Toms
Šulmanis
Partner / Latvia
 
about

Toms Šulmanis heads the Employment & Immigration practice group in COBALT Latvia. Toms has 20 years of experience in the fields of M&A, Corporate/Commercial, Real Estate and Employment, including representation of clients in acquisition and sale of trade centers, commercial and residential developments, advice on all aspects of construction process, drafting and negotiating of commercial leases. Toms has also represented clients in complex corporate and employment matters, like restructuring of operations, redundancies, dealing with trade unions.

 
recognition
  • Employment - Band 2, Chambers Europe 2021
  • Employment - Next generation partner, Legal 500 2021
  • Corporate/Commercial - Band 4, Chambers Global 2021
  • Corporate/Commercial - Band 4, Chambers Europe 2020
  • M&A - Highly regarded, IFLR 1000 2021
 
experience
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  • 2018 — 10 — 30
    COBALT advised Astor Group in the acquisition of Radisson Blu Daugava hotel
  • 2018 — 10 — 19
    COBALT advises BaltCap Infrastructure Fund in acquisition of biomass CHP in the Riga region
  • 2018 — 09 — 26
    COBALT advised the sale of A-Katsastus Group’s business operations
  • 2018 — 08 — 07
    COBALT advises AVS Verkehrssicherung GmbH on the Acquisition of KMK Projekts
  • 2017 — 11 — 24
    COBALT advised HUGO BOSS on expanding its business operations in Latvia and Estonia
  • 2017 — 10 — 13
    COBALT advised DNB on the creation of Luminor – largest ever transaction in the Baltic banking market
  • 2017 — 08 — 21
    COBALT secures annulment of prohibition to dismiss a trade union member
  • 2017 — 08 — 04
    COBALT advises AS Storent Investments on the acquisition of Cramo operations in Latvia and Kaliningrad
  • 2017 — 06 — 20
    COBALT advises AFI Europe Latvia on large-scale residential development project in Riga
  • 2017 — 01 — 02
    COBALT provides general legal assistance to Snap Inc.
  • 2016 — 10 — 31
    COBALT advised Gjensidige on the completion of the merger of Baltic companies
  • 2016 — 08 — 25
    COBALT advises DNB upon combining its operations with Nordea in the Baltics
  • 2016 — 04 — 08
    COBALT advises AMIC Energy Management GmbH in the acquisition in the Latvian entity of SIA LUKoil Baltija R
  • 2016 — 04 — 05
    COBALT secures positive decision in unfair dismissal case
  • 2016 — 03 — 16
    COBALT advised AKROPOLIS GROUP in development of trade centre in Latvia
  • 2015 — 12 — 28
    COBALT advises Mid Europa Partners on its sale of Bite
  • 2015 — 11 — 19
    COBALT advised Talfin Amsterdam Holding B.V. in the sale of office building
  • 2015 — 11 — 18
    COBALT advises BaltCap in acquiring Baltic operations of financial automation company OpusCapita
  • 2015 — 09 — 07
    COBALT advises ELKO Group in acquisition of DL Distributors OÜ
  • 2015 — 05 — 20
    COBALT achieves positive decision in unfair dismissal case
  • 2015 — 02 — 20
    COBALT advises SIA Acme Corporation in sale of its subsidiaries to Hili Properties B.V.
  • 2014 — 11 — 26
    COBALT advises Solvina in SIA Storent Holding share sale transaction
  • 2014 — 11 — 21
    COBALT in cooperation with Linklaters advises Latvian Privatization Agency in the sale of Citadele Bank to international investors
  • 2014 — 05 — 06
    COBALT advises Polyplastic Group in acquisition of a polymer pipe production company SIA Evopipes
  • 2013 — 06 — 04
    BaltCap invests in the largest privately-owned postal operator in Latvia - Post Service Group
  • 2013 — 02 — 27
    Bite group companies refinance
  • 2011 — 05 — 18
    Advising Amserv Group in the acquisition of Adam Auto SIA
  • Toms Šulmanis is praised by clients for his ‘communication skills and speed.’ He is highly experienced in handling employment terminations, immigration and transfer of undertakings. He is also well regarded for his corporate and commercial activity.
    CHAMBERS EUROPE 2019, EMPLOYMENT