Dispute Resolution Overview
The SORAINEN Dispute Resolution Practice is one of the firm's largest and boasts an impressive track record. Many cases stand out for their complex cross-border nature linked to European Union and international law. Many disputes are handled by arbitration and the firm’s lawyers often act as arbitrators. The firm is proud of developing dispute strategies and obtaining injunctions that often lead to swift settlements.
Clients represent a range of sectors: from public sector and international organisations, manufacturing, trade, distribution, electronics, technology, shipping and transport, energy and services to key players in banking, finance and insurance. SORAINEN litigators hold a leading portfolio in defamation cases and have appeared in court for celebrities, entrepreneurs and politicians. The firm hosts a large portfolio of insurance, IP and liability matters for an impressive list of clients.
SORAINEN is recommended for its Dispute Resolution Practice by international directories such as The Legal 500 (praised for "know-how and effectiveness, rarely seen elsewhere"), Chambers Europe and Chambers Global.
The Legal 500 ranks the SORAINEN Dispute Resolution Practice very highly, naming several of its dispute resolution partners as among the few key practitioners in the field. Partners are praised for their fluent advocacy skills, experience in litigation and arbitration, ability to coordinate complex research issues across several legal teams and their strong overview of corporate law. Carri Ginter, regional head of the SORAINEN Dispute Resolution Practice "heads the very motivated team".
SORAINEN offers expertise in all key dispute resolution areas in the Baltic States and Belarus, including disputes related to:
- claims of stock market manipulation;
- intellectual property;
- public procurement;
- defamation (slander and libel);
- competition and regulatory;
- energy and other regulated sectors;
- transport, shipping and maritime;
- IT and telecommunications;
- mergers and acquisitions;
- real estate and construction;
- debt collection;
- recognition and enforcement of foreign enforcement instruments;
- fraud prevention;
- asset tracing and recovery;
SORAINEN is a member of Shiparrested, the only international network devoted to ship arrests. With 200 members across the globe, the network is used and relied upon by the maritime industry when involved in a ship arrest or release anywhere in the world, www.shiparrested.com.
The regional head of the SORAINEN Dispute Resolution Practice is Carri Ginter, whose contacts appear below.
Local heads of the SORAINEN Dispute Resolution Practice are: