Riga Graduate School of Law, 2001
Master’s degree in International and European Law (LL. M legum Magister)

University of Latvia, Faculty of Law, 2000
Higher professional education in law

Riga International School of Economics and Business Administration, 1995


Attorney at Law
Member of the Latvian Collegium of Sworn Advocates, 2019

Insolvency proceedings administrator
Member of the Association of Certified Insolvency Administrators of Latvia, 2008


Law Firm ZAB Eversheds Sutherland Bitans, Ltd, 2018 – 2023

  • Banking and financial law, general compliance matters
  • Corporate and contractual law
  • Reorganization and restructuring, investment transactions
  • Insolvency, legal protection proceedings and bankruptcy cases
  • Litigation, representation in courts, arbitration

Assistants to the administrator of JSC “Latvijas Krajbanka” in association with KPMG Baltics Ltd., 2012 – 2018

  • Developing legal solutions for the restructuring of distressed assets
  • Reorganisation, liquidation transactions, liquidation proceedings
  • Elaboration of various contracts, implementation supervision
  • Representation in courts in civil and criminal matters

Law Firm VARUL, 2011 – 2012

  • Contract and corporate works
  • Legal due diligence, elaboration of legal opinions
  • Representation in courts, etc.

JSC Citadele Bank (previously – Parex Banka), 2009 – 2011

  • Advising management of the bank regarding various legal matters
  • Elaborating legal opinions regarding various legal matters
  • Assisting the bank in issuing financial instruments
  • Drafting agreements
  • Legal support in respect various business transactions

Law Firm Raidla, Laing & Norcous, 2006 – 2008

  • General legal consulting services
  • Drafting legal opinions
  • Legal due diligence
  • Representation of clients in various legal matters

Bank of Latvia, 2002 – 2006

  • Compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Representation to the European Commission’s SEPA Working Group
  • Cooperation with the European Central Bank on payment systems and settlement

The Ministry of Environmental Protection (European integration Unit), 1999 – 2001

  • Assessment of compliance with EU legislation
  • Work related to the evaluation of correspondence of draft legislative acts with requirements of EU directives.
  • Drafting of contracts, opinions, reports

COWI (Denmark), 1998 – 2001

  • Building development and capacity in the implementation of the requirements of EU directives
  • Drafting of various procedures, draft regulatory enactments
  • Preparing reports, reports, opinions

State limited company Vides Projekti, 1998 – 1999

  • Managing and conducting public procurement procedures
  • Drafting of agreements within the framework of the project