Vairis Dmitrijevs

Head of M&A


English, Latvian, Russian



Primary practices:

M&A, Real Estate & Construction

Secondary practices:

Banking & Finance, Corporate, Logistics, Restructuring & Insolvency


+371 29 258 370


+371 29 258 370

Primary practices:

M&A, Real Estate & Construction

Secondary practices:

Banking & Finance, Corporate, Logistics, Restructuring & Insolvency


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


2014 / Latvian Bar Association


Helped to buy a luxury villa in resort town Jūrmala. Transaction was signed within few days following our involvement and thus required prompt involvement and efficient solutions.

Consulted a leading Estonian real estate development company, Hepsor, on various corporate and real estate matters related to its new development projects in Latvia. We drafted standard agreements for selling apartments and lifted a stay on works pending court proceedings.

Helped Latio, a leading real estate broker, to sell its subsidiary which owns and operates a commercial property (offices) in prime location in Riga.

Helped Air Baltic Corporation AS to buy an aircraft maintenance hangar in Riga airport.



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