Latvian lawyer Ugis Zeltins has been promoted to Partner and Head of Competition at Cobalt.
According to Cobalt, “[Ugis'] strong work ethics, outstanding knowledge, and experience in competition and dispute resolution matters will strengthen Cobalt’s position in the Baltic legal market and expand the capacity of Cobalt to offer high-quality advice to clients.”
Zeltins joined the firm in 2007, Cobalt reports, “and ever since has been involved in numerous high–profile assignments and led several landmark cases in national and European courts, concerning abuse of dominant position, horizontal and vertical agreements, recovery of damages and patent disputes.”
Zeltins holds an LL.M. from the College of Europe in Bruges and is a graduate of the University of Latvia, where he also teaches competition law.
“We are happy to see yet another bright talent joining Cobalt's partnership,” commented Cobalt Latvia Managing Partner Dace Silava-Tomsone. “Ugis is not only a widely recognized expert in his practice areas but also a passionate promoter of new approaches and technologies in rendering legal services. Cobalt has set goals to remain current in the ever-changing legal market, and Ugis’ input will be highly instrumental in Cobalt partnership achieving those goals.”