Laura is attorney at law with wealth of experience in the fields of real estate, construction and M&A, solving of complex labour law issues, as well as preparing and advising on civil-law agreements on the choice of transaction structure.
Laura started her professional career in the legal field 20 years ago as an assistant legal adviser to the Chancery of the President of Latvia during the presidency of Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga, where Laura also participated in the legislative processes of that time. After working in one of Latvia’s leading law firms, where Laura obtained the status of a senior lawyer, she met the challenge to establish her own law firm, together with her colleagues, where she worked for more than 8 years.
“At Ieva’s invitation, I’m happy to become a member of the brilliant and creative team of drill., where I can focus on my areas of practice and deal with various catchy situations that initially seem unsolvable. This seems to be the most attractive thing in my profession,” says Laura.
Clients turn to Laura as an excellent expert in her field, because they know that with thorough insight and understanding she will be able to find the most suitable way in any situation. In addition, one of Laura’s talents is ease of communication. Colleagues describe Laura as a creative, positive personality that brings light, peace and optimism to the daily life of the office.
In her free time, Laura loves music and movement – dancing is like meditation for her as it frees the mind from the flow of thoughts, while singing in a choir and with friends gives her joy and excitement. When singing in the big choir at the Song Festival, Laura has been caught in the special feeling when higher energies seem to be coming together. Another sources of pleasure is spending time in nature, where Laura enjoys the leisurely rhythm that only nature can offer.
“Laura Zalana covers a wide range of matters, handling real estate, construction, employment and insurance in addition to her experience on corporate transactions.”
“(..) real estate team under the leadership of Laura Zalana is active across the area, with experience in real estate due diligence, construction, privatizations and land reform. Recent work has included joint ownership cases, construction disputes and commercial property acquisitions.” (about Laura Zalāna, Chambers Europe, 2014)
“The experience of Laura Zalāna in the real estate and construction industry has been marked stating that she leads this “very well organized” practice” (about Laura Zalāna, Legal500, 2012).