Biography

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AIGARS STRUPISS

                                                        

Personal data

Date of birth: March 29, 1967, Vilani, Latvia

 

Education                                         

1992-1993 – visiting researcher at the University of Oslo and the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

1991 – traineeship at the University of Aarhus in Denmark

1990 – University of Latvia, qualification of a lawyer equivalent to that of Master’s Degree

 

Career

2020-present – Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Latvia and Chair of the Judicial Council

2018-2020 – Chair of the Department of Civil Cases of the Supreme Court

2014-2018 – Judge of the Department of Civil Cases of the Supreme Court

2000-2014 – Head of the Law Office of A. Strupišs, Ltd

1998-2000 – leading expert in several European Union PHARE projects

1993-2013 – Lecturer at the University of Latvia, Faculty of Law, Department of Legal Theory and History

1994-1998 – Executive director at the Institute of Socio-economic Research “Latvija”

1992-present – Lecturer at the University of Latvia, Faculty of Law, Department of Legal Theory and History

1990 – Lecturer at Riga School of Commerce

 

Additional duties

Member of the Judicial Council since 2018

Member of the Disciplinary Court in 2014–2018, Chair of the Disciplinary Court in 2015–2018

Aigars Strupišs has led the working group for elaboration of the Commercial Law, participated in developing of the Group of Companies Law, Law on Commercial Pledge, Insolvency Law, Associations and Foundations Law.