COBALT was listed as Tier 1 firm in 19 practice areas in the Baltics by Legal 500 EMEA 2016. The guide employs a rigorous review process that includes surveying clients and assessing the experience and depth of teams.
Twenty of our lawyers have been recognized as leading practitioners. Sixteen COBALT partners, Dr Irmantas Norkus, Elijus Burgis, Zilvinas Kvietkus, Dace Silava-Tomsone, Lauris Liepa, Girts Lejins, Ingrida Karina-Berzina, Sten Luiga, Martin Simovart, Jaanus Mody, Elo Tamm, Liina Linsi, Kristel Raidla-Talur, Marina Tolmatshova, Egon Talur, Aivar Taro, were recognized as leading lawyers by the publication in their respective practice areas.
COBALT Latvia office is the only law firm office in the Baltics receiving Tier 1 rankings in all 8 areas surveyed.
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 81 countries and over 2,700 ranked law firms. The research is conducted annually, providing a detailed qualitative assessment of various factors including work conducted by law firms over the past 12 months and historically; experience and depth of teams; specialisms and ancillary services; and, importantly, opinions of law firms’ clients – each year.