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COBALT

Dispute Resolution

4 ranked lawyersBand 2LithuaniaEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Highly reputed team with a broad offering serving major local and international banks, corporates and private individuals. Notable capabilities in bankruptcy and insolvency, unfair competition, public law and insurance disputes. Experienced in proceedings against public administrative agencies. Also represents clients in local and international arbitration proceedings. Well placed to handle cases related to white-collar crime.

Strengths

Sources highlight the well-established communication and support. "The strategy has been agreed in advance and the different scenarios and potential outcomes clearly explained," a client says, while another adds: "The lawyers are excellent at communicating what goes on in cases."

Work highlights

Represented Vilniaus energija in a dispute with Ignitis, a distribution network operator, regarding alleged discrimination against other electricity producers in Ignitis's buying decisions.

Notable practitioners

Marius Inta represents clients in regulatory and commercial disputes. "He provides clear, succinct advice on complex issues and he explains and summarises the legal considerations clearly,"a client says.

Paulius Markovas is particularly noted by sources for his specialist focus on insolvency disputes.

Rimantas Simaitis covers a wide range of conflicts in his work, including shareholder and bankruptcy disputes. He also handles arbitration proceedings. "He decided on the strategy and followed it through to the very end. He really helped us with negotiating the final deal," a client says.

Žygimantas Pacevičius joined the firm in September 2020. He is known for handling insurance and bankruptcy litigation. A client praises his "insight in developing a dispute resolution strategy and his knowledge of the commercial context of disputes."

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Overview

6 partners, 1 associate partner, 24 fee earners based in Vilnius

  • Representing Riga International Airport in a case initiated by formerly one of the biggest air carriers in Lithuania regarding damages allegedly caused by the Client’s actions of unfair competition (prohibited agreements, abuse of a dominant position).   
  • Representing and consulting a major European energy producer and its Lithuanian subsidiaries in arbitral proceedings and series of disputes against Lithuania and other governmental bodies.

Key Clients: Veolia groups companies in France and Lithuania, Riga international airport, AB Lietuvos geležinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways), Lithuanian Road Administration, Enercon GmbH, SIA UniCredit leasing, Merko group companies.

Contact: Dr Rimantas Simaitis, Partner             

Email:  [email protected]

Members

Simaitis, Rimantas (Head of Department)

Bliuvas, Mindaugas

Černiauskas, Ruslanas

Grigoravičius, Vydmantas

Inta, Marius

Jasiulionis, Teisutis

Keršytė, Karolina

Kuprusevičius, Linas

Liukutė, Evelina

Markevičiūtė, Milda

Petrauskas, Modestas

Soloveičik, Deividas

Clients

Riga international airport, AB Lietuvos geležinkeliai

Dispute Resolution Department

COBALT

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Department location

Lvovo 25

Vilnius

Vilnius

Lithuania

LT-09320

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Lithuania

Dispute Resolution


Marius Inta
Band 4
Paulius Markovas
Band 4
Rimantas Simaitis
Band 2
Žygimantas Pacevičius
Band 4