Reinis Sokolovs joins VILGERTS as a new partner

We are thrilled to welcome Reinis Sokolovs, Mag.iur., as our new partner leading VILGERTS’ Corporate practice group. Reinis brings an invaluable spectrum of expertise across both Corporate and M&A matters, having spearheaded numerous high-profile transactions across multiple jurisdictions.

Reinis specialises in advising on corporate management matters, commercial contracts, and cross-border M&A projects. He values building strong relationships with clients and delivering solutions that meet their needs.

VILGERTS boasts a well-respected Corporate and M&A practice. The team includes experienced legal minds, including partners, Gints Vilgerts, Brigita Tērauda, Jūlija Jerņeva, and senior associate, Elīza Grīnvalde. The team brings forth unparalleled expertise in tackling simple and complex cases, providing clients with unrivalled guidance and strategic insight.

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Related Experience

Advising BAO AS, a leading Latvian waste management company, with its filing of an appeal to the Procurement Monitoring Bureau regarding the results of a high-profile tender.

Advising East Capital Real Estate Fund IV on the various legal aspects of its EUR 83,000,000 (approximate) acquisition of 100% of the shares in Deglava Real Estate SIA (a subsidiary of ICA Gruppen (Sweden)), which owns a modern 94,000 square meters logistical and office center in Riga.  The transaction is one of the largest and most significant real estate transactions to occur in Latvia during 2023.

Representing VW dealers in several follow-on antitrust damages litigations.

The VILGERTS’ finance team advised Advance Global Capital Ltd, a leading global investment management company, on the various legal aspects of its EUR 6 million revolving credit facility to an international factoring company, headquartered in Latvia.