Goran Jutrisa

Goran Jutrisa

International Policy Advisor*

Goran Jutriša brings to his work rich experience in government, international arbitration, and public international law. Mr. Jutriša provides strategic practical policy advice across a range of issues at the intersection of law and policy as part of Arnold & Porter’s International Arbitration practice.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Jutriša served as Deputy Secretary-General of the Government of Croatia and Deputy Advisor to the Prime Minister of Croatia. In this capacity, he advised the Office of the Prime Minister on a range of international law matters, including issues of European law. Most notably, Mr. Jutriša assisted with representation of Croatia in the largest ever arbitration at ICSID under the Energy Charter Treaty, as well as negotiations with a number of financial institutions that brought claims against Croatia at ICSID. The latter resulted in the discontinuance of four cases at ICSID and waiver of rights by two potential claimants, at no cost to the Government of Croatia. Mr. Jutriša also assisted in resolving disputes related to the application of primary and secondary European Union legislation.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Jutriša worked at Croatia’s Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs and another international law firm where he assisted the legal team that represented Croatia in an ad hoc border arbitration with Slovenia. Mr. Jutriša also supported Croatia’s legal team in the case concerning Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Croatia v. Serbia) at the International Court of Justice.


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  • LL.M., Harvard Law School, 2019
  • Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy, Public International Law, International Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, 2012
  • LL.B., Public International Law, University of Zagreb Faculty of Law, 2010
  • *Not admitted to the practice of law

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