Jelena Jonis

Jelena is an associate partner and Head of Data Protection & Privacy group at CEE Attorneys office in Vilnius. Her area of expertise lies in Data Protection & Privacy compliance, including data protection by design, employee data protection matters and international data transfer mechanisms. Acting as a legal advisor and as an external certified data protection officer, Jelena has helped a portfolio of organisations in Lithuania, France, and the United Kingdom to navigate the complex regulatory challenges of the GDPR and e-privacy. Jelena also has more than 9 years of training experience as a lecturer at Vilnius University Faculty of Law.

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external legal advisor and data protection officer for public and private organisations in Lithuania, France, and the United Kingdom


– Vilnius University, Master of Law

– ECPC-B DPO certification from European Centre on Data Privacy and Cybersecurity, Maastrich University

– CIPP/E certification from IAPP (ANSI/ISO-accredited professional certification)

Lithuanian, English, Russian