Associate Partner
Head of Employment Law Practice
Dispute Resolution and Employment
Irina Kostina is the Head of Employment practice and one of the leading legal counsels of the Dispute Resolution practice at Ellex in Latvia. She has more than 16 years of experience in law specializing in various employment and dispute resolution matters. 
Irina is an expert on legal relationships with directors and executive employees, as well as complex multi-jurisdictional transfer of undertakings and reorganisation issues. Irina provides assistance in organisation of internal investigation processes in case of breaches perpetrated by employees. Irina has experience in matters concerning outsourcing and posting of employees which requires expertise of corporate and tax law either. 
Irina’s experience includes representation of clients in administrative and civil proceedings in courts, as well as arbitration courts. Irina has also advised clients in cases related to commercial, tax, public procurement and insolvency laws. She also advises and represents clients to accomplish recognition and enforcement of foreign court rulings and arbitral awards and cooperates with bailiffs in the enforcement proceedings.
Irina is an author of numerous local and foreign publications and a sought for speaker at public seminars and conferences regarding employment matters and employment disputes. Since 2016 Irina acts as the Arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration of the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
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