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Europe Guide

Dispute Resolution — Lithuania


Ellex Valiunas - Dispute Resolution Department

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Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Excellent disputes team with wide practice coverage spanning litigation, arbitration and white-collar crime. Notable experience in acting on large shareholder disputes and professional liability cases. Also advises on investment and commercial arbitration as well as enforcement of arbitral awards. Regularly instructed by public sector clients and notable corporations, recently advising on a number of disputes in the banking and finance, energy and transport sectors.

Strengths One source emphasises the team's know-how of litigation procedures, enthusing: “They are able to formulate a great strategy and then carry it out in a very impressive manner.”

Clients admire the team's performance in court, with an interviewee saying it "excelled in court proceedings, making the court realise the significance and complexity of the case."

Other commentators praise the group's “very client-oriented and service-minded” approach.

Work highlights Represented East Capital Lux-Baltic Fund in a large-value dispute with the management of Rokiskio suris regarding allegedly unlawful financial assistance by the company's head, Antanas Trumpa.

Acted for a shipbuilding company on an ICC arbitration case against the owners of a vessel regarding allegedly deficient repair works performed by the company.

Significant Clients ORLEN Lietuva, Amber Grid, Aviabaltika, Nordea Bank Lietuva, Siauliu Bankas.

Notable practitioners

Vilija Vaitkutė Pavan is one of the leading and most established disputes lawyers in Lithuania, who receives praise for "strategic thinking." Her broad litigation and international arbitration practice features significant shareholder and professional liability matters as well as enforcement of arbitral awards. She recently represented Skinest Baltija in a EUR2.5 million contractual dispute with the national railway company, Lietuvos gelezinkeliai.

Egidijus Baranauskas is a well-respected former judge who is recognised for his expertise in litigation cases, with a particular focus on contractual, public procurement, property and insurance-related matters. Sources note his "calm manner" and highlight his "good analytical skills," deep academic knowledge and "very practical" approach. His recent work includes advising Aviabaltika on its dispute with Ukio bank's bankruptcy administrator.

Raimundas Lideika is a senior practitioner who is especially known for his extensive track record and expertise in handling white-collar crime cases. He also focuses on civil disputes, covering professional liability and family law matters.

Miroslav Nosevič goes up the rankings in recognition of his growing market presence. He is active in civil litigation, boasting particular experience in advising on disputes involving banking and finance sector clients as well as shareholder conflicts. One client describes him as "a good strategist" with a "calm and persuasive style."

About the Team (content provided by Ellex Valiunas)

Ellex Valiunas has earned the trust of top local and international companies during more than 25 years of the firm’s practice in the field of dispute resolution. Our experts are business-minded and support the pragmatic commercial considerations that are always prominent in clients’ dispute matters. 

We help our clients to gain a full understanding of the complexities of our local court system and aim to provide them with a big-picture framework of the case without forgetting small but important nuts and bolts. Our firm also has significant experience in arbitration handled outside of the country.

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Sorainen - Dispute Resolution Department

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第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Market-leading practice which is a popular choice for a broad range of civil and administrative cases and which boasts a growing focus on white-collar crime. Covers areas such as public procurement, tax and customs, bankruptcy and restructuring disputes. Advises on significant shareholder disputes and also handles cross-border litigation, including recognition of foreign judgments. Active in international arbitration proceedings. Prominent clientele features local and international corporates and high net worth individuals.

Strengths Clients are full of praise for the lawyers' client-oriented approach and business-oriented advice.

Work highlights Advised BTA Bank on the recognition of a UK High Court of Justice ruling and application of interim measures for a large sum on the assets of Syrym Shalabayev, the brother-in-law of Mukhtar Ablyazov.

Represented Hitachi Zosen INOVA and Abener Energia in a large-scale dispute with the contracting authority, Vilniaus kogeneracinė jėgainė, in relation to a tender for the construction of a new CHP plant in Lithuania.

Significant Clients Alumina, Alfa Bank, Lex Ano, Layher Baltic, Frøslev Træ.

Notable practitioners

Kęstutis Švirinas is lauded as one of the strongest disputes lawyers in Lithuania and recognised for his extensive litigation and international arbitration experience. He advises on a broad spectrum of civil cases and boasts a significant track record in handling white-collar crime disputes, including cross-border mandates. He recently advised Frøslev Træ on a number of civil cases regarding GKF bankruptcy proceedings.

Žygimantas Pacevičius is a well-regarded figure who is particularly active in major restructuring and insolvency-related disputes.

