Ethics Commission

Ethics Commission was established on September 19th, 2007 by the decision of the Latvian Council of Sworn Advocates. Its aim is to promote the observation of the norms of professional ethics of sworn advocates and assistants of sworn advocates as well as to encourage professional activity that corresponds to the requirements of the Advocacy Law of the Republic of Latvia, the Code of Ethics of the Latvian Sworn Advocates, The Code of Ethics of the Sworn Advocates of the European Union and other internationally recognized principles of professional ethics of sworn advocates.

Tasks of the Ethics Commission:

  • to give an assessment of sworn advocates' conduct compliance with the norms of professional ethics
  • to deal with complaints and petitions about the activities of sworn advocates related to the observation of the norms of ethics in their professional and corporate activity
  • to make proposals for improvement and strengthening of the professional ethics regulatory enactments applicable to sworn advocates and for raising the prestige of the advocacy and common justice
  • to express views on matters of professional ethics and to collaborate with state, local and non-governmental institutions, other collegiate institutions of legal professions
  • to provide conclusions, recommendations and proposals for required solutions to issues of professional ethics

Members of the Ethics Commission are approved by the Latvian Council of Sworn Advocates for 3 years.

 

Members of the Ethics Commission (till 30.06.2020.) (approved by the Latvian Council of Sworn Advocates on October 18th, 2016, decision No.176; with amendments made on May 16th, 2017, decision No. 96, on August 28th, 2018, decision No.134 and on September 18th, 2018, protocol No.12):

Sworn Advocate Sandra Sleja - Chairman

Sworn Advocate Maija Andersone

Sworn Advocate Edgars Dupats

Sworn Advocate Dzintars Kauss

Sworn Advocate Vitālijs Platpirs

Sworn Advocate Gaļina Radiloveca

Sworn Advocate Daiga Siliņa

Sworn Advocate Arta Snipe

Sworn Advocate Lelde Švāģere

Sworn Advocate Agne Upīte

 

Monday, 24.02.2020

Next Meeting of the Latvian Council of Sworn Advocates - 25.02.2020.

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