One of the most experienced lawyers in the Finance & Tax group in Latvia Zinta Jansons has led numerous transactions and complex M&A deals, including tax structuring, integration and reorganization.
We are the largest legal team in the Baltics with broad specialization and deep experience. Our cross-border portfolio includes the most significant international projects and landmark local deals in the region since the beginning of the 1990s.
Our 47 lawyer team has been continually ranked in all major international legal directories during the 25 years of our history. We offer our clients full legal services in all areas of business law. Our firm has been involved in some of the most innovative local and international transactions in M&A, commercial real estate and finance. Ellex Klavins is the first choice of local counsel for many international companies with projects in Latvia.
Our office was established by Filips Klavins and Raimonds Slaidins in 1992. Filips and Raimonds are Latvians who were born and raised in the USA. They were both practicing lawyers in New York and California when they decided to move to Latvia. Currently we are one of the leading and largest law firms in Latvia.
We have been always growing to become one of the largest law firms in Latvia. Therefore we can devote all necessary resources to effectively assist our clients in a wide range of matters. We provide our services in Latvian and English, and can effectively work with clients who are more comfortable in using Russian language.
Ellex Klavins provides services in all major areas of business law. We are distinguished by high-quality standards, extensive experience and leading experts. We advise leading local and multinational companies in all sectors of industry, financial institutions, investors, associations and public-law bodies. Leading international law firms such as Allen & Overy, Baker & McKenzie, Freshfields, Linklaters, Skadden Arps and White & Case choose Ellex Klavins as a local counsel for projects in Latvia and the Baltics.