Faculty

Laura Ratniece LL.M

PhD Scholar / Research Fellow
International Sales Law. International Commercial Law
Telephone
+371 67039 226

PhD cand. (RGSL and Copenhagen University)
LL.M, Riga Graduate School of Law, 2012
Bac.iur., University of Latvia, Faculty of Law, 2010

Significant Professional Experience

  • 2016 – currently, Riga Graduate School of Law and Copenhagen University, Research Fellow, and Lecturer
  • 2014-2015 – credit controller “Booking.com BV”
  • 2013 – AP asssistant “Physio-control Inc.”
  • 2008-2013 – Lawyer, Office of sworn advocates „O.Cers un J.Jurkāns”

Current research

“Interaction between Legal Certainty and Legal Standards in the CISG”

Main publications

  • L. Ratniece, “Issues related to Interpretation of United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) 30 Years after Its Entering into Force”, in  K. Strada-Rozenberga et al. (eds), Centrālās un Austrumeiropas Juridiskās Tradīcijas un Juridiskās Identitātes Jautājumi, Latvijas Universitātes 76. starptautiskās zinātniskās konferences rakstu krājums, Rīga, LU Akadēmiskais Apgāds, 2018, pp. 202-210.
  • Cers O., Ratniece L. “Vai valsts amatpersonas statuss ir priekšrocība administratīvajā procesā” (“Is the Status of State’s Official an Advantage in the Administrative Procedure”). Published in the weekly legal journal “Jurista Vārds”, No.11 (658), 16.03.2011.

Participation in conferences with a presentation

  • 02.02.2018.    University of Latvia (Riga, Latvia) – participation in the 76th Academic conference with a presentation “Ar ANO Konvencijas par starptautiskajiem preču pirkuma-pārdevuma līgumiem interpretāciju saistītās problēmas 30 gadus pēc tās spēkā stāšanās”.
  • 03.07.2017.-04.07.2017.    L’Institut Michel Villey (Université Panthéon-Assas) and PhiCo/NoSoPhi (Institut des Sciences juridique et philosophique de la Sorbonne, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne) (Paris, France) – participation in a seminar with a presentation “Interaction between the Meaning of the Principle of Legal Certainty and L. Wittgenstein´s Philosophical Concept of Certainty”.
  • 19. 12. 2016.     UCD Sutherland School of Law (Dublin, Ireland) – participation in the conference “Consumer Protection and Competition Policy in a Changing World” with a presentation “Analysing the Drivers behind Reform of the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts”.