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Paulius
Docka, FCIArb

Of Counsel

Country: Lithuania

Short description

Paulius Docka is an expert in litigation and dispute resolution and has represented Lithuanian and foreign companies in more than 200 civil and administrative cases.

Paulius Docka is a recognized arbitrator and is often nominated as the arbitrator in highly complicated domestic and international arbitration cases.

Paulius Docka has been ranked as a highly recommended lawyer by Chambers Global and Chambers Europe in the field of dispute resolution. Moreover, Paulius Docka has been ranked by Who’s Who Legal Transport as recommended lawyer in Aviation Finance.

Career
  • Since 2014 Of Counsel, Attorney at Law, Primus, Attorneys at Law (former name till April 2016 - Law Firm VARUL)
  • 2005 - 2014 Partner, Attorney at Law, Law Firm VARUL
  • 2001 - 2005 Attorney at Law, Ernst & Young associated Law Firm
  • 1999 - 2001 Expert to Council of Europe
  • 1999 - 2001 Senior Counsel, Ministry of the Justice of the Republic of
  • Academic Activities:
  • 2003 - 2004 Professor’s Assistant, Mykolas Romeris University, Faculty of Law
  • Since 2000 Lecturer, Lithuanian Institute of Public Administration
Education
  • ICC Advanced Arbitration Academy for Central and Eastern Europe (2015)
  • University of Leicester, MA (2005)
  • Vilnius University, Faculty of Law, MA (2000)
Membership
  • Lithuanian Bar Association (since 1999)
  • Vienna International Arbitral Center (Austria) (recommended Arbitrator)
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (London)
  • ICC Institute of World Business Law (Paris)
  • International Arbitration Institute (Paris)
  • Russian Arbitration Association (Moscow)
  • Silicon Valley Arbitration & Mediation Center (USA)
  • Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) (recommended Arbitrator)
  • Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration (Vilnius) (recommended Arbitrator)
  • Russian Arbitration Association (Moscow) (recommended Arbitrator)
  • EHF Court of Arbitration (Vienna) (recommended Arbitrator)
  • Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration (recommended Arbitrator)
  • Member of ICC Central and Eastern European Arbitration Group (CEEAG)
Recognition
  • Recommended lawyer in the field of Aviation (Who’s Who Legal, 2017)
  • „Paulius Docka is ‘a result-oriented lawyer, and is capable of managing complicated situations’.“ (Legal500, 2014)
  • „Clients comment: "He is a real team player. He is creative and smart, and we really enjoy working with him." Sources report that he is particularly well known for his expertise in shareholder litigation.“ (Chambers Europe, 2014)
  • „Dispute resolution practitioner Paulius Docka does "perfect work," according to clients.“ (Chambers Europe, 2013)
  • “Clients praise Paulius Docka’s ‘out-of-the-box solutions, which are a trade mark of the firm’s litigation practice’.” (Legal500, 2013)
Languages: Lithuanian, English, Russian