Ivars is a partner and Head of Real Estate practice, a position he has held at Ellex in Latvia since the merger of Ellex and Glimstedt & partneri in Latvia in February 2017. He has a wealth of experience in all aspects of real estate, construction, and environmental law. Before the merger, Ivars led the real estate and construction practice at Glimstedt & partneri law firm in Latvia. For more than 15 years, he has consulted foreign investors and Latvian companies in a range of significant business areas and has also led complex acquisition and restructuring transactions.
Ivars is also experienced in restructuring and real estate transactions with a special focus on tax-structuring aspects. Ivars regularly consults clients on tax issues related to their transactions and assists with effective structuring for both corporate income tax and VAT purposes.