Rolandas Valiūnas

Managing Partner

Lithuania

+370 694 58400

Rolandas Valiūnas is a managing partner with experience in advising foreign investors and Lithuanian market leaders on a wide range of complex corporate governance and M&A issues. He actively participates in the activities of many business associations operating in Lithuania and is a member of various working groups formed by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania.

Rolandas is highly commended for his significant contribution to attracting foreign investment and improving the legal framework and business environment in Lithuania. He has a long-standing partnership with the Lithuanian economic investor business association Investors’ Forum as chairman of the board — a significant part of his public activity. Since 2020, Rolandas has been elected as the vice-president of the Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists (Lietuvos pramonininkų konfederacija). Given his expertise, he is regularly invited to share his experience and insights with Lithuanian and Baltic lawyers at foreign conferences or forums and contributes to the development of the bar standards on an international scale.

In 2020, Rolandas Valiūnas has been entrusted with an important role in the International Bar Association (IBA), where he was appointed to chair the prestigious IBA Law Firm Management Committee (LFMC).

2011

Harvard Law School (USA)

Executive training, Leadership in Law Firms programme

2000

Baltic Management Institute (Lithuania)

Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)

2000

Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania)

Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)

1996

Academy for American and International Law (USA)

Studies

1994

Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London (UK)

Studies

1989

Vilnius University (Lithuania)

Master of Laws (LL.M.)

Since 2020

International Bar Association (IBA)

IBA Law Firm Management Committee (LFMC) co-chair

2017

Working group on optimisation of the higher education network formed by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania

Member

Since 2015

Senior Vice Chair

International Bar Association (IBA) Law Firm Management Committee (LFMC)

2015 - 2018

Invest Lithuania

Board member

Since 2015

Commission of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania – State Progress Council

Member

Since 2014

Strategic Council of Vilnius University Hospital Santaros Clinics

Member

Since 2013

Commission of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and the Economic Diplomacy Council

Member

Since 2013

Lithuanian Art Foundation

Chairman of the Board

Since 2013

Charity Fund of Vilnius University Children’s Hospital

Chairman of the Board

Since 2013

Lithuanian Business Council

Member

2012 - 2014

Lex Mundi Managing Partners Committee

Member

Since 2012

Vilnius City Opera

Vice-chairman

Since 2011

Jerusalem of the North

Board Member

2011 - 2012

Working group on the education reform formed by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania

Chairman

2010 - 2012

Invest Lithuania

Chairman of the Board

Since 2009

Investment Advisory Council of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania

Member

2008 - 2009

Vilnius Old Town Rotary Club

President

Since 2007

Investors’ Forum

Chairman of the Board

2007 - 2011

Lithuanian Business Confederation, ICC Lithuania

Vice President

2007 - 2010

Investment Promotion and Business Environment Improvement Committee under the Government of the Republic of Lithuania

Member

2007 - 2010

International Bar Association (IBA) European Forum

Advisory Board Member

2006 - 2012

Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration

Board Member

Since 2004

Royal Thai Honorary Consulate

Honorary Consul

Since 2004

Association Mentor Lithuania

Board Member

Since 2004

Baltic Management Institute (BMI)

Chairman of the Board

Since 1998

Law Clinic of Vilnius University

Board Member

Since 1997

Vilnius Old Town Rotary Club

Member

Since 1995

Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration

Recommended Arbitrator

1991 - 2000

Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA)

Vice President