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COBALT - Dispute Resolution Department

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第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Established presence in the dispute resolution market, with a broad offering serving major local and international banks, corporates and private individuals. Notable capabilities in bankruptcy, restructuring and debt collection cases and public procurement disputes. Experienced in proceedings against public administrative agencies, including energy-related cases. Handles arbitration and contentious competition matters. Increasingly visible in white-collar crime-related investigations.

Strengths Interviewees note the team's client-oriented approach. A source notes the lawyers' "very smooth" client service, with other interviewees highlighting its "diligence" and "rapid response to customer needs."

Work highlights Acted for B. Stumpp & S. Baier on a high-value dispute with HAIX-Schuhe Produktions- und Vertriebs concerning whether its combat boots meet public procurement specifications.

Represented Infrostruktūra as a third party in a high-stakes dispute between Telia Lietuva and Aukštadvario regioninio parko direkcija regarding a contract completed in 2014, raising public procurement and competition issues.

Significant Clients Lithuanian Railways, Enercon, East-West United Bank, Meinl Bank, AMIC Lietuva.

Notable practitioners

Rimantas Simaitis is recognised for his active litigation practice and also represents clients in international arbitration proceedings. He acts on a range of cases, with recent work including debt collection, regulatory and contractual disputes. One client describes him as "very co-operative and results-oriented."

Paulius Markovas is particularly noted for his expertise in restructuring and insolvency-related disputes and also handles general banking and finance litigation. His recent work includes defending UniCredit Leasing in a EUR4.5 million civil case concerning the termination of its credit agreement with Egvilta.

Managing associate Marius Inta enters the rankings due to positive feedback, with commentators recognising his experience in civil litigation as well as arbitration cases. His areas of focus include insurance disputes and private enforcement actions in competition law. Clients value his co-operative approach and active involvement in finding solutions.

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Motieka & Audzevicius - Dispute Resolution Department

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第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Strong disputes-focused firm with a solid track record in domestic and international litigation and arbitration matters. Handles a broad spectrum of disputes, with recent experience in competition, public procurement, customs and tax, white-collar crime, real estate and media cases. Often instructed on foreign awards recognition and enforcement proceedings, and has experience of participating in investor-state disputes. Popular choice for domestic and regional corporates, including advising a number of notable Russian clients.

Strengths Clients appreciate the team's strategic skills, with one source saying that even in seemingly hopeless situations, "the team is always able to bring a strategy to the table."

The team is described as "exceptionally responsive," with one commentator noting: "They value the client's time and are on call 24/7."

Work highlights Acted for Srbijagas on a case heard by the Supreme Court of Lithuania concerning the recognition and enforcement of the EUR8 million ICC arbitral award.

Represented Panevėžio keliai in a Supreme Court dispute with a member of its board regarding allegedly violated principles of transparency and equality in the process of payment of royalties.

Significant Clients Gazprom, Boslita, Axis Technologies, Linas Agro, Baltic Media Alliance.

Notable practitioners

Ramūnas Audzevičius rises to the top tier in recognition of his extensive track record and strong market presence. He is regularly instructed in litigation and international arbitration cases, with recent experience in areas such as competition, corporate and investor-state disputes. Sources praise his "hard-working and results-oriented" approach and "extraordinary presentation and examination skills." He recently represented Boslita in its EUR2 million Supreme Court case concerning the suspension of enforcement actions against former Ukio bank managers.

Jovitas Elzbergas assists clients with contentious real estate and construction matters. He recently represented Axis industries in its high-value dispute with Vilnius City Municipality regarding the public tender for Lithuania's National Stadium. He also frequently acts on white-collar crime related disputes.

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TGS Baltic - Dispute Resolution Department

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第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Experienced team recognised for its practical experience in handling international arbitration cases. Additionally, boasts a notable litigation practice. Active in competition disputes, contentious insurance cases and debt collection. Also handles bankruptcy-related cases. Stands out for its significant track record in energy disputes and comes recommended for its know-how in the public sector disputes.

Strengths One client especially praises the team's commercial approach. "I am always confident to leave matters in their hands. They also take part in the decision-making process," a client says, while another source describes the team as "oriented towards business needs."

Work highlights Represented Air Baltic Corporation as co-respondents in a high-value private antitrust enforcement case initiated by FlyLAL, concerning allegations of prohibited agreement and abuse of dominant position.

Continues to defend Vilnius City Municipality in two separate international arbitration cases brought by Veolia Environnement regarding its investment in the heating sector in Lithuania.

Significant Clients Maxima Group, Snoras bank, Alytus City Municipality, Klaipėdos Nafta, Nidera.

