An accomplished and internationally recognised business litigator, Ramūnas has substantial experience in commercial, regulatory and investment disputes.
Through many years of experience, Ramūnas is trusted by major Lithuanian and international companies acting in CEE – Avia Solutions Group, Bosca, ŽIA Valda, flyLAL, Basel, Gazprom, Sberbank, Srbijagas, G4S Lithuania, ICOR, Limedika, Linas Agro, KG Group, Sodrugestvo Baltija, Vilniaus Prekyba, Lietuvos dujos, NDX Energija, Lotos Geonafta and many others.
Arbitration and complex litigation occupies a premier position in Ramūnas’ expertise. His practice involves representing clients under UNCITRAL, ICC, SCC, LCIA, MKAS, GAFTA, FOSFA, CAS, Lithuanian Court of Arbitration and Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration rules. His arbitration experience is recognised by Global Arbitration Review.
Ramunas’ practice also involves handling matters before the Court of Justice of European Union, the Supreme Court of Lithuania, the Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania, and the Court of Appeal. Ramūnas has been involved in advising clients in courts of the highest instances in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Latvia, and Estonia.
Ramūnas is continuously listed in Who’s Who Legal and ranked by independent legal directories Chambers & Partners and Legal 500.
Oxford MBA (ongoing)
Harvard Business School, PLDA
Queen Mary University of London, LL.M. in International Dispute Resolution
IALS, University of London, M.A. in Taxation
King’s College London, M.A. in EU Law
Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences, LL.M.
Vilnius University Business School, Diploma in Business Administration
Vilnius University, Diploma in Law
Before joining the firm in 2003 as a partner, Ramūnas worked as an associate for Kazimieras Motieka at K. Motieka law office, as general counsel at Linas Agro and as a lawyer at Respublika, the popular Lithuanian daily newspaper.
International Bar Association
Lithuanian Bar Association
English, Russian, Lithuanian
He is very charismatic. When he walks into negotiations, he gives the image of someone with super big charisma, and it really adds to the matter.Chambers and Partners 2019
A brilliant and creative litigant and the lawyer you want by your side in times of uncertainty.Legal 500 2018
Hard-working and results-oriented approach and extraordinary presentation and examination skills.Chambers and Partners 2018
His team is now recognised as the leading arbitration practice in Lithuania.Global Arbitration Review 2017
A force to be reckoned with.Legal 500 2017
Represents clients in high-profile cross-border disputes and arbitration matters, often involving Russia and other CIS countries.Chambers and Partners 2017
A highly dedicated and talented leader of business-orientated lawyers.Legal 500 2016
I am impressed by his writing skills, strength of arguments, ability to find innovative solutions to the problems and his performance in the courtroom, a client reports.Chambers and Partners 2016
Shows efficiency and determination to find solutions even from seemingly hopeless situations.Legal 500 2015
He is a true and impressive fighter not only in court, but in the general business battlefield as well. Going the extra mile for the client is his mantra.Chambers and Partners 2015
Capable of delivering amazing results under tight deadlines and is irreplaceable in complex, high-stakes disputes.Legal 500 2014
He is a litigator in his nature, mind and mentality. He has all the qualities a lawyer should have and is committed to doing excellent quality work for his clients.Chambers and Partners 2014
A thoughtful and strategic litigator with vision and experience far beyond his age.Legal 500 2013
Clients are impressed the way he handles tough issues and by the clarity of his advice. Others note his skill in shareholder disputes, for which he is considered to be one of the best litigators around.Chambers and Partners 2013
Knows the labyrinths of EU law like his own pocket.Legal 500 2012
Substantial experience in advising clients on both international and domestic arbitration matters, with several cases relating to the Grain and Free Trade Association, the Federation of Oils, Seeds and Fats Associations, and the ICC.Chambers and Partners 2012
Excellent in litigation and arbitration and very efficient in negotiations with difficult clients.Legal 500 2011
Receives compliments from clients for very good strategic skills and ability to handle very complex cases.Chambers and Partners 2011
Talks impressively, with real presence as a leader. You always want him to be on your side. He is your strategic partner who can manage a problem from A to Z.Legal 500 2010