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Ugis Zeltins Promoted to Partner and Head of Competition at Cobalt Latvia

Ugis Zeltins Promoted to Partner and Head of Competition at Cobalt Latvia

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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.”

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COBALT is closely integrated alliance of top-tier law offices in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Belarus, making us one of the largest law firms in the Baltic market. 

COBALT is a trusted partner for daily matters and complex large-scale transactions and disputes. The firm’s broad spectrum of expertise and established position as the market leader give a comprehensive basis for providing advice on special areas of business law.

We advise top international and regional businesses, financial institutions, state and local governments, and the region’s most promising start-ups. We offer leading-edge solutions in key industry sectors: Consumer Products, Trade & Distribution, Real Estate & Construction, Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare, Energy & Utilities, Communications, Media & Technologies, Financial Services, Transport & Logistics.

COBALT has been named Baltic Law Firm of the Year 6 times. We were recognized as the Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year 2019 in the Baltics at the IFLR European Awards in London. COBALT also won CEE Legal Matters Deal of the Year Award for Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, as well as the overall Baltic Deal of the Year, at the 2019 CEE Legal Matters Awards. We have received multiple awards from the Chambers Europe, IFLR, The Lawyer and Mergermarket and we are regularly listed amongst the top performing M&A legal advisors in the Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters and Mergermarket deal tables

More information on Cobalt can be found at www.cobalt.legal

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