Real estate

Providing assistance in process of forming up the package of documents for loan (mortgage) for the purchase of real estate, representation of the client's interests in negotiations with a credit institution regarding the receipt, cancellation and restructuring of loans;

Legal support for real estate purchase, sale, gift, change, i.e. apartments, houses, land plots, complexes of buildings and other objects, as well as their thoughtful parts; preparation of draft documents and representation of the client's interests during the deal process;

Searching of real estate in Latvia for personal needs (apartments, houses, etc.), as well as for business (offices, premises for manufacturing, warehouses and others), as well as for finding tenants/landlords;

Arranging of real estate valuation for applying for loan, forming mortgage or for real estate sale;

Entering the real estate into the equity capital of the company;

Legal support of construction projects of new apartment buildings (as well as shopping centers), including preparation of the document set containing the following agreements: down payment agreement, purchase agreement, agent (brokerage) agreement, real estate purchase agreement, co-owners agreements on restriction on right of property, rent agreements, service and management agreements, as well representation of a client (project developer) in the process of signing agreements with clients (buyers, lessees), registration and division of the real estate into separate apartments.

Commercial rights

Registration of limited liability companies, joint stock companies, branches and representative offices of foreign merchants, other forms of commercial activity;

Сonsulting regarding the choice of the form of business which would meet the client’s interests, as well as the structure and management of the future company;

Preparation of all necessary establishment documents of the company, their registration, accompanying a client to the notary’s office to sign the documents, as well as to the bank to open an account; 

Preparation and registration of the changes in the company’s members (shareholders), council and board, changes of the company’s equity capital, preparation of other supplements and changes in the establishment documents of the company;

Representation and protection of the client’s interests in the relationship with other business co-owners, preparation of shareholders agreements, representation of the interests of minor shareholders;

Full legal support of purchase and sale of the business, including rendering consultations to the client, representation of the client in the negotiations, due dilligence;

Preparation of all the documents necessary for the reorganization: transformations, divisions, mergers, acquisitions of companies, as well as liquidation of companies;

Assistance in obtaining a residence permits, visas and work permits for founders (investors), members of the board and employees of the company.

Agreements

Elaboration and analysis of all kinds of agreements used in commercial activity: purchase agreements, earnest money agreements, pledge agreements, lease agreements, loan agreements, guarantee agreements, barter agreements, allowance agreements, contractor agreements, transport agreement, commission agreements, as well as labour agreements, amicable agreements, marriage agreements, inheritance agreements etc.

Elaboration and analysis of all kinds of annexes to the agreements: acceptance statements, payment schedules, plans, specifications, technical assignments, arrangements etc.

Elaboration and analysis of all other documents used in commercial activity: commercial offers, letters of claim, objections, warnings, notifications, statements and agreements on termination, alteration and supplementation, as well as any other documents.

Consultations regarding amendments, violation, termination, validity, legality or interpretation of the above-mentioned documents.

Development of concepts and schemes aimed at protecting client’s interests regarding the performance and termination of the agreement.

Representation of the client and protection of his interests regarding the conclusion, performance and termination of the agreement, participation in negotiations.

Registration of agreements in corresponding authorities of Latvia (Register of Enterprises, Land Register etc.).

Customs and European law

Return of customs seized goods to owners in administrative violation cases;

Reduction or complete exemption of penalties for freight carriers in administrative infringement cases;

Return of Customs detained vehicles and goods to owners;

Determination of the value of goods removed by customs authorities;

Appealing of decisions of customs authorities decisions to the court;

Consultations on European Union law;

Consultancy in the field of customs and tax law;

Advice on the abolition of customs duties and the application of quotas;

Consultancy for obtaining a binding statement on tariffs and a binding statement on origin;

Preparing a complaint to the European Commission for breach of EU legislation;

Representation of merchants in administrative process;

Representation of merchants in the courts of the Republic of Latvia;

Representation of merchants in preliminary rulings before the European Court of Justice;

Preparation of documents for submission to SRS (State revenue service) institutions, courts of the Republic of Latvia and Court of Justice of the European Communities in preliminary ruling procedure.

