Valts Nerets

Valts Nerets

Senior Associate


+371 67 365 000

Mob: +371 26 323 744
Fax: +371 67 365 001
Office: Latvia

Practice areas:

Dispute Resolution, Distribution & Trade, Transport & Maritime, Information Technology & Data Protection, Telecommunications, Government Relations & Administrative Law

Sector Groups:

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Languages: Latvian, English, Russian

Valts Nerets, a senior associate has been practising law since 2008.

He is head of the Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences Sector Group in Latvia. Valts specialises in dispute resolution, distribution and trade, transport and maritime, information technology and data protection, pharmaceuticals and life sciences, and telecommunications. In particular, he has extensive experience in litigation and arbitration, administrative law and procedure, contract law and international investment law. Valts has further developed his knowledge by participating in summer schools and additional courses in such fields as maritime law and mediation. Before joining Sorainen, Valts specialised in telecommunications and dispute resolution, through his work as a senior in-house lawyer for the leading satellite and telecommunications equipment wholesaler in the Baltics.

Additionally, Valts has vast experience in lecturing, and today he maintains successful cooperation with several universities. He is a lecturer at the Riga Graduate School of Law for courses in Private international law and international civil procedure, International sales law and Comparative constitutional and administrative law, as well as a lecturer and programme director at the College of Business Administration. International investment law is the main field of interest where Valts continues his research.

Valts has authored several learning manuals on administrative law and procedure.

The Legal 500 recommends him in the shipping and transport practice.


City Law School, City University London (summer school in maritime law)
University of Latvia, Latvia (LLB, LLM)
Riga Graduate School of Law, Latvia (LLM in Transborder Commercial Law, with distinction)


Latvian Bar Association


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