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Fields of practice

Ugis specializes in Corporate & Commercial, Mergers & Acquisitions, Competition Law, Real Estate and Project Finance matters. Ugis is also a listed arbitrator.

Professional experience

2018- Partner at TRINITI in Riga, Latvia

2003 – 2011   Partner at TRINITI in Riga, Latvia (former Treilons&Petrovics)

1999  Placement with Hill Dickinson, Solicitors, London

1996 – 2003   Associate at  Kļaviņš, Slaidiņš & Loze, Attorneys at Law

In his legal practise exceeding 20 years Ugis has advised clients in numerous transactions and shareholder disputes, including significant transactions like:

  • Advising shareholders of a major Latvian waste management company in several share deals and investment transactions, including share sale to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • Advising one of the major Baltic data centers in mezzanine financing deal with BPM Mezzanine Fund SICAV-SIF, SCA
  • Advising shareholders in of one of Latvia’s investment fund’s share sale
  • Advising purchasers in acquisition of a leading insurance brokers firm, legal assistance in company restructuring
  • Representation of UniCredit Bank Austria AG through its debtor’s insolvency proceedings in Latvia
  • Advising an investor on investment in a major consumer finance group
  • Advising purchasers in acquisition of a shopping mall in Riga
  • Advising purchasers in the sale of pharmacy chain

Professional Membership

2009- Listed Arbitrator with the Court of Arbitration of the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

1999- European Lawyers Association

1996- Latvian Bar Association

Education

 1999   The College of Law of England and Wales, Diploma in English Commercial Law

1997   Faculty of Law, the University of Latvia (LL.M.)

1995   Faculty of Law, the University of Latvia (Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.))

Languages

Latvian, English, Russian