Siiri Vello is a young but experienced litigation lawyer who has represented both local and international clients in different court disputes but also solved cases out of court. Siiri also advises clients in public procurement and contractual matters. She has previous work experience from the public sector where she assisted in public procurement matters including IT and construction as well as handled different negotiations.

Siiri is particularly interested in data protection matters in the light of today’s rapidly developing technology. In addition to client consultations, Siiri has also carried out trainings and contributed to international researches in this field. As Siiri is also engaged in the IT sector she always sees the broader aspects of the need to comply with data protection requirements and can provide clients with required documents such as service or privacy policy terms. Siiri has Siiri works in Estonian and English languages.

Membership

Estonian Bar Association

Presentations
  • Lecture about open data ”Avaandmete arengust Eestis ja mõtteid PSI direktiivi teemal”, from the series ”Tehnoloogia ja õigus”(Technology and law) 11.02.2020
  • Open data workshop, 06.12.2019 (Assistant Attorney Siiri Vello and Attorney Liisi Jürgen)
  • Training about implementing GDPR in companies “Teie ettevõttest lekivad andmed!?”. RMP, 01.03.2018
  • “eHealthTallinn2017” conference, „Are you GDPR ready?“ one of the presenters, 16.10.2017 and 18.10.2017
  • Morning seminar about new data protection requirements for accountants “Uutest andmekaitse reeglitest raamatupidajale”, 14.09.2017
  • Webinar about cloud solutions and GDPR “Pilvelahendused ja uus andmekaitsemäärus”, 25.01.2017
Publications
  • “Estonian Data Protection Inspectorate advises to betimes prepare for the GDPR”.  Magazine Focus 2/2017.
  • Article on IP: “Dünaamiline IP kuulub isikuandmete hulka – Euroopa Kohus laiendas tõlgendust”. Published by local IT news portal ituudised.ee, 20.12.2016 (available only in Estonian)
  • Article on enforcement of an e-identification and trust management regulating act: “Jõustus e-identifitseerimist ja usaldusteenuseid reguleeriv seadus”. Published by local IT news portal ituudised.ee, 28.10.2016 (available only in Estonian)
  • Article “Euroopa Liidust USAsse andmete edastamise uus raamistik sünnib visalt”. Published by local IT news portal ituudised.ee, 10.06.2016 (available only in Estonian)
  • Article on enforcement of a new public procurement act: “Uue riigihangete seaduse jõustamisel ilmnes ministeeriumi oskamatus planeerida”. Delfi Ärileht, 13.03.2016 (available only in Estonian)
  • “New EU regulation on data protection” S. Kuusik, A. Veerpalu. Magazine Focus 1/2016
  • “Reeglid ärisaladuse kaitseks” S. Kuusik, K. Sarap. Magazine Personalipraktik, 44/2015, lk. 10-11 (available only in Estonian)
  • “Külapoe karm tegelikkus” S. Kuusik, R. Kaldvee. Äripäev (leading business newspaper in Estonia), 17.12.2015 (available only in Estonian)
  • “Digitaalse infosisu lepingutingimustele vastavuse hindamine. Euroopa ühise müügiõiguse eelnõu” S. Kuusik,  K. Sein. Legal magazine Juridica, 210/2014, lk.751-761 (available only in Estonian)
Experience

2015-           Associate, NJORD

2014             Associate, MAQS Law Firm

2013-2014   Ministry of Social Affairs (lawyer, public procurement)

2011-2013    Advokaadibüroo Soop

Haridus

2019 (aprill)   ISTQB Foundation Level Certificate (CTFL)

2014              Tartu Ülikool, õigusteadus MA

2012              Tartu Ülikool, õigusteadus BA

Languages

Estonian, English

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