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Raimonds Slaidins

Senior Partner
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Ellex Klavins

Riga, Latvia
    Local Time: Friday 01:36

Practice Expertise

  • Corporate and M&A
  • Corporate Governance
  • Donation, Sponsorship, Charity
  • General Corporate Advice

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate and M&A
  • Corporate Governance
  • Donation, Sponsorship, Charity
  • General Corporate Advice
  • Joint Ventures
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Privatization
  • Public M&A
  • Reorganization, Insolvency, Liquidation
  • Restructuring
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Profile

Raimonds Slaidins is co-founder and senior partner at Ellex in Latvia where he leads the firm's Mergers & acquisitions practice and is part of the Ellex leadership team's Coordinating Committee.

Raimonds specialises in the acquisition and sale of companies and business divisions, joint ventures, majority and minority investments and corporate work in general. He has advised a broad range of foreign investor and institutional clients and has participated in complex, strategic mergers and acquisition projects in Latvia. He is ranked as a leading Latvian M&A lawyer in Legal 500, IFLR 1000, Chambers & Partners and Who's Who Legal.

Raimonds is a former president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Latvia and a regular lecturer at the Riga Graduate School of Law.

Bar Admissions
1985 Attorney at Law (California, USA)
1992 Attorney at Law (Latvia)

Education
1984 Santa Clara University, California, USA, J.D. degree
1980 University of California, Berkeley, USA, B.A. degree, political science

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate and M&A
  • Corporate Governance
  • Donation, Sponsorship, Charity
  • General Corporate Advice
  • Joint Ventures
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Privatization
  • Public M&A
  • Reorganization, Insolvency, Liquidation
  • Restructuring

Professional Career



Professional Associations
International Bar Association (IBA) - Member
Trademark Matters in the Republic of Latvia - Trade Mark Attorney
2009 - 2010 IBA European Regional Forum - Co-Chairman
1994-2000 Honorary Legal Advisor to the British Ambassador in Latvia





Professional Activities and Experience
1992 to date - Co-Founder and Partner, Ellex Latvia office (previously LAWIN Klavins & Slaidins), Latvia
1991 - 1992 Counsellor to the Foreign Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia
1990 - 1991 Senior Corporate Counsel, Ingres Corporation, Alameda, California, USA
1986 - 1990 Senior Associate, Carroll, Burdick & McDonough, San Francisco, California, USA

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