The extensive experience of our lawyer team enables us to advise clients on all public procurement related issues. Within the framework of our practice, we have successfully provided legal advice in the field of public procurement law to commercial companies, public and municipal authorities, as well as to public service providers. We also evaluate the draft procurement contracts and the compliance of Procurement Commission with the laws and regulations, provide opinions both to the customers and tenders in relation to the provisions of the Terms of Reference and their compliance with the requirements of laws and regulations regulating the public procurement sector, as well as we represent the interests of clients in disputes related to violation of procurement procedures at the Procurement Monitoring Bureau and Administrative Court.
We provide legal aid and represent the interests of clients at all stages of construction process, including in preparation of construction, design, construction supervision, royalty and other contracts and agreements related to construction sector. We also provide full legal representation in various administrative construction-related processes in the institution and in the court, inter alia, contesting of building permits, public consultation of construction idea, as well as in construction-related civil disputes.
Our team of professional lawyers has advised the entrepreneurs in connection with various environmental, energy and infrastructure projects. We have extensive knowledge on the national and EU regulatory framework and respective practice in relation to the production, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity of natural gas, waste management and integrated environment-related permits in Latvia. Within the framework of our practice, we have successfully represented clients in receiving of various licences and permits for polluting activities, review of the lawfulness of public consultation, initial assessment and full environmental assessment , communication with relevant supervisory authorities (including Public Utilities Commission, Ministry of Economy, State Environmental Service), as well as in court proceedings and preparation of required contracts in Latvia.
The law office LUMOS advises clients- commercial companies and natural persons on various tax law issues, including regarding charge of corporate tax and population income tax, value added tax, import tax, electricity tax, excise tax and other taxes in Latvia. In our practice, we have prepared various opinions on charge of tax, fees and other similar payments, and have successfully challenged the decisions of the State Revenue Service within administrative procedure in the institution and the Administrative Court in Latvia.
The law office LUMOS specialists have extensive experience in providing legal assistance to foreign citizens in obtaining residence permits in Latvia, including the extension of a residence permit, changing the legal basis of a residence permit, etc. The law office LUMOS provides all kinds of necessary support to clients, including assessment of legal status and documentation, assisting the client in choosing the most favorable and suitable basis for obtaining a residence permit, providing technical assistance in meeting the criteria established by law, preparing and presenting the necessary documentation, as well as representing the clients in state institutions and in court in the event of disputes.