Name
Vairis Dmitrijevs

Head of 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

Membership

2014 / Latvian Bar Association

Experience

Assisted East Capital Real Estate AS, a part of the largest Nordic private equity fund from Sweden – East Capital, to sell an office building in downtown Riga to SG Capital Partners Fund I KS.

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.

Assisted Medkoe OU, a laboratory furnisher, in negotiations and drafting of a sub-contracting agreement with LNK Industries AS, which was the main contractor in the construction of an academic centre for the University of Latvia.

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