Regular lecturers

 

Virgilijus BitėVirginijus Bitė

Dr. Virginijus Bitė is a professor and director of the Institute of Private Law at Faculty of Law, Mykolas Romeris University (MRU). He teaches company law subjects in English  and Lithuanian languages for more than 10 years. IHe conducts research and publishes articles in the field of commercial and company law, especially regulation of close (private) companies and liability of directors and shareholders. He is a member of editorial board of research journal “Jurispudencija” (MRU). Moreover, V. Bitė is a legal practitioner since 2004 and attorney at law since 2008, as well as a Chairman of the Committee on Civil Law and Civil Procedure at Lithuanian Bar Association and recommended arbitrator at the Lithuanian Court of Arbitration.

Rimvydas NorkusRimvydas Norkus

Dr. Rimvydas Norkus is a professor of the Institute of Private Law at Mykolas Romeris University. His teaching experience comprises various courses on private and procedural law, such as Civil Procedure, European Civil Procedure, Insolvency Law, European and International Insolvency Law. Rimvydas Norkus has published extensively in Lithuanian and foreign scientific journals. He is an editor and co-author of Insolvency Law textbooks. Rimvydas Norkus also is the Chairman of the Lithuanian Supreme Court and is a member of INSOL World (organization of international insolvency experts).

Tomas_Talutis[1]Tomas Talutis

Dr. Tomas Talutis is an associate professor of the Institute of Private Law at the Faculty of Law at Mykolas Romeris University and attorney-at-law. He obtained his PhD in Vilnius University in 2008. Dr. Tomas Talutis has been practicing law since 2001 and teaching at Mykolas Romeris University since 2008. Currently Dr. Tomas Talutis is giving lectures on banking law and capital markets law. Dr. Tomas Talutis has been simultaneously practicing law as an expert in the field of banking law, capital markets law and insurance law. He gained professional experience at the Lithuanian Insurance Supervisory Commission for five years and for two years as a Commissioner at the Lithuanian Securities Commission, where was in charge of legal issues and implementation of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID).

Vilius-MaciulaitisVilius Mačiulaitis

Dr. Vilius Mačiulaitis joined Mykolas Romeris University in 2008. The lecturer teaches labour law disciplines: Labour Law, International and EU Labour Law, Employment Contract, etc. Dr. Vilius Mačiulaitis has the professional experience in the field of employment law, especially in social dialogue. Throughout the work practices (he worked in State Labour Inspectorate for 12 years) he gained the experience in labour disputes, both individual and collective. As a labour law expert he was the member of group solving the problems, related to the implementation of Labour Code (under the decision of Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour). Also he gained the experience while participating in the Tripartite Council of the Republic of Lithuania, taking part in social partners’ disputes. For a long time he was the representative in International Organizations (ILO, Senior Labour Inspectors Committee (SLIC), worked as an expert in EC Committees (Enforcement, Cross-border communication (sanctions), Posting of Workers). Dr. Vilius Mačiulaitis deepened his knowledge in European Law Academy (Trier, Germany), ILO International Training Center (Turino, Italy), and other. After Dr. Vilius Mačiulaitis left the position of Director of SLI, he started a private practice as an advocate.

 DanguoleKlimkeviciuteDanguolė Klimkevičiūtė

Dr. Danguolė Klimkevičiūtė is an associate professor at the Institute of Private Law, Mykolas Romeris University (MRU), where she teaches Industrial Property Law for master studies students. Dr. Danguolė Klimkevičiūtė is an author of over 20 publications in the field of Industrial Property Law. Dr. Danguolė Klimkevičiūtė has an extensive international as well as practical experience. She has been awarded scholarships by the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition (Munich, Germany) (2008, 2010) and Swiss Government under the programme CRUS-SCIEX for the research in the University of Geneva (2013-2014). Dr. Danguolė Klimkevičiūtė has been working as the Head of the Division of Appeals of the State Patent Bureau. Currently she is working in the Supreme Court of Lithuania, where she holds the position of the Adviser to the President of the Civil Division.

Raimundas Moisejevas

Dr. Raimundas Moisejevas is associated professor at Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) and practicing attorney at law specialized in local and international competition law issues such as merger control, dominance, vertical restraints and cartels. Before starting individual legal practice Raimundas Moisejevas worked at one of the major Lithuanian law firms, also at the Lithuanian Constitutional Court, and gained valuable experience at one of the biggest investment companies in Lithuania. He obtained his PhD in MRU. His PhD dissertation “Predatory pricing as a form of abuse of dominant position in EU competition law” was selected from among the five best dissertations in the field of social and humanitarian sciences defended in 2009 for a diploma award recognizing this achievement presented by the President of the Republic of Lithuania. Raimundas has been practicing law since 2003. Currently Raimundas is giving lectures on competition law and regularly publishes papers on competition law issues. Raimundas also used to read lectures on European Union law. In addition, Raimundas Moisejevas provided comments on the Lithuanian Competition Law project. His knowledge has been deepened at universities in Lithuania, Germany, the USA, Switzerland, Italy, Denmark, France, and Iceland, as well as at competition law judicial training centers.

