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Irina Kostina

Associate Partner
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Ellex Klavins

Riga, Latvia
    Local Time: Tuesday 09:46

Practice Expertise

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employee Mobility & Business Immigration
  • International & Domestic Arbitration
  • Labor & Employment

Areas of Practice

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employee Mobility & Business Immigration
  • International & Domestic Arbitration
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation
  • Mediation & Other ADR
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WSG Practice Industries

WSG Leadership

  • Automotive Group - Member
  • Employment and Labor Group - Member
  • Life Sciences Group - Member
  • Public Procurement Group - Member
  • White Collar Crime Group - Member
  • Women's Professional Forum Group - Member
  • WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group - Member
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Profile

Irina Kostina is one of the leading lawyers of the Ellex Klavins Dispute Resolution Practice Group and the Head of Employment Practice Group in Latvia. She has more than 14 years of legal experience specializing in various dispute resolution and employment matters. Her experience includes representation of clients in administrative cases, civil cases and arbitration cases. Irina has consulted on cases related to employment rights, real estate, public procurement and insolvency matters. She also advises and represents clients in relation to recognition and enforcement of foreign court rulings and arbitral awards and cooperates with bailiffs in the enforcement proceedings.

Bar Admissions
2007, Attorney at Law (Latvia) 

Education
2018 Riga Graduate Schoool of Law, LL.M. in Law & Finance (with merit)
2007 University of Latvia, Faculty of Law, Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree
2006 University of Latvia, Faculty of Law, Professional law degree (dipl.iur.)

Areas of Practice

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employee Mobility & Business Immigration
  • International & Domestic Arbitration
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation
  • Mediation & Other ADR

Professional Career



Professional Associations
  • International Bar Association
    European Employment Lawyers AssociationArbitrator of the Court of Arbitration of the LCCI

International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) - National Representative for Latvia
The Foreign Investors' Council in Latvia (FICIL) - Co-head of Labour Force Issues Work Group


Professional Activities and Experience
2009 to date - Ellex Latvia office (previously LAWIN Klavins & Slaidins)
2007 - 2008 Associate, Rozenfelds & Partners, Riga, Latvia
2004 - 2007 Lawyer, Rozenfelds & Partners, Riga, Latvia

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