Attorney-at-law, Rail Baltica | Lithuania
Dr. Karolis Gudas is an attorney-at-law, international author and counsel. He specializes in arbitration, energy, trade, construction, competition and state aid. He has acted in leading roles on large-scale infrastructure projects implementation and disputes management, from negotiation to litigation before the Court of Justice of the European Union and arbitration under ICC, SCC and Serbia’s FTA rules. At present, Dr Gudas acts as a co-counsel in SCC dispute related to the 350 million EUR value heat and power facility construction and as a key disputes lawyer for Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania on design and construction of a global greenfield railway infrastructure project Rail Baltica estimated of 6 billion EUR value. Karolis sits in the management boards of several companies. He is a Honorary Lecturer of University of Dundee, Assistant Professor of Vilnius university and Fellow of Cambridge Centre for Energy, Environment and Natural Resource Government, University of Cambridge. Dr Gudas is a PhD graduate of Swiss World Trade Institute, University of Bern.