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Fields of practice
Ieva specialises in Corporate & Commercial, Mergers & Acquisitions, Insolvency & Debt Recovery, alongside the related field of Dispute Resolution

Professional experience
2015 – Associate at Triniti in Vilnius, Lithuania
2012 – Lawyer at the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania
2011–2015 Lawyer at Swedbank Leasing, UAB
2007–2011 Lawyer at the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania and self–employed in the United Kingdom

  • Traineeship at the General Secretariat on the Council of the European Union Directorate, Eastern Europe and Central Asia Division, 2009 (Brussels, Belgium)
  • Internship at the European Parliament Information Office, 2009 (Vilnius, Lithuania)
  • 2004–2007 Lawyer at the 28th notary office of Vilnius

Contribution to Lawmaking
Ieva has recently drafted the legislation on a Law on Detectives, regarded as important socially because until this time, the activities of detectives in Lithuania were not regulated. Ieva has also drafted amendment articles for the Lithuanian Civil Code and the Law on Advocacy and other Lithuanian legal acts

Education
Ieva has been granted a Master in Law degree at Vilnius University, Lithuania and in 2008-2009 she graduated with a Bachelor in Law and Business degree from Middlesex University, London, the United Kingdom.

Now Ieva is a PhD student at Mykolas Romeris University. The object of her doctoral research is Personal (Individual) Insolvency, Bankruptcy and other related issues.

Languages
Ieva is fluent in English and Russian, speaks basic German and French and her mother tongue is Lithuanian

Academic Experience and Publications

  • The representative from Lithuania of a study on a new approach to business failure and insolvency – comparative legal analysis of 28 European Union Member States’ relevant provisions and practices, organized by the Directorate-General for Justice of the European Commission, 2014
  • Report on the Law on Personal Bankruptcy, 2014, INSOL Europe, ‘Eurofenix’
  • Collection of Practical Issues Important to Small Practitioners – Lithuania, 2014, INSOL International
  • Do the European Rules on Deposit Protection Work?, 2013 INSOL World
  • How to Become an IP in Lithuania, 2013, INSOL Europe
  • Winner paper ‘The Growing Business Phenomenon of Fraudulent Bankruptcy’, 2011, INSOL Europe, ‘Eurofenix’
  • Winner of the Richard Turton Award 2011 (Venice, Italy)
  • Grant for Law and Business studies at Middlesex University, 2008 (London, the United Kingdom).
  • Scholarship for the European International Summer courses ‘The European System of Human Rights Protection’ and the Court Process Simulator, 2004, (Frankfurt (Oder), Germany)

Extra-curricular
In her leisure time Ieva enjoys music, reading books, active sport (jogging, wake-boarding, snow-boarding) and traveling