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TGS Baltic

QUADRUM BUSINESS CITY, EAST BUILDING 8TH FLOOR, KONSTITUCIJOS AVE. 21A, 08130 VILNIUS, LITHUANIA
Tel:
Work +370 5 251 4444
Fax:
Fax +370 5 251 4455
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Web:
www.tarkgruntesutkiene.com
Riga, Tallinn, Tartu, Vilnius

Vidmantas Drizga

Tel:
Work +370 5 251 4444
Email:
TGS Baltic

Work Department

Practices:
Private Equity & Venture Capital / Capital Markets / Corporate Law / Restructuring & Insolvency / Commercial Law / Shareholders Disputes

Position

Partner, Head of Corporate and Commercial (Lithuania)

Career

  • Since 2003 Partner at the law firm Sutkienė, Pilkauskas & Partners (now TARK GRUNTE SUTKIENE)
  • 1999 – 2004 Head of Enforcement Department of the Securities Commission of the Republic of Lithuania
  • 1996 – 1999 senior specialist at Enforcement Department of the Securities Commission of the Republic of Lithuania

Languages

English, Lithuanian, Russian

Member

  • Member of the Lithuanian Bar Association

Education

  • 1999 Vilnius University, Faculty of Law (Master of Law)


Lithuania

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

TGS Baltic has been assisting the European Investment Bank with financial instruments and the development of a holding fund. Practice head Vilius Bernatonis advised ING Bank, as lead arranger, and a syndicate of international lenders on refinancing and increasing a financing facility made available to Indorama Ventures for its acquisition of CEPSA Quimica. Vidmantas Drizga heads the capital markets group and associate partner JĹ«ratÄ— KĹ«gytÄ— is another experienced figure.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

TGS Baltic’s M&A practice head Marius Matonis recently assisted Lietuvos Energija with acquiring Eurakras and Tuuleenergia. Corporate team head Vidmantas Drizga is also recommended along with senior associate Aurimas Pauliukevičius and associate partners Deimantė Korsakaitė, Odeta Tručinskaitė-Šiušienė and Dalia Tamašauskaitė- Žilienė. Gediminas Lisauskas joined KPMG Law Firm.

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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

TGS Baltic assisted BBC subsidiaries with various matters for its television production of War & Peace, including copyrighting the project. Lina Darulienė handles IP disputes and Vidmantas Drizga took over as practice head from Gediminas Lisauskas, who is now with KPMG Law Firm. Ramūnas Birštonas joined Law Firm Raulynaitis, Žemkauskiene ir partneriai.

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Shipping and transport

Within: Shipping and transport

TGS Baltic is assisting State Enterprise Lithuanian Airports with a concession to transfer the responsibilities of three Lithuanian airports to a private party. Klaipėdos nafta and TransCAT Baltic are also clients. Vidmantas Drizga now heads the practice following Iraida Žogaitė’s departure.

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TMT

Within: TMT

TGS Baltic assisted BITÄ– Lietuva with implementing the new EU Directive for roaming regulations on mobile networks and is also representing the company in a dispute with the Communications Regulatory Authority concerning behavioural allegations. GlaxoSmithKline is another client. Vidmantas Drizga now heads the practice after Gediminas Lisauskas moved to KPMG Law Firm.

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