Fields of Practice
Tatjana specializes in Tax Law, Dispute Resolution and Energy Law

Professional Experience
2015 – Associate at TRINITI Latvia
2015 – Lawyer at consultancy firm K Konsultacijas
2015 – Tax consultant at tax consultancy firm Kodolins
2014 – Adviser to the Commissioner at the Public Utilities Commission
2011- 2013 Head Legal Counsel at the State Revenue Service of the Republic of Latvia
2001 – 2010 – Chief Accountant at National Medical Service-Laboratory
2000-2001 – Assistant to Judge at the Chamber of Civil Cases of the Zemgale District Court

Having worked in the private and public sectors Tatjana has acquired significant practical experience in Tax Law and Dispute Resolution:

  • Legal support in court proceedings on tax disputes in different cases such as VAT law, law on corporate income tax, state social insurance contributions, personal income tax, Customs Tax, Transfer pricing (2012-2015)
  • Participation in court proceedings in a dispute between the Public Utilities Commission and hydroelectric power generation plants regarding material damage compensation (2014)
  • Legal support in court proceedings on Transfer pricing of values over 1 MEUR (2013)
  • Legal support in court proceedings on calculation of penalties for late payment of customs duties (involving the change of case law) (2013-2014)
  • Legal support in court proceedings related to the rights of the sworn bailiff for recovery of the overpaid value added tax for a values over 1 MEUR (2013)
  • Advising tax auditors during the audit process and the decision-making process (2011-2012)
  • Representation of clients’ interests in tax audits and subsequent challenging of the State Revenue Service decisions

Contribution to Lawmaking
Participation at the working group of the Ministry of Finance on the development of the new Customs Law (2012)

Education
2011 Master of Laws degree (LL.M.), the Faculty of Law, University of Latvia

2006 Bachelor of Laws degree (LL.B.), law qualification, the Faculty of Law, University of Latvia

2002 Master of Economics degree (M.Econ.), the Faculty of Economics, Latvia University of Agriculture

2000 Bachelor of Economics degree (BEc), the Faculty of Economics, Latvia University of Agriculture

Scholarship of J.Vanags, University of Agriculture, the Faculty of Economics (1999-2000)

Languages
Tatjana is fluent in Latvian and Russian. She communicates in German and English.

Extra-curricular
In her free time Tatjana enjoys travelling, downhill skiing and art