Associate Partners

Solveiga Paleviciene

Dr. Solveiga Palevičienė

Associate Partner

Dr Solveiga Palevičienė’s (LL.M) practice covers a wide range of corporate and commercial litigation and arbitration at both the domestic and international levels. She has broad experience acting for financial institutions and corporations in commercial claims for breach of contract and fiduciary duty and in shareholder disputes. Dr Solveiga Palevičienė has been included in the list of recommended arbitrators of the Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration and has been designated to the ICSID Panel of Conciliators by the Lithuanian Government. She often participates and speaks at various conferences (both national and international) and publishes articles on international investment law, arbitration and other related issues in various leading European legal journals. Dr Solveiga Palevičienė has been teaching comparative contract law, investment law and the legal protection of personality rights at Mykolas Romeris University in Vilnius for twelve years. She has been also participating in various research programs on comparative tort law, such as the Digest of European Tort Law on Damage established by the European Group on Tort Law (Vienna), on a regular basis.

Education

  • 2014 – present PhD candidate, International Law and Legal Studies, University of Geneva, Switzerland
  • 2013 – 2014 Master of Laws (LL.M.), International Dispute Settlement (MIDS), joint program of the University of Geneva Law School and the Graduate Institute (IHEID), Switzerland
  • 2004 – 2008 Doctor (PhD) in social sciences, Mykolas Romeris University, Law faculty, Lithuania
  • 1996 – 2001 Master of Laws (LL.M.), Vilnius University, Law faculty, Lithuania

Membership

  • Conciliator, the Panel of Conciliators of International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID)

  • Lithuanian Bar Association

  • Recommended arbitrator, Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration

Languages

English, Russian, French

Joined the firm

2014

Working Experience

  • 2017 - present Professor and Head of Study Programme Committee, Mykolas Romeris University, Law faculty, Institute of Civil Justice
  • 2009 – 2017 Associate Professor, Mykolas Romeris University, Law faculty, Institute of Civil Justice
  • 2014 Legal practice in international arbitration, Pierre Tercier International law office, Switzerland
  • 2009 – 2013 Chief Advisor to the President of Lithuania, Head of Legal Department
  • 2008 – 2009 Advocate, VETO LT Professional Partnership of Advocates
  • 2003 – 2008 Lecturer, Mykolas Romeris University, Law faculty, Institute of Civil Justice
  • 2006 – 2008 Chief Advisor to the Chairman of Civil Division of the Supreme Court of Lithuania
  • 2001 – 2006 Advisor to the Judge of the Supreme Court of Lithuania
  • 1998 – 2001 Assistant to the Solicitor, LAWIN Lideika, Petrauskas, Valiūnas ir partneriai (currently Valiunas Ellex)

Other

MONOGRAPHS

  • Simona Drukteinienė, Solveiga Palevičienė. „IEL Tort Law #49 [Lithuania]“, in the International Encyclopedia of Torts series. Wolters Kluwer, 2017
  • Co-author of scientific study: Ambrasienė D., Cirtautienė S., Dambrauskaitė A., Selelionytė-Drukteinienė S., Tikniūtė A. Lyginamoji sutarčių teisė: Lietuva europiniame kontekste / Comparative contract Law: Lithuania in European context, Justitia, 2013
  • Kiršienė J., Selelionytė - Drukteiniene S., Cirtautienė S. Contributors to Digest of European Tort Law: v. 2: Essential Cases on Damage. Koziol H. Winiger B. Koch A.B. (editors). Walter de Gruyter & Co, 2011
  • Cirtautienė S. Non-pecuniary damage as kind of civil remedy. Monograph, Justitia, 2008
  • Co-author of textbook: Ambrasiene D., Baranauskas E., Cirtautiene S.  Civilinė teisė (Prievolių teisė) / Civil Law (Law on obligations) (sections on Carriage of Goods, Expedition, Insurance, Agreement on Services, Rent Agreement, Commission). Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius, 2004

 

CONFERENCES 

Participation: 

2001 – present Visiting speaker in number of local and international conferences2009 – present lecturer on Comparative Contract law and Arbitration to the members of the Lithuanian Bar Association, Judges of the Supreme Court of Lithuania, public institutions and insurance companies

Attendance (for the period of one year):

  • 26 September, 2015 ICC YAF Investment arbitration in practice: a view from the inside, Geneva
  • 25 September, 2015 International Dispute Settlement at the Crossroads of Public and Private International law, Geneva
  • 24 September, 2015 The Evolution International Arbitration and Economic sanctions, Zurich
  • 20 April, 2015 The Evolution and Future of International Arbitration, London
  • 30 March, 2015 Leading Arbitrator’s Symposium, Vienna
  • 10 April, 2015 ECTIL annual conference on Tort law, Vienna
  • 16 February, 2015 ASA conference on International Arbitration, Geneva

 

AWARDS

Appointed by HM the King of Norway the Grand Officer of the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit, 5 April 2011

 

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