Dispute Resolution Department

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COBLT has one of the largest and most mature dispute resolution practices on Latvian market.

Among top practises in administrative law, constitutional law, human rights litigations, personal data and media rights litigators in Latvia. Managing Partner Lauris Liepa is a leading public law expert.

Experience in handling cases in international arbitration institutions as well as the Court of Justice of the European Union and the European Court of Human Rights.

Unique four-eye protocol in case management, ensuring that litigation tactics is compatible with industry context, and sector-specific knowledge is adequately conveyed in procedural submissions;

High degree of client loyalty, evidenced by the same clients returning with unrelated cases.

Input from the academic community through litigation team members who hold academic posts (Lauris Liepa, Kristine Zīle, Dr. Edvīns Danovskis, Maija Tipaine, Līga Fjodorova, Linda Bīriņa, Dr. Toms Krūmiņš).

Advanced use of IT in case management to organise and search large amounts of textual and numerical information;

Regular contributors and authors of domestic and international publications on administrative and constitutional law (including human rights), administrative procedures, arbitration, restructuring and insolvency.


Liepa, Lauris (Head of Department)

Aljēns, Mārtiņš

Berdova, Marija

Bīriņa, Linda

Buša, Dita

Fjodorova, Līga

Gerharde, Agnese

Greķe, Inese

Krūmiņš, Toms

Lejiņš, Ģirts

Maskalāns, Ivo

Novicka, Sandija

Pastars, Edgars

Patmalniece, Kristīne

Rudans, Sergejs

Šantare, Gabriela

Sarāns, Jānis

Silava-Tomsone, Dace

Tipaine, Maija

Valderšteins, Artūrs

Zaula, Sabīne

Zeltiņš, Uģis

Zīle, Kristīne


Central Election Commission of Latvia


LaIPA - Association of Latvian Performers and Producers

Latvian Television

Latvijas Mobilais telefons

Luminor banka

Olympic Entertainment Group



Riga International Airport

Sandoz AG

sanofi-aventis Latvia

SEB Bank

Signet Bank

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited