Dr Oskaras Jusys
As of 1 March, GLIMSTEDT’s team will be reinforced with former diplomat, ambassador Dr Oskaras Jusys joining the team. Dr Jusys has long-term experience in working for various international organizations, including the United Nations and the Permanent Representation of Lithuania to the EU.
Oskaras Jusys started his diplomatic career in 1990 after Lithuania regained its independence. From 1994, he was Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Lithuania to the United Nations in New York for six years. From 2001 to 2005, he was Chief of Mission of the Republic of Lithuania to the European Communities in Brussels, then Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania (2005 – 2009). From 2009 to 2012, he was Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Before ending his career as a diplomat, he was heading the United Nations, International Organizations and Human Rights Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania.
„We are more than happy to have such highly-experienced international relations practitioner and one of the most proficient Lithuanian diplomats in our team. His valuable experience in representing the Lithuanian state at the international level and representing our national business interests in various cross-border situations, likewise his knowledge of international regulatory affairs and of international law will undoubtedly add value to the services that we provide to our clients“, says Linas Sesickas, GLIMSTEDT’s Managing Partner.
Oskaras Jusys holds a Doctor’s of Law degree. He graduated from the Faculty of Law of the Vilnius University. In 1985, he was invited as a visiting scholar by the Columbia University Law School in New York. From 1981 through 1990, Dr Jusys was teaching students at the Faculty of Law of the Vilnius University.
Dr Jusys has been awarded the Commander’s Cross of the Order for Merits to Lithuania and the Gold Cross of the Medal of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Merits to the Lithuanian Diplomatic Service.
GLIMSTEDT is one of the leading and one of the highest-ranked law firms in Lithuania, forming part of the GLIMSTEDT team with more than 250 qualified lawyers in Sweden, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. GLIMSTEDT has strong international reach, acts in most of the major local and cross-border transactions and advises its clients on the full range of corporate and commercial matters.