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Our team recognized by the Chambers & Partners in 2021

  • Latvia


    Chambers and Partners, the international legal directory, has released its 2021 rankings today, yet again listing Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns between leading law firms in Latvia in both Chambers Global and Chambers Europe publications.

    We are proud of our team’s achievements in numerous practice areas, maintaining our top ranking at Dispute Resolution and Employment practice areas as well as recognizing the work of our Banking and Finance, Corporate and Commercial, Intellectual Property, Real Estate, and Tax teams.

    We are thankful to our clients for our cooperation and so many great references! Here is what our clients say about our ranked lawyers.


    Agris Bitāns is a highly regarded litigator with a solid track record in IP rights defence cases. He also assists with cases involving data protection matters. Agris Bitāns is highly regarded in the market and represents clients in shareholder disputes, administrative proceedings and litigation regarding liability claims. He also acts for clients in arbitration proceedings. One client enthuses that Bitāns is "really good in a courtroom."

    Māris Vainovskis assists with financing as well as regulatory matters. He advises banks, asset management firms and corporate clients. "I like the way he works, he is client-driven," a client says. Māris Vainovskis has vast experience handling complex M&A mandates and is routinely instructed by clients from the banking, private equity and technology sectors. One satisfied client enthuses that Vainovskis is "like an encyclopedia of knowledge, he's very well aware of everything that is going on," adding: "He's also very good at sharing information in a very understandable way," and continuing: "He's always very positive, he always sees a solution."

    Ilze Kramiņa focuses on construction matters, including the development of infrastructure projects and property, and related disputes and transactions. "Ilze truly understands our needs, she always gives the advice when necessary," a client says, while another adds: "She knows how to pull out the exact information by asking you all those questions that matter."


    Chambers and Partners, the widely respected international legal directory carries out an annual in-depth research to rank the best law firms and lawyers in various practice areas in more than 200 jurisdictions. The research is conducted by a team of dedicated, experienced and objective team of researchers and it provides reliable recommendations to allow byers make informed decisions when purchasing legal services.

    This information is for guidance purposes only and should not be regarded as a substitute for taking legal advice. Please refer to the full terms and conditions on our website.

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