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Klaipeda, Vilnius


Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3


Averus’ strong pedigree in shipping and transport mandates has seen ‘precise and convincing’ maritime specialist and practice co-head Regina Derkintytė-Kaupienė representing PC Lithuanian Shipping Company in disputes arising from its bankruptcy, including insurance and damage claims. Fellow co-head Raimondas Kivylius, who is based in Klaipeda, is the go-to contact for contentious tax matters. Laura Čereškaitė-Kinčiuvienė and senior associate Ervinas Rimdeika are the key names in Vilnius; the latter is acting for new client Lloyd’s of London.

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


Averus handles a range of work in the space, with a particular strength in contentious and non-contentious construction. Povlias Karlonas is advising a bidder on a nationally significant construction project, and is assisting Pramones Turtas with the construction of a built-to-suit logistics facility for a tenant and a private equity co-owner. Raimondas Kivylius handles construction disputes. Free zones are also an area of expertise.

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Shipping and transport
Shipping and transport - ranked: tier 1


Averus handles both contentious and transactional work in the shipping and aviation sectors. Highlights in the maritime space included Regina Derkintytė-Kaupienė acting for the bankruptcy administrators of Lithuanian Shipping Company in several disputes with bunker traders and insurers. Wet shipping instructions include Laura Cereskaite-Kinciuviene representing the widow of a seaman lost overboard in the Barents Sea, which included the enforcement of damages awarded by the Lithuanian courts via a vessel arrest in Norway. In the aviation space, Cereskaite-Kinciuviene advised Magnetic MRO on the $9.5m purchase of a Boeing 737 from a Russian bank and subsequent separate sales of the airframe and engines.

Leading individuals

Regina Derkintytė-Kaupienė - Averus

Next generation lawyers

Laura Čereškaitė-Kinčiuvienė - Averus

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