Notable practitioners

Eminent practitioner Valentinas Mikelėnas is a highly regarded figure in the market, with sources noting his superb knowledge of civil litigation. He is particularly sought out for his academic knowledge and is consulted by clients on major cases. "He understands clients' needs, objectively evaluates the situation and tells you about the possibilities," an interviewee reports.

Vilius Bernatonis is primarily known for his international arbitration work, boasting particular experience of representing clients in major energy-related arbitration proceedings. He also leads the team on litigation mandates, notably focusing on the banking and finance sector.

Lina Darulienė heads the department's litigation practice and has a solid track record in competition disputes. She recently advised Klaipėdos Nafta on a private competition enforcement case initiated by Krovinių Terminalas regarding allegations of a prohibited vertical agreement and abuse of dominance.

Albertas Šekštelo moves up the rankings due to his notable work and active market presence. Commentators describe him as somebody with "strong experience in serious cases."

About the Team (content provided by TGS Baltic)

Disputes are when other legal advice and contracts come to test. We will stand for your interest in complex litigation proceedings or significant debt recoveries.

Dispute resolution is a key practice of the firm. We assist clients in a wide variety of business and trade-related litigation at courts of all jurisdictions. We actively develop litigation strategies and pursue the interests of our clients in even the most complicated cases.


ADVICE AND REPRESENTATION ON:

  • shareholder disputes
  • procurement disputes
  • energy litigation
  • banking litigation
  • competition litigation
  • property litigation
  • debt recoveries
  • other proceedings


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DOMINAS DERLING - Dispute Resolution Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Developing practice which is particularly well regarded for domestic and international arbitration work. Also advises on local and cross-border litigation, with practical experience of handling shareholder disputes.

Work highlights Defended Antanas Trumpa, the CEO of Rokiskio Suris, in an allegedly unlawful financial assistance case initiated by a minority shareholder.

Represented Kopenhagen Fur International in a number of disputes concerning its financing of fur animal breeders and debt collection.

Significant Clients Reckitt Benckiser, Lithuanian Radio and Television Centre, Vantolina, Newsec, Grand Cru Airlines.

Notable practitioners

Gediminas Dominas is a versatile and well-established practitioner who wins market credit as one of the leading individuals in arbitration cases. He is a sought-after arbitrator and also acts as counsel.

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LEADELL Balčiūnas & Grajauskas - Dispute Resolution Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Advises domestic and international corporates on litigation and international arbitration cases. Recent work includes significant shareholder disputes as well as public procurement, debt and bankruptcy-related matters. Notable experience in acting for credit unions as well as energy sector clients.

Work highlights Defended Achemos grupė in a high-value shareholder dispute before the Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration.

Significant Clients PepsiCo, Roche Lietuva, Vilniaus prekyba, Renerga, Krovinių terminalas.

Notable practitioners

Gintaras Balčiūnas has experience of advising major local and regional companies on a range of disputes, including litigation and international arbitration. He recently represented Achemos grupė in a number of disputes with minority shareholders.

Managing partner Marius Grajauskas is commended for his "creative thinking" and ability to "see the broader view." He is especially experienced in advising banking and finance sector clients, recently acting for Vilniaus taupomoji kasa, an insolvent credit union, on a high-value case regarding debt recovery from a mortgage.

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Primus, Attorneys at Law - Dispute Resolution Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Notable disputes practice active in litigation and international arbitration mandates, representing domestic and Baltic-wide regional corporates. Handles a broad range of disputes, including public procurement, insurance and employment as well as contentious commercial and construction cases. Stands out for expertise in sports litigation and arbitration and has experience of bankruptcy and shareholder-related disputes.

Strengths Clients are impressed with the team's business-oriented advice, with one source complimenting the lawyers on their ability to "grasp the technical subtleties very quickly," while another states: "They are proactive and all the suggestions are practical, straight to the point and implementable."

Work highlights Acted for Trelleborg on a public procurement dispute pertaining to Port of Klaipeda's tender for the production and installation of ocean ship fender systems.

Significant Clients Lithuanian Football Federation, Tikkurila, TUiR WARTA, Rosgostrakh insurance, Dobeles Dzirnavnieks.

Notable practitioners

Marius Devyžis advances in the rankings due to his growing market presence and positive feedback. He is praised for being "easy to communicate with and down-to-earth," with one client appreciating that he "always comes up with suggested choices for solutions." He assists with a variety of commercial disputes.

