Legal Services for Rail Baltica Project, P/2016-2

Announced: 14.01.2016
Closed: 16.05.2016
Contracted to: Sorainen, Eversheds Bitāns, Trinity, Klavins ELLEX, Glimsted un partneri

Joint Stock Company “RB Rail AS” announces Invitation to submit prequalification documents for procurement “Legal services for Rail Baltica project” No P/2016-2

JSC “RB Rail AS”, registered with the commercial register of the Republic of Latvia by unified registration number 40103845025, legal address at: Riga, Gogoļa Street 3, hereinafter referred to as – the Company.

Procurement object

The Company is seeking to establish a list of experienced legal advisors to provide legal services to the Company on various legal matters in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Subject matter is divided in Parts each part contains list of services. Please see below a list of services required (for full detailed list of services please see Specification, Annex 4 of Invitation to submit prequalification documents):

Part No Service
1. Commercial and Corporate Services;
2. Company Secretarial Services;
3. Employment law Services;
4. Advising on Construction, Real Estate and Environment;
5. Public Sector Law Services;
6. Taxation;
7. Advising on logistic matters (“Rail”);
8. Procurement;
9. Competition Law and State Aid;
10. Intellectual property advice, IT law;
11. Advising on Insurance matters (“Insurance”).

Type of Agreement


Submission of Prequalification documents

Prequalification documents shall be submitted personally, by courier or registered mail to the RB RAIL AS, Kr.Valdemara Street 21, room 639, Riga, LV-1010.
Pre-qualification documents shall be submitted by 29th January 2016 till 15.00 o’clock.

Contact person of the Company

Vija Vītola, telephone: +371 66 967 171, e-mail address:;

For other details (Requirements for Candidate, Rules of Prequalification) please see Invitation to submit prequalification documents attached.


  • Invitation to Submit Pre-Qualification Documents for Procurement (Download);
  • Annex No 1 Letter of Application for Pre-Qualification (Download);
  • Annex No 2 Pre-Qualification Form (Download);
  • Annex No 3 List of References Form (Download);
  • Answers to the questions from the Candidates (Download).

Results of the procurement “Legal Services for Rail Baltica project” No P/2016-2

Publication of notice: Invitation to submit prequalification documents published January 14, 2016.

Date of the decision on the results of the procurement: May 16, 2016.

The Prequalification documents were submitted by the following candidates:

  • Law Office “O.Cers & J.Jurkāns” (“Hansa Law Offices”), VAT reg. No LV90000917061, address: Strēlnieku iela 9-4, Rīga, LV-1010, Latvija;
  • Law Firm “NJORD”, reg. No 300668903, address: Jogailos str. 4, LT-01116,Vilnius, A Building, Lithuania;
  • Law Firm “VARUL”, VAT reg. No LV90002395493, address: Kaļķu iela 15, Rīga, LV-1050, Latvija;
  • ZAB “Kronbergs & Čukste”, VAT reg. No LV90001896212, address: Muitas iela 1, Rīga, LV-1010, Latvija;
  • Law Firm “PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal”, reg. No 90010364699, address: Kr. Valdemāra iela 21-21, Rīga, LV-1010, Latvija;
  • ZAB „Klavins ELLEX”, VAT reg. No LV90001494538, address: Kr. Valdemāra iela 62,Rīga, LV-1013, Latvija;
  • Law firm “COBALT”, VAT reg. No LV90000389543, address: Lāčplēša iela 20A, Rīga, LV-1011, Latvija;
  • Law office “Trinity”, VAT reg. No LV90001498510, address: Brīvības iela 40, birojs 29, Rīga, LV-1050, Latvija;
  • SIA “Deloitte Latvia”, reg. No 40003247787, address: Grēdu iela 4a, Rīga, LV-1019, Latvija;
  • SIA “KPMG Baltics”, reg. No 40003235171, address: Vesetas iela 7, Rīga, LV-1013, Latvija;
  • Law firm “Glimsted un partneri”, reg. No 90001258643, address: Ģertrūdes iela 12-7, Riga, LV-1010, Latvija;
  • Law office “Fogels, Vītols and Paipa”, reg. No 90002068539, address: Kr. Valdemāra iela 33-29, Rīga, LV-1029, Latvija;
  • SIA “Ernst & Young Baltic”, reg. No 40003593454, address: Muitas iela 1a, Rīga, LV-1010, Latvija;
  • ZAB “Tark Grunte Sutkiene”, VAT reg. No LV90009071741, address: A.Pumpura iela 2, Rīga LV-1010, Latvija;
  • Law office “Eversheds Bitāns”, reg. No 9000816224, address: Lāčplēša iela 20a, Rīga, LV-1011, Latvija;
  • ZAB “Sorainen”, reg. No 90002573483, address: Kr.Valdemāra iela 21, Rīga, LV-1010, Latvija;
  • Zvērināta advokāta Viktora Tihonova birojs (TIHONOVS LAW OFFICE), reg. No 90010330118, address: Skolas iela 12a-2, Rīga, LV-1010, Latvija.

The following candidates have been selected to enter into framework agreement with:

  • ZAB “Sorainen”, Reg. No 90002573483, Kr. Valdemāra iela 21,Riga, LV-1010, Latvia;
  • Law office “Eversheds Bitāns”, Reg. No 90000816224, Lāčplēša iela 20a, Rīga, LV-1011, Latvija;
  • Law office “Trinity”, Reg. No 90001498510, Brivības iela 40, birojs 29, Rīga, LV-1050, Latvija;
  • ZAB “Klavins ELLEX”, Reg. No 90001494538, Kr. Valdemāra iela 62, Rīga, LV-1013, Latvija;
  • Law firm “Glimsted un partneri”, Reg. No 90001258643, Ģertrūdes iela 12-7, Rīga, LV-1010, Latvija

Estimated value of the framework agreement: EUR 120 000,00 (excl. VAT).

This procurement is part of Grant agreement for project “Development of 1435 mm standard gauge railway line in the Rail Baltic/Rail Baltica (RB) corridor through Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania”, action number 2014-EU-TMC-0560-M, partly financed by European Union Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) – Transport Sector.