Valentinas Mikelėnas, Prof. habil. dr.

Partner

Lithuania

Prof. Valentinas Mikelėnas
+370 656 70085

Prof. habil. dr. V. Mikelėnas is a partner and a former judge of the Supreme Court of Lithuania, who has more than 30 years of legal experience. He was the head of the drafting group of the Civil Code and is one of the most prominent legal theorists and legal scholars in Lithuania. He is an expert in arbitration disputes, a member of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences, was a member of the study group of the European Civil Code, a member-expert of the European Family Law Commission, a founding member of the European Law Institute and an ICSID arbitrator.

His significant experience also includes membership in the International Association of Procedural Law (IAPL), the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA) and the International Arbitration Institute (IAI). Valentinas has also gained exceptional and especially valuable expertise in contract, tort and family law, civil procedure, arbitration and private international law — he works on legal projects of state importance.

2007

Lund University, Sweden

Visiting professor

1995

UNIDROIT, Italy

Research work on comparative contract law

1995

Max Planck Institute, Germany

Research work on private international law

1995

Vilnius University

Doctor Iuris Habilitatis of Law degree

1993

Swiss Institute of Comparative Law, Switzerland

Research work on comparative contract law

1992

University of Lund, Sweden

Research work on comparative tort law;
Internship at the Wallenberg Foundation

1986

Moscow State Lomonosov University, Russia

Postgraduate studies at the Faculty of Law, Doctor of Law degree

1982

Vilnius University, Faculty of Law

Master of Laws (LL.M.)