Jānis Kāršenieks

Jānis Kāršenieks

Of counsel
Riga, Latvia
  • About

    Janis Karsenieks is an Of counsel and data protection specialist at TGS Baltic. Janis main areas of activity are data processing and protection. Janis has extensive experience in the field of data protection, working for three years as head of the Data State Inspection Personal Data Processing Supervision Division and in other senior positions in the Data State Inspectorate, including the Director of the Authority.

  • Major Projects
    • 28.02.2022

      TGS Baltic Assisted INVL Baltic Sea Growth Fund With Its Acquisition of Latvian Cosmetics Producer B2Y.

      On 9 February 2022, INVL Baltic Sea Growth Fund (“the Fund”), one of the largest private equity investment funds in the Baltic region, completed the acquisition of a 100 percent stake in B2Y, a growing personal care products and cosmetics producer headquartered in Latvia. B2Y will continue to be led by its founder and CEO Rita Lagzdiņa.

    • 16.04.2019

      TGS Baltic assisted with the opening of one of the largest malls in the Baltics – Akropole

      On 4 April 2019, one of the largest, most contemporary and technologically advanced shopping and leisure malls in Latvia - Akropole opened its doors.

  • CV

    Professional career

    Since 2018
    Associate, law firm TGS Baltic
    2016 – 2018
    Head of Division of supervision and personal data processing, Data State Inspectorate
    2015 – 2016
    Head of the Second division of supervision, Legal Advisor of the first division of supervision, Data State Inspectorate
    2014 – 2015
    Lawyer, Social Affairs Department of Daugavpils City Council


    Since 2015
    University of Daugavpils, Faculty of Social Sciences, Law (Dr.iur. in progress)
    University of Daugavpils, Faculty of Social Sciences, Master of Law
    University of Daugavpils, Faculty of Social Sciences, Bachelor of Law