Dr.iur. Jānis Kārkliņš
Leading Partner, Sworn Advocate
Doctor of Law (dr.iur.)
Professor at the University of Latvia Faculty of Law
Head of Civil Department of Faculty of Law
University of Latvia, Faculty of Law – qualification of a lawyer (dipl.iur.)
University of Latvia, Faculty of Law – Master’s Degree in Social Sciences in Law (mag.iur.)
University of Latvia, Faculty of Law – Doctoral Degree in Law, in Civil Law (Dr.iur.)
Author of more than 60 scientific publications on issues of civil law and commercial law. Has participated as a speaker in at least 30 scientific conferences.
By the decision of the Latvian Council of Science has been granted expert’s rights in Legal Science.
Has been invited as an expert to provide various opinions to state and municipal institutions. Member of draft laws working groups of the Ministry of Justice, member of the Advisory Council of Enterprise Register. Regularly provides opinion on cases initiated by Constitutional Court as an invited expert in the field of civil law. The World Bank “Doing Business” rating expert in the civil law sector. Regularly carries out studies commissioned by the European Commission on the progress of the implementation of various Directives in the national legal systems of the Member States.
A member of Commission of sworn attorney and sworn notary position applicants exam established by Ministry of Justice.
Has been granted State Award – badge of honour “For Contribution to the Development of Enterprise Register”.
Areas of work: civil law, contractual law, commercial law, banking law, competition law, labour law, tort law, litigation, transactions in company acquisition, merging, and reorganisation.