` Marija Berdova | COBALT

Marija Berdova

Vandeadvokaat / Läti


Marija specialises in corporate and commercial law, as well as LDD issues for over 10 years. She provides legal assistance with the formation of legal entities and branches, joint ventures, and handling all forms of company reorganisations and corporate governance across various sectors such as energy, food, retail, life sciences, and start-ups. She regularly advises in complex cross-border M&A transactions, including group mergers. She has written numerous publications on corporate law and corporate governance.

In parallel, Marija specialises with the Dispute Resolution practice group, representing clients in civil and commercial disputes and litigation. She has a vast expertise in representing clients in cases involving shareholder disputes, liability of Management Board members, and the recovery of damages. She also advises clients seeking political asylum in Latvia and representing clients interests in courts and competent authorities, in cases related to expulsion and extradition issues.


  • M&A – Notable practitioner, IFLR 1000 2022


  • Latvian, English, Russian, Italian

Liikmeskond ja haridus

  • Latvian Bar Association (since 2014)
  • Professional Master’s degree in Law with lawyer’s qualification, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia (2011)
  • Bachelor degree in Law, Police Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia (2009)
  • Asylum and Human Rights Course Certificate, Council of Europe Programme on Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) (2021)