Labour law

All types of documents used in employment relationships (labor contracts, collective labor agreements, non-disclosure of trade secrets agreements, non-compete agreements, tangible agreements, transfer of tangible assets, amendment of employment contracts, termination of employment contract), job descriptions, orders, dismissals, etc.;

Preparation of documents related to violation of the employee's employment contract;

Advisory services related to the provisions of the Labor Law of Latvia;

Provision of advice on issues related to the dismissal of employees in accordance with the requirements of the Labor Law of Latvia, elaboration of concepts of defending the interests of the employer in case of dismissal of employee, preparation of documents related to termination of employment contract;

Preparation of the claim application and other documents for the recovery of the loss caused by the employee, assistance in determining the amount of loss, submission of documents to the court, representation of the employer in court, appeal of court decisions;

Representation of the employer in court in connection with the claim of the employee for invalidation of the termination of labor contract and the recovery of wages, analysis of documents received from the court, consultations, elaboration of concepts of defending the interests of the employer, preparation and submission of appropriate documents, appeal of court decisions;

Advisory services relating to litigation in labor disputes;

Representation of the employer in the Labor Inspectorate, preparation of responses to the requests received from the Labor Inspectorate; 

The appeal of Labor Inspectorate decisions to Administrative Court;

Analysis of the documents offered by the employer for signing and advising on the compliance of these documents with the employee's interests and the requirements of labor legislation of the Republic of Latvia;

Providing advice on the termination of an employee's employment contract unilaterally and on the receipt of all costs due to the employee;

Preparation of pre-trial claims for the costs of the employee;

Representing an employee in a relationship with an employer to resolve the situation at issue;

Preparation of claim filing and other documents for invalidation of termination of labor contract and recovery of wages; elaboration of concepts of protection of employee's interests, submission of documents to court, representation and defense of employee in court, appeal of court decisions;

Representing and defending the employee at courts;

Preparation of applications for submission to the Labor Inspectorate for illegal activities of the employer.

Consumer rights

Consultations in respect of possible legal actions on the part of the consumer to protect his rights before the seller or a person who renders services, including the bank;

Elaboration of schemes and concepts aimed at protection of consumer’s interests;

Analysis of necessary documents;

Revelation and definition of unfair provisions of the agreement, as well as provisions that contradict the principle of legal equality of the parties;

Consultations regarding application of legislation in the sphere of consumers’ rights protection;

Consultations regarding entering into and performance of distance agreements;

Consultations regarding application of consumer’s right to refuse from the agreement;

Consultations regarding consumer’s rights in case a product is sold or a service is rendered to him that does not meet the provisions of the agreement;

Preparation of consumer’s application/letter of claim in respect of the product or service that does not meet the provisions of the agreement;

Representation of customer’s interests before the seller or a person who renders services, аs well as in the Consumer Rights Protection Center, court and other authorities;

Consultations and assistance regarding carrying out an expertise of the product or service;

Consultations regarding definition and recovery of the suffered damages;

Analysis of agreements and other documents, their bringing into accordance with the requirements of normative acts in the sphere of consumers’ rights protection;

Consultations regarding possible legal actions in case of receipt of an application/letter of claim from the customer in respect of the product or service that does not meet the provisions of the agreement;

Elaboration of concepts aimed at protection of the seller or a person who renders services;

Consultations regarding application of legislation in the sphere of consumers’ rights protection;

Consultations regarding application of consumer’s right to refuse from the agreement;

Consultations on performing compulsory requirements in case a product is sold or a service is rendered to customer that does not meet the provisions of the agreement;

Preparation of an answer to customer’s application/letter of claim regarding the product or service that does not meet the provisions of the agreement;

Representation of interests of the seller or a person who renders services before consumers, as well as Consumer Rights Protection Center, court and other authorities;

Consultations and assistance regarding carrying out an expertise of the product or service;

Assistance in appealing against decisions of the Consumer Rights Protection Centre, as well as other decisions of public and self-government institutions

Assistance to the seller or a person who renders services.

Administrative law

Analyzing and advising about administrative decisions, issued by the state and municipal institutions (Labor Inspectorate, Police, Tax Inspectorate, State Language Inspection, Data State Inspectorate, Construction Inspectorate, Administrative Court, etc.) regarding their appeal and possible consequences;

Preparation of applications and other documents for appeal of administrative decisions;

Representing the client in the Administrative Court and other institutions.

Transport law

Transport rights;

Relationships between freight forwarders, carriers and customers;

Road transportation (CMR, ADR);

Railroad transportation (CIM, SMGS);

Sea transportation;

Air transportation;

Multimodal transportation.

Insolvency

Insolvency consulting for private and legal persons;

Preparation of insolvency applications;

Drawing up a plan for the redemption of liabilities in process of insolvency;

Representation at creditors meetings;

Compiling all types of legal documentation for creditors / debtors during insolvency process;

Advice on the rights and obligations of creditors / debtors in insolvency process.


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