Law group in Latvia
Law group in Latvia

Jānis Dzanuškāns

Founder of the law firm, sworn advocate

Fields of activity

  • Representation in courts in civil and administrative proceedings
  • Defense in criminal matters
  • Family law, property law, liability law

EDUCATION

2000. Master’s degree in law; specialized in criminal law
1998. Higher professional education – lawyer.
Several ICC (International Chamber of Commerce) certificates attesting to the acquired knowledge in the operation of international arbitration proceedings, participant of many international conferences and seminars on the operation of arbitrages.

WORK EXPERIENCE

2009 – present Sworn advocate, founder and head of Attorneys-at-Law “Dzanuškāns & Partners”.
2009 – present Member of the Bar Association.
2009 – 2017 Legal Adviser to the Chairman of the Riga City Council.
2009 – 2010 Adviser to the Minister of Justice.
2007 – 2009 Legal Adviser to the Minister of Defense, Head of the Minister’s Office.
2007 Legal Adviser to the Prime Minister and Acting Head of the Prime Minister’s Office.
2006 – 2007 Head of the Prime Minister’s Office.
2006 – 2009 Member of the Supervisory Board of LLC Lattelecom.
2006 – 2007 Legal Adviser to the Prime Minister.
2005 – 2008 Legal advisor of SJSC “Privatization Agency” in resolving a dispute regarding the determination of the ownership of the former USSR fleet.
2004 – 2006 Deputy Head of the Legal Department of the State Chancellery.
2002 – 2004 Legal Adviser of the Legal Department of the State Chancellery.
2000 – 2002 Senior Desk Officier in the Judicial Supervision Division of the Judicial Department of the Ministry of Justice.

PROFESSIONAL LANGUAGES

  • Latvian
  • English
  • Russian

AWARDS

2007. Letter of Accommodation from the Cabinet of Ministers – for a significant contribution to the preparation of legal arguments for the signing and ratification of the Latvian-Russian border agreement.