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Gunta Lokastova, Senior Associate

Gunta Lokastova

Senior Associate

Co-Head of EU and Competition law practice group


Latvian and English

Practice areas

  • Competition, EU and Trade
  • Mergers and acquisitions

Practice notes

Gunta is a Senior Associate and Co-Head of our EU and Competition law practice group. She has more than 10 years legal experience, specializing mainly in European Union and competition law. Legal experience has also been gained in administrative law and litigation, as well as in-depth research in various sectors, including IT, media, banking and finance, retail, transport and waste management.

Gunta joined Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns team after more than five years working for the Competition Council. As an expert, Gunta has participated in international work groups, as well as organized and participated in discussion panels on topical issues related to competition law.

She has also conducted in depth studies on the issues of commercial law, which are important both in the daily operations of companies, in cooperation with business partners, and in the acquisition and merger of companies.

Gunta has acquired specialization in competition law and commercial law already within the framework of academic studies. Gunta holds a professional master's degree in International Business Law from Tilburg University in the Netherlands, where she conducted an in-depth research of small and medium-sized enterprises in Latvia. Liability issues for competition law violations have been analyzed within the academic master's degree at the Riga Graduate School of Law.