Erika Žigutė

Senior Associate


Lithuanian, English





About me

As the head of the life sciences and healthcare sector group in Lithuania, I specialise in pharmaceutical and medical law, data protection and contract law. The combination of these specialisations and years of experience working with leading life sciences companies enables me to offer top-quality services to companies in this sector.

Clients appreciate that I am not only well-versed in the legal aspects of the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry, but also understand the specifics of their business. In addition, I advise companies operating in other regulated areas.

Professional highlights

Advising leading international pharmaceutical companies. Reimbursement for medication, clinical trials, licensing, advertising, negotiations with institutions or partners, drafting contracts and compliance documents, disputes, drafting legislation I have well-rounded experience in assisting leading international and Lithuanian pharmaceutical companies in diverse matters.

Medical law. I advise healthcare institutions on regulatory and commercial law aspects and represent them in communication with public authorities and patients. I am also actively involved in the legislative processes in this field.

Commercial contracts. I assist clients in drafting commercial sales, service and other contracts; I also represent them in disputes concerning the execution of contracts and the interpretation of their provisions.

Data protection. Regulation in this area is relevant to all commercial activities. In-depth knowledge of data protection matters enables me to provide well-rounded services to our clients and help them avoid related risks. I have extensive experience advising companies in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors on data protection issues, including the implementation of processes to ensure compliance with the GDPR and preparation of related documents.

Academic background

  • Vilnius University, Lithuania (MA in Law)

I am a member of

  • Lithuanian Bar Association