Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns Managing Partner Agris heads the Litigation and Dispute resolution practice group. With more than 20 years of legal experience, Agris is a widely recognized and acclaimed litigator in Latvia. His main focus on is civil and commercial litigation, civil liability including liability for non-pecuniary loss, intellectual property, contract disputes, criminal litigation, mainly in relation to white-collar crime and fraud. Agris’s practice areas also include e-commerce, patent rights, mass media, advertising, and PPP projects.
Agris has successfully represented clients in several cases which later became case law. He is a pioneer in various areas of intellectual property related litigation for local and international clients, including pharmaceutical companies. His experience also includes multimillion and complex cross-border cases
Agris is recommended as a litigation lawyer by Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.
Agris is a member of the Latvian Bar Association and International Bar Association. He is also a member of AIPPI and has served as the President of the Latvian AIPPI group since 2005.
In addition to his work at the law firm, Agris is a lector at the University of Latvia in the Faculty of Law.