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Happy Easter!

18.04.2019

The Latvian Council of Sworn Advocates wishes a happy, joyful and sunny Easter!

Results of the General Meeting of Sworn Advocates elections

12.04.2019

On April 12, 2019 the General Meeting of Sworn Advocates has elected sworn advocate Kristīne Zīle as a member of the Latvian Council of Sworn Advocates and sworn advocate Ieva Timermane as a member of the Disciplinary Proceedings Commission, as well as approved the Code of Ethics of the Latvian Sworn Advocates in new version.

The Tenth Advocates' tennis doubles championship has been successfully held

08.04.2019

On April 6, the Tenth Advocates' tennis doubles championship took place in tennis center "Concept". In men's competition Ilmārs Krūms and Pāvels Tjuševs remained unbeaten, while the silver medal went to Ivars Grunte and Mihails Černousovs, but bronze to Jānis Kumsārs and Mārcis Krūmiņš. Among ladies, who chose the single-player format, Māra Beķere became the champion, leaving Ingrīda Misiņa in the second and Dace Jenava in the third place.

We congratulate the colleagues and thank the organizers and sponsors - law office "Tark Grunte Sutkiene" and Jānis Kumsārs!

General Meeting of Sworn Advocates will be held on April 12, 2019

25.03.2019

The General Meeting of Sworn Advocates will be held on April 12, 2019 at 10:00 in Riga Congress Centre, Kr.Valdemāra Street 5, Rīga (registration from 09:15).

The Latvian Bar Association celebrates 98th anniversary

19.03.2019

Greetings on 19th of March - the Latvian Bar Associations' 98th anniversary!

The Third Advocates' chess championship has been successfully held

04.02.2019

On February 2 the Third Advocates' chess championship took place. In the competition of 12 participants sworn advocate Matīss Šķiņķis became the champion, while sworn advocate Ilmārs Krūms won the second, but assistant of sworn advocate Andrejs Students - the third place.

The event was spent in sporty and friendly atmosphere, and participants express gratitude to organizer - sworn advocate Ilmārs Krūms, and sponsor - law office "TGS Baltic".

Season's Greetings

21.12.2018

At the close of another year, the Latvian Council of Sworn Advocates wishes a warm and happy Christmas and a peaceful and prosperous New Year!

Newly admitted advocates give oath - 20.12.2018.

20.12.2018

Today 10 newly admitted advocates – Lauma Balode, Tatjana Čaika, Jūlija Dzērve, Gatis Gailums, Aleksandrs Locāns, Tīna Lūse, Krista Putna, Anete Romanovska, Matīss Rostoks and Armands Strods – who were so far practising as assistants of sworn advocates, and 2 Doctors of Law - Artūrs Caics and Gundega Miķelsone - gave the oath to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Ivars Bičkovičs.

They swore to be faithful to Latvia, to observe the State laws in good faith and with conviction, to treat the courts and national authority with respect, not to write and speak anything in their work as an advocate that could harm the State, society, family and morality, to honestly fulfil the duties of a sworn advocate, to defend the interests of their authorising persons or the interests of such persons whose cases they conduct, aware that they shall be liable for their actions before the Law.

Newly admitted advocates give oath - 21.06.2018.

21.06.2018

Today 7 newly admitted advocates – Līva Lāce, Oskars Lipskis, Vera Mihaiļenko, Rihards Niedra, Egita Peimane, Ivars Siliņš and Dace Timermane – who were so far practising as an assistants of sworn advocates gave the oath to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Ivars Bičkovičs.

They swore to be faithful to Latvia, to observe the State laws in good faith and with conviction, to treat the courts and national authority with respect, not to write and speak anything in their work as an advocate that could harm the State, society, family and morality, to honestly fulfil the duties of a sworn advocate, to defend the interests of their authorising persons or the interests of such persons whose cases they conduct, aware that they shall be liable for their actions before the Law.

Team of the Latvian Collegium of Sworn Advocates wins fifth place in the International Advocates' Football Tournament

13.06.2018

The team of the Latvian Collegium of Sworn Advocates has successfully participated in the International Advocates' Football Tournament, which took place in Poland on June 9, winning the honorable fifth place in the 16 team competition.

The Latvian Council of Sworn Advocates expresses gratitude to sworn advocates Pēteris Treijs, Valdis Krams, Rolands Bērziņš, Sņežana Makaruka, Linda Reisa, Aleksandrs Serovs, Normunds Duļevskis, Jānis Ernstsons, Jānis Strencis and Zaiga Krūmiņa for participation in the tournament, all family members and friends of colleagues for their support and sworn advocate Diāna Strauta for organization of the team!

Thursday, 25.04.2019

Next Meeting of the Latvian Council of Sworn Advocates - 08.05.2019.

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