Name
Gunta Bambāne

Associate

Languages

English, German, Latvian, Russian

Location

Latvia

Primary practices:

Litigation & Arbitration, Regulatory

Secondary practices:

Corporate, Public Procurement

Contacts

+371 29 297 843

gunta.bambane@vilgerts.com

Contacts

+371 29 297 843

gunta.bambane@vilgerts.com

Primary practices:

Litigation & Arbitration, Regulatory

Secondary practices:

Corporate, Public Procurement

Profile

Gunta Bambāne, Mag. iur., joined VILGERTS Litigation and Dispute resolution team in 2018. Before joining VILGERTS, Gunta contributed to the representation of Latvian government before the Court of Justice of the European Union in wide range of cases including insurance, investment arbitration, agricultural, data protection and customs issues. Gunta provided extensive legal advice in European Union law matters and litigation strategies before the Court of Justice of the European Union. Gunta also assisted insolvency administrators and worked with civil, administrative and corporate issues in a law firm.

Gunta is a co-author of two chapters of textbook European Union Law II - The Substantive Law (ed. Dr. Christoph Schewe): Citizenship of the European Union and The prohibition of discrimination on the grounds of nationality, published by Tiesu namu agentura, in August 2016.

Career

2018 / Associate, VILGERTS
2018 / Head of Office, Office of the Agent of the Republic of Latvia before the Court of Justice of the EU, Ministry of Justice
2015 – 2017 / Legal Counsel, Department of the Court of Justice of the EU, Ministry of Justice
2013 – 2015 / Associate, Kronbergs and Cukste

Education

2016 / University of Latvia, Mag.iur.
2011 / University of Bremen, Visiting student

Experience

Legal support to Decathlon, one of the world's largest sporting goods retailer, with environmental regulatory matters.

Advising AUTOsprint, forestry company,  in its successful appeal against the public procurement regulation of VAS Latvijas Valsts Meži concerning round timber production services in 2021-2025.

Legal assistance to BAO, the leading hazardous waste management company in Latvia, by appealing public procurement results of Valmiera municipality resulting in favourable decision for the client.

Legal support to Decathlon, one of the world's largest sporting goods retailer, with retail regulatory matters by entering Latvian market.

Publications

Team