Māris Brizgo

Associate Partner

Head of Public Procurement practice

Latvia

+371 678 14861

Māris Brizgo is an associate partner and Head of Public Procurement practice at Ellex in Latvia specializing in mergers & acquisitions, reorganization, insolvency, liquidation, public procurement & PPP, joint ventures, and restructuring. He is one of the leading corporate and M&A professionals at Ellex, advising clients on complex corporate transactions through commercial and public procurement law matters.

Before joining Ellex, Maris had wide experience advising on various cross-border projects, particularly involving the application of the EU Law. Another key area of his experience is public procurement, where he has represented leading international companies in large scale tenders. Maris also represents clients in insolvency and public procurement disputes at courts and commissions.

He is a key member of the Shipping & Transport Practice in Latvia and has led various projects with clients in the shipping and rail transport sector.

Māris Brizgo is professional and works hard. He explains the problem honestly and well.

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2013

Lex Mundi Institute in Monterey, California, USA

Cross-Border Transactions program

2003

University of Latvia

Master of Laws (LL.M.)

2002

Copenhagen Business School in collaboration with the Riga Graduate School of Law

Master's degree in EU Law

2000

University of Latvia

Professional Law Degree (dipl.iur.)

International Bar Association (IBA)

Member

Latvian Bar Association

Member

European Union Law Association in Latvia (ESTA)

Member

2019

Global Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Guide 2018-2019
Çakmak Yayınevi, September 2019

The 2018-2019 edition of the Global Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Guide has been released by Çakmak Publishing.

The Guide is designed to provide an overview of applicable legislation and available incentives to PPP projects in many jurisdictions around the world. It will aid investors, lenders and government agencies and their counsel in understanding and comparing different facets of PPP regulation in different jurisdictions.

The publication maintains a Q&A format with a common questionnaire set by the editors and answered by leading practitioners from 23 jurisdictions around the world.

Associate Partner and the Head of Public Procurement practice Māris Brizgo is the author of the Latvia chapter of the guide.

2018

Global Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Guide 2017
Çakmak Yayınevi, 07.03.2018

The 2017 edition of the Global Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Guide has been released by Çakmak Publishing.

The Guide provides an overview of applicable legislation and available incentives to PPP projects in many jurisdictions across the globe. It will aid investors, lenders and government agencies and their counsel in understanding and comparing different facets of PPP regulation in various jurisdictions.

The publication maintains a Q&A format with a common questionnaire set by the editors and answered by leading practitioners from 34 jurisdictions around the world.

Māris Brizgo is the author of the Latvia chapter of the guide.

2016

Global Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Guide 2016
Çakmak Yayınevi, August 2016

Ellex in Latvia is the contributor for the Latvia chapter of the Global Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Guide.

The Global PPP Guide provides an overview of applicable legislation and available incentives to PPP projects worldwide. It will aid investors, lenders and government agencies in understanding and comparing relevant provisions from different jurisdictions.

The publication maintains a Q&A format with a common questionnaire set by the editors and answered by leading practitioners from 34 jurisdictions around the world.

The author of the Latvia chapter is Māris Brizgo.