Gaidis Bērziņš in 2014
|Minister for Justice of Latvia|
25 October 2011 – 21 Juni 2012
|Prime Minister||Valdis Dombrovskis|
|Preceded by||Aigars Štokenbergs|
|Succeeded by||Jānis Bordāns|
7 November 2006 – 12 March 2009
Aigars Kalvītis (2006–07) |
Ivars Godmanis (2007–09)
|Preceded by||Guntars Grīnvalds|
|Succeeded by||Mareks Segliņš|
|Co-chairman of the National Alliance|
Assumed office |
23 July 2011
Serving with Raivis Dzintars
20 October 1970|
Riga, Latvian SSR
|Political party||National Alliance|
|For Fatherland and Freedom/LNNK (until 2011)|
|Alma mater||University of Latvia|
Gaidis Bērziņš (born 20 October 1970 in Riga) is a Latvian politician, lawyer, and university lecturer in law. He is former Minister for Justice of Latvia and co-chair of the National Alliance, along with Raivis Dzintars.
After the 2006 election, he was appointed the Minister for Justice, taking the office on 7 November 2006 and holding it until 12 March 2009. Bērziņš was elected to the 2010 election as one of two For Fatherland and Freedom/LNNK representatives on the joint National Alliance list that the party shared with All For Latvia!. When the National Alliance became a unitary party, Bērziņš became co-chair, along with Raivis Dzintars.
The 2011 election saw the National Alliance gain six seats, after which the party formed a centre-right coalition with Zatlers' Reform Party, and Unity. Bērziņš was appointed Minister for Justice once again. He took office on the 25 October 2011.
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