Elina Locmele

Elina Locmele

Senior Associate


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Elīna Ločmele is an expert in Tax, Corporate and Restructuring matters. She is an experienced member of COBALT team and has been involved in numerous complex tax, M&A and restructuring matters, as well as advised clients on lotteries and gambling regulation. Elīna has perfected her skills on a secondment with the law office in Helsinki.


LL.M. in European Law, Riga Graduate School of Law (2004)
LL.B. in EU, International and Comparative Law, Summa Cum Laude, Concordia International University, Tallinn, Estonia (2003)
Latvian Bar Association (since 2005)
Areas of Practice

Commercial Law | Energy & Utilities | Financial Services Regulatory | Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) | Private Equity | Restructuring & Insolvency | Tax Disputes & Litigation | Tax Structuring

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

COBALT advises AVS Verkehrssicherung GmbH on the Acquisition of KMK Projekts
COBALT advised Kartesia on its investment in Groglass®
COBALT advises on the sale of Runway BPO to Webhelp
COBALT advised HUGO BOSS on expanding its business operations in Latvia and Estonia
COBALT advises managers of the Baltic entities of pharmaceutical wholesale company Oriola in management buy-out
COBALT advised on sale of MTG Baltic subsidiaries
COBALT advised DNB on the creation of Luminor – largest ever transaction in the Baltic banking market
COBALT Law Firm advised Korona Invest Fund in an investment to the digital agency Wunder
COBALT advises BaltCap in acquiring of Selecta business operations in the Baltics
COBALT represents AB Linas Agro in acquisition of fertilizer trade business
COBALT advises AMIC Energy Management GmbH in the acquisition in the Latvian entity of SIA LUKoil Baltija R
Advising the management of SEB Enskilda in the buyout of SEB Enskilda business in Estonia and Latvia to operate under the new brand name Superia