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Summary

A highly motivated young professional with a diverse experience in international law and policy seeking a new challenging position in the area of peace and security, rule of law and human rights 

Work experience

Mar 2017present

Assistant to the Deputy Head of Cabinet

European Commissioner, Cabinet of Commissioner Neven Mimica

My tasks range from preparation of briefing files for the Commissioner, organising meetings and missions in EU and abroad, drafting letters and written replies on behalf of the Commissioner and Deputy Head of Cabinet, etc.

Jul 2015Feb 2016

Junior Associate

Law firm Vanja Markovic, Zagreb, Croatia

As an Associate I was involved in advising and representing clients on transactions and complex corporate and commercial matters, carrying out international transactions with natural and legal persons from the European Union and other countries, and covering the all issues related to the company law, tax law, contract law, labor law, merger and acquisition processes, and intellectual property rights.

Oct 2014Feb 2015

Trainee

European Commission, Brussels, Belgium

As a Trainee in the Cabinet I was doing research and analytical work in development policy areas, drafting of documents and reports, accompanying the Commissioner to field missions, etc. I was also in charge for the work on the Commissioner's social media platforms (Twitter, Blog, Facebook).

May 2014Aug 2014

Paralegal

Carter-Ruck Solicitors, London, United Kingdom

I assisted group of solicitors from the international law department in preparing a major case for trial. Duties among others included reviewing documents, performing legal research, providing summaries and translations of documents.

Apr 2014Aug 2014

Legal Caseworker

AIRE Center, London, United Kingdom

I was in charge of creating a online database of cases before the ECtHR for the Western Balkans.

I assisted the the legal advice service with the cases pending before the ECtHR, including: legal research in support of cases, corresponding with the clients and the Court, keeping effective files.

Jul 2013Apr 2014

Legal Intern at the Office of the Prosecutor

International Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia, United Nations, The Hague, Netherlands

I have worked with trial attorneys with preparing examination in chief and cross examination, proofing witnesses, researching and drafting parts of motions and final briefs, preparing evidence for trial and other litigation-related tasks.

Education

20122013

LLM International Criminal Justice and Human Rights

University of Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom

International criminal law, Transnational crime and Counter Terrorism, Human Rights Law, Regional Human Rights Law

20062012

Masters of Law

University of Rijeka, Croatia

Civil law, Criminal law, International law, European law, Maritime law

Languages

Croatian Language - mother tongue

English Language - proficient user

Italian Language - proficient user

Spanish Language - advanced user

French Language - intermediate user

Certifications

Official Court Interpreter for Croatian- English language