In accordance with the decision of the general meeting of judges of the Supreme Court Department of Civil Cases, the judge Aivars Keiss is transferred from the Chamber of Civil Cases in the position of a judge of cassation instance – the Department of Civil Cases.  

Aivars Keiss graduated from the Faculty of Law of the University of Latvia in 1994, and obtained Master of Law in 1996.  

The judge has worked in court system since 1994 – had been the judge of Jekabpils district court and the judge of Zemgale regional court. Since 2007 – the judge of the Chamber of Civil Cases of the Supreme Court.

Vacant position of a judge occurred in the Department of Civil Cases, when term of office of Kalvis Torgans, which was stipulated in the law, expired on March 31. 


Information prepared by

Rasma Zvejniece, the Head of the Division of Communication of the Supreme Court

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