Name
Vairis Dmitrijevs

Expert Counsel, M&A

Languages

English, Latvian, Russian

Location

Latvia

Primary practices:

M&A, Real Estate & Construction

Secondary practices:

Banking & Finance, Corporate, Logistics, Restructuring & Insolvency

Contacts

+371 29 258 370

vairis.dmitrijevs@vilgerts.com

Contacts

+371 29 258 370

vairis.dmitrijevs@vilgerts.com

Primary practices:

M&A, Real Estate & Construction

Secondary practices:

Banking & Finance, Corporate, Logistics, Restructuring & Insolvency

Profile

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’.

 

 

Career

2016 / Senior Associate and Head of M&A, VILGERTS
2010 / Associate, VILGERTS

Education

2013 / University of Cambridge, LL.M. in Commercial law
2012 / University of Latvia, Mag. iur.
2009 / University of Rotterdam, Visiting student

 

Experience

Assistance to the Client in connection with the sale of the Clarion Hotel in Riga.

Assistence to Paccar Finance who finances the purchase of trucks for Latvian companies.

Continuous support to Valdemara Holding SIA, a part of Collonna group from Estonia, with corporate matters regarding their investments into Latvian real estate.

Assistance to the Client in connection with the sale of a controlling stake in Solid Coffee.

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