Team

We represent our national and international clients in business related matters before civil and criminal courts, arbitration tribunals and administrative authorities.

Agris Repšs

Managing partner, Attorney at law
Agris is a proficient advocate with more than 20-year long experience in dispute resolution, arbitration and legal proceedings, offering efficient and personalized legal solutions to clients.
 
Agris has been practicing in one of Latvia’s best legal offices – Sorainen - for more than 20 years, obtaining comprehensive experience in resolving disputes and arbitration both on Latvia’s and international levels. As a partner, he has headed several practice groups, thus, gaining comprehensive understanding about the normative acts regulating entrepreneurship, as well as specializing in international trade, maritime, IT and communications sectors, data protection and intellectual property protection. He has successfully defended clients in a number of litigations at civil, administrative and arbitration courts.

He is an arbitration judge at the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Court of Arbitration.

Agris has had many publications, he has delivered lectures in Latvia and abroad.

Agris has successfully represented Lithuanian investor E Energija in Latvia’s first ICSID case against the Latvian state.

Agris has successfully represented Vienna Insurance Group in the arbitration case at the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) in the dispute after the client had acquired a Latvian insurance company.

Agris was one of the lawyers, representing the Latvian state in bailing Parex Bank, and the following case at the Constitutional Court.

In the long-term experience in litigations, Agris has represented clients in complex delict cases, for instance, disputes on harm to a person caused by electric appliances, harm to persons caused by collapse of a building, a claim by airplane crash victims against insurance companies and other complex litigations. None the less, Agris has also been mentioned at “The Legal 500”, “Chambers & Partners” and as well as at the “Chambers Europe” directories.

Agris has vast experience, representing clients in disputes on international cargo transportation by rail, road and sea, as well as marine and navigation, and ship building disputes.

Books:
  1. Chance, C. (2016). International Mediation Guide, Second Edidtion. P 56, Agris Repšs co-authoring Latvian chapter.
  2. Set of authors. (2016). International Mediation Guide. 2nd edition. P 57,  Agris Repšs co-authoring Latvian chapter.
  3. Set of authors. (2015). Promotional games and contests in the EU possibilities and pitfalls. P 31-33,  Agris Repšs co-authoring Latvian chapter.
  4. Doris, P. (2014). Getting The Deal Trough: Enforcement of Foreign Judgments 2015. P 80. Agris Repšs co-authoring Latvian chapter.
  5. Burkevics, A., Repšs, A. (2014). A Guide to Hiring and Firing in Latvia.
  6. Set of authors. (2013). Getting the Deal Through: e-Commerce 2014 the Latvian chapter. P 82-88,  Agris Repšs co-authoring Latvian chapter.
  7. Sadowski, W. (2011). The rebirth of arbitration in central and eastern Europe. Global Arbitration Review journal. Vol. 5/3. Agris Repšs co-authoring Latvian chapter.
  8. Set of authors. (2006). The International Comparative Legal Guide: International arbitration 2006. P 267. Agris Repšs co-authoring Latvian chapter.
  9. Burkevics, A., Repšs, A. (2014). A Guide To Hiring And Firing In Latvia.
  10. Bičevskis, M., Kvēps, M., Repšs, A. (1996). Veksel̦tiesības.
     
Publications
  1. 12.10.2018., WTS Global - Baltics and Belarus: Intellectual Property Newsflash

Māra Zepa

Attorney at law
Māra is an experienced advocate and insolvency administrator who has been practicing law for more than 20 years. In her more than 15-year long experience in insolvency cases, Māra has been an administrator in a large number of corporate insolvency procedures.

Māra represents clients in commercial rights, insolvency cases, corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, real estate issues and transactions, as well as in different civil and administrative cases.

Rita Vanaga

Assistant to Attorney at law
Rita has seven years of practical legal experience mainly working in the fields of administrative and civil law. In recent years the scope of the professional field has been expanded by working with criminal law, International and European Union law as well as participating in legal proceedings.

Rita has a bachelor's and master's degree in law with a specialization in international and European law as well as a qualification of a Latvian lawyer at the Riga Graduate School of Law. Rita also holds a Master's degree in Geography, specializing in spatial planning.

Specialization: Research and solution of complex legal issues related to commercial law, spatial planning, construction and real estate.