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Amela Žrt

Attorney-at-law

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
Bleiweisova 30
1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
Languages Slovenian, English, Serbian, Croatian

Expertise

Amela Žrt is an attorney-at-law advising on legal issues related to employment and data protection. This has been her specialty for years now, and she was recently appointed to lead the employment law team in the Slovenian office. She joined CMS in 2014.

She advises her clients, large national and multi-national companies, in all employment matters, particularly in the areas of employment restructurings, the termination of high-ranking employees, employment compliance and employment-related data protection issues. She is also an efficient negotiator in high-risk cases and is well versed in issue spotting, risk assessment and risk mitigation.

Amela Žrt is also frequently involved in corporate matters, especially with regard to relations between companies and their management boards.

Previous work experience / training

Throughout her career, Amela Žrt has gained experience in a top-tier law firm in Slovenia, the Ljubljana Arbitration Centre at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia as well as at court.

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Education

  • 2014 – State Bar Examination, Republic of Slovenia, Ministry of Justice
  • 2011 – Bachelor of Laws (univ. dipl. pravnik), University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Law
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Memberships

  • Bar Association of Slovenia
  • AmCham Future of Work and Education Committee
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Publications

  • Vpliv sprejetja GDPR na upravljanje osebnih podatkov zaposlenih (The impact of GDPR implementation on the management of personal data of employees), published in HR&M (April 2018)
  • Kaj mora vsako podjetje vedeti o GDPR? (What companies should know about the GDPR)
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Lectures list

  • Business breakfast: Working time, November 2019
  • Kaj mora vsako podjetje vedeti o GDPR? (What companies should know about the GDPR), ADMA congress, May 2018
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15/12/2020
CMS Em­ploy­ment Snack: Re­struc­tur­ing and Mass Re­dund­an­cies
The im­pact of Cov­id-19 on the glob­al eco­nomy poses sig­ni­fic­ant chal­lenges to nu­mer­ous com­pan­ies. Many are now forced to re­struc­ture their busi­nesses to en­sure their eco­nom­ic sur­viv­al. Mass re­dund­an­cies...
04 November 2020
CMS Em­ploy­ment Snack: Re­struc­tur­ing and Mass Re­dund­an­cies I Croa­tia & Slov­e­nia
The im­pact of Cov­id-19 on the glob­al eco­nomy poses sig­ni­fic­ant chal­lenges to nu­mer­ous com­pan­ies. Many are now forced to re­struc­ture their busi­nesses to en­sure their eco­nom­ic sur­viv­al. Mass re­dund­an­cies...
Published on finance.si I 9 october 2020
fin­ance.si: CMS Slov­e­ni­a's art­icle on body tem­per­at­ure screen­ings
Amela Zrt, At­tor­ney-at-Law, CMS Slov­e­nia, wrote about body tem­per­at­ure screen­ings of em­ploy­ees –​ a pop­u­lar meas­ure ​in the fight against COV­ID-19. The arc­ticle (in Slov­e­ni­an) con­tains use­ful in­form­a­tion...
09/09/2020
CMS Em­ploy­ment Snack: "Home Of­fice and oth­er treats"
The glob­al spread of the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic has forced busi­nesses to rap­idly im­ple­ment home of­fice schemes. New tech­no­lo­gies have sup­por­ted this change, and we have seen busi­nesses em­brace these new forms...
01 September 2020
CMS Em­ploy­ment Snack in Croa­tia & Slov­e­nia: “Home of­fice and oth­er treats”
The glob­al spread of the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic has forced busi­nesses to rap­idly im­ple­ment home of­fice schemes. New tech­no­lo­gies have sup­por­ted this change, and we have seen busi­nesses em­brace these new forms...
July 2020
Law­yers on Whis­tleblower Pro­tec­tion and In­tern­al In­vest­ig­a­tions
In Oc­to­ber 2019, when the European Uni­on ap­proved the Whis­tleblower Pro­tec­tion Dir­ect­ive, many EU jur­is­dic­tions re-ex­amined their in­tern­al in­vest­ig­a­tions sys­tems. At the same time, an open dis­cus­sion...
1 July 2020
Sign­ing with e-sig­na­ture in CEE
Di­git­al­isa­tion af­fects all as­pects of a busi­ness’s op­er­a­tions, in­clud­ing con­tracts, in­tern­al doc­u­ment­a­tion and em­ploy­ment re­la­tion­ships. The COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic has cre­ated the need for con­tact­less and...
23 June 2020
Coronavir­us (COV­ID-19) and Pri­vacy
In the last few months, we have seen or­gan­isa­tions across Europe im­pos­ing vari­ous ob­lig­a­tions on their em­ploy­ees, vis­it­ors and cus­tom­ers to fight the spread of the COV­ID-19 vir­us. The un­der­ly­ing meas­ures...
26 April 2020
Data Law Nav­ig­at­or | Slov­e­nia
<< back to Over­view The con­tent will be peri­od­ic­ally up­dated by our law­yers but, giv­en the con­stantly evolving laws in this area, we can­not guar­an­tee the con­tent is com­plete and ac­cur­ate. Jump dir­ectly...
23 April 2020
Wind­ing down busi­ness op­er­a­tions in Slov­e­nia
Slim­ming down a com­pany, cor­por­ate and fin­an­cial re­struc­tur­ing will be on minds of many man­agers and com­pany own­ers in the com­ing months. In prac­tice, when de­cid­ing to wind down a com­pany, of­ten a de­cision...
19/03/2020
Salar­ies, Re­mu­ner­a­tions and Com­pens­a­tions in light of the Coronavir­us out­break
Times like this, when we are faced with ex­cep­tion­al cir­cum­stances due to the SARS-CoV-2 epi­dem­ic, call for ex­traordin­ary meas­ures, and  Slov­e­nia is no ex­cep­tion to this. In the cur­rent situ­ation we would...
04 March 2020
No work, no pay­ment - is it really so?
Un­til re­cently the em­ploy­er was ob­liged to pay the em­ploy­ee their full salary even if the em­ploy­ee took an un­jus­ti­fied ab­sence from work. The ques­tion of wheth­er the em­ploy­er must pay the em­ploy­ee’s...