Research Degrees

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)


LLM (University College London), Master of Laws (Vilnius University)

NUS Graduate Research Scholarship (2015 to present)
US Embassy Scholarship for Participation in the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

Thesis Title
Restatement of Investment Protection and a State's Right to Regulate

Associate Professor Wang Jiangyu
Professor M Sornarajah

Research Interest
International Investment Law and Arbitration
Energy Law and legal aspects of natural resources
Regulation of Infrastructure and Utilities
International and EU trade
Public International Law

Representative Publications
Paper at the International conference "To Be or Not to Be for Investor-state dispute settlement in Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership agreement?", organized by Investment Treaty Forum, the law firm LAWIN and Vilnius University (Vilnius, Lithuania, 2015)
Paper at the International conference "Transatlantic trade and investment partnership: free trade from Alaska to the Baltic states", (Vilnius, Lithuania, 2015)
Photovoltaic sector - minefield of investment disputes [in Lithuanian], Verslo zinios, Vilnius, Lithuania, 2014
The European Energy Charter Treaty and Lithuanian investment climate in British Chamber of Commerce in Lithuania paper, 2009

Work Experience
Associate Partner at Valiunas Ellex (previously LAWIN) (2011 to 2015)
Associate Contractor at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Paris) (2011 to 2012)
Partner at Varul Vilgerts Smaliukas (previously Smaliukas, Juodka, Beniusis & Partners) (2005 to 2010)
Partner at Soloveicikas, Martinkute, Augustaitis / SMA (2003 to 2005)
Trainee at the 2nd Vilnius law firm (2002 to 2003)