Rising Stars

Firms To Watch: Tax

Triniti Jurex Law Firm's tax practice continues to handle a broad range of matters, including tax structuring, disputes and compliance issues. Practice head Lukas Pultaražinskas brings expertise in advising local and European tax law and litigation.

Tax in Lithuania


Cobalt‘s 'outstanding' tax practice is sought after by a diverse client base of international and domestic entities, including private individuals, asset management companies, and manufacturers. The team has extensive expertise in advising on matters across a range of sectors, and is adept at handling tax litigation as well as advisory work. The group has seen an uptick in instructions involving double taxation treaties. Practice head Rokas Daugėla has considerable experience in handling cross-border tax and transfer pricing issues, and managing associate Rasa Mikutienė is well versed in advising on VAT matters. Martynas Bielskis is active on cases involving corporate income tax.

Practice head(s):

Rokas Daugėla

Other key lawyers:

Rasa Mikutienė; Martynas Bielskis


‘The lawyers are very responsive and the services are outstanding.’

Key clients


Practica Capital

Linas Agro Group

Contrarian Ventures


Orbio World

Hollister Lietuva

G4S Lietuva

NEPI Rockcastle

East West Agro



Kauno Grūdai





Prosperus Asset Management

OP Finance

SCT Lubricants

Work highlights

  • Advised Hollister Lietuva on securing a number of corporate income tax incentives on a large-scale investment project carried out in the Kaunas free economic zone.
  • Assisted Komfovent with obtaining a tax refund.


Sorainen's large tax team is very well known for advising on transactions and business structuring, and is equally strong in handling VAT, transfer pricing and tax disputes. The client base includes a number of international businesses and start-ups, some of which are active in areas such as crypto. Tax expert Indrė Ščeponienė co-heads the practice with firm managing partner Saulė Dagilytė, who has an established track record in advising on a range of tax matters. Counsel Gerda Skirbutienė is singled out for her contributions.

Practice head(s):

Saulė Dagilytė; Indrė Ščeponienė

Other key lawyers:

Gerda Skirbutienė


‘They have demonstrated their expertise by thoroughly examining the issue from multiple angles and have found the right solution.’

‘Gerda Skirbutiene is a top-notch professional who answered all my questions and took the time to explain the intricacies of the local tax requirements. I can confidently say that working with such professionals is a true pleasure.’

‘Sorainen boasts a multifaceted legal team with expertise spanning various domains, including tax matters. What sets their tax team apart is their innovative approach, which adeptly reconciles conventional tax and legal principles and requirements with the demands of cutting-edge businesses and novel models.’

‘The main strength of the team is the ability to adhere the strict deadlines and ensure the high-quality service.’

‘Sorainen has wide knowledge in the Tax field which enables them to quickly assemble a team which can cover a wide field of issues. Deep knowledge, ability to communicate clearly (especially to individuals outside tax/legal field), quick response – this makes them top pick to solve problems and get answers.’

‘Large, competitive, responsive.’

‘Individuals are very dedicated to the customers, they are attentive, patient, flexible.’

‘Indre Sceponiene is a very experienced tax professional. She is very knowledgeable and helpful. Always a pleasure to work with.’

Key clients

Taurus Wealth

Invalda INVL

Encavis AG

Norcurrent group

Lords LB

Work highlights

  • Advised INVL group on a tax assessment of a deal with Šiaulių Bankas to merge retail businesses.
  • Assisted Encavis AG with tax due diligence and post due-diligence matters concerning its acquisition of an onshore wind farm in Lithuania.
  • Represented the Nordcurrent Group in a tax audit and subsequent tax dispute involving taxation on dividends.


WALLESS‘ tax practice is highly regarded for its expertise in handling complex tax disputes, often spanning multiple jurisdictions. The group is also sought after for advising on tax regulatory and compliance matters and the tax aspects of transactions. Practice head Aiste Medeliene garners praise for her 'deep knowledge and vast experience' in the tax space, bringing over two decades of experience to the team. Mindaugas Lukas is well versed in handling local and international tax, tax litigation and venture capital-related tax issues. Ignas UrbonasAlma Marcinkute and Edvard Gasperskij are names to note.

Practice head(s):

Aistė Medelienė

Other key lawyers:

Mindaugas Lukas; Ignas Urbonas; Alma Marcinkute; Edvard Gasperskij


‘Outstanding professional experience of both tax partners makes them a firm you can use in any tax question – from small day-to-day tax issues to large practice changing tax litigations.’

‘Aistė Medelienė is always the expert you can rely on in complicated matters.’

Mindaugas Lukas’ innovative attitude mixed with experience and knowledge he has gained during his practice is a precious asset for their clients.’

‘Mindaugas Lukas has very good experience and knowledge of international as well as local taxation. He is very client oriented and understands client’s needs.’

