Dominas & Partners awarded the best Master’s thesis of law graduates

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Master’s degree graduates of Vilnius University Faculty of Law (VU TF) obtained Master’s diplomas this week at the annual ceremony held in St. John's Church. A commission had evaluated junior lawyers’ Master’s thesis and awarded the authors. Dominas & Partners awarded 1000 EUR prize to Mr. Jonas Petrauskas an author of the first place winner for the master’s thesis in the field of commercial law.
A commission composed of representatives from Dominas & Partners as well as professors from Law Faculty of Vilnius University awarded the first place and the monetary award to J. Petrauskas for his contribution made by detailed analysis of a pre-emptive rights to acquire immovable property.
The master‘s thesis „Monitoring and recognition of arbitral awards of International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (eng. ICSID)” by Klaidas Armalis received the second place, and the “Non-registered trade mark protection opportunities” by commercial law graduate Rugile Gediminskaite took the third place. The authors obtained honor certificates.
According to G. Dominas a contribution by students is significant as commercial law is one of the most dynamic areas of law, which shall be updated with a constantly changing business environment, marketing strategies and forms as well as with emerging new objects of law.
Every year around 250 highly qualified lawyers graduate from Vilnius University Faculty of Law who continue pursuing their career path not only in Lithuania but also in law firms, various companies as well as state enterprises abroad.
A commission evaluated the best master’s thesis of commercial law of VU TF students and the authors received the awards this year which is already the 12th time.
The Supreme Administrative Court awarded authors of the best master‘s thesis in the field of public law.

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