Name
Gints Vilgerts

Partner, M&A

Languages

English, Latvian, Russian

Location

Latvia

Primary practices:

M&A, Litigation & Arbitration

Secondary practices:

Corporate, Insurance, Real Estate & Construction, Shipping & Transport

Contacts

+371 29 107 768

gints.vilgerts@vilgerts.com

Contacts

+371 29 107 768

gints.vilgerts@vilgerts.com

Primary practices:

M&A, Litigation & Arbitration

Secondary practices:

Corporate, Insurance, Real Estate & Construction, Shipping & Transport

Profile

Gints Vilgerts, LL.M. practice is mostly focused on all aspects of M&A, corporate restructuring, real estate and complex commercial dispute cases.

During his practice in Latvia and abroad (Russia, Belarus, Lithuania, Estonia) for the last eight years he has participated in more than 50 transactions of total deal-size in excess of EUR 2 billion for clients from more than 10 jurisdictions. Gints Vilgerts has been guest lecturer in Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, Riga Graduate School of Law and Riga Business School.

Gints Vilgerts is a "Chambers & Partners Europe" and "Legal 500" recommended practitioner in Latvia in the areas of M&A, corporate, real estate, construction, finance.

Chambers and Partners Europe 2014: "He puts everything into a business perspective and has brilliant ideas for how to solve our problems. He comes up with amazing solutions."

Legal 500 2012: “Excellent negotiation skills.” “Vilgerts has always been impressive, and his work remains equally so, chiefly due to the level of service and quality of output.”

Gints is included in The Best Lawyers in Latvia 2016 in following practice areas - Banking and Finance law, Corporate and M&A law, Litigation, Real Estate law.

 

Career

2008 / Partner, VILGERTS
1997 – 2006 / Partner, Sorainen

Education

1996 / University of Wales, LL.M. in Legal Aspects of Marine Affairs
1995 / University of Latvia, Bac.iur.

Membership

2011 – 2015 / MRICS
2003 / Latvian Bar Association

Experience

We assisted RB Rail, a greenfield rail transport infrastructure company established by governments of Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania to integrate the Baltic States in the European rail network, in reviewing FIDIC Contract and assessing its compliance with Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian law.

Assisted East Capital Real Estate AS, a part of the largest Nordic private equity fund from Sweden – East Capital, in buying two newly-built warehouse buildings.

We regularly assist a leading mobile telecommunications operator in Latvia, including review of commercial and co-operation agreements as well as merger of one of its subsidiaries.

Aided Briežu Invest SIA in respect of two apartment building projects “Liepziedi” and “Tuvidi”. We drafted the construction and financing agreements and various amendments thereto. We helped the client to terminate an insolvent construction company and signing a of new one for remaining works.

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