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Ellex Klavins

Dispute Resolution

4 ranked lawyersBand 1LatviaEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

First-rate dispute resolution practice regularly instructed on complex litigation and international arbitration matters, including cross-border asset-tracing cases. Represents clients from the financial, construction and energy industries. Involved in the recognition and enforcement of foreign court rulings. Acts on a wide range of disputes, including insurance, contractual, bankruptcy and IP-related matters. Also represents clients in criminal investigations relating to white-collar crime matters.

Strengths

A client praises the team's "clear vision and no empty promises," adding that the team delivered "very clear and understandable explanations and questions."

Anotherclient enthuses the team was "very efficient, responsive and to the point."

Work highlights

Represented the Trustees appointed by the UK court over the assets of Mikhail Shlosberg in bankruptcy proceedings that concern the recognition and enforcement of a foreign court decision.

Notable practitioners

Daiga Zivtiņa has extensive experience acting for clients in complex corporate and commercial litigations, including bankruptcy proceedings and shareholder disputes. Zivtiņa also represents clients in WCC disputes. She also acts for private clients before the ECtHR.

Ilga Gudrenika-Krebs is regularly instructed on proceedings involving recovery of debt and administrative litigation.

Irina Kostina represents clients in administrative, civil and white-collar criminal proceedings. "She goes into a lot of detail in cases and she gives quick responses," a client says, adding: "She is easy to talk to."

Jevgēnijs Salims is a well-reputed figure in the market and has a wealth of experience acting for clients on contentious mandates. Salims assists clients with commercial litigation, including bankruptcy and insurance disputes. "His experience is very valuable," a client says.

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Latvia

Dispute Resolution


Daiga Zivtiņa
Band 2
Ilga Gudrenika-Krebs
Band 3
Irina Kostina
Up and Coming
Jevgēnijs Salims
Senior Statespeople