Violeta Zeppa-Priedīte, dr.iur.

Violeta Zeppa-Priedīte, dr.iur.

Senior Associate
Riga, Latvia
  • About

    Violeta specializes in Dispute Resolution, Administrative Law, Criminal Law, Labour Law and Tax Law.

  • Major Projects
    • Legal support in cases (incl. court proceedings) on tax disputes

    • Legal support in court proceedings on debt recovery in construction with a value of over 1 MEUR

    • Legal support in court proceedings related to control and supervision of restrictions and prohibitions applicable to public officials (conflicts of interest)

    • Legal support in court proceedings related to supervision and control of the use of assets of political organisations (parties), with a value of over 3 MEUR

    • Legal support within the Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau related to the lease and purchase of real estate, with a value of over 2 MEUR

    • Legal support related to organisation of public procurement procedures within the Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau with a value of over 2 MEUR

  • CV

    Professional career

    Since 2019
    Senior associate, law firm TGS Baltic
    2012 – 2019
    Senior Associate, law firm TRINITI
    2014 – 2019
    Lecturer, Latvian Judicial Training Centre
    2006 – 2014
    Criminal Procedure Law Lecturer, Faculty of Law of the University of Latvia
    2002 – 2012
    Representative/Expert for Latvia in the Group of States Against Corruption (GRECO) of the European Council
    2010 – 2011
    Vice Dean of the Faculty of Law of the University of Latvia
    2002 – 2009
    Head of Legal Division of the Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau
    1999 – 2002
    Head of the Criminal Law Division of the Ministry of Justice
    1998 – 1999
    Senior Expert of the Criminal Law Division of the Ministry of Justice
    1996 – 1998
    Assistant to the Public Prosecutor, Prosecutor`s Office on Organised and Economic Crime

    Education

    2010
    University of Latvia, faculty of Law, scientific degree in law (Dr. iur.).

    Memberships

    Since 2011
    Member of the Latvian Bar Association
    2010
    Expert to the European Council and EU institutions on anti-corruption and anti-money-laundering issues