Delegation from Azerbaijan visited VU Faculty of Law

On 23rd of October delegation from Azerbaijan led by Matin Karimli Imdad – deputy minister of labour and social protection of population of the Republic of Azerbaijan- visited VU Faculty of Law. The visit was organised in the framework EU Twinning project “Support to the Ministry on Labour and Social Protection of the Population in Read more

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Four scholars appointed as judges of Supreme Court of Lithuania

On 17th of October Lithuanian Parliament appointed six new judges for Supreme Court of Lithuania. We are proud that four new judges are also scholars of VU Faculty of Law. Associated professors of Private Law Department Danguolė Bublienė and Algirdas Taminskas will start working from November in Civil Division of the Court. Associated professors of Read more

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New PhD students started their doctoral studies at VU Faculty of Law

On the 1st of October new PhD students started their doctoral studies at the Faculty. Agnė Andrijauskaitė, Eglė Ruzgytė, Lijana Kanarskienė, Klaudijus Širvelis and Tadas Lukošius will write their doctoral thesis about public law; Edvinas Bakanauskas, Sebastjan Okinčic, Olga Shevchenko will devote their thesis for private law; Ieva Marija Ragaišytė and Martynas Dobrovolskis will research criminal law.  Read more

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European judges visited Faculty of Law

On 28th of September judges from different EU Member States (Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, Italy, Hungary, the Netherlands, Spain, Romania) visited VU Faculy of Law. They have been visiting Lithuania for two weeks according to the programme of EU.  The judges were interested in the study programmes at VU Faculty of Law, peculiarities of doctoral studies Read more

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Summer school on dispute resolution in Italy

On 19-22nd of September Assoc. prof. dr. Vigita Vėbraitė participated in summer school “Dispute resolution: a multifaceted approach” organised by Pavia University. Vigita Vėbraitė lectured about legal regulation and popularity of arbitration and mediation in the Baltic States. Professors from Croatia, Belgium, the Netherlands and Russia, also professors and practitioners from different Italian institutions participated Read more

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Lecture on freedom of speech in the USA

On 18th of September law professor  Douglas B.Mckechnie from U.S. Air Force Academy visited VU Faculty of Law and gave lecture on  “U.S. Constitution and violent speech”. During the lecture students actively discussed about broad boundaries of freedom of speech in USA and leading cases of U.S. Supreme Court on these issues. Prof. Douglas B.Mckechnie Read more

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Cycle of lectures “U.S. Security law and litigation” has started

On 18th of September the two-week lecture series about “U.S. Securities Law and Litigation“ has started. The lectures are taught by Vilnius University Faculty of Law guest from United States H. Michael Semler. The lecturer started his presentation about how to become a lawyer at the United States. During the new two weeks students and Read more

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The new study year has started

On the 1st of September traditionally the celebrations to start new study year took place at VU Faculty of Law. First-year students were greeted by the Dean of the Law Faculty professor Tomas Davulis, heads of different legal institutions of Lithuania and other partners of the Law Faculty. Later students, academics and graduated of the Read more

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Ellex Valiunas to Bring Together Legal Professionals from All over the World in September

On 8 September, the law firm Ellex Valiunas in cooperation with the Faculty of Law and Alumni of the Faculty of Law of Vilnius University are organizing the legal forum “Future of the Legal Profession”. Over the span of 25 years since the restoration of Independence of Lithuania, some progressive solutions have materially changed the Read more

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PhD student Jorge Luis Collantes: It is unbelievable to be able to write thesis 24/7

PhD student Jorge Luis Collantes from Perpignan University (France) is visiting Vilnius at the moment and spends most of his time in Vilnius University library. After he finished his legal studies in Barcelona and became PhD student at Perpignan University he decided that it is necessary to visit any country in Eastern Europe and get Read more

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