Tea is an associate who specializes in data protection and IT law, contract law, and commercial law. Tea has broad experience in data protection law. She has helped both private and public sector clients in establishing compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR).

Tea has conducted data protection audits and helped companies to establish compliance with the GDPR. As a data protection expert, Tea has helped companies who develop new and innovative solutions to solve data protection-related issues. Among other aspects, Tea has experience with carrying out data protection impact assessments and legitimate interest assessments. 

She is also a renowned lecturer who often gives presentations on different legal topics. Tea also has experience in solving legal issues related to new technologies and digital services. Being specialized in commercial law, she has experience in drafting and negotiating different types of contracts for clients in various sectors. She also helps clients with legal issues related to consumer protection. In addition, Tea has experience in solving legal issues related to different regulated sectors, such as gambling and pharmaceuticals.

Tea has advised different platform operators with platform-specific legal issues. Tea has assisted platform operators with compiling terms of use, as well as different agreements with co-operation partners. In addition, Tea is well-versed in the data protection, liability, and consumer protection issues critical for online platforms.
 

Tea is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E), issued by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). She is also a guest lecturer at Tallinn University of Technology, where she gives lectures as part of the course „Expert-level training for a data protection officer (DPO)“.

Membership
  • Estonian Bar Association
Presentations and trainings conducted
  • 2021, presentation on Data Protection Day on Vikerraadio broadcast "Huvitaja"
  • 2021, webinar at the Enterprise Academy 2021,  "Data Protection ABC for Start-ups" 
  • 2020, training for lawyers at the Estonian Ministry of Justice on the important aspects of IT law and data protection law in legislative drafting
  • 2020, lecture on how to establish compliance with data protection requirements in public databases
  • 2020, lecture at a public procurement seminar on the data protection issues in public procurement
  • 2020, training on marketing law (protection of business secrets, IP law, compliance with advertising requirements, data protection)
  • 2019, lecture “How can an enterprise establish compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation?”, organized with the Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Estonian Data Protection Inspectorate
  • 2019, data protection training for schools and kindergartens with Tallinn University of Technology
  • 2019, data protection training for Lääne-Viru local authorities in Estonia
  • 2019, data protection law training at the Ministry of Defence
  • 2019, review of past practices related to personal data breaches, a morning radio program of Äripäev
  • 2018, “New Directions for Managing Customer Personal Data – Customer Rights and Customer Relationship”, Good Service Management Conference 2018
  • 2018, training “Legal Basics of Marketing”, Institute of Marketing
  • 2018, “Data Protection Rules in Marketing”, TurundusTreff.ee conference
  • 2018, “Data Protection Officer training”, Areng.ee
  • 2018, “Data protection specialist in-service training”, Estonian Training and Conference Center
  • 2017,  “Risks in using data in today’s business”, TK Training Center Information Day “Personal Data Protection Regulation – Why and What for?”

 

Publications
Experience

2019-           Assistant attorney, NJORD Law Firm

2017-2019   Assistant Attorney, SORAINEN

2017-           Visiting Lecturer, Tallinn University of Technology

2016-2017   Legal adviser, TRINITI

2016            Intern, TRINITI

Education

2016            Tartu University, Faculty of Law, LL.M

2015-2016   European Law Moot Court, member of the University of Tartu team 

2015-2016   Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Faculty of Law, a foreign exchange student in Erasmus+ program

2014-2015   Board member of the Estonian division of ELSA

2015            4th ELSA Vienna Law School on Dispute Resolution

2014            University of Tartu, Faculty of Law, LL.B

2011            Tallinn English College

Languages

Estonian, English, German.

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