Kronbergs Čukste LEVIN has a solid track record in matters ranging from large scale, international and multi-disciplinary projects to those of individuals seeking assistance with property or estates. The firm is led by Valters Kronbergs and Vineta Čukste-Jurjeva, both experienced former big-four accounting firm legal team leaders. 

We have deep industry knowledge acquired through high profile engagements in Energy & Utilities, Aviation, Rail, Infrastructure, Real Estate and Construction, Banking & Finance (including Consumer Credit and FinTech) and Start-Ups. Amongst our clients are household names such as Microsoft, Electrolux, Avon, DHL, Mars, Johnson Cilag, Peek & Cloppenburg and others.

Our litigation team has been entrusted to handle some of the most complex legal cases in Latvia, and has successfully represented clients on everything from high value damage claims to disputes on new and principal matters of law and complex property disputes between owners of real estate. We have experience in Latvian civil and administrative courts as well as the Latvian Constitutional Court and the European Court of Justice.

Our Competition and State Aid team led by Partner Zane Veidemane-Berzina has won difficult high value cases in disputes before the Latvian Competition Counsel regarding alleged anticompetitive practices and has successfully represented clients at the European Commission in a number of state aid cases and matters involving anti-competitive behaviour.

Our Mergers and Acquisition team has handled numerous engagements including transactions in the Telecom, Banking, IT, Manufacturing, Transportation & Logistics and Real estate sectors.

Our Procurement and EU Funds team currently works on a number of the biggest public procurement projects in Latvia, and regularly advises clients on matters arising from EU financed projects, including financial corrections and representation in Latvian EU Fund management institutions and European Commission institutions.

Our Corporate&Commercial team provides legal support to Latvian and foreign clients in all matters related to Latvian Companies Register. Whether registration, liquidation, drafting commercial agreements or representing clients in shareholder disputes, we have an experienced team to get the job done.

Our Tax advisors provide advice on tax aspects of M&A and restructuring projects, Latvian direct and indirect tax matters and represent clients in communication and disputes with Latvian State Revenue Service officials and in the administrative court.

Our Restructuring and Insolvency team lead by partner, certified insolvency administrator Valters Kronbergs offers legal support to clients in fair and transparent insolvency procedures, and represents creditors in claims against companies under insolvency or liquidation.

Our Employment law team provides legal support to clients in employment matters, whether in contract formation, disputes, restructurings or employment standards.

Our IP/IT specialists provide legal support to clients in information technology and intellectual property matters, including trademarks, intellectual property rights, or drafting of license agreements.

Our Succession and family law specialist provide assistance to clients in complicated cross border succession cases and succession management, as well as in matters related to marriage agreements, divorce and child custody, access and support.

Our certified personal data protection specialists: partner Vineta Čukste-Jurjeva and associate Reinis Papulis, provide full scope of services related to GDPR compliance, communication with Latvian Data State Inspectorate etc.

Kronbergs Čukste LEVIN is a member of LEVIN network of law firms which also includes GLIKMAN ALVIN LEVIN in Estonia and DOMINAS LEVIN in Lithuania.

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Kronbergs Čukste LEVIN is committed to ensuring the highest quality of services, which is why our lawyers have received high rankings from leading international law publications. The work of our lawyers has been highly ranked by such prominent international legal directories as Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Legal 500, IFLR1000 and Best Lawyers, to mention a few.

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