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Ellex has strength across the board, handling everything from the transfer of employees in corporate transactions to cross-border transactions and legislative matters. Ramūnas Petravičius and senior associate Rimantas Stanevičius are advising the Investors' Forum on challenging Lithuania’s new Labour Code on behalf of various companies, and have been representing the employers’ organisations before parliament and the Tripartite Council of the Republic of Lithuania, where the firm negotiated amendments to the Code with trade unions. Handling Barclays’ review of a global agreement for international recruitment services was another highlight for the practice, which acts for large employers such as Michael Kors and Cisco.

Under the leadership of managing partner Tomas Bagdanskis, iLaw’s practice reaches ‘the top level in Lithuania’ and is renowned for temporary agency work. It defended Manpower in a dispute with Grohe, which saw the Court of Appeal rule that companies using workers from temporary agencies are responsible for compensating damages for accidents. Rimi Lietuva and StrongPoint are key clients. Vilius Mačiulaitis and senior associate Mantas Mikalopas are highly experienced.

At Triniti, associate partner Nerijus Kasiliauskas undertakes litigation for employers and trade unions. The team handles collective bargaining, collective disputes and labour relations mandates for the Lithuanian Trade Union Confederation. Other clients include SEB and Lithuanian Railways.

Law firm Venckute&Karnickas was founded by Jurgita Venckutė, formerly of Sorainen. The team has attracted major new clients such as Achema, Teo LT and Gedeon Richter. LINAVA instructed the firm to handle redundancies as part of its restructuring.

Senior associate Emilė Kazlauskaitė heads the practice in Averus’ Vilnius office, which excels at an array of employment matters and immigration law. Kazlauskaitė assisted JTI Baltic with temporarily transferring its employees to its Lithuanian subsidiary. Aušrinė Zaburienė moved to Law Office of R. Noreika.

Cobalt’s team is often retained by international clients such as Marks and Spencer plc, Citco and Eli Lilly. Žilvinas Kvietkus and managing associate Maksimas Saveljevas routinely advise Western Union on labour issues and dismissals, among other matters. Legal counsel Dalia Foigt-Norvaišienė is ‘very experienced’ and heads the practice.

Law Firm Davidonis ir partneriai associated with Deloitte Lietuva UAB (Vilnius) has been assisting new client Cognizant Technology Solutions Lithuania with seconding Indian employees to its Lithuanian subsidiary. Practice head Gintarė Stonienė was promoted to manager and stands out with ‘client-oriented’ senior manager Tomas Davidonis.

Ecovis ProventusLaw acted for Big Trans in a case involving unfair competition issues over former employees that disclosed commercial secrets to its competitor. Eljunga is also a client. Practice head Loreta Andziulytė is ‘an expert’ and ‘very good’ senior associate Brigida Sorokina is also recommended.

At Glimstedt Bernotas & Partners, associate partner Inga Klimašauskienė represented G4S Lietuva in several litigation cases concerning breaches of labour duties, unfair dismissal and the legal status of a trade union representative. Associate partner Aušra Maliauskaitė-Embrektė heads the team and has ‘a deep understanding of the client’s situation’. Senior associate Karolina Baronaitė-Birmontė is another name to note.

At Primus, Attorneys at Law, practice head Giedrė Dailidėnaitė is ‘dedicated to clients’ and has been retained by Assa Abloy to handle layoffs and other issues connected to the closure of a business. Senior associate Odeta Maksvytytė is also highly regarded.

TVINS’ Vytautas Šenavičius ‘does not rest until there is an acceptable solution for clients’. The firm won an appeal for Agrolinija UAB, which had been accused of illegally employing workers.

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