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Ellex acts for an array of energy companies – including gas, wind and electricity – and heating utilities. Dovilė Greblikienė leads the energy group, which is part of the regulatory industries and trade practice led by Jaunius Gumbis, and is advising Veolia on a heating sector lease agreement; the client is being represented in a regulatory investigation relating to the lease, which ended in 2017. Infrastructure projects practice head Ramūnas Petravičius is representing the Republic of Lithuania in arbitration with Gazprom pertaining to allegations that the respondent failed to supply natural gas at a fair price. Other clients include enerty, Klaipėdos nafta, Nord Pool Spot and Minijos nafta.

Sorainen’s strengths include EU and competition-related mandates, regulatory issues, PPP projects and combined heat-and-power (CHP) cogeneration plant developments. Daivis Švirinas heads the practice, within which specialist counsel Paulius Koverovas leads the energy and utilities group; both are representing Modus Group in disputes with the Ministry of Energy and an energy distribution operator concerning the prolongation of a construction permit for electricity capacity development and purchasing green energy from CHP plants. ORLEN Lietuva and Eesti Gaas are clients.

TGS Baltic’s practice head Vilius Bernatonis has been advising Vilniaus šilumos tinklai on taking over several power plants and related infrastructure, which are currently leased to Vilniaus energija. The firm’s energy expertise includes the nuclear, renewables and heating sectors. Clients include Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant and LITGAS.

Cobalt is acting for Rail Baltica Statyba, Lithuanian Railways and the Ministry of Transport and Communications on the development of Rail Baltica. Other clients include Vilniaus energija, Amberwind and Höegh LNG. Practice head Simona Oliškevičiūtė-Cicėnienė has been working on various projects covering green and conventional energy as well as other infrastructure.

Glimstedt Bernotas & Partners’ recent workload includes advising on the engineering and construction of CHP plants, regulatory matters, public procurement mandates and various energy disputes. Associate partner Mindaugas Jablonskis leads the practice alongside managing partner Egidijus Bernotas. Marius Embrektas is recommended for PPP work.

PwC Legal’s senior manager Herkus Gabartas has ‘a lot of knowledge and experience’ in PPP projects and senior associate Teodoras Steponavičius is ‘a distinguished energy lawyer’. The practice advised on maintenance agreements and LitPol Link operations for Litgrid. Senior associate Evelina Agota Vitkutė is highly regarded.

Primus, Attorneys at Law has strength in the energy and natural resources sectors. Managing partner and practice head Robert Juodka regularly advises Eesti Energia on a range of matters, including environmental issues and regulatory issues concerning cogeneration plants. Associate partner Liutauras Baikštys and PPP expert Tomas Venckus are recommended.

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