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Magnusson - Dispute Resolution Department

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第四等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Enters the rankings based on positive feedback and increasingly visible instructions. Regularly instructed on IP, public procurement and unfair competition disputes. Also has experience in contractual cases and disputes in the banking sector. Popular choice for clients in the Kaunas region.

Strengths Clients appreciate the team's client-oriented approach, with an interviewee saying that the lawyers try to understand "what we are actually after and what our exact needs are."

The team is also valued for its "practical advice" and "an in-depth view of the situation."

Work highlights Represented Gintaras Marcinkevičius, Eglė Marcinkevičiūtė and Mart Inn, a retail chain in Belarus, in their EUR287.3 million dispute with Maxima Group and Franmax relating to allegations of the unlawful use of trade secrets and alleged infringement of Maxima's IP rights.

Acted for Violeta Gureckienė on a large-scale CEO liability dispute with Mitnija and MG Baltic Investment.

Significant Clients Prospero, Kauno Autobusai, Auto Express, Plungės lagūna, Delmare.

Notable practitioners

Evaldas Rapolas is a key contact for clients.

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TRINITI - Dispute Resolution Department

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Band 4

第四等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Especially recognised for its IP litigation practice. Also has experience in assisting clients with construction and insurance disputes. Has a strong client following among Baltic-wide and Polish clients.

Strengths Commentators note the team's expertise in contentious IP matters.

Notable practitioners

Vilija Viešūnaitė is described by sources as "one of the best in IP disputes." She has experience in representing domestic clients and major international brands in contentious IP rights protection cases.

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Eminent Practitioner

Valentinas Mikelėnas

TGS Baltic

From the Chambers Europe guide

Eminent practitioner Valentinas Mikelėnas is a highly regarded figure in the market, with sources noting his superb knowledge of civil litigation. He is particularly sought out for his academic knowledge and is consulted by clients on major cases. "He understands clients' needs, objectively evaluates the situation and tells you about the possibilities," an interviewee reports.

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Ramūnas Audzevičius

Motieka & Audzevicius

From the Chambers Europe guide

Ramūnas Audzevičius rises to the top tier in recognition of his extensive track record and strong market presence. He is regularly instructed in litigation and international arbitration cases, with recent experience in areas such as competition, corporate and investor-state disputes. Sources praise his "hard-working and results-oriented" approach and "extraordinary presentation and examination skills." He recently represented Boslita in its EUR2 million Supreme Court case concerning the suspension of enforcement actions against former Ukio bank managers.

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Band 1

Kęstutis Švirinas

Sorainen

From the Chambers Europe guide

Kęstutis Švirinas is lauded as one of the strongest disputes lawyers in Lithuania and recognised for his extensive litigation and international arbitration experience. He advises on a broad spectrum of civil cases and boasts a significant track record in handling white-collar crime disputes, including cross-border mandates. He recently advised Frøslev Træ on a number of civil cases regarding GKF bankruptcy proceedings.

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Band 1

Vilija Vaitkutė Pavan

Ellex Valiunas

From the Chambers Europe guide

Vilija Vaitkutė Pavan is one of the leading and most established disputes lawyers in Lithuania, who receives praise for "strategic thinking." Her broad litigation and international arbitration practice features significant shareholder and professional liability matters as well as enforcement of arbitral awards. She recently represented Skinest Baltija in a EUR2.5 million contractual dispute with the national railway company, Lietuvos gelezinkeliai.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 2

Vilius Bernatonis

TGS Baltic

From the Chambers Europe guide

Vilius Bernatonis is primarily known for his international arbitration work, boasting particular experience of representing clients in major energy-related arbitration proceedings. He also leads the team on litigation mandates, notably focusing on the banking and finance sector.

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Band 2

Gediminas Dominas

DOMINAS DERLING

From the Chambers Europe guide

Gediminas Dominas is a versatile and well-established practitioner who wins market credit as one of the leading individuals in arbitration cases. He is a sought-after arbitrator and also acts as counsel. 

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Band 2

Rimantas Simaitis

COBALT

From the Chambers Europe guide

Rimantas Simaitis is recognised for his active litigation practice and also represents clients in international arbitration proceedings. He acts on a range of cases, with recent work including debt collection, regulatory and contractual disputes. One client describes him as "very co-operative and results-oriented."

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Band 3

Egidijus Baranauskas

Ellex Valiunas

From the Chambers Europe guide

Egidijus Baranauskas is a well-respected former judge who is recognised for his expertise in litigation cases, with a particular focus on contractual, public procurement, property and insurance-related matters. Sources note his "calm manner" and highlight his "good analytical skills," deep academic knowledge and "very practical" approach. His recent work includes advising Aviabaltika on its dispute with Ukio bank's bankruptcy administrator.

