Liga Merwin selected as a juror for the 2023 CEE Deal of the Year Awards

Liga Merwin, Managing partner of Ellex in Latvia, has been appointed to the esteemed Country Selection Committee for the 2023 CEE Deal of the Year Awards. These awards stand as the pinnacle of peer recognition within the legal sphere across Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).

Since their inception in 2017, the CEE Deals of the Year Awards, organized by CEE Legal Matters – the leading source of news and information about the lawyers and legal industry in Central and Eastern Europe – have been synonymous with celebrating the most impactful transactions, financings, IPOs, and other significant deals driving growth throughout the CEE region. This recognition not only acknowledges the deals but also pays tribute to the legal professionals and law firms instrumental in making them happen.

As a member of the Country Selection Committee, Liga played a key role in evaluating the shortlisted submissions from Latvia and contributing to the selection of the ultimate winners. Her inclusion in this committee underscores her esteemed reputation, expertise, and dedication to the advancement of the legal and commercial landscapes within the region.

The full list of jurors was announced here. The full list of selected shortlisted deals was announced here.

The winners will be chosen by the Final Selection Committee, with the results announced during the annual CEE Deal of the Year Banquet slated for April 25, 2024, in Warsaw. Further details about the awards and the banquet can be accessed at

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Liga Merwin
Managing Partner / Latvia