Aivis Dzenis is one of the four partners in Skrastņš un Dzenis as well a head of Corporate and M&A and General commercial advice practice areas.
Aivis is a member of the Latvian Bar association since 1996 and International Bar Association since 2005.
Before co-founding the law office Aivis was an in-house lawyer at one of the largest commercial banks in Latvia, hence the thorough understanding of Banking and Finance practice area. Being versatile and many sided practitioner, Aivis advises clients in the field of Commercial law, Law of obligations, manages and structures M&A deals as well as supervises the work of associates. Aivis has extensive experience in providing legal support in major transactions and investment projects, performing legal due diligence, negotiating acquisition agreements and shareholders agreements. He has a wide range experience assisting the clients in complicated legal situations involving creative approach, being it structuring of M&A deal, handling difficult negotiations or advising on restructuring of a company.
Aivis has obtained lawyer’s qualifications from the University of Latvia and has fulfilled the theoretical part of the Masters programme “International and European Law” in academic years 2004-2006; he speaks and works in Latvian, Russian and English.