Fields of expertise
Birgit is highly qualified advisor in constitutional, EU and international law. Birgit also advises clients in civil disputes, focusing on regulatory issues, especially in the areas of public procurement and competition law.
Birgit stands out with her capability to offer clients comprehensive solutions to complex legal issues, which may extend across different areas of law, national borders or jurisdictions. She has also a wide practical experience in preparing elaborate and sophisticated legal analyses.
Apart from her bachelor and master degrees from the University of Tartu, Birgit boasts an LLM degree in comparative, EU and international law from the European University Institute, where she is currently pursuing her PhD in the field of EU law.
Birgit has an international profile in her area of research: in the framework of her research project in EU law she has participated in summer universities and guest programmes for the European University Institute as well as Columbia University in the City of New York, the University of Copenhagen in Denmark and the University of Coimbra in Portugal. She has also presented her research findings at several high-level international conferences from Helsinki to Seoul in South-Korea.