Ieva graduated as a lawyer from the University of Latvia in 2015. During her University course she interned at the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Latvia as well as Latvia’s Ministry of Interior Department of European Affairs and International Cooperation. Ieva was also an exchange student at Università del Salento, Italy during the 2012 Spring semester and has participated in national and international moot court competitions, including the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot.
From 2014 to 2016 Ieva worked as an assistant to a judge at a district court in Riga, gaining extensive knowledge in tortious and contractual liability claims, bankruptcy and enforcement proceedings. In 2016 she joined as an associate Ecovis Convents Law Office, where she obtained valuable expertise in the areas of civil litigation as well as contract drafting and negotiation, assisting national and multinational companies in matters related to large-scale construction projects and foreign direct investment protection.