Brigida Bacienė

Associate Partner, Head of Employment Practice, Certified Data Protection Expert (CIPP/E)

Practice areas

  • Labour Law
  • Disputes
  • Transport and Maritime Law
  • Media and Advertising
  • Telecommunications and IT
Curriculum Vitae

Brigida Bacienė is an Associate Partner and Head of the Employment Practice Group at ECOVIS ProventusLaw with 14 years of legal practice experience. Brigida underwent traineeship in a German law firm Graf von Westphalen, Wirtschaftsprufer, Steuerberater Partnerschaft.

She specializes in Data protection, Labour law, Media and Advertising, Intellectual Property, Tax, TMT, Dispute resolution and Competition Law.

Brigida is a Certified as an Information Privacy Professional/Europe by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Due to her knowledge of data protection Brigida provides Data Protection Officer services for financial institutions.

Moreover, B. Bacienė helps companies regarding the strategies related to their employees, represents employers in cases related to unfair competition concerning existing or former employees, termination of employment contracts, and represents clients in courts and other institutions. She also conducted the legal due diligence of labour law compliance of one of the largest companies providing client relations management services, which has about 800 employees.

B. Bacienė has experience and knowledge in telecommunications and IT. She advises telecommunications and IT companies operating in Lithuania to acquire these companies’ information technology systems, licenses and know-how protection. She has been involved in developing strategic values in IT systems and their sale to public authorities. Brigida helps to lead companies in Lithuania regarding the IT system development strategies, the contract’s conclusion, and the clients in court.

For several years, Brigida has provided training sessions on labour law, intellectual property, and data protection topics. Training involves training clients’ staff on issues relevant to individual clients and opening seminars for all interested persons.

Clients value that Brigida will always provide necessary answers and advice in time and that she will indicate all risks and suggest the best solutions and strategies.

B. Bacienė has experience and knowledge in telecommunications and IT. She advises telecommunications and IT companies operating in Lithuania to acquire these companies’ information technology systems, licenses and know-how protection. She has been involved in developing strategic values in IT systems and their sale to public authorities. Brigida helps to lead companies in Lithuania regarding the IT system development strategies, the contract’s conclusion, and the clients in court.

For several years, Brigida has provided training sessions on labour law, IT and data protection topics. Training involves training clients’ staff on issues relevant to individual clients and opening seminars for all interested persons.

Clients value that Brigida will always provide necessary answers and advice in time and that she will indicate all risks and suggest the best solutions and strategies.

Education

2004 to 2009
Master of Laws (LL.M.)
Vilnius University, Faculty of Law

September 2007 to February 2008
Studies under ERASMUS exchange programme
University of Cologne, Faculty of Law (Germany)

2005 to 2007
Exam passed and certification obtained
Centre of the German Law (Germany)

Insights

B. Sorokina. Ar sunku atsisveikinti su brangiu darbuotoju? (Is it Difficult to Let Go of an Expensive?) DELFI, 2015

Awards and recognitions

Knowledge without experience is of little use. Therefore we are proud of having our own valuable experience to share with you.

Clear focus on Fintech market is very well expressed in hassle-free communication and efficient services delivery. While other legal firms may take longer time to dig deeper into the requested specifics, Ecovis team is always able to understand nature of problematics.

Inga Karulaitytė was recognised as Highly Regarded lawyer in Banking and finance by IFLR1000 2019 and 2020 rankings.

ECOVIS Proventuslaw was ranked in Chambers Europe Ranking 2019, 2020, 2021 and Chambers FinTech 2020, 2021, 2022.

When choosing a law firm that would go through the entire licensing process with us as a company which aims to become an electronic money institution, there was no doubt that we should co-operate with ECOVIS.

ll company employees with whom we are in connection are highly skilled professionals and they clearly understand our tasks and the goals we are trying to achieve. The actual service is of a high standard and the company is always willing to go the “extra mile” to make everything perfect.

Loreta Andziulytė is a partner who can offer clients her knowledge in TMT, data protection, bankruptcy, restructuring, corporate governance and financial regulatory affairs. Her knowledge is reflected in her precise, qualitative and comprehensive documents and consultants.

Ecovis has a dedicated employment team, which always takes care of the clients’ needs and tries to find the best solution. It doesn’t matter on which side they have to be – on the employee or the employer, Ecovis will ensure that the solution will be found.

Ecovis ProventusLaw is best known in Lithuania for its banking work, where it regularly completes fintech-related deals. They are very good at adapting quickly.

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