Nauris Grigals and Andis Paunins have been promoted to Associate Partner at TGS Baltic Latvia.
Grigals joined TGS Baltic in 2009. He specializes litigation, especially in corporate and tax litigation, arbitration, and the recognition and enforcement of court decisions. TGS Baltic describes him as "a recognized expert in corporate law, commercial law, and mergers and acquisitions." He was the project manager of the legal representation of the Ministry of Economics of the Republic of Latvia on the purchase of shares in Conexus Baltic Grid (as reported by CEE Legal Matters on January 12, 2018).
Paunins has been working in TGS Baltic since 2006. He specializes in dispute resolution and arbitration, intellectual property, white collar crime, restructuring & iInsolvency. TGS Baltic reports that "his experience and practice in complex creditor interest protection cases, and white collar cases are exceptional." Among other deals, Paunins provided full scope assistance to AS Reverta (the former Parex bank) in the prominent Delfīns Partneri case involving the recovery of debt in the amount of EUR 46 million.
Currently, among other matters, both Paunins and Grigals are providing legal assistance to the Latvian Ministry of Finance and to Valsts Nekustamie Ipasumi with respect to a fire that damaged the residence of the Latvian President during reconstruction and renovation work. Recently they also provided legal assistance to the AS DNB bank group during the take-over of pledged assets worth over EUR 15 million.