Managing Partner
Head of EU & Competition Practice
Līga Merwin has an outstanding reputation and sources highlight her expertise.
Chambers Europe 2019
Ellex is ‘simply the best’ and has an extensive focus on competition matters in the pharmaceutical, financial services and construction sectors. The ‘outstanding’ Līga Merwin leads the team.
The Legal 500 EMEA 2019
One of the top-ranked competition lawyers in Latvia, Līga Merwin enjoys a strong reputation in the market, with sources describing her as "very intelligent, reliable and influential." She has vast experience across the full spectrum of competition issues and has advised clients from a broad variety of industries. "She very quickly understood the problem – and solved this problem," a client reports, adding she is business-orientated.
Chambers Europe 2017
‘Number-one expert’ Līga Merwin heads the EU and Competition practice at Ellex. Leading Individual: EU and Competition.
Legal 500 EMEA 2017
Practice head Liga Merwin is considered to be one of the leading figures in competition law in Latvia. Called "outstanding" by the market, she is distinguished by her skill in defending her clients before state authorities and courts, where "she is a vigorous litigator. She does a very good job representing her clients".
Chambers Europe 2016
Liga Merwin is a ‘persuasive advocate’ with ‘strong understanding’ of merger filing, dominance issues and anti-competitive agreements, among other areas. Leading Individual: EU and Competition.
Legal 500 EMEA 2016
Liga Merwin is a leading lawyer in the field, who is appreciated for her expertise and knowledge of both EU and local competition law. Clients appreciate her efficiency, excellent business understanding and "extremely accurate advice."
Chambers Europe 2015
A clear market leader in competition matters and is a choice adviser for international clients. "It is surprising how technically advanced she is, and how much personal care she gives us." Individual top recognition – Band 1; Competition/Antitrust: Latvia
Chambers Europe 2014
An extremely skillful lawyer who has a strong background in the field of competition law and knows it inside out.
Legal 500 EMEA 2014
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Liga Merwin receives the prestigious Client Choice Award for the second year in a row
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