Litigation and Arbitration
This is one of the core areas of specialisation at Skudra and Udris and is handled by our most experienced, sophisticated and proactive team of litigation attorneys. Our practice a covers a broad spectrum of both domestic and international commercial litigation and arbitration matters. We have demonstrated the ability to deal with complex and high profile cases, while maintaining particular strength in dispute resolution that requires knowledge and application of international law. The firm is actively involved in settling contractual, investment and real estate disputes, as well as the areas of torts, product liability, corporate law, construction, intellectual property, labour, competition regulation, taxes, media, banking and securities. Our everyday practice relies on a profound and comprehensive knowledge and understanding of our clients' requirements. We achieve results and therefore the confidence of our international clientele, through hard preparatory work and legal research, as well as an excellent understanding of litigation and arbitration techniques and the underlying legal framework both in Latvia as well as worldwide.
We have a distinguished arbitration practice. Our lawyers have assisted in drafting Latvian legislation regulating commercial arbitration in Latvia, are published in international journals and lecture on arbitration matters. The firm has participated in various domestic and international (including ICC) institutional as well as ad hoc arbitration proceedings, where our lawyers have acted as arbitrators or representatives of claimants and respondents.
Our senior litigation partner Mr. Ziedonis Udris serves as the Chairman of the Arbitration Court of the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He also holds several prestigious nominations by the Republic of Latvia in specialised permanent international tribunals.
The firm has also represented its' clients before the Latvian Constitutional Court.
At Skudra & Udris we strive to achieve the best possible and cost-effective resolution of disputes for our clients. We advise our client on all aspects of the case including a realistic assessment of success, risk and the financial resources necessary to bring about a positive outcome.