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Mara Bertaite

Senior Associate

Contact:

LATVIA

tel +371 6770 4080
gsm +371 2925 4733
mara.bertaite@fortlegal.com

Mara has been practicing since 2004 and has previously worked at the Council of Latvian Sworn Bailiffs by representing and managing the council’s activities on daily basis. While working at the Council of Latvian Sworn Bailiffs Mara was engaged in several working groups for developing draft laws, including the working group of the Insolvency Law (gratitude received from the secretary of state of the Ministry of Justice for support in development of the Insolvency Law), as well as working groups of the Civil Procedure Law and the Civil Law. In addition, Mara has worked at offices of two sworn bailiffs for four years accumulating valuable experience in enforcement of judgments and other court rulings.

Mara’s major case experience includes:

- provision of legal assistance in development and operation to EuroEnergy and other producers of electricity and heat;

- provision of legal assistance to several key Latvian construction and real estate development companies in implementation of various projects.

CV

CAREER

2011 – until now
Senior Associate at Law Firm FORT (previously Law Firm ADVERSUS)

2010-2011
Substitute Executive Director at Council of Latvian Judicial Officers

2007-2010
Senior Lawyer at Council of Latvian Judicial Officers

2007
Lawyer / Assistant at Judicial Officer Janis Stepanovs

2004-2006
Lawyer / Assistant at Judicial Officer Gints Kronbergs

2002
Assistant at Trade Finance Desk at Nordea Bank Finland Plc Latvia branch


EDUCATION

  • University of Latvia, Latvia (LLB)
  • University of Latvia, Latvia (LLM)

MEMBERSHIP

  • Latvian Bar Association


LANGUAGES

Latvian, Russian, English