2016 — 01 — 04
The merger of law firms Borenius and COBALT in Latvia is now complete

Law firms Borenius and COBALT have completed their merger in Latvia and, as of today, operate jointly under the name of COBALT. This is the final step of the complex process of merging of COBALT and Borenius Latvian, Lithuanian, Estonian and Belarusian operations, resulting in creation of the biggest legal team in the region with more than 180 attorneys and lawyers.

Managing Partner of COBALT Latvia, Dace Silava-Tomsone states: “In this fast-changing world with companies constantly facing new challenges of business environment, a demand is growing for specialized, tailored and immediate legal solutions. Considering the combined experience and capacity of COBALT team of experts, we are confident of our ability to satisfy the constantly growing requirements of our clients for top level assistance in dealing with the most complicated legal issues.”

At COBALT Latvia 50 attorneys and lawyers are led by Dace Silava-Tomsone and Lauris Liepa. The 8 partners are Dace Silava-Tomsone, Lauris Liepa, Girts Lejins, Indrikis Liepa, Guntars Zile, Gatis Flinters, Ingrida Karina-Berzina and Toms Sulmanis. Prestigious international legal directories such as Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Legal 500 and IFLR 1000 regularly mention the office’s attorneys among leading lawyers in all practice areas.

“We want to emphasize that the core driver of this development is not just growth of the Latvian office but rather a move towards strong and closely integrated regional association which embodies common business values and professional qualities. Taking into account the close trade relations between companies in the Baltic region and Belarus, we are certain as to the necessity for such cross-border operation,” says Lauris Liepa, Managing Partner of COBALT Latvia.

A team of 60 attorneys and lawyers practices at COBALT Estonia office, including 13 partners. At the Lithuania office a team of 65 attorneys and lawyers works under guidance of 6 partners, while 5 attorneys and lawyers practice at the Belarusian office.

Additional information:

Dace Silava-Tomsone

Lauris Liepa