Dr Paulius
Partner / Lithuania

Dr Paulius Markovas is a Partner with more than 20 years of experience in the fields of Bankruptcy and Restructuring, distressed assets realisation, restructuring and management of impaired assets, litigation of civil and commercial cases and conflict management. Dr Markovas has a Doctor’s degree in Social Sciences (Law) from Vilnius University, Lithuania and a Master’s degree in Finance Law and Finance (LL.M. Finance) from Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Germany. He has participated and advised on numerous cases in leading bankruptcy and restructuring matters in the market and regularly represents clients in all instances of courts. Paulius is a co-author of series of articles Cashless payments.

  • Dispute Resolution - Band 4, Chambers 2020
  • Restructuring and insolvency - Highly regarded, IFLR1000 2020
  • Lithuanian, English, Russian

Membership & education
  • Since 2016 Member of INSOL Europe
  • Since 2004 Member of the Lithuanian Bar
  • Since 2021 Partner for Insolvency projects in Lithuania at International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)
  • Since 2021 Partner for Insolvency projects in Lithuania at World Bank
  • 2005 Faculty of Law, Vilnius University, PhD
  • 2003 Institute for Law and Finance, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University (Frankfurt, Germany), Master’s degree in Finance Law and Finance (LL.M. Finance)
  • 1999 Faculty of Law, Vilnius University, Master’s degree in Law
"Paulius Markovas is the key contact for contentious bankruptcy and restructuring matters."
Legal 500, 2019
"Paulius Markovas is well known for his focus and experience in bankruptcy-related disputes, with sources quickly highlighting his expertise in this area. His practice spans civil and commercial litigation mandates."
Chambers Europe 2019, Dispute Resolution
"Paulius Markovas is particularly well regarded for his expertise in insolvency-related disputes. He frequently advises on matters pertaining to contracts concluded by now bankrupt entities as well as cases regarding the related distressed assets."
Chambers Global 2020, Dispute Resolution