Vairis Dmitrijevs, LL.M. leads the firm’s M&A and Corporate law practice. Vairis’ practice focus is on transactional work which includes M&A and Corporate, Real Estate & Construction, Private Equity, Finance, Joint Ventures, Commercial Lease, International Trade and other matters. He also advises clients on Corporate Governance as well as other business law related matters. The clients praise Vairis’ efficiency, responsiveness as well as negotiation and project management skills.
Vairis has recently advised such industry leaders as East Capital, Balcia Insurance, Air Baltic Corporation, Merks, Latio, Saliena and Valmieras Glass in their most demanding assignments and transactions. He is ranked among the "associates to watch" by Chambers & Partners Europe 2019 and among the "next generation lawyers" by Legal 500 2018 in corporate and commercial matters. He is also ranked as ‘recognised practitioner’ by Chambers & Partners Europe 2019 in real estate matters.
Legal 500: “Brilliant lawyers with strategic skills.”
Legal 500: “At VILGERTS, managing partner Gints Vilgerts now heads the practice with associate Vairis Dmitrijevs, who has strength in corporate governance, joint ventures and private equity work.”
Chambers & Partners Europe 2018: “Clients praise the team’s service, describing the department as ‘customer-focused’ and ‘fast’ as well as ‘organised and efficient’.”
2016 / Senior Associate and Head of M&A, VILGERTS
2010 / Associate, VILGERTS
2013 / University of Cambridge, LL.M. in Commercial law
2012 / University of Latvia, Mag. iur.
2009 / University of Rotterdam, Visiting student