Mārtiņš Mits

Born on 25 March 1972, in Riga, Latvia

  • Senior Adviser, Department of Case-law Analysis of the Latvian Supreme Court, 1993-1995
  • LL.B., qualification of a lawyer, University of Latvia, 1995
  • Deputy Director (1995-1998), Acting Director (1999-2001), Human Rights Institute, University of Latvia, Faculty of Law
  • LL.M. in Human Rights, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, 1998
  • Chief Editor of the Latvian Human Rights Quarterly, 2000-2001
  • Lecturer (1999-2012), Docent (2012-2013), Associate Professor (since 2013); Prorector (2008-2015), Riga Graduate School of Law
  • Regular lecturer in the Latvian Judicial Training Centre and in training courses organised for judges of the Latvian Constitutional Court (2003-2004) and the Latvian Supreme Court (2003-2004, 2010)
  • Dr.iur (LL.D) in Public International Law, Lund University, Sweden, 2010
  • Member of the Constitutional Rights Committee of the President of the Republic of Latvia, 2007-2012
  • Alternate member representing Latvia in the Management Board of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, 2007-2012
  • Expert of the Latvian Council of Science, 2010-2012 and since 2014
  • Listed by the Latvian Government as ad hoc Judge of the European Court of Human Rights, 2012-2015
  • Judge of the European Court of Human Rights since 3 September 2015
  • Vice-President of Section from 6 October 2020 to 7 November 2022.
Mārtiņš Mits