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What the team is known for

Well-respected team recognised for full-scope support in M&A transactions. Regularly assists with due diligence projects. Also consults on general corporate and tax issues, including market entry and corporate governance, and has experience of cross-border reorganisations. Additionally advises on bond issues and public procurement mandates. Maintains an enviable client base featuring companies from the financial services, IT and transport sectors.

Strengths

One client attests: "Besides an excellent knowledge of the law, the team is also always trying to connect the theory with the practice, meaning the advice they are providing is also practical and something which can really work for everybody."

Another interviewee highlights the lawyers' "flexibility and fast resolutions."

Work highlights

Assisted Lumi Retail Property Fund has acquired the shares of Anniņmuižas iela.

Notable practitioners

Kristīne Gaigule-Šāvēja advises on M&A deals, public procurement contracts and increases of share capital. She also regularly provides clients with corporate and commercial advice. "She's very precise. If she has done something, I don't have to check it," a client reports.

Sintija Radionova is described by interviewees as reliableand is regularly instructed to provide commercial and corporate advice. Radionova also assists clients with due diligence aspects of M&A transactions and restructurings.

Zane Eglīte-Fogele has significant experience assisting clients with M&A transactions as well as providing commercial and corporate governance advice.

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Overview

WALLESS is a fully integrated team of experts, who advise clients on corporate matters and M&A transactions, including public and private M&A, spin-offs and joint ventures, with a particular focus on complex cross-border deals. WALLESS provides industry and business-focused advice on day-to-day commercial matters as well as sophisticated commercial agreements, including manufacturing, distribution, agency, licensing, supply and marketing agreements. WALLESS is also known for its expertise in project development and PPPs.

Deals:

  • Advised the syndicate of international banks on the largest IPO in the Baltics’ history
  • Advised private funds of Blackstone in relation to acquisition of a controlling stake in Luminor Bank
  • Assisted Evli Growth Partners and Mikael Hed throughout all stages of series B funding raised by CGTrader
  • Advised Square Inc. in the acquisition of Verse payment platform
  • Assisted Elecnor on Signing 363 mln EUR worth Contract with Railway Company LG for electrification of the railway
  • Advised Magnetic MRO AS, a global aircraft technical care maintenance and asset management company, in an equity raise round completed in 2020
  • Assisted the shareholders of R&D apdrošināšanas brokers, the largest insurance intermediary in Latvia, in attraction of strategic investor RENOMIA
  • Advised Škoda Vagonka A.S regarding EUR 242m public procurement contract for supply of 32 electric trains

Members

Jonaitytė-Gricė, Indrė

Puklevičius, Vaidotas

Trisberg, Karl-Erich

Vallikivi, Hannes

Ziferman, Laura

Žukauskas, Povilas

Clients

Siemens; Elecnor; Pulsar; Michelin; Magnetic MRO; UAVFACTORY

Industries

Energy and Infrastructure; VE; PE; Healthcare; Investment Funds; Life Sciences; Policy and Regulation; RE & Construction; Technology and Innovations

Corporate/Commercial

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Location

Sporta iela 11

Riga

Riga

Latvia

LV-1013

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Latvia

Corporate/Commercial


Kristīne Gaigule-Šāvēja
Up and Coming
Sintija Radionova
Band 3
Zane Eglīte-Fogele
Band 3