PROVIDUS’ associated researcher since 2013. He is also a director of Latvian Notary Institute and assistant professor at the University of Turiba. He has been an editor of the Latvian law magazine “Jurista Vārds”. Since 2007, when Gatis started to work at PROVIDUS, he has carried out numerous studies related to issues of good governance, administrative procedure law and judicial development such as the analysis of the impact of the Administrative Procedure Law implementation and judicial ethics, qualifications and liability issues. In 2014 he was an advisor to the Minister of Justice on judicial development issues.
Gatis holds a doctoral degree in law science from the University of Latvia.