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Erika Žigutė

Senior Associate

Vilnius, Lithuania

+370 5 251 4444; 251 4445

erika.dubovskyte@tgsbaltic.com

Lithuanian, English, Russian, German

MAJOR PROJECTS

Participates in councelling UAB Travel Retail Vilnius, Gebr. Heinemann Group, PI Ekošviesa and other companies regarding organization of their activity, prepares companies‘ corporate documents (2013);

Participates in advising leading pharmaceutical companies in connection with the legal regulation of clinical trials, drafts and revises clinical trial agreements and other related documentation (2013);

Participated in advising IDS Borjomi Europe, the importer of the mineral water Borjomi to the European Union, on the conclusion of different operating agreements (2013);

Participated in working out proposals on amendments and supplements to the Law on Health Insurance of the Republic of Lithuania (2013);

Participated in advising public healthcare institutions of Lithuania regarding the home care of patients after provision of services, drafted information leaflets for patients and other related documentation (2013).

OTHER EXPERIENCE

Drafted the documents for SE Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant related to the agreements and other internal corporate documents and documents regulating the activity of the state enterprise, carried out the legal due diligence of such documents. Drafted procedural documents. Advised the administration of the enterprise on legal matters. Represented the enterprise in relations with third parties, participated in negotiations. Coordinated the activities of the board of the enterprise, drafting and revision of documents. As a member of the enterprise’s procurement commission carried out the legal due diligence of documents (2011–2013);

Performed expert examination of draft legislation in the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Lithuania, provided legal opinions in the areas of regulation of company activities, public procurement and other. Represented the Ministry before state and municipal institutions, at meetings, participated in working groups, prepared documents and material for meetings and sittings of the Government (2010–2011).

Publications:

  • Išmaniosios sveikatos technologijos Baltijos šalyse: Lietuva ir Latvija atsilieka nuo Estijos (Smart healthcare technologies in the Baltic States: Lithuania and Latvia lag behind Estonia) // Delfi žinios, September 2017
  • When can a health care institution make photos of patients? // Delfi.lt, July 2017 
  • Contracts by e-mail: what must be taken into account? // Delfi.lt, November 2015

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

  • Since 2017 Associate at TGS Baltic (former TARK GRUNTE SUTKIENE)
  • 2013–2017 Associate at TARK GRUNTE SUTKIENE
  • 2011–2013 lawyer at SE Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant
  • 2010–2011 chief specialist of the Division of Expertise of Draft Legislation, Legal System Department, Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Lithuania
  • 2009–2010 lawyer at law firm UAB Teiko
  • 2009 consultant at SE Vilniaus Universiteto Teisės klinika
  • 2009 STEP (Students’ Trainee Exchange Programme) traineeship in a law firm in Ankara
  • 2006 assistant in Kaunas city Notary Office No 21

EDUCATION

  • 2010 Vilnius University, Faculty of Law (Master of Law)
  • 2008 National Essay Competition “Cicero”, subject: Validation of an individual constitutional appeal in Lithuania, 2nd place winner