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Arturs Caics

Attorney at Law

Contact:

LATVIA

tel +371 6770 4080
gsm +371 2959 1104
arturs.caic[at]fortlegal.com

Arturs joined FORT shortly after its foundation. Since the beginning Arturs has provided support to the FORT energy and environmental law team in various cases. In addition to the energy and environmental law Arturs is engaged in several other practice areas, including dispute management.

Arturs has successfully completed studies and achieved highest academic degree in law, i.e. Dr.iur. (Doctor iuris). His research and educational activities are focused on the issues of constitutional law. Arturs is a co-author of the Commentaries on the Latvian Constitution. Arturs as an expert participated in the sessions of the working group established by the Parliament of Latvia, where the topic about extending the powers of the President and amending the election procedure was discussed. Within the practice in FORT Arturs is also dealing with assignments related with the constitutional law and is providing support in constitutional proceedings.

Arturs is a legal adviser to the Latvian Psychologists Trade Union and the Baltic Psychologists Association and has participated in the development of legal regulation of psychologists’ professional activities. Arturs has also reviewed the commentaries on the Psychologist Law.

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CAREER

2014 – until now
Adviser on legal and public relations matters to the Latvian Trade Union of Psychologists

2011 -until now
Associate, Senior Associate, Attorney at Law at Law Firm FORT (previously Law Firm ADVERSUS)

2010 -until now
Adviser on legal matters to the Baltic Psychologist Association

2010 -2015
Arbiter

2009-2011
Junior Associate at Law Firm APbirojs


EDUCATION

  • University of Latvia, Latvia (PhD)
  • University of Latvia, Latvia (LLM)
  • University of Latvia, Latvia (LLB)


MEMBERSHIP

Latvian Bar Association


LANGUAGES

Latvian, English, Russian


PUBLICATIONS

  • Caics A. Commentary on the Article 65 of the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia. In: Commentaries on the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia. Chapter V. Legislation. – Rīga: Latvijas Vēstnesis, 2019, p. 29-53;
  • Levits E., Kuzņecovs A., Medin L., Caics A., Tralmaka I. Commentary on the Article 64 of the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia. In: Commentaries on the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia. Chapter V. Legislation. – Rīga: Latvijas Vēstnesis, 2019, p. 12-28;
  • Caics A., Levits E. Introduction to the Commentaries on the Chapter V of the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia. In: Commentaries on the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia. Chapter V. Legislation. – Rīga: Latvijas Vēstnesis, 2019, p. 9-11;
  • Caics A. Competence of the Cabinet in adopting legal regulations concerning electricity mandatory procurement, Jurista Vārds No 20, 21.05.2019, p. 40.-41;
  • Latvia. In: Energy Investment Risk Assessment 2018. Energy Charter Secretariat, 2018, p. 86.-89 [External Contributor];
  • Caics A. Remedies for Offensive Anonymous Comments on the Internet, Jurista Vārds No 38, 18.09.2018, p. 6.-14;
  • Professional Activities of the Psychologists in Latvia: Content, Organization, Regulation. Commentaries of the Psychologist Law. Group of authors managed by prof. Kristīne Mārtinsone. – Rīga: Tiesu namu aģentūra, 2018 [Reviewer];
  • Bērtaitis S., Caics A. Viewpont: Surprise of Construction Law in Court Practice, Dienas Bizness No 137, 04.08.2017, p. 2;
  • Caics A. Parliamentary Investigation and Political Responsibility. In: Parliamentary Investigation in the Republic of Latvia 1: Parliament. Parliamentary Control. Rīga: Latvijas Vēstnesis, 2016, p. 159-169;
  • Brikmane E. Members of the Parliament and Political Responsibility. Discussion about theory, regulations and practice [interview with Artūrs Caics]. LV Portāls, 21.07.2016;
  • Bertaitis S., Caics A. Constitutional court proceedings regarding new subsidized energy tax in Latvia. In: CEE Legal Matters, Issue 1, 02.2015, p.76;
  • Caics A. Political Responsibility as a Phenomenon of the Legal Culture. In: Papers of the 5th International Scientific Conference of the University of Latvia “Jurisprudence and Culture: Past Lessons and Future Challenges”. Rīga: LU Akadēmiskais apgāds, 2014, p. 92.-101;
  • Bertaitis S., Caics A.: Legal Aspects of the Energy Production Support System. Jurista Vārds, No 26, 08.07.2014, p.16-23
  • Caics A. Concept of Political Responsibility in the practice of the Constitutional Court of Latvia. In: University „Turība” Conference Papers: XV International Scientific Conference “10 Years in the European Union – Achievements, Problems and Expectations”, 2014, p.142-153;
  • Caics A. The Concept of Political Responsibility in the Latvian Legal System. In: Vilnius University Faculty of Law Conference Papers: International Conference of PhD Students and Young Researchers „Integrating Social Sciences into Legal Research”, 2014,,p.93-103;
  • Caics A. Few Comments on the Article 2 of the Constitution of Latvia (Satversme). In: Theoretical and Practical Issues of the Legal Science. Conference Papers: III Conference of the PhD Students and PhD Candidates of Legal Science. Rīga: LU Akadēmiskais apgāds, 2012, p.173.-184;
  • Caics A., Political Liability as Foundation of State Ruled by Law, In: Legal Grounds of Innovations: Selected Articles of 70th Anniversary Conference of the University of Latvia. Riga: LU Akadēmiskais apgāds, 2012, p. 340-351;
  • Caics A., Legal Framework of the Notion of Political Liability, Jurista Vārds No 45, 08.11.2011, p. 10-15;
  • Caics A., Positive and Negative Political Liability, Jurista Vārds No 39, 27.09.2011, p. 16-22;
  • Caics A., Political Liability (Elements forming the Notion, General Remarks and Terminology), Jurista Vārds No 37, 13.09.2011, p. 6-14.