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Ellex

JOGAILOS 9, 01116 VILNIUS, LITHUANIA
Tel:
Work +370 5 268 1888
Fax:
Fax +370 5 212 5591
Email:
Web:
www.ellex.lt
Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius

Vilija Vaitkute Pavan

Tel:
Work +370 52681813
Email:
Ellex

Work Department

Dispute Resolution Practice Group.

Position

Partner, Head of the Dispute Resolution practice group, Partner, Ellex Lithuania (previously LAWIN Vilnius). Practice areas: Litigation; Commercial & International Arbitration; Mediation & Other ADR; Restructuring, Insolvency; Takeover Litigation; Energy & Utilities; International, EU & Domestic Trade; Aviation, Maritime & Other Transport; Shareholders Disputes.

Career

1996 to date - Ellex Lithuania (previously LAWIN Vilnius), 2007 to date - Partner, Head of the Dispute Resolution Practice Group; 1995 - Partner, UAB Jusmarina, Klaipėda, Lithuania; 1994 - 1995 - Legal adviser, Klaipėda stevedoring company KLASCO, Lithuania; 1996 - Internship, Davies Arnold Cooper, U.K; 1993 - 1994 Internship, Richards Butler, U.K; 1995, 2001 - Lecturer of Maritime law, Klaipėda University and Klaipėda High Sea School, Lithuania.

Languages

Lithuanian, English, Russian, Italian.

Member

Recommended arbitrator of the Polish Lewiatan Court of Arbitration, International Commercial Arbitration Court (ICAC, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Russian Federation), Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration; Swedish Arbitration Association; Association ArbitralWomen; Chairwoman, Commission on Arbitration, ICC Lithuania; International Court of Arbitration of ICC, ex officio member of ICC Commission on Arbitration; International Road Transport Union (IRU) legal assistance network.

Education

1994 Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London, Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in Maritime Law; 1993 Vilnius University, Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree; 1992 Studies at Örebro University, Sweden.


Lithuania

Dispute resolution

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Vilija Vaitkutė Pavan - Ellex

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Shipping and transport

Within: Shipping and transport

Ellex’s transport practice has particular strengths in aviation and rail matters. Recent work in the rail sector includes Vilija Vaitkute Pavan representing AB Orlen in an arbitration with the Lithuanian state rail operator regarding alleged overcharging for transported goods, and Ramaunas Petravicius advising RB Rail on the ongoing Rail Baltica megaproject. Divuke Greblikiene made partner. The group advised the Lithuanian government on a concession process for operating and maintaining Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga airports. Vaitkute Pavan is a name to note for shipbuilding disputes. Laura Ziferman and Gediminas Reciunas are now with newly established firm Law Firm WALLESS Burgienė, Rečiūnas and partners.

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