Who We Are

Corporate practice is more than knowing law. There are details that only practitioners are aware of. We are best known for our speed, quality of service and availability. Corporate lawyers work closely with tax team and deliver thoughtful recommendations to our local and international clients.

Practice In Detail
  • Company Formation & Liquidation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Reorganisation
  • Debt Restructuring
  • Directors' Liabilities
  • EU companies
  • Minority Shareholdings
  • Shareholders' Agreements
Clients
  • Airdog
  • Airo Catering
  • Baltcom TV
  • Baltcom Fiber
  • BAO
  • Bee-Fee Limited
  • Bergvik Skog
  • Cream Finance
  • Datakom
  • East Capital Real Estate
  • Fragrances International
  • GroGlass
  • If P&C Insurance
  • LMT Retail & Logistics
  • Merks
  • Moller Baltic Import
  • Omniva
  • RB Rail
  • RIMI
  • Stockmann
  • Valmieras stikla šķiedra
  • Water Ser
  • Zaļā josta

Experience

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

We regularly assist a leading mobile telecommunications operator in Latvia, including review of commercial and co-operation agreements as well as merger of one of its subsidiaries.

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.

Advised a virtual reality company with EUR 1 Mio in second funding round, on transfer of shares to a UK entity and becoming its subsidiary. We also helped client to develop employee stock option plan and ensure its compliance with Latvian tax laws by liaising with the State Revenue Service.

Advised the management of GroGlass,  one of the world's leading developers and manufacturers of anti-reflective and other high-performance coatings on glass and acrylic, in an management buyout from NHC Capital.

GDPR due diligence and related professional advice on complex data protection matters for Scania group at a pan-Baltic level.

We assisted BPM Capital with legal due diligence and preparation of legal documentation in respect of financing of management buy-out and further development of Optometrijas Centrs SIA, the leading Baltic optics chain operating stores with brands as “Vision Express”, “Pasaules Optika” and “Optio."

Advised BTA Insurance Company SE in sale of shares in BTA Baltic Insurance Company AAS, one of the leading insurance companies in the Baltics, to Vienna Insurance Group AG. We were involved in preparation of transaction documentation and negotiations.

Assistance to OAO SGEM, a leading Russian hydropower equipment manufacturing company, in establishment of its presence on Latvian market including employment law assistance.

Assisting Bergvik Skog SIA, the largest Swedish owned Latvian forest owner, in relation to share capital increases in its two subsidiaries.

Key Contacts

Vairis Dmitrijevs

Head of M&A

+371 29 258 370

vairis.dmitrijevs@vilgerts.comEmail

Brigita Tērauda

Head of IPR

+371 26 521 082

brigita.terauda@vilgerts.comEmail

Gints Vilgerts

Partner, M&A

+371 29 107 768

gints.vilgerts@vilgerts.comEmail

Elīza Grīnvalde

Junior Associate / AML specialist (CAMS)

+371 22 403 488

eliza.grinvalde@vilgerts.comEmail

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