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Professor Jurgita Malinauskaite
Head of Department - Brunel Law School / Professor



I am the Head of Brunel Law School (BLS) working for the University since January 2008. I gained my Professorship in 2021 and my Doctorate in 2006. Before committing myself to academia, I served as a competition lawyer at the Competition Council of Lithuania.

From August 2021 to May 2023 I was the Divisional Lead for Private and Commercial Law and the Aurora Champion from (2018-2021) to lead and support Women in Academia with their career progression.

I was also the Athena Swan Lead for BLS (from 2017-2020) where I successfully led our department to achieve an Athena Swan Bronze Award, becoming the first non-STEMM BUL department to receive this award. I was also the Associate Dean for Equality and Diversity (CBASS) 2015-2018.

My research expertise lies in competition law, energy law, and waste law. I am the author of numerous journal articles as well as two monographs: Merger Control in Post-Communist Countries, Routledge, 2010; and Harmonisation of EU Competition Law Enforcement, Springer, 2019. My current focus is on interdisciplinary research.

I am also a Co-I of three Horizon 2020 projects: i) ETEKINA (heat pipE TECHnologies for INdustrial Applications, further information on: 2017-2021; ii) InComEss (Innovative Polymer-Based Composite Systems for High-Efficient Energy Scavenging and Storage) 2020-2023; and iii) iWAYS (Innovative WAter recoverY Solutions through recycling of heat, materials and water across multiple sectors); The project - iWays.


B.A. in Business and Management (Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania); LL.M. in Commercial Law (Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania); PhD (University of Westminster)

Senior Fellow of HEA (2019); Fellow of HEA (2010)


Head of Brunel Law School

Newest selected publications

Vlasopoulos, A., Malinauskaite, J., Żabnieńska-Góra, A. and Jouhara, H. (2023) 'Life cycle assessment of plastic waste and energy recovery'. Energy, 277. pp. 1 - 16. ISSN: 0360-5442 Open Access Link

Journal article

Malinauskaite, J. (2023) 'Book chapter 18: Central and Eastern European countries', in Rodger, BJ., Ferro, MS. and Marcos, F. (eds.) Research Handbook on Private Enforcement of Competition Law in the EU. Edward Elgar. ISBN 13: 978 1 80037 751 6.

Book chapter

Malinauskaite, J. and Erdem, FB. (2023) 'Competition Law and Sustainability in the EU: Modelling the Perspectives of National Competition Authorities'. Journal of Common Market Studies, 0 (ahead-of-print). pp. 1 - 24. ISSN: 0021-9886 Open Access Link

Journal article

Jouhara, H., Nieto, N., Egilegor, B., Zuazua, J., González, E., Yebra, I., et al. (2022) 'Waste heat recovery solution based on a heat pipe heat exchanger for the aluminium die casting industry'. Energy, 266. pp. 1 - 17. ISSN: 0360-5442 Open Access Link

Journal article

Darškuviene˙, V., Kiršiene˙, J., Malinauskaité, J. and Pasvenskiene˙, A. (2022) 'Has crowdfunding's potential been unleashed in the Baltics?', inResponsible Finance and Digitalization: Implications and Developments. Routledge. pp. 155 - 168. ISBN 13: 9780367700614.

Book chapter
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