September 2009 – February 2014 Ghent University and Vilnius University, Joint PhD in Law, September 2004 – June 2009 Vilnius University, Master in Law, Commercial law specialisation, February 2008 – February 2009 Ghent University, International exchange studies.
Professional experience: August 2016 – Currently Arbitrator in Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration; June 2014 – Currently Associate professor at Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania; November 2013 – Currently Lawyer registered at Lithuanian Bar Association, Partner at CONFIDENCE Law Office, Vilnius, Lithuania; July 2009 – October 2013 Lawyer at Baltic Legal Solutions, Professional Law Partnership, Vilnius, Lithuania; July 2008 – February 2009 Legal counsel at Cottyn Law firm, Avenue Louise 209A, 1050 Brussels, Belgium; July 2007 – January 2008 Legal counsel at LAWIN, Law firm, Vilnius, Lithuania.
Highest research output as a PhD candidate in Vilnius University, Awarded scholarships for excellent legal research by Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law (Germany), Flemish Government and Research Council of the Republic of Lithuania; Master thesis in Vilnius University with greatest distinction; Personally congratulated by former Prime Minister. Represented clients in negotiations and drafting of agreements with companies like Unibet, Microsoft, Yahoo, IBM, Facebook and many others. Representation of members of the Lithuanian Parliament in Kaunas Free Economic Zone land expropriation cases, representation was pro bono. Preparation of expert opinion to the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce regarding inquiry proceedings under Lithuanian Civil Code.
Languages: Lithuanian, English, Dutch, German.
Member of the French – Lithuanian Chamber of Commerce since August 2015.
Personal interests: Lawn tennis, running, planning active trips and travelling, Startup Weekends.