The Legal 500

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

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Varul, Law Firm

Law Firm Varultruly understands the market’. Associate partner Liutauras Baikštys chairs the practice and represented FIBO Group in an insurance pay-out dispute against Ūkio Bankas; managing partner Robert Juodka, who is ‘irreplaceable’ in banking disputes, also worked on the matter. Other clients include Admiral Markets, East Capital and Kreedex Financial Group. PPP and real estate finance expert Rolandas Galvėnas joined as of counsel from Advokato Rolando Galveno Kontora.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Varul, Law Firm

Law Firm Varul’s team ‘are outstanding strategic thinkers’. Practice head Giedrė Dailidėnaitė made partner with Ernesta Žiogienė. Managing partner Robert Juodka, who is ‘a true expert in commercial and corporate matters’, recently assisted Naturhouse with its entrance into the Lithuanian market. Tomas Venckus gives ‘advice which goes beyond simple legal opinion’ and Marius Devyžis is another key figure.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Varul, Law Firm

At Law Firm Varul, practice head Marius Devyžis represented FlyLAL – Lithuanian Airlines in a civil dispute with a state enterprise. The department regularly handles complex employment, insurance and real estate disputes. Managing partner Robert Juodka ‘is always one move ahead’ and senior associate Martynas Kalvelis is a ‘rising litigation star’. Paulius Docka became of counsel and Rolandas Galvėnas joined from independent practice.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 3

Varul, Law Firm

At Law Firm Varul, managing partner Robert Juodka advised Lux Express on applying EU directives and regulations to the work and rest time of bus drivers. Practice head Giedrė Dailidėnaitė made partner.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 3

Varul, Law Firm

At Law Firm Varul, associate partner Gediminas Pranevičius is a patent attorney and an EC trade mark and design attorney. He represented Tech Data Europe in a domain name registration dispute against Asti.lt. Ernesta Žiogienė heads the practice.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

Varul, Law Firm

Rolandas Galvėnas, who has expertise in construction and land use planning matters, joined Law Firm Varul from independent practice. Managing partner Robert Juodka heads the department and provides ‘valuable advice, quick responses and comprehensive legal opinions’. Tomas Venckus advised Kauno Tiltai on a major PPP transport infrastructure project.

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Shipping and transport
Shipping and transport - ranked: tier 2

Varul, Law Firm

Law Firm Varul’s department is headed by Robert Juodka, an adviser to Turkish Airlines on matters including carrier liability and opening new flight routes. The ‘reliable and competent’ Tomas Venckus supported Juodka on setting up an international shipment structure for BOD Group. Marius Devyžis is also recommended.

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