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 2020
  • Corporate/Commercial - Band 2, Chambers Europe 2020
  • Real Estate - Band 3, Chambers Europe 2020
  • M&A - Highly regarded, IFLR 1000 2020
Guntars Zīle is adept at handling high-level M&A transactions and has significant experience in cross-border corporate matters. ‘He is hands-on, results-driven and helps to bring the deal over the line. He also has a commercial understanding,’ a client states.