Riga Graduate School of Law
2005 – 2008 / Associate, Sorainen
2002 – 2004 / Advisor, Foreign and European Affairs Committees of the Parliament of the Republic of Latvia
2008 / King’s College London, Diploma in EC Competition law
2005 / University of Oxford, M.Jur. (distinction)
2004 / University of Latvia, Bac.iur.
2009 / Latvian Bar Association
2012 / Council of Independent Experts of International and EU Law
2014 / Procurement Law Academic Network (PLAN)