Janis Esenvalds

Janis Esenvalds

Janis Esenvalds
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Participation and representation of clients in all judicial institutions of the Republic of Latvia, International courts and Court of Justice of the European Union.

Participation and representation of clients in local and international arbitration proceedings, including participation as an expert in Permanent court of arbitration in investment protection case.

Wide experience on investment disputes on local and international level.

  • Experience in several hundreds of litigation cases in the areas of civil law (including business law disputes, obligations and property law disputes) and administrative law (including procurement procedures, disputes related to negligence by public administration and tax disputes)
  • Experience in a position of administrator, administrator’s assistant and creditor representative in more than a hundred bankruptcy proceedings
  • Administrator’s experience in successful settlement proceedings and restoration, bankruptcy protection procedures and restoration of a company’s solvency, as well as in implementation of a company’s recovery
  • Experience in a position of liquidator’s assistant in a process of liquidation of a credit institution
  • No violations have been found and established either in the abovementioned proceedings or other proceedings administered in the status of the administrator or sworn advocate
  • Impeccable reputation


Lawyer’s qualification/Law degree Thesis (year 2006): Auction in Insolvency Proceedings;
Master’s Thesis (year 2007): EU Cross-border insolvency regulation and compability with Latvian legislation.

Practice Areas: Banking and Financial Services, Bankruptcy, Corporate and Commercial, Intellectual Property, Mediation
Affiliations and Certifications:

Member of Latvian Bar association since December 5, 2006;
Member of cross-border insolvency professionals’ organisation Insol Europe since July, 2011;
Law Office Rasa & Esenvalds is a member of the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry;
Law Office Rasa & Esenvalds is a member of IR GLOBAL.


Lawyer’s qualification, University of Latvia, year 2001-2006;
Master Programme in Law (LLM), International and EU Law,
Riga Graduate School of Law, year 2006-2007;
Mini MBA degree: Strategic Management Programme, Stockholm School of Economics, year 2018.

Language/s: English, Russian
Address: Krisjana valdemāra street 33-35
City: Riga

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