‘WALLESS Tax team is efficient and very much business minded. Their advice is always practical, on time, to the point and no unnecessary information. They are strong in pointing out risks and providing measures for managing it. I always rely on them while making the major decisions of the company.’

‘Aistė Medelienė: I am confident she will handle my question with proper care, take all details into account and always be on time with the advice. She is exceptional also because she is one to count on if you really want to win the tax case.’

Key clients

UAB Idavang

AB Šiaulių bankas

Administration of Vilnius city municipality

UAB OP Grupė

UAB Thermo Fisher Scientific Baltics

UAB Gedimino 9

UAB Ordoline

Public agency Innovation Agency Lithuania

UAB Eglės sanatorija

AB Vilniaus Baldai

Civitta Group companies

Indorama Group Companies

UAB Grūdainė

Girteka Logistics

Uphold Europe Limited

Modus Group Companies

Work highlights

  • Successfully represented a client in tax litigation.
  • Assisted AB Šiaulių Bankas with merging retail businesses with INVL Invalda.
  • Assisted UAB Visnorus and UAB Eriadas with the sale of AB Eglės Sanatorija.


At Ellex, the well-regarded practice has extensive expertise in advising on the tax aspects of transactions, tax structuring, and customs law. Practice head Gintaras Balcius is very well known for representing domestic and international clients in a range of sectors in both direct and indirect taxation issues, tax planning and tax litigation. Robertas Čiočys handles the tax aspects of M&A deals and joint ventures, and Rūta Švedarauskienė brings expertise in transfer pricing matters.  Antanas Butrimas, Edita Masiulė and Laura Razulevičiūtė are key names to note.

Practice head(s):

Gintaras Balčius

Other key lawyers:

Robertas Čiočys; Rūta Švedarauskienė; Antanas Butrimas; Edita Masiulė; Laura Razulevičiūtė


‘Tax team qualities are – reliability, promptness and capacity to provide wide scope of tax services. In principle, I find Ellex an experienced legal tax advisor.’

‘Gintaras has exceptional skills in communicating, including with public authorities (if needs be), and has critical thinking that serves in indicating potential tax risks.’

‘Ellex’s Tax Team is the most reliable and business-oriented tax advisors, always striking to achieve maximum tax efficiency.’

Key clients

Bebawa, UAB

UHB group companies (UHB)


Strava Inc.

Payhawk Ltd.

Lietuvos Paštas, UAB (Post of Lithuania)

Smurfit Kappa Baltic, UAB

KS Holding, UAB

Skuba, UAB

Amber Trust II S.C.A.

Baltic Sea Properties

Work highlights

  • Advised Mirova on tax-related matters concerning a EUR 200M investment in Sunly.
  • Advised Amber Trust II S.C.A on tax matters concerning a sale of shares of AB Baltic Mill.
  • Advised KS Holding, UAB on complex international taxation matters.

LEADELL Balciunas ir Grajauskas

LEADELL Balciunas ir Grajauskas has an excellent reputation for handling tax litigation, often acting for clients in cases against the State Tax Inspectorate. The practice is jointly led by Marius Grajauskas and Gintaras Balciunas, both well known for advising on tax disputes. The group is equally strong in advising on non-contentious tax matters, including VAT and customs tax, and is well known for its association with the Lithuanian Association of Tax Advisors. Gintaras Stankevičius and managing associate Artūras Liutvinas are names to note.

Practice head(s):

Marius Grajauskas; Gintaras Balčiūnas

Other key lawyers:

Artūras Liutvinas


‘Speed and think outside the box.’

‘They focus on results.’

Key clients

UAB “Indeco: Investment and Development”

AB “Achema”

UAB “Renerga”

The Association of the Lithuanian Tax Advisors


Peter Cremer Holding GmbH & Co. KG

UAB “Grand Spa Lietuva”

Work highlights

  • Advising AB Achema on tax disputes.
  • Acted for a client in an investigation initiated by the State Tax Inspectorate relating to crypto taxation.

Motieka & Audzevicius

Motieka & Audzevicius' tax practice is well-versed in advising on the tax aspects of transactions and investments, tax structuring and tax disputes. The ‘very professional and knowledgeableEdvinas Lenkauskas brings extensive experience in assisting HNWIs and corporations with a broad range of contentious and non-contentious tax matters; he co-heads the practice with Mantas Juozaitis, who is sought after for handling tax litigation.

Practice head(s):

Edvinas Lenkauskas; Mantas Juozaitis


‘Motieka’s team provides top tier service in tax matters. We are happy with the responsiveness and ownership mentality that we get from them. Also, the ability of the Motieka team to act in ultra-tight schedules is something that other firms in the market can rarely match. This law firm is always very transparent with their fees, open to set capped budgets, the costs always seem reasonable and well explained.’

