Karolis Gudas

Honorary Lecturer

CEPMLP, School of Social Sciences

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Karolis Gudas is an internationally recognized lawyer, author and consultant. He specializes in energy, trade, construction, arbitration, competition and state aid. Dr Gudas holds PhD degree from the World Trade Institute, University of Bern with a summa cum laude distinction. He has acted in the leading roles on large-scale infrastructure projects implementation – power-to-gas, solar and wind parks, biomass and waste-to-energy facilities. Under guidance of Prof. Thomas Cottier, Dr. Gudas has been involved in complex consultancy projects on the UK – Iceland electricity interconnector, integration issues of Swiss power market in the European market. Karolis serves as a consultant or representative in international arbitration disputes. His experience includes work in arbitration cases constituted under the SCC, ICSID and Serbia’s Foreign Trade Court of Arbitration rules. In addition, Dr. Gudas has advised clients in investigations before the European Commission, and cases heard before the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Dr Karolis Gudas is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law, Vilnius university, where he teaches energy and environmental law. He is a fellow at the Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance, University of Cambridge. In 2020, Dr. Gudas has been awarded the title of Honorary Lecturer of the Centre for Energy, Petroleum, Mineral Law & Policy, University of Dundee.