SANDIS BERTAITIS

Partner

Contact:

phone +371 6770 4080

mobile phone +371 2976 0042

sandis.bertaitis@fortlegal.com

Specialising in:

  • Transport and Logistics
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Public Procurement Disputes
  • Public Procurement
  • EU Law
  • Energy and Utilities
  • Construction, Zoning and Planning
  • Employment Law
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Environment and Natural Resources

Biography summary of a person

Sandis Bertaitis is an attorney-at-law having experience of twenty years in providing legal assistance, which he has accrued practicing in leading international law firms of Latvia. Since establishment Sandis is a partner of Law firm FORT.

International legal rating directories Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and IFLR1000 have appreciated professional performance of Sandis for several consecutive years and ranked him among top experts of real estate and project development thanks to his excellent legal expertise and high efficiency. Moreover, the above rating directories have also acknowledged professional activities of Sandis in dispute resolution practice for several years in a row, where Sandis is being praised for his ability to find the most suitable solution and focus on the outcome to be achieved.

Career

From 2011
Partner, Attorney-at-law at Law Firm FORT (previously Law Firm ADVERSUS)

2008-2011
Attorney-at-law at Law Office Liepa, Skopina/BORENIUS

2004-2008
Lawyer at Law Office Klavins, Slaidins/LAWIN

2002-2004
Assistant Lawyer at Law Office Markvarte & partneri

Education

University of Latvia, Latvia (Bc.phil., cum laude)
University of Latvia, Latvia (LLM)
University of Latvia, Latvia (LLB)

Membership

Latvian Bar Association
Centre for Public Policy PROVIDUS, Member of the Board
Mediation & ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution)
Society of Ojars Vacietis, Member of the Board

Languages

Latvian, English, Russian

Publications

   

05/2023

Gender problem and understanding of women in the Istanbul Convention

LAT

Jurista Vārds

Bērtaitis S.

02/2022

Everyone. Essay on the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia

LAT

Jurista Vārds

Bērtaitis S.

07/2021

The idea of natural law in Augustine's philosophy

LAT

Jurista Vārds

Bērtaitis S.

2020

Polyphony of liberty in the legacy of Isaiah Berlin

LAT

Rīga, LU Akadēmiskais apgāds

Bērtaitis S.

2019

Protection of values stipulated in the Constitution

LAT

Rīga, LU Akadēmiskais apgāds

Bērtaitis S.

2019

Transformation of concept of legal rule in legal system of Latvia: on the way from sanction to social acceptance

LAT

Rīga, LU Akadēmiskais apgāds

Bērtaitis S.

04/2018

Maksis Lazersons: real life is more important than laws

LAT

Jurista Vārds

Bērtaitis S.

07/2014

Legal aspects of the energy production support system

LAT

Jurista Vārds

Bērtaitis S., Caics A.

16.06.2015

Control of the Court in the Administrative proceedings: current problems

LAT

Jurista Vards

Bertaitis S.

08.07.2014

Legal Aspects of the Energy Production Support System

LAT

Jurista Vards

Bertaitis S., Caics A.

03.06.2014

State should not tolerate unlawful practice in alternative dispute resolution

LAT

Jurista Vards

Bertaitis S.

29.04.2014

Critics of court performance: can a court make a mistake at all

LAT

Jurista Vards

Bertaitis S.

04.02.2014

How administrative courts performs: opinion of authorities and attorneys at law

LAT

Jurista Vards

Bertaitis S.

11.12.2012

Structure and function of Public Utilities Commission in the electric and heat power sector

LAT

Jurista Vards

Cirule D., Bertaitis S., Grisane A.

10/2012

Comment on Adjustment of Rent in Case of Forced Lease of Land

LAT

Jurista Vards

Bertaitis S.

10/2012

EU Mediation Law and Practice (Chapter regarding Latvia)

ENG

Oxford University Press, edited by Giuseppe De Palo and Mary B. Trevor

Bertaitis S., Matjusina R., Olevska I.

07/2012

Comment on the Judgment of the Administrative Regional Court in the Case of Electricity Tariffs

LAT

Jurista Vards

Bertaitis S., Cirule D.

12/2011

Legal Certainty as a Cornerstone of Tax Law

LAT

Jurista Vards

Bertaitis S., Rumba K.

11/2010

International Public Procurement (chapter regarding Latvia)

ENG

Oxford University Press, Center for International Legal Studies

Bukaldere I., Bertaitis S.

03/2010

Division of Competence between Notaries and Civil Registry Offices

LAT

Jurista Vards

Bertaitis S.

01/2010

Few Notes on Mediation and Implementation Thereof

LAT

Ifinanses.lv

Bertaitis S., Olevska I.

12/2009

Principles of Business Transactions

LAT

Ifinanses.lv

Andronova J., Bertaitis S.

10/2009

The Constitutional Court of Latvia revokes the Restrictions to land lease

ENG

Real Estate Newsletter

Bertaitis S.

05/2009

Establishing Rent in Case of Forced Lease of Land

LAT

Jurista Vards

Bertaitis S.

03/2009

What will Mediation Be Like in Latvia?

LAT

Saldo

Bertaitis S.

08/2008

Legal Framework of Forced Lease of Land to be Revised

LAT

Saldo

Bertaitis S.

11/2006

The enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial cases in the new EU member states

ENG

Law in transition online, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Bradautanu V. (Ed.)