The General Meeting of Sworn Advocates will be held on April 20, 2018 at 10:00 in Riga Congress Centre, Kr.Valdemāra Street 5, Rīga (registration from 09:15).
Greetings on 19th of March - the Latvian Bar Association's 97th anniversary!
Today Jānis Kubilis who was so far practising as an assistant of a sworn advocate gave the oath to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Ivars Bičkovičs.
He 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.
The team of the Latvian Collegium of Sworn Advocates has successfully participated in the International Advocates' Basketball Tournament, which took place in Kaunas, Lithuania on December 2 - 3, winning the honorable third place!
The Latvian Council of Sworn Advocates expresses gratitude to advocates Diāna Strauta, Jāns Ernstsons, Linda Reisa, Rihards Niedra, Aleksandrs Berezins, Pēteris Treijs, Valdis Krams, Ivo Švāģeris, Leldi Švāģere, Raimonds Groza and Aleksandrs Serovs, and employees of offices of sworn advocates "Zvērinātu advokātu birojs BDO Law" and "Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns" for participation in the tournament, all family members and friends of colleagues for their support. Special gratitude to office of sworn advocate "Berezins Juraša" for financial support and opportunity for the team to participate in the tournament.
The team of the Latvian Collegium of Sworn Advocates has successfully participated in the 19th Judicial Power Sports Games, which took place last weekend, winning the honourable second place in the 24 team competition!
The Latvian Council of Sworn Advocates expresses gratitude to all athletic and talented colleagues and supporters, and in particular to sworn advocates Raivo Sjademe, Dāvis Volksons, Diāna Strauta and Zane Paulovska who took care of team – spirit and wellness.
Greetings on 19th of March - the Latvian Bar Association's 96th anniversary!
On February 10, the Fifth Advocates' championship in alpine skiing and snowboard "Sigulda Open 2017" took place in Sigulda. In men's competition advocate Uldis Bērziņš became the champion, leaving Normunds Liepiņš second and Andis Jenavs third, while in ladies' competition Inese Smilškalne, Ieva Sakoviča and Zane Velmere ranked in the top three. In snowboard discipline the gold medal went to Klāvs Čeze, silver to Uldis Šneibahs, but bronze to Kalvis Krūmiņš.
We congratulate the colleagues and thank all the participants and supporters, as well as the organizers - law office "TARK GRUNTE Sutkiene". See you next winter!
On February 4 the First Advocates' chess championship took place at Riga Chess Club premises. In the competition of 18 participants the assistant of sworn advocate Mārtiņš Daģis became the champion, while sworn advocate Ilmārs Krūms won the second, but sworn advocate Andrejs Kaļiņins - the third place. In ladies' competition sworn advocate Esmeralda Buraka - Balode remained unbeaten, leaving behind the second place winner - sworn advocate Aina Bērziņa and the third place winner - sworn advocate Māra Dankbāre.
The event was spent in sporty and friendly atmosphere, and participants express gratitude to organizers - sworn advocates Ilmārs Krūms and Ivars Grunte, sponsors - law offices "Baltic Law Office" and "Tark Grunte Sutkiene" and photographer - sworn advocate Inese Miķelsone.
According to the Latvian Council of Sworn Advocates decision of October 20th, 2015 advocates must be accessible to the Latvian Council of Sworn Advocates by electronic means. Be informed that from November 1st, 2015 the Legal Aid Administration letters of calculation errors in notifications will be send only in electronic form to e-mail addresses listed in the Bar's internet home page.
Please make sure the contact information published on internet home page is correct!
Next Meeting of the Latvian Council of Sworn Advocates - 18.05.2021.