Education: Degree in Law from the University of Vilnius, Master's degree in law in Italy
Year Joined : 2012
Admitted: Bar of Palermo
Languages: Lithuanian, English and Italian
Elze Obrikyte is a Senior Associate at the Palermo Office.
Elze works within the Immigration Department and has expertise in Italian immigration matters and extensive knowledge of European and International Law.
More specifically, she assists clients in reference to Italian citizenship (Italian citizenship by descent, by marriage or by residency) and immigration matters (such as family joining, residency card for EEA family member, work visa, student visa, Eu Blue Card, etc.).
Prior to joining Giambrone in 2012, Elze worked in the 'United Nations High Commissioner For Refugees' office in Lithuania as a legal consultant.
Elze graduated from the University of Vilnius (Lithuania), Faculty of Law in International and European Law in 2010 (master degree). In 2009 she visited the University of Palermo as an Erasmus student.
After graduation, she continued her studies at the University of Palermo and gained a master's degree in law in Italy in 2014. During her studies, Elze was an active member of ELSA (European Law Students Association).
Elze has handled several cases, the most relevant of which are:
Elza also wrote the following articles, published on Mondaq.com:
Her interests include travel, reading, playing the piano and is an active sportswoman.
Elze is fluent in Lithuanian, English and Italian and has a basic understanding of Russian.