Laura Augytė-KamarauskienėLaura Augytė-Kamarauskienė

Dr. Laura Augytė–Kamarauskienė works as an associate professor of European and International Civil Procedure Law at the Institute of Private Law, Mykolas Romeris University (MRU), and is also practicing attorney at law specialized on litigation in cross border civil and commercial as well family matters, both International and European civil procedure, recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments. Besides of more than 10 years national teaching experience she has also lectured in English under the Erasmus exchange programme at Masaryk University (Brno, Czech Republic), Federico II University (Naples, Italy), and gives lectures for Erasmus students at MRU from 2010. Laura Augytė-Kamarauskienė is a lawyer with over 15 years of practical and over 10 years of research experience in international, EU and national law, she also often takes participation in different international project, conferences and workshops as an expert and a speaker, publishes articles on International and European civil procedure issues, is Arbitrator recommended by Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration, Member of the Editorial staff of the Magazine “Lietuvos advokatūra”, was Independent expert of the European Commission in the field of justice, freedom and security in 2009-2014.

Solveiga PalevičienėSolveiga Palevičienė

Dr. Soveiga Paleviciene is an associate professor at the Institute of Private Law, Faculty of Law, Mykolas Romeris University (MRU), teaching civil law for over 10 years. She teaches comparative contract law, investment law and the course on protection of personality rights as well as conducts scientific researches (publishes articles) in the field of contract, tort, investment and arbitration law. She did her internship at the Swiss Institute of Comparative Law (Lausanne) and LLM in International dispute settlement (MIDS) at Geneva University and Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (Geneva). She have been participating in various research programs on comparative private law (e.g. research on Comparative Contract Law, sponsored by the Lithuanian Council of Sciences; Digest of European Tort Law on Damage, established by the European Group on Tort Law (Vienna). As a professional S. Paleviciene have more than 8 years of legal practice at the Supreme Court of Lithuania as the judicial advisor to the Chairman of the Supreme Court. From 2009 until 2013 she have worked as the Chief advisor to the President of Lithuania where her responsibilities included advising the President on various legal issues. From the middle of 2014 she practices as an advocate. Her main areas of practice are international arbitration and litigation.

Salvija KavalnėSalvija Kavalnė

Dr. Salvija Kavalnė is an associate professor at the Institute of Private Law, Faculty of Law, Mykolas Romeris University (MRU), as well as the head of Justice Research Laboratory. She joined MRU in Autumn 2004 and obtained her PhD in 2009. She also finished Master Studies of the Comparative Law in Germany, Bonn. S. Kavalne delivers lectures at MRU on Insolvency Law and Academic writing. She also has been practicing law since 2004 as a Consultant for international and European court’s practice and the Adviser to the President to the Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania (10 years) and later on as an attorney at law. Dr. S. Kavalnė regularly works as an expert on various scientific projects financed by the Scientific Council of the Lithuania, the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and the Ministry of Justice. Her area of academic interest includes also European Union Law and Comparative Law. She is co-author of Insolvency Law textbooks, regularly publishes scientific articles, organizes and participates in conferences and scientific seminars. Dr. S. Kavalne also has an experience as a European Union expert.

Associate professor dr. Christophe Quézel-AmbrunazChristophe Quézel-Ambrunaz

Associate professor dr. Christophe Quézel-Ambrunaz has defended his doctoral thesis in the field of torts. He is an author of dozens of publications on torts and contract law issues. He is also interested in legal reform, legal theory and economic analysis. Dr. Christophe Quézel-Ambrunaz is involved in several national and international research groups, such as the Groupe de recherche européen sur la responsabilité civile et l’assurance, the International Research Network on Technological innovations, uncertainty and the law of civil liability. He has been national reporter in the Common core project on Causation.

Dr. Frédéric SchmiedFrédéric Schmied

Dr. F. Schmied is lecturer at University Savoie Mont Blanc. He has defended his doctoral thesis in the field of international economic law and European law. He published research papers on various issues of European Union law and international law, and did an internship at the European Court of Justice.

Associate professor dr. Christophe Quézel-Ambrunaz has defended his doctoral thesis in the field of torts. He is an author of dozens of publications on torts and contract law issues. He is also interested in legal reform, legal theory and economic analysis. Dr. Christophe Quézel-Ambrunaz is involved in several national and international research groups, such as the Groupe de recherche européen sur la responsabilité civile et l’assurance, the International Research Network on Technological innovations, uncertainty and the law of civil liability. He has been national reporter in the Common core project on Causation.

Éric BrunatÉric Brunat

Prof. Dr. Éric Brunat is accredited to supervise research and PhD in economics (HDR – professor of economy) at the University Savoie Mont Blanc (Law Faculty – USMB). He is a doctor in economics (PhD) and specialist in international economy (EU integration, economy of transition, economy of development and regional economics). Éric Brunat also has Honorary doctorate from the State University of Sochi – Russia (October 2010) and from the State University of Irkutsk – Russia. He is a member of the Research Institute in Management and Economy in Annecy (IREGE – USMB) and in charge of lectures at the Institute of Political Sciences of Grenoble. Éric Brunat held the Order of Socio-economic and Co-operative Development in the Russian Federation and the Medal of honor of the University of Savoie. Eric Brunat has been Scientific Director of the European-Russian Center for Economic Policy in Moscow and Senior economist – advisor to the United Nations – UNDP in Russia, Belarus and Moldova. More than 25 years of research in European and international economy including the economies of the Soviet type and the conditions of the transformation and modernization (territorial and institutional parameters); visiting professor and conferences in several countries (including Russia, Belarus, Moldova, China, Morocco, Germany, Japan, the United States, etc.), author or co-author of more than 140 publications, including several books (in English, French, Russian, Ukrainian and Spanish).

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