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Welcome 2 new members

Feb 19, 2015
Eversheds Bitāns has joined the Chamber as a Corporate Contributing member. Eversheds is one of the world's largest corporate law firms. Committed locally with Latvian office - Eversheds Bitāns, but connected globally, with offices based in the world's major economic centers in 29 countries. The firm has proven track record of delivering consistently high quality legal services across jurisdictions. Eversheds is noted for effectively delivering complex, multi-national legal services through one point of contact. Eversheds Bitāns takes pride in high caliber advice, informed by sector specific knowledge, is matched by value for money and pioneering techniques that drive efficiency and effectiveness. Collaborative working and innovative thinking is encouraged and supported at all levels, meaning that clients enjoy an offering that is constantly evolving and improving to meet their changing needs. Eversheds continues to find new ways of giving clients more value by setting the standard, challenging industry norms and delivering a service that is of economical and practical significance to clients. In the Chamber it will be represented by Maris Vainovskis, Senior Partner.

Jānis Bordāns has joined the Chamber as an Individual member. He has graduated from the Latvian University Faculty of Law in 1992. Since 1996 to present Janis has legal practice as Attorney at Law, Partner at Law Office „Wall" (former "Bordans & Belyaev"), mainly in General Corporate law, Intellectual property, Competition law and public procurement issues. He also has a long arbitrator work experience. During his career, Mr. Bordāns has also been a member of the Latvia's Parliament (1993-1995), Parliamentary Secretary and Advisor for legal issues of the Prime Minister (2010), Parliamentary Secretary for Minister of Justice and for the period from 2012 to 2014 - Latvian Minister of Justice. Mr. Bordāns has worked as an expert in working groups of Latvian government on amendments to the legislation on Intellectual property protection. He is an author of publications on legal issues in Latvian periodicals and electronic media, co-author of the book "Copyright in the Information Society" www.e-elgar.com, edited by B.Lindner and T.Shapiro and published by Edward Elgar Publishing in 2011.

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