Eglė Mauricė, PhD
Attorney at Law | Legal Consultant | Lecturer
T +370 686 48239
Eglė Mauricė practices in legal consultancy and advocacy in the civil law inter alia family law, administrative law and constitutional law domains, regulatory and inspection reforms.
Previously, she worked both in Government (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Justice), private sector (banking), non-governmental sector (think tank Lithuanian Free Market Institute), and academia. She had chaired the Utena County Administrative Disputes Commission for five years (2004-2009) where her responsibilities covered hearing of administrative disputes and organizational activities of the work of the Commission. Serving as an Adviser to the Minister of Justice (2009-2012), she was one of the most active proponents and architects of regulatory inspections and enforcement reform in Lithuania; also she headed working groups for drafting bills and other pieces of legislation on legislative process, supervisory (inspection and enforcement) activities, and deregulation in various sectors.
2017, as EU consultant for the Industrial Development Authority in Egypt on industry licensing, Cairo
2014, as World Bank consultant: lecturer for the Shura Council (Judges of Administrative Courts) of Kurdistan Region of Iraq on deregulation and legal research, Ankara
2013, as USAID consultant: legal adviser for Armenian Government on inspections and enforcement reform, Yerevan
2011, as EU Twining consultant – adviser for Parliament of Azerbaijan on introducing Regulatory Impact Assessment, Baku
Courses, seminars delivered for students, civil servants, judges:
Modules thought and seminars held since 2002: Family Law, Constitutional Law of the Republic of Lithuania, Banking Law, Lobbying Activities, Law and Logic (within the Course on Legal Methodology), Hearing of Administrative Disputes.
Experience and knowledge in the fields of law, economics, communication, negotiation, education, inter alia:
Research internships in the European University Institute (Italy, 2013), Krakow Jagiellonian University (Poland, 2012), University of Utrecht (The Netherlands, 2008-2013), University of Gent (Belgium, 2009), Ludwig von Mises Institute (USA, 2007), Yorkshire and the Humber Regional Office in Brussels (Belgium, 2005), Project on Educational Paradigms and Distance Learning (Lithuania, 2003-2004), Course on Management, Organization and Personnel in Peacekeeping Operations, (Canada, USA, Haiti, 1997), Course on International Negotiations from the Harvard Negotiation Project (Finland, 1993), etc.
Speaker at international conferences:
Inspection Reform: Breaking Down Barriers to Trade and Investment: Changing the way regulation is delivered, London, 9-11 Sept 2014
Executive discretion and regulatory decision making: Issues and challenges in making regulation more effective, The Hague, 5 Dec 2013
Inspection Reform – The Change That Matters: Reforming the inspection climate for sustainable growth, London, 21-23 Nov 2012
“International Experience and Recent Trends in Improving Business Inspections Practices”, Baku, 24-25 May 2011;
- The Gold-Plating: Identification of Problems in Slovakia and Lithuania and Possible Solutions for EU Member States, policy paper (2015). Ján Oravec (Ed.), Eglė Mauricė, Matúš Pošvanc, Tomáš Púchly, Martin Reguli (Authors). F.A.Hayek Foundation, Slovakia; Lithuanian Free Market Institute, Lithuania.
- Mauricė, E. (2014): Effective arguments for legal negotiator: insights from the argumentation theory. Foundations of Legal Negotiations: Studies in the Philosophy of Law Vol 8, eds. J. Stelmach, B. Brozek, Copernicus Center Press, Krakow (ISBN978-8378-861-31-7).
- Mauricė E. (2014) (together with co-authors, ed. in Chief Beliūnienė L.): The most relevant problems of ensuring of Human rights in Lithuania 2008-2013: legal research (monograph, in Lithuanian). Lietuvos teisės institutas (Law Institute of Lithuania), Vilnius (ISBN 978-9986-704-32-4);
- Mauricė-Mackuvienė, E. (2014): Dissenting judge opinions as a part of legal discourse of Lithuania: praxiological insights (in Lithuanian). Teisės problemos, Nr. 3 (85) (ISSN 1392-1592).
- Mauricė-Mackuvienė, E. (together with K. Ambrazevičiūte, J. Baltrimu) (2013): The Problems of the Ensuring of the Right to Property, the Right to Freedom of Individual Economic Activity and Initiative, Consumer Rights (in Lithuanian), Research Study, Vilnius: Lietuvos teisės institutas (Law Institute of Lithuania) (ISBN 978-9986-704-17-0).
- Mauricė-Mackuvienė, E. (2012): Juridification in Lithuania. Goals and principles versus an adherence to the ‘letter of the law‘ in the activities of business supervising agencies. In Maas Ch. (ed.) Juridification in Europe. The balance of powers under pressure? Den Haag. P. 35-46. (ISBN/EAN: 978-90-73896-55-0).
- Mackuvienė, E. (2011): Prerequisites for Correctness in Legal Argumentation, Thesis, Doctoral dissertation, Social Sciences (Law), Vilnius University.
- Mackuvienė, E. (2010): The Method of Logic in the Law: the Problem of the Concept (in Lithuanian), Teisė (Law), Research Papers. Vilnius University Publishing House, Vol. 77. P. 126-145. (ISSN 1392-1274).
- Mackuvienė, E. (2010): The Problem of the Scientific Character of Legal Science and Jurisprudence (in Lithuanian), Socialinių mokslų studijos (Social Sciences Studies), Research Papers. Mykolas Romeris University Publishing Centre. No 1(5). P. 291-304. (ISSN-1392-6195)
- Mackuvienė, E. (2009): Legal Reasoning: the Argumentative Methodological Approach (in Lithuanian), Teisė (Law), Research Papers. Vilnius University Publishing House, Vol. 70. P. 102-118. (ISSN 1392-1274).
- Mackuvienė, E. (2005): The Question on the Limits of State Competence within the European Union Context (in Lithuanian), The material of international conference „The Perspective of Regulation on Businesses in the Context of EU Enlargement“, Kaunas, Lithuania.
- Mackuvienė, E. (2003): The Role of the Collective Agreement within the Enterprise after the New Labour Code in Lithuania is Adopted (in Lithuanian), The material of the international conference „The Harmonization process of Lithuanian Legislature with EU Law”, Kaunas, Lithuania.
You work very professionally, I say this sincerely
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Thank you for /../ the professional and effective input while improving the legal system in Lithuania, and particularly in reforming the activities of state institutions that perform business supervision, inspection and enforcement in order to achieve proper goals of these activities, to respect interest of clients and to be in conformity with legal principles. Thank you also for significant input while reforming the legislative procedure in a way the procedure ensures more transparency, consistency and the higher quality of legal acts.
Minister of Justice of Lithuania, 2012
Thank you for your calm, efficient and friendly way of working.
Ambassador of Sweden in Lithuania, 1997