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Chambers Europe 2019 confirms COBALT’s continued position among the top firms in Baltics



COBALT’s top position has again been confirmed for Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in the annual Chambers Europe Guide. We have been recognized as a top-tier firm in fifteen practice areas in the Baltics. The rankings confirm COBALT’s broad, market-leading competence in all key practice areas in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. For the third year in a row COBALT Latvia office is the only firm on the Latvian market which has gained Band 1 recognition in all practice areas surveyed.

12 COBALT lawyers – Elo Tamm, Peeter Kutman, Jaanus Mody, Karina Paatsi, Aivar Taro, Lauris Liepa, Dace Silava–Tomsone, Ingrīda Kariņa-Bērziņa, Sandija Novicka, Līga Fjodorova, Andrejs Lielkalns and Irmantas Norkus – were recognized as Band 1 practitioners by the publication in their respective practice areas. In addition, Martin Simovart and Ģirts Lejiņš were recognised as eminent practictioners in their field of law. 

Overall 40 legal practitioners from our Baltic team are recognized by the directory. COBALT’s lawyers are particularly praised for providing a well-integrated service across the Baltic region. Commentators speak highly of COBALT’s team: “We have had multi-jurisdictional issues that were solved smoothly. COBALT came up with aligned solutions that worked for all jurisdictions involved.”

The widely respected guide, Chambers Europe, is an annual review of legal markets and leading players from 53 jurisdictions across Europe. The rankings are independent and objective; they are based on a large number of confidential interviews with clients and law firms in the market.