` Anrijs Šimkus - COBALT

Anrijs Šimkus

Head of Legal Technology and Innovation / Latvia


Anrijs drives COBALT’s legal services performance and fosters innovation through the efficient and creative use of technology. Combining his legal background, coding skills, and a keen interest in data analytics, he transforms and scales legal operations and service delivery for lawyers, in a way that benefits our business strategy.

Anrijs has an in-depth knowledge of the legal framework related to privacy, data protection, and cybersecurity, which he obtained from his prior work experience as a professional support lawyer at leading international law firms in Belgium.

He is passionate about the future of legal services and the way in which emerging and disruptive technologies are changing the work of lawyers



  • Latvian, English, French

Membership & education

  • Master’s degree in Intellectual Property and ICT Law, KU Leuven, Belgium (2018)
  • LL.M., University of Latvia, Faculty of Law (2015)
  • LL.B., University of Latvia, Faculty of Law (2013)
  • Visiting scholar, Utrecht University School of Law, the Netherlands (2012)