Today 5 newly admitted advocates – Semjons Fogels, Ivars Girgensons, Katrīne Pļaviņa, Rolands Valdemārs and Edvijs Zandars – 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.
On June 2 the 23rd Advocates' tennis championship took place in tennis courts "Mežaparks" with the participation of 14 advocates.
In men's competition Jānis Kulbergs remained unbeaten and got the cup for the second time, while the silver went to Ivars Grunte. In the competition for the third place Pāvels Tjuševs won Ilmārs Krūms. In ladies' competition Lelde Laviņa became the champion, leaving Evita Kaužēna in the second and Inese Lazdovska in the third place.
We congratulate the colleagues and thank the organizers and sponsors - law office "TGS Baltic", Jānis Kumsārs and Osvalds Sausverds.
On May 19, the team of the Latvian Collegium of Sworn Advocates for the eighth year in a row participated in Tet Riga marathon.
The Latvian Council of Sworn Advocates congratulates colleagues and their family members who defended the honor of the Bar - Andris Kluss, Pēteris Kušners, Jekaterina Kasjanova, Artūrs Gēgeris, Aleksandrs Serovs, Uģis Ūsiņš, Ansis Spridzāns, Aivars Zvīdris, as well as colleagues who started individually, and thanks Jevgēnija Tverjanoviča - Bore for organization of the team.
The Latvian Council of Sworn Advocates wishes a happy, joyful and sunny Easter!
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.
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!
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).
Greetings on 19th of March - the Latvian Bar Associations' 98th anniversary!
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".
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!
Next Meeting of the Latvian Council of Sworn Advocates - 20.08.2019.