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Mikus Freimanis, Specialist Counsel

Mikus Freimanis

Specialist Counsel

Specialist Counsel, Head of Capital Markets, Co-Head of Banking and Finance

Languages

Latvian, English, Russian

Practice areas

  • Banking and finance
  • Capital market law
  • Commercial agreements
  • Corporate
  • Financial services and markets regulation

Practice notes

Mikus Freimanis is leading Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns Banking and Finance practice and our Capital markets team.

He has gained extensive experience in complex banking and finance and capital markets related transactions. His experience includes participation in almost all initial public offerings of shares (‘IPOs” of Latvian companies in the last 5 years, as well as participation in most of the bond issue transactions in Latvia.

As a consultant to attorneys at law in Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns, Mikus has gained extensive expertise in matters related to financial services regulation and obtaining licenses for the operation of financial institutions, as well as regarding the white-collar crime and AML/CTF matters.

Mikus has obtained a social sciences professional degree Master of Laws (LL.M) with specialisation in International and European Law with merit and the qualification of Lawyer, as well as an LL.M degree in Law and Finance from the Riga Graduate School of Law.

Outside the practice Mikus enjoys playing beach volleyball and basketball.