Dace L. Luters-Thümmel

Of Counsel, Attorney-at-law in Latvia and Germany

Languages:

  • German, English, Latvian, French

Contact:

Services:

  • Company Law, International Trade Law, EU Law, Litigation, Arbitration, IT Law, German Law

 

Education

  • Institute of Media Law, Technical University Cologne, GER, Diploma IT Law, 2014
  • Université Nancy 2, FR, and European Institute of Public Administration, Maastricht/NL/Luxembourg, Master of European Legal Studies, 2006
  • Latvian Bar Admission, 2005
  • Ministry of Justice NRW, Germany, State Examination & German Bar Admission, 1994
  • Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelm-University, Bonn, Germany, State Examination, Law Faculty, 1991

Experience

  • 2015 – present: – Of counsel, KRONBERGS ČUKSTE DERLING
  • 2009 – present: Luters-Thümmel, Principal of Law Firm Luters-Thümmel in Düsseldorf/Riga/Brussels and since 2013 official representative of the Latvian Chamber of Commerce & Industry in Germany
  • 1999 – present: International EU-Consultant of the EU Commission at Governments & Parliaments of Candidate Countries for the correct transposition of EU Law and EU Free Trade Agreements in the Baltics, Eastern Europe, Balkans, Turkey & other Association Agreement EU Neighbour Countries
  • 2001 – 2008: Partner of Law Firm Dr. Denkl Dr. Mirow Haver J.D. Attorneys-at-Law/Tax Consultants/CPAs in Düsseldorf, Germany
  • 1999 – 2001: International EU-Consultant of the Latvian Government/Parliament in the Pre-Accession phase, Saeima, Riga, Latvia
  • 1997 – 1998: Legal Counsellor of MPs at the Parliament of Northrhine-Westphalia (NRW), CDU-Faction NRW (Conservative Party), Düsseldorf, Germany
  • 1994 – 1997: International and EU Affairs Official of the German Chamber of Auditors (Wirtschaftsprüferkammer), Düsseldorf/Hamburg; now Berlin, Germany
  • 1991 – 1994: Internship (Referendariat) at Courts of different branches and instances in Cologne, Law Firm of UK-Barrister Dr. Volker Triebel (now Hogan Lovells), Düsseldorf, and at UNCITRAL, Vienna, Austria
  • 1991 – 1992: simultaneously Legal Counsel of Vice-President of CDU-Faction at German Parliament (Bundestag), Bonn, Germany; now Berlin

Major recent projects

  • Multi-million German-Latvian international trade litigation case
  • International commercial arbitration cases for German clients in Latvia, Germany, Austria
  • Product Liability case against major German Car producing company
  • Intellectual Property cases of German IT companies
  • Justice Reform in Albania (EURALIUS-Project), Consulting Ministry of Economy in Moldova on EU Free Trade Agreement  chapters in Company Law
  • Start-up coach of Start2Grow Network Germany