Succeeding in international markets has become an integral part of the business strategies of both emerging and established companies in Eastern and Central Europe. Our presence in Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Georgia, Ukraine, Poland, and in the near future, South Africa, allows us to assist our clients across the region with respect to a multitude of highly diverse matters and transactions relating to international law.

We can assist our local clients in establishing international joint ventures, incorporating new business ventures, or selling divisions or entire companies. Similarly, we can assist our foreign clients in establishing local operations. Our network of offices in the Baltic states, Georgia, Poland, Ukraine, allows us to serve our clients in many important neighboring jurisdictions in a cost-efficient manner

We regularly offer counsel on international joint ventures, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, establishing international operations, international intellectual property licensing and distribution, worldwide protection of intellectual property rights, and inbound and outbound investments.

International law projects relating to companies and individuals carried out be the Law Firm in recent years include:

An international law project involving the acquisition by a major British and Dubai investor of the shares of seven corporations, owned by a Swedish manufacturer, and located in Estonia, Ukraine, Poland, Latvia and Lithuania.

Similar corporate and commercial international law assignments concerning corporate and commercial law are described in the “Services for Corporations” on the home page of Hallowell Law Firm.

Another recent international law project involved the representation of the Missions to the United Nations of Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania and Azerbaijan with respect to the calculation of membership dues.

One of the Firm’s attorneys, specializing in international law matters, advised the Estonian consulate in New York and the Lithuanian consulate on matters concerning the re-establishment of independence from the Soviet Union and treaty and recognition issues.

The Hallowell Law Firm’s senior lawyer, has also served as an international law advisor to the Prime Minister of Lithuania and the Foreign Ministries of Estonia and Latvia as well as to the United Nations Development Programme.