Banking & Finance Department

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Extensive experience representing international and local clients in complex banking and finance law related matters, including litigation.

Coverage of the broadest range of banking and finance-related matters (M&A of financial institutions, cross-border lending and re-financings, capital markets, financial restructuring, enforcement and recovery, securitizations, financial instruments and derivatives transactions, e-money and payment services matters, implementation of EU directives in the field of financial services etc., advise on banking, finance and financial instruments legislative proposals and matters).

Long-term experience in non-bank financing and project finance matters.

Extensive knowledge, understanding and experience in the EU banking and financial services law, regulatory matters and disputes.

Ability to grasp and deal with innovative financial services and transactions.

Understanding of tax aspects and consequences of financial transactions, excellent track record in financial services VAT disputes.

One of the most mature banking and finance practice on Latvian market (dedicated team of 13 lawyers, including three partners, four specialist counsels, two senior associates and four associate).


Lodziņš, Edgars (Head of Department)

Aljēns, Mārtiņš

Bušs, Krišjānis

Cimdiņš, Ivo

Greķe, Inese

Lejiņš, Ģirts

Lielkalns, Andrejs

Liepa, Lauris

Novicka, Sandija

Pastars, Edgars

Pužule, Maira

Tarlaps, Mārtiņš

Tenisa, Inga



American Express group

Credit Agricole

Danske Bank

Erste Group Bank AG

European Investment Bank


ING Belgium NV/SA

IPF Digital

J.P. Morgan

LHV Pank

Luminor Bank


SEB Bank