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.
Band 1 lawyer in Competition & Antitrust by Chambers & Partners Europe: “Debora Pāvila is recognised by market sources for her experience in the area. Her practice spans both contentious and non-contentious matters, and she frequently advises on state aid issues. She is also well adept at representing clients in cartel investigations.”
Legal500: “Takes a wide view on the issue to be solved.” “Very responsive, competent and absolutely first choice in competition 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 EU 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)