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Law Firm VARUL

KONSTITUCIJOS AVENUE 7, 09308 VILNIUS, LITHUANIA
Tel:
Work +370 5 248 7337
Fax:
Fax +370 5 248 7338
Email:
Web:
www.varul.com
Vilnius, Tartu, Tallinn, Riga

Lithuania

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Lithuania

Within Banking and finance, Varul, Law Firm is a third tier firm,

Law Firm Varul is highly regarded for large-scale project financings, and regularly assists borrowers in obtaining financing and structuring complex transactions. It recently assisted Vilnius City municipality in concluding the largest PPP deal in Lithuanian history. It also advised Euro Providus on the implementation of a new consumer financing model. The team is ‘very thorough, attentive, fast and professional’. Liutauras Baikštys is the main contact.

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Within Corporate and M&A, Varul, Law Firm is a second tier firm,

At Law Firm Varul, Marius Devyžis is an ‘exceptionally result-oriented dealmaker known for his thorough work and patience in negotiations’, and co-heads the team with Robert Juodka. ‘The proper functioning of the team and the commitment of the lawyers enable it to give professional advice on short notice even on very specific topics.’ Its recent work includes assisting with the negotiated takeover of a portfolio of assets, and advising a building materials provider on a €25m acquisition.

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Within Dispute resolution, Varul, Law Firm is a third tier firm,

Law Firm Varul has ‘very good understanding of business ideas, and excellent understanding of clients’ needs and goals’. The team is best known for handling public procurement, construction and EU funding issues. Head of the practice Paulius Docka is ‘a result-oriented lawyer, and is capable of managing complicated situations’.

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Within EU and competition, Varul, Law Firm is a third tier firm,

Giedrė Dailidėnaitė heads a ‘highly competent and mature’ team at Law Firm Varul which advises clients on state aid, competition clearance issues, antitrust regulation and cartel agreements. Robert Juodka has ‘strong and deep knowledge of national, regional and international law and judicial precedents’.

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Within Intellectual property, Varul, Law Firm is a third tier firm,

Robert Juodka and Gediminas Pranevičius head the IP team at Law Firm Varul, which is acting for TNS in disputes with local companies, and is also assisting EKSPLA in concluding a multi-jurisdictional joint venture agreement with South Korea’s EO Technics, including advising on IP transfers and the protection of IP rights.

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Within Real estate and construction, tier 4

Law Firm Varul advises clients on complex real estate, planning, zoning and construction matters as well as on PPP projects, and has ‘excellent knowledge’. Robert Juodka and Tomas Venckus assisted Invest Lithuania in conjunction with the Ministry of Environment and the Territory Planning Inspection in reforming the existing regulatory regime.

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Within Shipping and transport, Varul, Law Firm is a second tier firm,

Law Firm Varul is advising Dobeles Dzirnavnieks in negotiations with Norfa and other major retail chains in relation to product delivery and logistics. Michelin is also a key client, the team assisting with transport and tyre safety regulation issues. Robert Juodka heads the team.

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Within TMT, tier 4

Law Firm Varul is assisting Lingjob with complex IP, IT, finance and tax law matters relating to the setting up of its website. It also advises Infotrust on IT product licences and the development of client-tailored modules. Marius Devyžis heads the team.

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