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The complete team of A.K. advokāti led by its founder, partner Aldis Kalinks joined GLIMSTEDT in the beginning of February, 2017.   

Aldis Kalinks and his team, including Agnese Medne, Lauris Zubulis, Kitija Boicova and Roberts Ginters worked at GLIMSTEDT for several years. We are happy to return to the one of the largest law firms across Baltic countries and Sweden, which operates according to the highest standards and invests continuously into its growth, quality and development.

GLIMSTEDT in Latvia will continue to advise clients in all corporate legal matters. The key areas of expertise for the firm are Public Procurement, Employment law, Dispute Resolution, Energy law, Intellectual Property, Competition, Real Estate, Healthcare and pharmaceutical.

COMPETENCES

“We think with perspective – in time and space, establishing an individual approach, security and sustainability regarding the priorities of every project. We believe in our clients and seek out a solution for situations in any field of law in which our clients are in need of our assistance.”

Public procurement and PPP

Consultations for principals and bidders, organisation of procurement procedures, preparation of procurement documents, support in preparation of procurement bids, support in preparing procurement bids, representation in Procurement Oversight Office, PPP procedures

Labour Law

Drafting of employment agreements; drafting of collective agreements; drafting internal company regulations, material responsibility agreements and other personal documents

Dispute Resolution

Representation in criminal, civil and administrative cases; representation in local and international arbitration courts; representation in the Constitutional Court; representation in the European Commission and European Court of Human Rights; alternative dispute resolution procedures

Energy and environmental law

Infrastructure project development, licensing and permits, legal compliance, utilisation of natural resources, rubbish management

Intellectual Property

Structuring of copyright, trademark, patent and IP transactions

Real estate

Lease and rental of real estate, sale of real estate, construction and construction agreements, project planning, terms of use, permits

Competition Law

Horizontal and vertical agreements, state support, malicious use of dominant status, merger of market participants, competition law compliance audit

Healthcare and pharmaceutical

Regulations; licensing; distribution agreements; representative relations with Health Inspectorate, National Health Service and State Agency of Medicines

Commercial Law

Company registration, administration and reorganisation, drafting of commercial agreements, structuring of commercial transactions

CLIENTS AND PROJECTS

“Our clients are Latvian and foreign companies representing various fields of business.”

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Representation of a major foreign real estate developer in dispute with the public authorities over a long-term lease contract terms and compensation under the contract (2013)

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Representation of a client during an acquisition of the second largest forestry production site in Latvia (2014)

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Representation of a client in a dispute with the State Customs Agency regarding application of anti-dumping fees (since 2012)

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Advising local municipality during public procurement for purchase of streetcars for public transport unit (2014);

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Representation of a major road construction company, before the Public Procurement Monitoring Bureau (since 2013)

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Representation of a client before the Constitutional Court of Latvia disputing the regulation for cogeneration stations and their compensation mechanism (2014)

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Advising client in one of the first management buy-out deals in Latvia helping the client to obtain shares in one of the biggest catering companies in the Baltics (2012)

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Representation of a client before the European Commission in relation to regulations for parallel import of drugs in Latvia (2012)

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Assistance in reorganization for a major construction materials importer (2014)

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Creation of holding companies structure for one of the biggest log houses producer (2014)

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Day-to-day legal assistance to one of the leading health service providers in Latvia

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Day-to-day legal assistance to one of the leading forestry and agriculture land owners in Latvia

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

“Helping to build the client’s hopes and dreams is our main goal. We support various cultural projects, various artists and musicians, as well as sport organisations, providing our assistance for considerably lower compensation or pro bono.”

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GLIMSTEDT attorneys-at-law office
Kr. Valdemāra iela 4-21, Riga, LV-1010, Latvia
Telephone: 28 727 766
e-mail: info@akadvokati.lv