Jānis is an associate at COBALT Latvia. His main focus is EU & Competition law, where he advises on matters relating to mergers, abuses of dominance and agreements. He is also experienced in Banking & Finance, as well as Investment law, having advised on the applicable regulatory requirements, as well as interpretations of bilateral investment treaties.

Jānis has a Master in EU law from the College of Europe in Bruges and an undergraduate degree in law from the University of Southampton, United Kingdom. Prior to joining COBALT, gained experience at the European Parliament and the European Commission in Brussels, as well the Court of Justice of the EU in Luxembourg. He has also practiced competition law at the international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner in Brussels.

  • Languages
  • Latvian, English, Swedish, French, German
  • Education & membership
  • LLM (with distinction) in European Law, College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium (2015)
  • LLB (first class honours) in European Law, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom (2014)
  • Erasmus, Université de Nantes, Nantes, France (2013)