Who We Are

We serve local and international clients both in respect of disputes and contractual matters. In contractual matters, we assist the clients with international carriage agreements, warehouse lease agreements, purchase agreements, co-operation agreements with partners and agreements with clients.

Practice In Detail
  • Carriage Contract Disputes
  • Freight Forwarder Disputes
  • Logistics Park Development
  • Logistics for Retail
  • M&A of Terminals
  • Warehouse Leases
Clients
  • Dommo Grupa
  • DPD
  • East Capital Real Estate
  • Eesti Post
  • Fracht
  • Inova Baltic
  • Itella Logistics
  • Latvijas Pasts
  • Lielupes Kuģniecība
  • Litcargo
  • NPD Logistics Solutions
  • Oceans Five
  • Omniva

Experience

Representing Latvijas Pasts VAS in high-profile IP and IT dispute against Exigen Services (the leading IT company in Latvia), where after the software development agreement between interested parties was terminated, Exigen Services filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Latvijas Pasts VAS.

Assessed compatibility of commercial practices of IBERIA, the largest Spanish airline, with Latvian consumer protection rules.

Counselling Imeon Logistics Group in a dispute against DSV Transport concerning liability for extra costs caused by breach of contract for transporting cargo from Afghanistan to the U.S.

Successfully defending If P&C Insurance AS against Kuehne + Nagel Latvia SIA regarding an insurance recourse claim worth EUR 1.1 Mio for careless handling of a container, which washed overboard.

Acting for If P&C Insurance AS in a marine insurance dispute with stevedoring company Liepājas Osta LM AS, worth EUR 1.3 Mio, arising from chartering a few years older ship than permitted by the insurance policy.

Tailored ENRC Latvian business structuring plans by carefully navigating branch vs. subsidiary issues.

Revising agreements between RIMI LATVIA SIA, the subsidiary of the international retail chain ICA AB, and approximately 600 of its suppliers to meet specific requirements of the Latvian Competition Law for retailers.

Defending If P&C Insurance AS Lithuania against a claim for EUR 0.12 Mio damages due to stolen cargo during carriage from Germany to Russia.

Acting on behalf of Fracht SIA in multijurisdictional litigation against a former shareholder and a transport company, which jointly performed illegal activities with the client’s property.

Assisting MG Valda and Invalda AB in more than EUR 19 Mio insolvency proceedings of Dommo Grupa and its subsidiaries, operating a logistics warehouse nearby Riga, and closing insolvency with a successful buy-out of all claims from Swedbank by the clients and return to solvency of Dommo Grupa.

Key Contacts

Gints Vilgerts

Partner, M&A

+371 29 107 768

gints.vilgerts@vilgerts.comEmail

Vairis Dmitrijevs

Head of M&A

+371 29 258 370

vairis.dmitrijevs@vilgerts.comEmail

Jānis Kubilis

Head of Dispute Resolution

+371 26 349 255

janis.kubilis@vilgerts.comEmail

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