Nina Bakovnik, LL.M.

Seniority

Senior Associate

Practice areas

Nina Bakovnik joined our firm in August 2018 and has since been engaged primarily in labour law. After finishing her studies in the United Kingdom, she specialised in European and international labour law, anti-discrimination law and private international law at the Universiteit van Amsterdam LL.M. programme. Before joining the firm, she worked as a legal advisor in the field of labour rights, precarious employment, anti-discrimination and employee participation.

Her work mainly involves advising foreign and domestic clients on regulation and management of employment relations. She also participates in due diligence projects in terms of employment issues, and deals with immigration law.
  • Universiteit van Amsterdam, LL.M. (2015)
  • University of Birmingham, LL.B. (2014)
  • University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, BSc (2011)
English, German, Serbian, Croatian, Russian
  • Senior Associate at Jadek & Pensa Law Office (since November 2022)
  • Associate at Jadek & Pensa Law Office (2021–2022)
  • Junior Associate at Jadek & Pensa Law Office (since 2018)
  • Legal Advisor at Centre for Participatory Management (2015–2018)
  • Legal Advisor at Counselling Office for Workers (2016–2018)
  • Head of field activities in the national project of establishing and developing local youth policies, Mladinski svet Ajdovščina (2011–2012)
  • Legal Advisor/Head of Expert Service, Mladinski svet Slovenije (2009–2011)
  • Slovenian Bar Association (since 2022) - as Attorney at law
  • German model of co-management in the public sector, in: Ekonomska demokracija, Študijski center za industrijsko demokracijo, Kranj (2017)
  • Prohibition of workplace discrimination and the role of works councils, in: Ekonomska demokracija, Študijski center za industrijsko demokracijo, Kranj (2016)
  • Transferability of works council in the case of transfer of company, in: Ekonomska demokracija, Študijski center za industrijsko demokracijo, Kranj (2015)
  • Youth at the edge of legislative reform of employment relations, in: Human Resource Management (HRM) Magazine, GV Založba, Ljubljana (2012)
  • Economic democracy then and now, in: Ekonomska demokracija, Študijski center za industrijsko demokracijo, Kranj (2012)
  • Workers’ co-decision as a fundamental human right, in: Ekonomska demokracija, Študijski center za industrijsko demokracijo, Kranj (2011)