Zane Veidemane Bērziņa

Partner, Sworn-in advocate


  • English



  • Banking and Finance, EU and Competition, Corporate.



  • University of Lund (Sweden), LL.M., 2004
  • Concordia International University (Estonia), bachelor of laws, 2003
  • Helsinki University, studies in the faculty of law as Erasmus exchange student, 2001


  • 2004 – present: “Kronbergs Čukste DERLING ‘Attorneys at Law – partner
  • 2007: secondment with Pinsent Masons (London)
  • 2003-2004: European Citizen Action Service (Brussels), legal expert

Major recent projects

  • Preparation and successful coordination with the European Commission of the state aid notification for the reconstruction of Daugavas Stadium. The total amount of the aid exceeds 47 million Euro
  • Provision of legal support to one of the leading energy companies in Latvia during the investigation by the European Commission of possible competition law abuses, including provision of legal support during the European Commission dawn raid
  • Successful representation of one of the world’s leading manufacturers of home appliances during the investigation by the Latvian Competition Council of alleged abuse of competition laws which resulted in dismissal of the charges
  • Provision of legal support in the process of licensing of the very first licensed payment institution in Latvia