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Mikijs Zimecs

Mikijs Zimecs

Associate

Expertise

  • Corporate and M&A
  • Data Protection & Privacy
  • Information Technology & Communications
  • Intellectual Property

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

Profile
Mikijs Zimecs specialises in IT and data protection law and has an in-depth legal knowledge about data protection matters in Latvia and the European Union and has wide insight in the fields of information security and technology, which allows him to provide the client with comprehensive advice. His level of expertise is confirmed by Data Protection Officer's certificate issued by the Latvian Data State Inspectorate. Also, Mikijs is experienced in various other legal fields such as commercial law, mergers and acquisitions and intellectual property protection. He is participating in national and cross-border transactions and advises companies on the implementation of new technologies into their businesses.

Education

2017-2018 University of Tartu, M.A. Information Technology Law
2017 Data State Inspectorate certified Data Protection Officer, certification No.137
2015-2017 Riga Graduate School of Law, LL.M in International and European Law, degree with merit
2012-2015 Riga Graduate School of Law, LL.B. Law and Business
Areas of Practice

Corporate and M&A | Data Protection & Privacy | Information Technology & Communications | Intellectual Property | Mergers & Acquisitions

Professional Career

Professional Activities and Experience

2018 to date - Associate, Ellex Klavins
2017-2018 Lawyer, PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal (Latvia)
2015-2017 Junior Lawyer, PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal (Latvia)

Articles

COVID-19 and Data Protection: Sample Privacy Policy
Ellex Klavins, April 2020

Associate Partner Sarmis Spilbergs and Associate Mikijs Zimecs have prepared a sample of a Privacy Policy that may help employees to process data related to COVID-19 in accordance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation...

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