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Fields of practice

Birgitta is an associate with wide experience in competition law, State aid and European Union law. She has practiced in the European Commission Directorate General Competition in Brussels and acted as case handler for State aid cases. She is also working in the field transactions, advising clients in questions relating to M&A and other civil law matters.

Professional experience

2019-2020 – Blue Book Stagiaire, European Commission, Directorate General Competition
2019- … – Associate, TRINITI law firm
2018-2019 – Lawyer, TRINITI law firm
2018 – Lawyer, Jesse & Kalaus Attorneys
2017 – Intern, Derling law firm
2017-… – Supervisor of seminars in subject property law, University of Tartu
2016 – Intern, Jesse & Kalaus Attorneys
2015 – Intern, Northern District Prosecutor’s Office
2014 – Intern, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Birgitta has been the first Estonian to act as a Blue Book Stagiaire in the European Commission Directorate General Competition, where she acted as a case handler for State aid cases. She has thorough experience in handling and managing State aid cases and in structures of the European Commission

Professional Membership

  • ELSA (The European Law Students’ Association) Estonia (member of the board 2014-2016, including the position of the President)
  • Estonian Debating Society

Education

In 2018 Birgitta got her Master’s degree in Law from the University of Tartu

From 2017 to 2018 Birgitta did her exchange studies in Sweden, at Lund University. During her exchange Birgitta concentrated on competition law, state aid and European business law

In 2016 Birgitta participated at the International ELSA (The European Law Students’ Association) competition law summer law school in Cyprus

In 2016 Birgitta got her Bachelors’ degree in Law from the University of Tartu

Languages

Birgitta’s native language is Estonian, but she is also fluent in both English and German. She also has a limited level in Russian

Extra-curricular

Birgitta has three big passions. Travelling, food and workouts. During the times when she is not abroad travelling, you can find her either in the gym or in some new hot restaurant trying out the most bizarre foods in the menu. Birgitta cannot also resist a good book and ballet