Roberts Kantsons - zvērināts advokāts


LEGAL ASSISTANCE

Representation in courts

REPRESENTATION IN COURTS:

I have been representing companies, individuals and governmental institutions in court proceedings in civil cases, commercial disputes and administrative cases for more than 18 years already; I have taken part in several hundreds of various litigation cases. Many cases where I have provided legal assistance, are published as the case law of the Supreme Court. I provide legal advice regarding court proceedings and carrying out legal due diligence, leading negotiations in disputes and regarding settlements.

Real property transactions

REAL PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS:

I specialise in real estate transactions, consult and provide the drafting of agreements for transactions, perform legal due diligence, assessment of lending agreements, establish pledges, servitudes and real charges.

I have provided legal assistance and the execution of transactions for the acquisition of the Nordic and Baltic Property Group real property portfolio in Latvia and I provide legal support to it, as well.

I have provided legal assistance and the drafting of agreements within the process of construction of the expansion of ALFA Shopping Centre and I provide legal support to the managers of ALFA, MOLA and DOLE Shopping Centres.

I have provided legal support to the manager of Domina Shopping Centre, and the real estate service company Colliers International is also among my clients.

Insurance disputes

INSURANCE DISPUTES:

I specialise in insurance disputes. I represent JSC Seesam Insurance Latvian Branch in cases related to complicated insurance disputes. I have gained experience working as a lawyer in the Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Latvia and representing it in court proceedings. I defend clients in criminal proceedings related to insurance.

Construction cases

CONSTRUCTION CASES:

I specialise in issues related to construction, including consultations, drafting of agreements, application of FIDIC agreements, dispute resolution.

I have provided legal assistance in the construction of the logistics park Dominante Park in Ķekava, expansion of ALFA Shopping Centre, as well as in several railway modernisation and construction projects.

I provide legal support to the customers of construction projects, construction companies (SIA Fima, SIA Thales Latvia, etc.), as well as to technical supervision companies and architects.

Tax disputes

TAX DISPUTES:

I specialise in tax disputes and represent clients in the pre-court administrative process in the State Revenue Service and in court proceedings in Administrative Courts, as well as defend clients in criminal proceedings related to taxes. I have gained considerable experience working as a lawyer in the State Revenue Service and representing the State Revenue Service in cases, as well as working as a lawyer in the international auditing company Deloitte and taking part in training delivered by recognised taxation specialists.

Public procurement disputes

PUBLIC PROCUREMENT DISPUTES:

I consult companies on public procurement issues and represent clients in public procurement disputes, prepare complaints regarding the requirements of tender procedure regulations and tender procedure results, as well as represent clients in the Procurement Monitoring Bureau and Administrative Courts.

I have represented companies in disputes on appealing regulations and results of public procurement tender procedures in the field of construction, waste management, security services, as well as supplies.

Defence in criminal proceedings

DEFENCE IN CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS:

I provide a defence in criminal proceedings both during the pre-trial investigation stage and in courts. I specialise in criminal cases related to taxes, drugs, insurance and property crimes.

Commercial transactions

COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS:

I provide legal advice in commercial transactions and provide legal support services to companies. I draft all types of agreements for various transactions, documents for the Register of Enterprises, as well as consult on issues and disputes related to commercial activities.


ABOUT ME...

Roberts Kantsons

I have been working as a sworn advocate since 2010 and I have been working in various positions in the field of law for 28 years already. I obtained the qualification of lawyer (2003) and the degree of Master of Law (2007) from the University of Latvia.

I represent companies, individuals and governmental institutions in court; I have taken part in several hundreds of various civil cases, administrative cases and commercial disputes, and I also provide a defence in criminal proceedings.

I specialise in real property transactions, the implementation of construction projects and commercial transactions.

I represent and consult several leading companies engaged in the field of real properties and construction. I have provided legal support in several significant real property transactions and construction projects; for example, construction of the logistics park Dominante Park in Ķekava, expansion of ALFA Shopping Centre, implementation of several railway modernisation and construction projects, and public procurements.

EDUCATION:

  • University of Latvia, Faculty of Law, degree of Master of Law, specialisation: theory of law (2007).
  • University of Latvia, Faculty of Law, higher professional education, qualification of lawyer (2003).
  • Passed the sworn advocate exam in 2010 with the highest rating (excellent).
  • I annually update my legal qualification, taking part in training courses and seminars organised by the Latvian Judicial Training Centre, Latvian Council of Sworn Advocates, Association of Insolvency Administrators, Riga Graduate School of Law, etc.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Since 2010 – sworn advocate.
  • Holding company JSC Dominante Capital – Head of the Legal Section.
  • Sworn Advocate Office BNT Klauberg & Krauklis – lawyer.
  • LLC Deloitte Latvia – legal adviser.
  • State Revenue Service, Section for Cases Resolved in Court – chief lawyer.
  • Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Latvia – lawyer.
  • Riga City Ziemeļu District Court – secretary and assistant judge.

WORKING LANGUAGES:

I work with and prepare legal documents in Latvian, English and Russian.


CONTACTS:

Roberts Kantsons
Sworn advocate

Telefons:  M. + 371 28635319
E-pasts:  [email protected]
Adrese:  8b Gunara Astras Str., Riga, LV-1082
Web-lapa:  www.kantsons.lv