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
  • Cosmoss
  • Dommo Grupa
  • DPD
  • East Capital Real Estate
  • Eesti Post
  • Fracht
  • Imeon Logistics Group
  • Inova Baltic
  • Itella Logistics
  • Latvijas Pasts
  • Lielupes Kuģniecība
  • Litcargo
  • NPD Logistics Solutions
  • Oceans Five
  • Omniva

Experience

Consulted DPD Lietuva on drafting a GDPR compliance plan, identifying data flows and training its management.

Assisting Glassbel Baltic UAB in a dispute for unpaid transportation services.

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.

Helping a client acquire of a majority shares in a distressed international shipping company in a highly leveraged transaction.

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.

Key Contacts

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

Roman Shpakovsky

Partner

+375 29 381 5163

roman.shpakovsky@vilgerts.comEmail

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