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Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns lawyers recognized in the Chambers Europe and Global 2019 rankings

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    International legal directory Chambers and Partners has recently released its 2019 rankings. We are proud to announce that Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns law office has once again been recognized as a leading law firm in both Chambers Global and Chambers Europe guides and in numerous practice areas, maintaining our top ranking at Dispute Resolution, Banking & Finance, Employment, Intellectual Property, and Real Estate practice areas.

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

    "Strong and successful litigator" Agris Bitāns is regarded as a "tough guy to meet in the courts" and a top-tier lawyer by market sources. He offers expertise in civil, commercial and criminal cases, undertaking instructions from both international and domestic clients. Agris is a highly regarded practitioner, recognised for his extensive experience in handling contentious IP mandates. He regularly advises blue-chip international clients on trade mark and copyright infringement. He is also noted by market sources for being active in employment litigation. He frequently assists clients with unfair dismissal and collective bargaining cases.

    Māris Vainovskis has a wealth of experience in local and cross-border M&A transactions and is also recognised for his banking and finance know-how. Interviewees are full of praise, highlighting his business acumen: "He is quite simply superb in his knowledge and commerciality, and in understanding how his client is thinking." Interviewees are full of praise for Maris and describe him as a "very energetic partner" and "fantastic diplomat." He is a respected banking and finance and capital markets practitioner, representing clients in financing transactions and debt restructuring mandates.

    Sources highlight Ilze Kramiņa for her commercial approach, with one client noting: "She always delivers for us and her practical and technical awareness is exceptional." She is recognised for her expertise in construction and construction-related disputes, undertaking instructions from domestic and international clients alike. Ilze is a well-recognised litigator, noted for her expertise in construction disputes. She also represents clients in debt recovery cases. One impressed client comments: "Her flexibility and speed in providing different solutions as well as fast and structured thinking helped us a lot in choosing the best strategies to pursue."

    Māris Logins is described by interviewees as "smart, diligent and relied on for his advice."His broad practice covers traditional and collective employment law issues concerning workplace benefits and collective redundancies.

    Edijs Poga advises clients on merger control, state aid and competition law compliance. One client remarks that the lawyers "always meet the deadline," before going on to add: "They are very effective and always keep in touch."

    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.


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