Iveta Ceple

Senior Counsel


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Iveta Ceple is a senior counsel with notable experience in advising local entities and foreign investors on various day-to-day corporate legal issues. She specializes in mergers and acquisitions, employment law and environmental law issues, and has considerable knowledge in various energy law and public procurement issues. Iveta’s professional experience includes involvement in projects of company due diligence and running them within the scope of large-scale cross-border transactions.

Her experience on employment matters includes complex multi-jurisdictional reorganisations and the transfer of undertakings, as well as assistance on day-to-day employment issues.

Iveta Ceple is a star: her calm and well-organised way of working saved the client a lot. Iveta explained the legal landscape and risks in a simple and understandable way but also gave the client firm and clear directions on how to move forward – with great success.

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University of Latvia

Master of Laws (LL.M.)


University of Latvia

Professional law degree (dipl.iur.)

Latvian Bar Association


International Bar Association (IBA)



Rule of Law Index 2022
World Justice Project, November 2022.

Co-author of Latvia chapter together with Associate partner Irina Kostina and Associate Ints Skaldis.


Competition Restriction Regulations in the Baltic States
Employment Law Alliance, March 9

Listen to the discussion hosted by Kato Aerts on how non-competition restrictions impact employment relationships in the Baltic states.
Guest speakers: Hanna Pahk, Iveta Ceple and Rimantas Stanevičius.


Legal reform as a catalyst for social enterprise: an international social enterprise law & policy report
Morrison& Foerster LLP in cooperation with the Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation and its affiliate member firms

Ellex experts in Latvia Iveta Ceple and Lelde Elīna Liepiņa have contributed to the social enterprise law and policy report to identify legal structures and policies that nations can adopt to catalyse the advancement of social enterprises around the world.


Energy Investment Risk Assessment (EIRA)
Energy Charter Secretariat, October 2018

EIRA 2018 aims at assessing specific policy, regulatory and legal risks concerning foreign and domestic investment in the energy sector of different countries.

Ellex experts in Latvia Filips Kļaviņš, Iveta Ceple and Ints Skaldis joined the project contributing to the EIRA country profile of Latvia.
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