Partner / Läti

Guntars Zīle is head of the M&A practice group. He has more than 18 years of experience in transactional work and has represented numerous local, as well as multinational companies and PE funds (like East Capital, BaltCap, Stora Enso, Lukoil, Severstal, AXA Private Equity, Carlsberg, MISC Berhad, etc) in large scale M&A transactions. Guntars also handles patent litigation assignments and performs regulatory work for manufacturers of the pharmaceuticals and healthcare service providers. He also has extensive experience in real estate and construction law matters and currently acts as a member of the Working Group of the Ministry of Justice for the Law Reform on Divided Property Matters.

  • Corporate/Commercial - Band 2, Chambers Global 2021
  • Corporate/Commercial - Band 2, Chambers Europe 2021
  • Real Estate - Band 3, Chambers Europe 2021
  • M&A - Highly regarded, IFLR 1000 2021
  • Commercial, Corporate and M&A - Legal 500 Hall of Fame 2021
Latvian, English, Russian

Haridus ja liikmelisus
  • LL.M., University of Latvia, Faculty of Law (2001)
  • LL.B., University of Latvia, Faculty of Law (1999)
  • Latvian Bar Association (since 1999)
  • International Bar Association (since 2007)
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (since 2011)
  • Riga TechHub Founder Member (2012)
  • Board Member, Latvian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (since 2019)