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Law Office KLOTINI SERGIS

Law Office KLOTINI SERGIS

was established on 1st July 1992 under the title ARGUMENTS and after reorganization it acquired its present title KLOTINI SERGIS. Every day our clients are duly serviced by our lawyers – members of the Bar Association of Latvia (www.advokatura.lv), paralegals and secretaries.
Establishment of companies

Establishment of companies

We provide drafting of documents of incorporation and ensure registration of companies. Legal advice on establishing managing structures and on issues of distribution of representation powers is furnished. We also service on law matters related to companies’ institutions of management and supervision.
Representation in the court and arbitration

Representation in the court and arbitration

We are representing clients in property, inheritance, matrimonial, administrative and contractual disputes at all courts and arbitrations, including and not limited to Administrative court and Constitutional court. We are supporting clients in developing the most beneficial litigation strategy and tactics.
Contract drafting  and revision

Contract drafting and revision

We provide drafting of contracts and conducting of negotiations between transaction parties. Legal opinion can be given on already drafted contracts. Upon commission the office participates in meetings held for arrangement of deals.
International solutions

International solutions

as a new service for our clients open up wide legal assistance opportunities abroad. Cooperating with reputable law offices outside Latvia our partners from European Law Firm can provide professional legal advice in their home countries for clients from Latvia.
Reorganization of companies

Reorganization of companies

We provide drafting of relevant documents for any type of reorganization and conduct respective processes.
Drafting of claims and pleas

Drafting of claims and pleas

Our lawyers are preparing claims, pleas and petitions for courts and arbitrations on solving legal matters of clients and disputes between the parties, including and not limited to pleas for administrative courts and European Court of Human Rights.
Defense in criminal proceedings

Defense in criminal proceedings

Clients can rely on their defense in criminal proceedings by receiving adequate and appropriate legal representation from our attorneys. With our experience in criminal law victims are able to receive legal assistance at any stage of a criminal proceeding.
Legal advice on employment law related issues

Legal advice on employment law related issues

We provide legal advice on employment law related issues inter alia on issues of establishing, amending and terminating employment legal relationships and as well as on resolution of employment disputes.
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Attorneys of KLOTINI SERGIS represent the state joint stock company “Latvian State Roads” in court and achieve a fair result

Attorneys of KLOTINI SERGIS represent the state joint stock company “Latvian State Roads” in court and achieve a fair result

KLOTINI SERGIS successfully represented the state joint stock company “Latvian State Roads” in a legal dispute with one of the biggest road construction companies in the Baltics which ended this February. Attorneys of KLOTINI SERGIS managed to recover nearly a million euro to the benefit of the Latvian State Roads. During the proceedings fundamental problems...
Shadow Day at KLOTINI SERGIS

Shadow Day at KLOTINI SERGIS

On February 16, 2017, three students from International School of Riga (ISR) (www.isriga.lv) were shadows to KLOTINI SERGIS managing partner Ivo Klotins. ISR is an International Baccalaureate World School and Cambridge International Centre. The students of ISR along with KLOTINI SERGIS managing partner Ivo Klotins had an opportunity to visit Arbitration Court of the Latvian...
KLOTINI SERGIS participates in the conference and Jurista Vards publication regarding issues of civil procedure

KLOTINI SERGIS participates in the conference and Jurista Vards publication regarding issues of civil procedure

On 2 December of 2016 the annual conference “Current issues of the civil procedure” was held at the Faculty of Law of the University of Latvia where KLOTINI SERGIS managing partner and European Law Firm board member Ivo Klotins was presenting his report “Arbitration and business needs in Latvia.” The latest issue of Jurista Vards,...

For a successful debt restructuring a concordant will of the creditor and the debtor is highly relevant

During the last month KLOTINI SERGIS has successfully represented the interests of several clients in a major debt restructuring with one of the largest Scandinavian banks in Latvia. Such debt restructuring, in relation to several legal proceedings, provides a great opportunity for businesses facing financial difficulties to continue their business activities and successfully survive economically...
Managing partner Ivo Klotiņš takes part in the EUROPEAN LAW FIRM General Meeting in Zürich

Managing partner Ivo Klotiņš takes part in the EUROPEAN LAW FIRM General Meeting in Zürich

From 26 to 28 January of 2017 the members of European Law Firm (ELF) braved sub-zero temperatures to meet in the beautiful city of Zürich to discuss network matters and strengthen links between members. The General Meeting was organized by ELF’s Swiss office AM T Rechtsanwälte,  and KLOTINI SERGIS was represented by the managing partner...
The Court of Appeals confirms the significance of trust in employment

The Court of Appeals confirms the significance of trust in employment

After more than two years of litigation on behalf of an international client the Court of Appeals has confirmed the termination of employment as justified. In its ruling the court has highlighted the significance of trust between an employee and an employer, as well as the exclusive unilateral rights of the employer to terminate the...
KLOTINI SERGIS successfully represents clients in disputes over the division of a joint property of spouses

KLOTINI SERGIS successfully represents clients in disputes over the division of a joint property of spouses

KLOTINI SERGIS successfully pursued representation of the clients’ interests in two cases regarding the division of a joint property of spouses and the recognition of ownership rights. Upon examination of arguments and evidence provided by the attorney, the court found that the fact of acquisition of property during a cohabitation in a marriage in itself...
KLOTINI SERGIS managing partner Ivo Klotins in an interview to Daily Business on  reforms of the administrative offences

KLOTINI SERGIS managing partner Ivo Klotins in an interview to Daily Business on reforms of the administrative offences

On 15 November 2016. KLOTINI SERGIS managing partner, an arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration of the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and a board member of European Law Firm (E.L.F.) Ivo Klotins in an interview to business daily Dienas Bizness (Daily Business) explained why it is necessary to proceed with reforms of administrative offences in...
KLOTINI SERGIS managing partner Ivo Klotins in an interview to the daily Diena “An agreement is more beneficial than a time-consuming and costly litigation”

KLOTINI SERGIS managing partner Ivo Klotins in an interview to the daily Diena “An agreement is more beneficial than a time-consuming and costly litigation”

KLOTINI SERGIS managing partner, an arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration of the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and a board member of European Law Firm Ivo Klotins in an interview to the daily Diena explains why the commercial mediation can be more beneficial to businesses than a time-consuming and costly litigation. “(..) Unlike...
Managing partner Ivo Klotiņš elected the board member of EUROPEAN LAW FIRM

Managing partner Ivo Klotiņš elected the board member of EUROPEAN LAW FIRM

Just now during the European Law Firm (ELF) general meeting, taking place from 29 September until 2 October 2016 in Dublin, our managing partner Ivo Klotiņš has been elected as the member of the Executive Board of ELF. The Executive board is elected for three years and is chaired by the President. The Board is in...
Our paralegal Katrīna Pētersone graduates from RGSL

Our paralegal Katrīna Pētersone graduates from RGSL

On 1 July of 2016 KLOTINI SERGIS paralegal Katrīna Pētersone finished her studies at Riga Graduate School of Law (RGSL) and received a bachelor’s degree in law and diplomacy with merits. Studies at RGSL focus on various fields of international and comparative law and include guest lecturers from all over the world, thus allowing students...
KLOTINI SERGIS sponsors Riga Moot 2016

KLOTINI SERGIS sponsors Riga Moot 2016

On 2 June 2016, the international competition Riga Moot 2016 took place at Riga Graduate School of Law (RGSL), bringing together four teams, representing Latvia and Belarus. The team from the University of Latvia (Ingus Meimers and Toms Vilnis) won the competition and received the main prize of 500 EUR from KLOTINI SERGIS. RGSL director...