Partner/ Attorney at Law

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Jānis Jurkāns is a partner at CersJurkāns Law Firm and an Attorney at Law. Jānis has been providing legal support in planning, negotiating and concluding complex transactions for more than 20 years. He is highly valued by clients as a strategist in dispute resolution planning. The aforementioned, as well as his experience in legal proceedings and out-of-court dispute resolution not only in civil and commercial disputes, but also so-called white-collar criminal proceedings, enable the firm’s clients to achieve their objectives. Jānis also works with insolvency proceedings and restructuring cases, and is one of the most knowledgeable lawyers in Latvia in forestry cases. Jānis is the firm’s leading partner in relations with foreign clients and maintains contacts with many foreign attorneys, which allows client issues to be resolved effectively around the world.

  • Representation of minority shareholders in the case of damages caused by the Management Board and the Supervisory Board Members of the Company
  • Representation in shareholder disputes
  • Representation in the cases for claiming damages based on the Law on A Group of Companies
  • Representation of sellers in a major transaction for sale of a software company shares
  • Representation in major sales, acquisition or exchange transactions with real estate portfolios, including forest land portfolios
  • Representation of buyers in major transactions for acquisition of company shares
Education: Master’s degree in Law, University of Latvia

Languages: Latvian, English, Russian

Participation in professional organisations: Latvian Collegium of Sworn Advocates