Karolina Pociūtė

Karolina Pociūtė

Associate
Vilnius, Lithuania
  • About

    Karolina is an Associate at law firm TGS Baltic with more than 5 years of legal experience. Karolina has broad-based international experience ranging from studies and competitions in foreign universities (Salzburg, Ghent, Oxford) to a traineeship at international law firm Shearman & Sterling LLP, Paris Office.

    Karolina’s international experiences are useful in participating in large-scale international projects, as well as in drafting procedural documents for submission to international dispute resolution bodies.

  • Major Projects
    • 20.05.2019

      TGS Baltic represents the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania

      In January 2016, Veolia Environnement S.A. (a company based in France) and other claimants brought a claim against the Republic of Lithuania in the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) in Washington, D. C. This is only the second time when the Republic of Lithuania has been brought to the ICSID as a defendant.

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    • Participated in representing a client in arbitration proceedings

      Participated in representing a client in arbitration proceedings for awarding an insurance benefit.

    • Participated in representing a major shareholder in a number of cross-border cases

      Participated in representing a major shareholder in a number of cross-border cases against a minority shareholder regarding invalidation of contracts and indemnification, actions of unfair competition.

    • Participated in representing a client in an administrative case

      Participated in representing a client in an administrative case (state party claiming damages that have been made by the illegal dismissal of a civil servant).

  • CV

    Professional career

    Since 2017
    Associate, associate advocate, law firm TGS Baltic
    2017
    Trainee, law firm Shearman & Sterling, Paris Office
    2016 – 2017
    Associate, law firm Tark Grunte Sutkiene
    2015 – 2016
    Trainee, law firm Tark Grunte Sutkiene
    2014 – 2015
    Trainee, professional law partnership Baltic Legal Solutions Lietuva

    Education

    Since 2019
    Queen Mary University of London, International Dispute Resolution LLM
    2016
    Vilnius University, Faculty of Law, Master of Law
    2016
    Participant of oral rounds in Price Media Moot Court Competition by Oxford University
    2015
    Ghent University (Belgium)
    2014
    Salzburg University (Austria) (Summer programme on Comparative Private Law)