Employment Law Latvia

Employment Law Latvia *NEW*

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Webinar: £160 + VAT
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International start times: 15:00 CET / 14:00 GMT / 9:00 EST / 05:00 PST

This interactive employment law webinar will be of great value for businesses that are setting-up operations or already employing people in Latvia.

Establishing operations in Latvia and maintaining employment structures and schemes requires a thorough knowledge of local employment laws and regulations. This webinar explores how this jurisdiction contains a number of mandatory provisions that international firms need to be aware of.

Maximising value

To ensure you get maximum value from our interactive webinars, you will participate in the following ways:

  •  Pre-course questionnaire - pose your questions to the panel prior to the webinar
  •  Live video streaming – follow the discussion as the panel present and share views with the audience and fellow panellists
  •  Live Q&A feed – ask questions throughout the discussion, hear more and receive clarification on discussion points
  •  Post event follow up – connect with speakers following the discussion to build relationships with local lawyers


Highlights include:

  • Introduction to the employment law frameworks and working cultures of Latvia
  • Hiring employees and contracts
  • The employment relationship and employment contracts
  • Collective employee relations
  • Termination of employment



  • Introduction to the employment law framework in Latvia
  • Understanding the employment culture, traditions and customs
  • The employment relationship: the know-how and factors that form the basis of recruiting employees and drafting employment contracts
  • Collective employee relations: the mandatory legal obligations that govern and maintain the employer-employee relationships
  • Termination of employment: procedure for terminating the agreement by the employer or the employee under the legal purview  
Sigita Kravale Sigita Kravale

Sigita Kravale

I am a Senior Associate and leading employment law expert in Attorneys at Law Borenius in Riga, Latvia, with 15 years of experience in employment law.  I hold a Master of Law degree from the University of Latvia and I'm currently  working on her PhD thesis on termination of employment relations.

Apart from my daily work regularly advising clients (mostly local and international employers) on various employment and labour law matters, I represents clients in complex labour disputes before the national courts of Latvia and the Court of Justice of the European Union, I lectures on employment law topics at Riga Stradina University Faculty of Law, Riga Graduate School of Law and Riga Business School (Riga Technical University) MBA and Executive MBA program.

This webinar is designed for any internationally-based managers responsible for operations and teams in Latvia, including HR managers, directors, start-up managers, employee relation managers, line managers, legal advisors and consultants.

Special offers

Multiple booking discount

Receive a 20% discount when you book more than one event, or book more than one person on the same event. Please note this discount only applies to the lesser priced booking and when all bookings are placed together.

Registered charities

You are entitled to a 25% discount on your booking if you are a registered charity. This discount will show on your invoice once your booking is submitted. You will need your charity registration number for the booking form.

Choose the right approach for you:

Our webinars are designed to be as accessible as possible for all participants.


To join the webinar you will need to have Java installed on your computer. You can download and install Java quickly and easily here.

We use Webex to deliver our webinars. It is entirely web based - all you will need is an internet browser such as Internet Explorer, Firefox or Chrome. There is no requirement to download any files to use the Webex system.


You can only listen to the webinar over the internet through the Webex system, for which you will need headphones or speakers. A conference call dial in option is not available.

If you have any queries or need technical assistance, please contact us on
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