COBALT earns a record 24 top-tier rankings across practice areas in the Baltics in the 2019 edition of Legal 500 EMEA. The rankings confirm COBALT’s broad, market-leading competence in all key practice areas in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
The most recent edition of the Legal 500, published in April 2019, ranks Estonia and Latvia top-tier in all researched categories. The Lithuania’s office also receives top-tier rankings in its seven core areas of practice, namely Banking, finance and capital markets, Commercial, corporate and M&A, Dispute resolution, Employment, EU and competition, Intellectual property and Real estate and construction.
This year, 19 legal practitioners are recognised as leading lawyers in their fields of practice, including Lauris Liepa, Jaanus Mody, Dr Irmantas Norkus, Dace Silava-Tomsone, Martin Simovart, Elijus Burgis, Ingrīda Kariņa-Bērziņa, Marina Kotkas, Peeter Kutman, Žilvinas Kvietkus, Liina Linsi, Sandija Novicka, Karina Paatsi, Kristel Raidla-Talur, Egon Talur, Elo Tamm, Aivar Taro, Guntars Zīle, Andrejs Lielkalns and Viive Kaur. 37 COBALT lawyers are included in the list of recommended lawyers in the Baltics.
The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) since 1991 has been providing readers with an annually updated, impartial, third-party opinion on the leading law firms and lawyers. The EMEA guide provides researched coverage of 85 countries and over 2,700 ranked law firms. The guide employs a rigorous review process that includes surveying clients and assessing the experience and depth of teams.