Our firm is renowned for its long standing expertise in energy and utilities, gained through more than 10 year experience in working with the major participants in the Latvian Energy & Utilities sector, including on matters of electricity and natural gas market liberalization and restructuring of respective monopolies, regulatory issues, competition, state aid and other matters.


  • Legal advice to Latvian Ministry of Economy on drafting of amendments to the Energy Law on legal unbundling of natural gas monopoly.
  • Legal advice to Latvenergo (state-owned electric company) during three stages of electricity market liberalization.
  • Legal advice to Latvenergo and Augstsprieguma tīkli (electricity transmission system operator) on regulatory matters, including independence and asset management issues.
  • Representing Latvenergo and Augstsprieguma tīkli (electricity transmission system operator) in administrative litigation related to setting of electricity transmission tariffs and final tariffs.
  • Counsel to AS Latvijas Gaze in a dawn raid concerning a European Commission investigation over Gazprom contracts.
  • Legal advice to Rīgas ūdens (Riga Water) in a major real estate litigation, EU funded infrastructure development projects and regulatory matters.


  • Legal aspects of market liberalization
  • Unbundling of industry monopolies into a group of companies, related corporate governance matters
  • Infrastructure financing matters, including EU funds
  • Regulatory matters, including independence and tariffs
  • Competition and state aid matters
  • Dispute resolution
  • Dawn raid counsel
  • Energy supply contracts
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Madara Smalkā

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