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Band 3

Raimundas Lideika

Ellex Valiunas

From the Chambers Europe guide

Raimundas Lideika is a senior practitioner who is especially known for his extensive track record and expertise in handling white-collar crime cases. He also focuses on civil disputes, covering professional liability and family law matters.

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Band 3

Glimstedt Bernotas & Partners

From the Chambers Europe guide

Jonas Masiokas of Glimstedt Bernotas & Partners recently represented Vilniaus Energija in its high-value claim against Lietuvos dujų tiekimas and Energijos skirstymo operatorius regarding overpayment for imported gas. He is a long-standing figure in the market with broad civil litigation experience encompassing areas such as insurance and white-collar crime.

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Band 4

Gintaras Balčiūnas

LEADELL Balčiūnas & Grajauskas

From the Chambers Europe guide

Gintaras Balčiūnas has experience of advising major local and regional companies on a range of disputes, including litigation and international arbitration. He recently represented Achemos grupė in a number of disputes with minority shareholders.

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Band 4

TGS Baltic

From the Chambers Europe guide

Lina Darulienė heads the department's litigation practice and has a solid track record in competition disputes. She recently advised Klaipėdos Nafta on a private competition enforcement case initiated by Krovinių Terminalas regarding allegations of a prohibited vertical agreement and abuse of dominance.

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Primus, Attorneys at Law

From the Chambers Europe guide

Marius Devyžis advances in the rankings due to his growing market presence and positive feedback. He is praised for being "easy to communicate with and down-to-earth," with one client appreciating that he "always comes up with suggested choices for solutions." He assists with a variety of commercial disputes.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 4

Jovitas Elzbergas

Motieka & Audzevicius

From the Chambers Europe guide

Jovitas Elzbergas assists clients with contentious real estate and construction matters. He recently represented Axis industries in its high-value dispute with Vilnius City Municipality regarding the public tender for Lithuania's National Stadium. He also frequently acts on white-collar crime related disputes.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 4

Marius Grajauskas

LEADELL Balčiūnas & Grajauskas

From the Chambers Europe guide

Managing partner Marius Grajauskas is commended for his "creative thinking" and ability to "see the broader view." He is especially experienced in advising banking and finance sector clients, recently acting for Vilniaus taupomoji kasa, an insolvent credit union, on a high-value case regarding debt recovery from a mortgage.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 4

Jurgita Judickienė

Law firm J Judickiene and partners JUREX

From the Chambers Europe guide

Jurgita Judickienė of Law firm J Judickiene and partners JUREX is a well-regarded litigator handling insurance, transport, corporate and public procurement disputes. She recently represented insurance company Gjensidige in its dispute with DFDS and DFDS Seaways regarding damage caused by an accident in the Baltic Sea.

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Band 4

COBALT

From the Chambers Europe guide

Paulius Markovas is particularly noted for his expertise in restructuring and insolvency-related disputes and also handles general banking and finance litigation. His recent work includes defending UniCredit Leasing in a EUR4.5 million civil case concerning the termination of its credit agreement with Egvilta.

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Band 4

Miroslav Nosevič

Ellex Valiunas

From the Chambers Europe guide

Miroslav Nosevič goes up the rankings in recognition of his growing market presence. He is active in civil litigation, boasting particular experience in advising on disputes involving banking and finance sector clients as well as shareholder conflicts. One client describes him as "a good strategist" with a "calm and persuasive style."

^ See whole ranking table

Band 4

Žygimantas Pacevičius

Sorainen

From the Chambers Europe guide

Žygimantas Pacevičius is a well-regarded figure who is particularly active in major restructuring and insolvency-related disputes.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 4

Vilija Viešūnaitė

TRINITI

From the Chambers Europe guide

Vilija Viešūnaitė is described by sources as "one of the best in IP disputes." She has experience in representing domestic clients and major international brands in contentious IP rights protection cases.

^ See whole ranking table

Up and Coming

COBALT

From the Chambers Europe guide

Managing associate Marius Inta enters the rankings due to positive feedback, with commentators recognising his experience in civil litigation as well as arbitration cases. His areas of focus include insurance disputes and private enforcement actions in competition law. Clients value his co-operative approach and active involvement in finding solutions.

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Up and Coming

Albertas Šekštelo

TGS Baltic

From the Chambers Europe guide

Albertas Šekštelo moves up the rankings due to his notable work and active market presence. Commentators describe him as somebody with "strong experience in serious cases."

^ See whole ranking table