Andrejs is highly regarded and a well-known litigator of repute among legal professionals as well as our clients.
He has considerable experience in litigating both – civil and administrative disputes in all court instances, including the Supreme Court of Latvia, as well as pre-litigation dispute resolution and arbitration procedures. Andrejs’ practice also involves handling matters before the Court of Justice of European Union.
He has successfully handled the most sophisticated and complex court cases and has assisted clients in resolving a wide range of most complex legal problems often requiring an innovative approach. Andrejs’ success has been noted – Legal 500 EMEA 2010th annual edition he is singled out as a talented litigator.
Besides dispute resolution, Andrejs is an expert in Real estate and Construction, Banking and Finances, Commercial law as well as Labour law issues. He also acts as a member of M&A team and participates in handling legal due diligence.
Andrejs’ recent track record includes representing and advising clients in the areas of criminal and criminal procedure law, especially on matters pertaining to financial and economic crime.
LL.B (Baltic International Academy, Faculty of Law)
Before joining SKDZ in 2004 Andrejs was an in-house lawyer for one of the largest commercial banks in Latvia.
Latvian Bar Association
Latvian, English, Russian
Significant judgement opens a turning point in the Latvian case law regarding termination of statute of limitations
We successfully represented a client in civil case regarding exercise of rights of first refusal and pre-emption
Significant judgment of the appellate court in the claim of AS “Parex banka” against its former board members
Represented a client and reached a settlement in a corporate dispute
AS “PNB Banka” Insolvency Proceedings
The DLV dispute has come to an end
Assisting in criminal proceedings concerning large-scale embezzlement
Skrastiņš & Dzenis successfully represented “Mile Auto” interests
Founders of DLV regain full control over their company
Skrastiņš & Dzenis has represented BAB FlyLAL – Lithuanian Airlines in a case of recognition and enforcement of a judgement made by a Lithuanian court.
Skrastiņš & Dzenis has advised Riga City Council in a complicated damages case
Skrastiņš & Dzenis has successfully represented a client in a dispute against Latvian Competition Council
Skrastiņš & Dzenis has represented AS Latvijas gāze in a damages case against Financial Capital and Market Commission
Skrastiņš & Dzenis has successfully represented SIA Ceļu, tiltu būvnieks in damages case against Saldus district municipality
Skrastiņš & Dzenis assisted an investor in a damages dispute with the seller of AS Liepājas metalurgs
Skrastiņš & Dzenis has successfully represented SIA First Baltic Property Riga in an investment dispute against two Latvian banks
Skrastiņš & Dzenis represented the client in a damages case arising from breach of Latvian Competition law
Skrastiņš & Dzenis has successfully represented SIA VJN Kapitāls in a shareholders’ dispute
Skrastiņš & Dzenis has successfully represented travel agency “Kolumbs” and its majority shareholder in a shareholders’ dispute
Skrastiņš & Dzenis has successfully represented a client in a dispute against AS “Rīgas Siltums”