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Firm Profile

TGS Baltic

Firm Profile

Tallinn

  • Ahtri 6A
  • Tallinn
  • Harjumaa
  • Estonia
  • 10151

Firm profile submitted by TGS Baltic

Managing Partners: Eugenija Sutkienė (Lithuania), Ivars Grunte (Latvia), Martin Tamme (Estonia)
Number of partners: 22 across the Baltics
Number of lawyers: 140+ across the Baltics
Languages: Latvian, Lithuanian, Estonian, English, Russia, Polish, Germany, French
Experience: over 25 years

25 practices
All business law services provided in Tallinn, Tartu, Riga and Vilnius
IBA, AEL, ILN, EWLA

TGS Baltic is a top-tier full service commercial law firm in the Baltic countries with a team of 140+ lawyers. The firm's attorneys have unprecedented experience mix of serving local and international businesses, the public sector, working with the European Central Bank, the European Investment Bank, institutions of the European Union and collaborating with top-tier international law firms.
TGS Baltic is continuously highly ranked in prestigious international legal directories: Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, Legal 500 and IFLR1000.

MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE:

Corporate / M&A
Advised AB INVL Technology on its transformation into a special closed-ended investment company. It was the first time ever when a listed company was transformed into a special closed-ended investment company in the Baltics.
Key Clients: Enterprise Investors, Swedbank, European Investment Bank (EIB), Lietuvos Energija.
Contact:
Marius Matonis - Partner, Head of M&A.
Email: [email protected]
Contact:
Vidmantas Drizga - Partner, Head of Corporate/Commercial, Capital Markets.
Email: [email protected]

Banking & Finance
The firm’s highly qualified innovative legal services have been acknowledged by financial institutions operating in Lithuania and abroad, as well as by EU institutions (e.g. the European Commission). The firm advised the European Investment Bank on the implementation of the fund of funds in energy efficiency projects.
Key Clients: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, European Investment Bank, AB Klaipėdos Nafta, European Commission, Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers.
Contact: Vilius Bernatonis
Email: [email protected]

Dispute Resolution
Represented the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania in EUR 1.29 billion arbitration cases against GAZPROM.
Key Clients: UAB Maxima Grupė, UAB Franmax, AB Klaipėdos nafta, AB LITGRID, UAB Philip Morris Baltic, DNB Bank.
Contact: Dr. Lina Darulienė
Email: [email protected]

IP & IT
Advised the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Group on the multi-million film finance project in Lithuania, Latvia, and Russia. This pioneering case is unique as it involves a cross-border application of the IP and copyright matters in film production
Key Clients: Viasat, BBC, Alita, Microsoft, UAB Biotechpharma, Walmark A.S., UAB Bitė Lietuva.
Contact: Mindaugas Civilka
Email: [email protected]

Projects and Energy
Represented the Republic of Lithuania in the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) in Washington, D. C. regarding the claim against the Republic of Lithuania brought by Veolia Environnement S.A. and other claimants.
Key Clients: AB Vilniaus šilumos tinklai, Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania, Lietuvos energija.
Contact: Vilius Bernatonis
Email: [email protected]

Tax
Advised the Scandinavian financial group Swedbank on tax aspects of its acquisition of Danske Bank’s personal banking business in Lithuania and Latvia.
Key Clients: European Investment Bank, Swedbank, BBC Worldwide Productions Limited, Storebrand Baltic.
Contact: Robertas Degesys
Email: [email protected]

Competition/ Antitrust
During a few last years, the firm has handled more than 35 competition/antitrust cases (merger notifications excluded) before the Competition Council and courts, at least 10 of them were cartel cases.
Key Clients: Mars, Philip Morris, PKN Orlen, Lifosa, Klaipėdos Nafta, Viasat, Lietuvos Energija, Litgas.
Contact: Lina Darulienė
Email: [email protected]

Real estate & Construction
Advised East Capital Explorer, offering unique investment opportunities in Eastern Europe, where the Baltic States represent the company’s largest investment region.
Key Clients: UAB Schage Real Estate, AB East Capital Explorer, UAB Prisma LT, UAB Baltisches Haus.
Contact: Dainius Stasiulis
Email: [email protected]

Branches

  • Konstitucijos ave. 21a,
  • Vilnius,
  • Lithuania
  • LT-08130
  • Tel +370 5 251 4444
  • Fax +370 5 251 4455
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Elizabetes 63-11,
  • Riga,
  • Latvia
  • LV-1050
  • Tel +371 6788 9999
  • Fax +371 6788 9990
  • Email : [email protected]