VILGERTS in Minsk, Belarus started in 2011 and today it is represented by 10-lawyer team with clear focus on Tax, Energy, Real Estate and Litigation.

The team, led by partner Roman Shpakovsky, helps foreign and local investors to start and grow their business in Belarus successfully. Most well known clients are Nike, Converse, Heineken, Modus Group, Monilaite-Thomeko, KPMG, ALD Automotive (Société Générale Group), Lloyd’s Register, Hilti.

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Successfully defending previous management board member in a litigation against one of the largest Latvian transport building factories. The claim for recovery of losses was brought due to company’s tax debt penalty EUR 0.13 Mio that was imposed for the period while the client held a position in company’s management board.

Providing legal assistance to Estonian company with enforcement of Estonian court’s decision of EUR 1.2 Mio debt recovery. On 7 June 2018 the district court satisfied client’s request and adopted a decision to enforce the Estonian court’s decision in Latvia.

Providing legal assistance to a real estate investment fund in an ongoing litigation against one of the subcontractors for violations in design and construction process which afterwards caused partial collapse of shopping mall’s ceiling. The amount of claim EUR 8.5 Mio.

Representing one of the largest Latvian construction companies in an ongoing litigation against Airport of Riga regarding the failure to pay for construction works. The amount of claim is EUR 0.5 Mio.