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Māra Stabulniece

Associate

Riga, Latvia

+371 67889999

mara.stabulniece@tgsbaltic.com

Latvian, English, Russian

MAJOR PROJECTS

Successfully represents Enefit in the public procurement dispute worth 12 million euros in Latvia.

Successfully represents the Public Utilities Commission in the case on third party access to gas infrastructure in Latvia.

Legal due diligence of AS Latvijas Gāze in the interests of a bidder for E.ON Ruhrgas owned shares of AS Latvijas Gaze and assistance to the bidder in an auction type sale of the shares of AS Latvijas Gaze owned by E.ON Ruhrgas (2014);

Sucesfully represented AS Rīgas Dzirnavnieks during an alleged cartel agreement investigation carried out by the Latvian Competition Council within the framework of a number of public procurements organized by the Rural Support Service. The case was terminated on 6 September 2013 without finding any violation in the actions of AS Rīgas Dzirnavnieks;

In a team represented by all three offices of TGS Baltic performed a complex Feasibility Study on the various scenarious of synchronous interconnection of the Baltic transmission systems to the Network of Continental Europe upon the assignment of transmission system operators of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia (2013);

Provided legal assistance to one of the tenderers during the closed tender of the Free Port of Riga “Infrastructure development in the Krievu Island in order to relocate port operations away from the city centre in Riga, Latvia”. Approx. contract value EUR 126.4 millions (2012).

OTHER EXPERIENCE

Provided legal assistance to the Road Traffic Safety Directorate as the contracting authority in the public procurement "Elaboration, installation, maintenance and servicing of the system of decentralised production of licences". Aprpox. contract value EUR 5.2 millions (2012).

 PUBLICATIONS

membership

  • Latvian Bar Association (admitted 2012)
  • ELSA Latvia

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

  • Since 2012 associate at TGS Baltic
  • 2010 - 2012 senior officer at Latvian Procurement Monitoring Bureau
  • 2009 trainee at European Parliament
  • 2009 and 2011 intern at Ombudsman of the Republic of Latvia
  • 2008 lawyer's assistant at SIA "MEI Latvija"

EDUCATION

  • 2012 Department of Law, University of Latvia (Mag.iur.)
  • 2010 Department of Law, University of Latvia (Bac.iur.)
  • 2010 Department of Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam (ERASMUS student exchange studies)