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British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law


International law and European Union law

Current positions

  • Lecturer, Sciences Po Law School, Paris, 2018-
    • European Economic Law (LLM)
  • Supervisor, Cambridge
    • International Law (Law Tripos), 2018-2019
    • European Union Law (Law Tripos), 2017-2018, 2018-2019


  • University of Cambridge, Trinity College, PhD in Law (2014-2018)
  • Harvard Law School, Visiting Researcher (Fall 2015)
  • University of Cambridge, LLM (First Class Honours), Lucy Cavendish College (2013-2014)
  • University of Texas at Austin, LLM in Energy Law (2008-2009)
  • Mykolas Romeris University, LLB  (2004-2008)


  • Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), PhD, Cambridge (2014-2017)
  • Trinity College Bursary, PhD, Cambridge (2014-2017)
  • Fulbright Scholarhip, LLM in Energy Law, the University of Texas at Austin (2008-2009)

Professional experience

Associate, Valiunas Ellex (2009-2012)

Bar: New York State (2012)

CV / Biography

Representative publications

C Barnard and E Leinarte, 'Negotiating Mutual Recognition Agreements: Challenges and Techniques' in B Barnard, A Albors-Llorens, B Leucht (eds), Cassis de Dijon: Forty Years On (Hart Publishing 2020) (forthcoming)

C Barnard and E Leinarte, 'Brexit & Free Movement of People' (2020) Lavoro e Diritto (forthcoming)

C Barnard and E Leinarte, 'Citizens' Rights' in F Fabbrini (ed), Law & Politics of Brexit. Volume 2: The Withdrawal Agreement (OUP 2020) (forthcoming)

C Barnard and E Leinarte, 'Brexit and Citizens' Rights' (2019) 11 European Journal of Legal Studies

E Leinarte, 'The principle of independent responsibility of the European Union and its Member States in the international economic context' (2018) 0 Journal of International Economic Law, 1-21 

E Leinarte, 'Judicial review v. Regulatory Discretion in Energy Service Price Regulation Disputes: Lithuanian Experience and Lessons to be Learned from Court of Justice of the European Union' (2011) 9/2 Oil, Gas & Energy Law Intelligence, 1-16

E Leinarte (Marcinkeviciute), 'Energy Charter Treaty Transit Protocol: European Gas Market Liberalization and its Effect to European-Russian Gas Trade' (2010) 5 Texas Journal of Oil, Gas and Energy Law, 109-129

E Leinarte (Marcinkeviciute), 'Recent Developments on Further Creation of Liberalized Electricity Market for the Republic of Lithuania' (2009) 7 International Energy Law Review, 245-250 (Co-authored)

E Leinarte (Marcinkeviciute), 'Conflict of Public and Private Interests in Oil Concessions' (2008), Students Scientific Association Annual Publication, Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius, 45-58

Book reviews

E Leinarte, 'EU Liability and International Economic Law' by Armin Steinbach (2018) 43 European Law Review 2

E Leinarte, 'International Responsibility of the European Union: from Competence to Normative Control' by A Delgado Casteleiro (2017) 42 European Law Review 6

Case notes

E Leinarte, 'EU fundamental rights and their enforcement', (2019) 78 Cambridge Law Journal 1, 31-34


'What would 'trading on WTO terms' mean?' (co-authored), available at: terms-mean.pdf

Blog posts

C Barnard, E Leinarte, 'EU-Turkey Customs Union', 

C Barnard, E Leinarte, 'Rules of origin explained', 

C Barnard, E Leinarte, 'Most favoured nation principle: a problem for UK's financial services?, 25 April 2018,

C Barnard, E Leinarte, 'Association Agreements', 24 April 2018,

C Barnard, E Leinarte, 'The future of EU-UK trade partnership: what is the EU offering?', 28 March 2018,

C Barnard, E Leinarte, 'Mixed Agreements?', 22 March 2018,