Verners Skrastins is co-founder and one of the partners. He also leads Dispute Resolution as well as Banking and Finance practice. On an every day basis Verners advises local businesses as well as foreign investors on various aspects of commercial law, has in-depth knowledge in Banking and Finance law as well as is an expert in Real Estate and Construction industry legal twists and turns.
Verners has strong dispute resolution and negotiation skills and is a respected arbitrator in Riga Arbitration Court.
Verners is a member of the Latvian Bar association since 1996 and International Bar Association since 2005.
Before co-founding the law office Verners worked as an in-house lawyer at one of the largest commercial banks in Latvia and has an in-depth knowledge of Banking and Finance law and industry as well has acted as a legal advisor of the Minister of Justice.
Verners has obtained lawyer’s qualifications from the Faculty of Law in the University of Latvia and has fulfilled the theoretical part of the Masters programme “International and European Law” in academic years 2004-2006.
Verners speaks and works in Latvian, Russian and English.