He has vast experience advising clients – including leading multinational companies and foreign governments – on EU policy and regulation, with a focus on financial services regulation, EU trade, visa and foreign policy.
Valerijus regularly represents clients in cases involving complex questions of EU law before the Court of Justice of the European Union and the European Commission. He also has expertise in EU and international economic sanctions and export control regulations, especially with regards to European and international clients on compliance with EU sanctions against Russia, Iran, Syria, Sudan, Libya and other jurisdictions. Fundamentally strong and conceptually brave, Valerijus also designs and contributes to new models of corporate and foreign government representation in Brussels, including the setting up and management of various business councils and industry associations and federations, amongst other things.
He holds an LL.M from the University of Rotterdam and a Ph.D. from the University of Bologna, both in law and economics.
He is a qualified Lithuanian lawyer and member of the Brussels Bar Association (EU-list).
He is fluent in Lithuanian, Russian and English, and has intermediary level in French.