Mrs Simona Cicėnienė > Cobalt > Vilnius, Lithuania > Lawyer Profile

Cobalt
LVOVO 25
09320 VILNIUS
Lithuania

Work Department

Real Estate and Infrastructure

Position

Simona Oliškevičiūtė-Cicėnienė is a Partner and Head of Real Estate and Infrastructure Department at COBALT Lithuania. She has over 18 years of experience in advising various market leading international and local companies, as well as Lithuanian Government and its institutions on sophisticated mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, as well as private equity transactions in real estate, energy, infrastructure, finance and other industries. Simona is a co-author of Legal Aspects of Doing Business in Europe/Lithuania, Corporate Governance Guide and Business Value Management Guide.

Career

Partner at COBALT Lithuania (since 2016)

Languages

Lithuanian, English, French, Russian

Memberships

Present – member of International Bar Association (IBA), Lithuanian Young Bar Association (LJAA) and BMI Alumni Association
2009 to March 2013 – President of the Lithuanian Young Bar Association (LJAA)
2008-2009 – President of the European Young Bar Association (EYBA)
2000-2001 – President of the European Law Students’ Association, Vilnius local group (ELSA Vilnius)

Education

2011 Baltic Management Institute (BMI), Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) degree
2006 College of Law of England and Wales, Practice Diploma in International Joint Ventures
2003-2004 Studies at Université Paris-X Nanterre, Paris (France), Scholarship under International student exchange programme
2004 Vilnius University, Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree
2000-2003 Oscar Milosz Cultural Centre with the Embassy of France in Lithuania, Courses of French language
1997-1998 Elkhart Memorial High School, Indiana (USA), Scholarship under International Student Exchange Programme YFU

Lawyer Rankings

Lithuania > Real estate and construction

(Next Generation Partners)

Simona Oliškevičiūtė-CicėnienėCobalt

Cobalt has a particularly strong track record advising fund managers and investment firms on real estate transactions and lease agreements. The team frequently assists BaltCap Infrastructure Fund, which is owned by the largest private equity investor in the Baltic region. Simona Oliškevičiūtė-Cicėnienė leads the real estate team. Asset classes of particular strength for the team include commercial, retail and educational properties.

Lithuania > Projects and energy

(Leading individuals)

Simona Oliškevičiūtė-CicėnienėCobalt

Cobalt has expertise in transactions, joint ventures and public-private partnerships, and counts the Baltcap Infrastructure Fund as a key client. The team’s workload includes rail projects and renewable energy mandates, as well as developments in healthcare and education. Simona Oliškevičiūtė-Cicėnienė, who leads the team, has expertise in real estate and construction.