Senior Counsel
Raivis Leimanis has significant experience in the banking and financial sector, litigation and in the field of non-governmental organisations. Prior to joining the law firm, he worked in the legal department of a leading Scandinavian commercial bank, handling corporate finance projects, including complex cross-border financing transactions and syndicated loans, as well as developing new financing products. In his attorney’s practice, Raivis has advised and represented international and local clients in a variety of matters, including corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate insolvency and restructuring cases, construction and real estate projects, as well as administrative, civil, commercial and tax litigation. Raivis has unique experience in specific areas of law (sports law, housing law, state aid issues, patent litigation, construction-related loss recovery cases, government securities issues, etc.). Raivis has represented the interests of the Latvian state in landmark litigation cases (including the Ministry of Transport in connection with the restructuring of airBaltic liabilities and the provision of state support, the Ministry of Finance in a complex dispute with former shareholders of Parex bank). In the team of Ellex in Latvia, Raivis works in the Banking and Financial Practice Group, and is also involved in dispute resolution.
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We successfully represented the Latvian state in the person of the Ministry of Finance and the State JSC "Privatisation Agency" in high-profile litigation case
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