‘Edvinas Lenkauskas has an outstanding reputation and is well-known in Lithuania for huge victories in the tax disputes. He is a top tier tax advisor who has explicit legal knowledge in tax law field as well as an incredible economically focused legal mindset while advising on complex tax matters.’

‘Mantas Juozaitis is a tax heavyweight whom you want to have on your team when you are heading for a tax dispute. We are glad we work with him for many years now and have a complete trust in him on all matters related to taxation.’

Key clients

Vilniaus prekyba, UAB

Žabolis Partners

Linas Agro Group, AB

Legion Team Holding, UAB

Užstato sistemos administratorius, VšĮ

Vet Ventures Europe, UAB

Anderson Optimisation


Orbio World, UAB

Skycop.com, UAB

Eneba Holdings Limited

Kauno grūdai, AB

Business Group, UAB

Work highlights

  • Advised Soscor Energy PTE Ltd. on tax matters concerning international trade.

ECOVIS ProventusLaw

ECOVIS ProventusLaw is adept at advising on tax regulatory and compliance matters, the tax aspects of transactions and tax-related employment issues. The ‘agile and extremely effective’ team is jointly led by Loreta Andziulyte and Kęstutis Kvainauskas. Other key practitioners include Brigida Bacienė, who is sought after for her expertise in handling employment-related mandates, and associate Milda Šlekytė, whose 'exceptional dedication and problem-solving skills make her stand out'.

Practice head(s):

Loreta Andziulytė; Kęstutis Kvainauskas

Other key lawyers:

Brigida Bacienė; Milda Šlekytė


‘Proventus team has vast experience in international taxation, especially transfer pricing and withholding tax. The team is flexible and cost efficient, and at the same time agile and extremely effective.’

‘They possess strong communication skills and demonstrate the ability to find creative solutions for all tax-related issues. With their deep understanding of tax law, they could find the best solution to any situation related with taxes.’

‘The tax team at this law firm comprises a highly skilled group of professionals. Loreta Andziulytė is an exceptional attorney with extensive experience and expertise in tax law. Her strong commitment to effective client communication is noteworthy, and we value her consistent excellence. Likewise, Kęstutis Kvainauskas, with his ability to provide clear, understandable legal advice, has earned the trust as a valued expert for any tax related matters. Milda Šlekytė’s exceptional dedication and problem-solving skills make her stand out, along with her client-focused approach. Lastly, Brigida Bacienė’s deep knowledge and ability to find solutions in complex tax matters are highly recommended, and her exceptional interpersonal skills make her a strong specialist in her field.’

Key clients

SardineAi Europe, UAB

HI Technologies Limited, UAB

Phoenix Payments, UAB

Albars, UAB

Arctic Adventures, UAB

Future Currency Group Pty Ltd

Lietuvos draudimo brokerių įmonių asociacija

Banxa Holdings Inc.

Xpay Financial Services, UAB

Redfood s.r.o

Bebawa, UAB

Technoparkas, UAB

One S Network, UAB

GoGlobal (Switzerland) AG

Work highlights

  • Advised Albars UAB on the tax implications of a contract with an EU-funded company.
  • Assisted HI Technologies Limited with tax issues concerning financial losses as a result of third-party fraud.
  • Assisted Phoenix Payments with tax matters pertaining to annual bonuses, management fees, and royalties received by management and supervisory board members.

Eversheds Saladžius (a member of Eversheds Sutherland)

The tax team at Eversheds Saladžius (a member of Eversheds Sutherland) has a solid track record in assisting prominent international companies with a broad range of tax matters. Key areas of strength for the group include personal and corporate income tax, VAT, and transfer pricing, as well as the tax aspects of transactions. The practice is led by Rimtis Puišys, who is ably supported by Justina Drėgvaitė.

Practice head(s):

Rimtis Puišys

Other key lawyers:

Justina Drėgvaitė

Key clients


Nestle Baltics

Sherwin-Williams Baltic

Turkish Airlines

Work highlights

  • Assisted Sherwin-Williams Baltic with VAT and income tax matters.
  • Advised Nestle Baltics on tax issues concerning its deposit system requirements in Baltic countries.
  • Assisted Komfovent with obtaining corporate income tax relief for a factory construction project.


At NOOR, recent work for the tax team include assisting clients in the retail sector, as well as crypto and fintech start-ups, with a range of tax matters. Other key areas of instruction include transactional matters, tax disputes and business restructuring. Dainius Daugirda heads up the practice, and is well known for his extensive expertise in handling tax litigation and tax planning mandates.

Practice head(s):

Dainius Daugirda

Key clients

CV Group, UAB

Virtual Privacy OU

Game Masterminds OU / Engines of Fury

Bona fortuna, UAB

Lazy Bears Game Europe, UAB