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LEADELL Balčiūnas & Grajauskas

A TUMENO STR 4 STR, BUSINESS CENTRE, VILNIAUS VARTAI, 01109 VILNIUS, LITHUANIA
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Work +370 5 248 7467
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Fax +370 5 248 7465
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www.leadell.com
Riga, Tallinn, Tartu, Vilnius

Marius Grajauskas

Tel:
Work +37052487467
Email:
LEADELL Pilv

Work Department

Public-private partnerships, Transactions and trade, M&A, Migration, Transport, Construction, Real estate, Finance, Banking, Insurance, Insolvency, Tax, Customs, Litigation, Arbitration, Alternative dispute resolution, White-collar crimes

Position

Managing partner, Attorney-at-law

Career

Marius has been practising law since 1994. Marius Grajauskas is co-founder and the Managing Partner of the Law firm LEADELL Balčiūnas & Grajauskas.
During his professional career Marius Grajauskas worked as the lawyer in the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania (1994-1996), in AB HERMIS bank (1996-1999), AB SEB bank (1999-2001), was Head of Legal Department and member of the Credit Committee in Danske bank (2001-2005).

Languages

Lithuanian, English, Russian

Member

Marius Grajauskas is included in the list of recommended attorneys at the Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration. He is also a member of the board of the Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration;
A member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in London (CIArb);
A member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in London (RICS);

Marius is also the chairman of the Commercial Law and Practice Commission at the Lithuanian Business Confederation;
Attorney Marius Grajauskas was appointed to the Better Regulatory Oversight Commission at the Lithuanian Ministry of Finance by the Prime Minister's decree. This commission was formed to reduce the administrative burden on businesses;
Marius is also the chairman of the Commercial Law and Practice Commission at the Lithuanian Business Confederation.

Education

Chartered Institute of Taxation in London (ADIT); Vilnius University (LL.M in Law), Lithuania;
Traineeship in the bank “Societe General” (Paris, France); Traineeship in the University of Cambridge (Cambridge, United Kingdom)


Lithuania

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

Leadell Balčiūnas & Grajauskas counts banks and leasing companies among its clients and is advising a number of bankrupt credit unions. Gintaras Balčiūnas advised Achemos Grupė on the financing for the acquisition of the trading business and grain elevators network of Litagra Group and the latter’s Latvian subsidiary. Managing partner Marius Grajauskas and senior associate Kazimieras Karpickis are key team members.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Mandates in the energy and agriculture sectors feature prominently in Leadell Balčiūnas & Grajauskas’s M&A workload. It is acting for Agrochema on its acquisition of several of the Litagra Group businesses. Marius Grajauskas and Gintaras Balčiūnas are also advising on a number of wind farm deals.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

In addition to handling contentious bankruptcy and public procurement cases, the team at Leadell Balčiūnas & Grajauskas, led by Gintaras Balčiūnas and managing partner Marius Grajauskas, is representing Achema in multiple disputes against the state of Lithuania concerning a recently built liquefied natural gas terminal and the resulting levy which was imposed on all natural gas consumers in the country. Associate partner Rytis Paukštė is another notable figure.

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Tax

Within: Tax

Leadell Balčiūnas & Grajauskas specialises in representing domestic corporates and Lithuanian-based multinational affiliates in disputes with the State Tax Inspectorate. Additionally, practice head Marius Grajauskas has assisted clients such as Eoltas and Kautra with international corporate tax issues. Gintaras Balčiūnas is key figure in the department.

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