Rimantas has extensive experience in international arbitration, particularly in disputes arising under bilateral and multilateral investment treaties and high-value commercial agreements. He serves as a consultant and/or representative to numerous private parties and foreign governments, and his experience includes representing clients in commercial and investment arbitrations administered under ICSID, UNCITRAL, SCC, ICC, LCIA, and other rules. He also regularly sits as an arbitrator or expert in international disputes, and he is listed as a recommended arbitrator by numerous arbitral institutions around the world.
In addition to his international and high-value arbitration work, Rimantas represents clients in high-profile lawsuits, including cases heard by the Court of Justice of the European Union and the European Court of Human Rights.
He also advises clients on international investment and energy law, FIDIC construction disputes, international human rights law, international trade law and sanctions, and international public law matters.
Rimantas is recommended by international ranking services such as GAR100, Who’s Who Legal Arbitration, Who’s Who Legal Commercial Litigation, and Chambers and Partners.
Working languages: English, Russian, Lithuanian
The University of Cambridge, Certificate & Diploma in International Relations
Harvard Business School, Diploma in Negotiations
Queen Mary University of London, PhD in Investor-state Arbitration and Public International Law
Vilnius University, PhD in Investor-state Arbitration
National University of Singapore, Visiting scholar (International Arbitration)
Columbia Law School, Visiting scholar (International Arbitration)
University of Edinburgh, LL.M. in International Commercial Law
Paris Arbitration Academy, Diploma in International Arbitration
Lithuanian Bar Association
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration
Swiss Arbitration Association
Young International Arbitration Group (London Court of International Arbitration)
Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC)
Russian Arbitration Association
Singapore International Arbitration Centre
Columbia International Arbitration Association