Former Ellex Partner Andris Lazdins and former PwC Legal Head of Corporate and M&A Janis Gavars have joined forces to open a new law firm: Lazdins Gavars.
The new firm will primarily focus on venture capital and start-up-related work in the areas of transaction support, dispute resolution, and compliance strategies.
Before setting up the new firm, Lazdins spent almost 11 years with Ellex, the last year and a half of which as a Partner. Before that, he spent almost three years with Aldis Gobzems and, earlier, a year and a half with Egils Radzins.
Before joining forces with Lazdins, Gavras spent almost seven years with PwC, two years of which he was PwC Legal's Head of Corporate and M&A. Before that, he spent two years with Ellex and, earlier, two and a half years with Lawin.
"We are pleased to combine the experience gained in providing legal assistance to clients on an international scale," said Lazdins. "By complementing each other’s strengths, we are proud to provide our clients with a wide range of services and personalized assistance. We are ready to stand by our clients in their success – by understanding their business, we will offer solutions that will go hand in hand with the clients’ growth and goals."
"We are a law firm for ambitious, growing, and striving companies," Gavars added. "In our work, we will remain a reliable and loyal partner to our clients, not afraid of the complex legal challenges that make our work so exciting."