Daiva Petrylaitė


Daiva Petrylaitė was born on 23 August 1977 in Raseiniai. In 2000, she graduated from the Faculty of Law of Vilnius University. In 1999–2001, she worked as a chief specialist-lawyer at the Ministry of Social Security and Labour. Between 2001–2005, she was a senior legal adviser at the Legal Department of the Seimas. During 2005–2006, she held the position of the Head of the Legislation Division at the Ministry of the Interior.

In 2005, Daiva Petrylaitė defended her PhD thesis “Theoretical and Practical Problems of the Collective Labour Dispute Institution”. Since 2001, she has lectured at the Faculty of Law of Vilnius University and, since 2016, has been a professor at this faculty.

She participated in internships, delivered various lectures, and was engaged in training PhD aspirants at the universities of Italy, Spain, Poland, Germany, and other countries. She is the author and co-author of scientific monographs, textbooks, and a number of scientific articles on issues related to labour law, social partnership, and public service.

She was appointed a justice of the Constitutional Court in March 2017.