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Ellex Klavins

Daiga Zivtina

Daiga Zivtina



  • Dispute Resolution
  • General Corporate Advice
  • Infrastructure & Transport
  • International & Domestic Arbitration

WSG Practice Industries


WSG Leadership

Dispute Resolution
Dispute Resolution Group
Employment and Labor Group
Energy Group
IBA Group
Insurance/Re-Insurance Group
Public Procurement Group
Trade and Investment Group
White Collar Crime Group
WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group
Daiga Zivtina is a partner of the Ellex Klavins and Co-Head of the Latvia Dispute Resolution practice group. With the primary specialisation in Dispute Resolution, Daiga Zivtina represents corporate clients in litigation cases in public courts, negotiations in out-of-court settlements and arbitration cases.

Bar Admissions

1994, Attorney at Law (Latvia)


2000 UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles, USA (LL.M) / Edmund S. Muskie/Freedom Support Act Graduate Fellowship
1996 University of Latvia, Faculty of Law, Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree
1994 University of Latvia, Faculty of Law, Professional law degree (dipl.iur.)
Areas of Practice

Corporate and M&A | Corporate Governance | Dispute Resolution | Energy & Utilities | Executive Contracts, Compensation & Benefits | General Corporate Advice | Infrastructure & Transport | International & Domestic Arbitration | Investment Services | Labor & Employment | Litigation | Mediation & Other ADR | Reorganization, Insolvency, Liquidation | Trade

Professional Career

Professional Associations

International Bar Association (IBA)
2003 to date - Arbitrator, the Arbitration of the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
2008 to 2017 Latvian Bar Association Commission on Tax and Financial Issues
2001 - 2013 International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)
2011 - 2013 Member of the Board, Private Law section, Latvian Bar

Professional Activities and Experience

2001 to date - Ellex Latvia office (previously LAWIN Klavins & Slaidins) (2006 to date - Partner)
2000 - 2001 Associate, Ilze Baltmane Law Office, a correspondent law firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers, Riga, Latvia
2000 Internship, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California,USA
1993 - 1999 Associate, CB&M, Riga, Latvia
1993 Legal Expert, Legal Department of the Ministry of Welfare of the Republic of Latvia
1991 Legal Assistant, Department of Philosophy and Sciences, Academy of Sciences, Riga, Latvia

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