Liene Skinke


Riga, Latvia

+371 67889999

Latvian, English, Russian, German


TGS Baltic advised Scandinavian financial group Swedbank on the acquisition of Danske Bank personal banking business in Lithuania and Latvia. The transaction covered personal accounts, loans, deposits, payment cards and securities.

Provides continuous legal assistance to one of the largest Latvian banks in several litigations and insolvency processes involving former clients, which violated the loans and related security agreements. The litigations relates to transactions with the value of EUR 61 million.


From 2010 to 2014 Liene acquired experience in banking and finance and corporate disputes, by working as a senior lawyer at Legal Support Division of Management in AS Reverta, the distressed assets management company (restructured AS Parex banka). Currently AS Reverta is one of the leading managers of distressed assets in the Baltic countries.


  • Latvian Bar Association (admitted 2015)



  • Since 2017 Associate at Law Firm TGS Baltic (former TARK GRUNTE SUTKIENE)
  • 2015 - 2017 Associate at Law Firm TARK GRUNTE SUTKIENE
  • 2010 - 2014 Senior Associate at AS Reverta Legal Support Division of management
  • 2010 Intern at Blanke Meier Evers (Germany)
  • 2007 - 2009 Senior Rapporteur at Legal Support Division of Republic of Latvia Agriculture Ministry
  • 2006 - 2007 Solicitor of Sworn Notary


  • 2010 Department of Law, University of Latvia (Mag.iur.)
  • 2010 Department of Law, University of Bremen (ERASMUS exchange programme)
  • 2008 Department of Law, University of Latvia (Bac.iur.)