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Mr Irmantas Norkus
Private and public M&A, competition, banking and finance
Dr Irmantas Norkus is the Managing Partner of COBALT Lithuania. During his career Dr Norkus has led numerous landmark cross-border and domestic transactions and projects and has handled some of the most complex antitrust matters of recent times. He has represented a broad range of high-profile corporate clients, investment funds, issuers, financial institutions and institutional investors.
Managing Partner at COBALT Lithuania (since 2008)
Lithuanian, English, Russian
Since 2004 Member of the International Bar Association
Since 1999 Member of the Lithuanian Bar Association
2001 Doctor Juris, Vilnius University
1996 Master’s degree in Law, Vilnius University
1997 Study visit to Business School, Leeds University, UK
1993 Study visit to John Marshall Law School, Chicago, USA
Lawyer Rankings(Hall of Fame)
Cobalt is one of biggest law firms in The Baltics region and has a sizeable corporate offering, handling major M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions. Managing partner Irmantas Norkus is a key name for cross-border M&A, with expertise in complementary areas such as competition and banking and finance. Elijus Burgis, who leads the corporate transactions team, is distinguished by his strong background in the energy and healthcare sectors. Žilvinas Kvietkus is noted for his expertise in the life sciences and pharmaceutical industries. Juozas Rimas heads up the M&A team, and is also strong in other areas, such as private equity and restructuring.
Cobalt is a well-established name in Lithuania’s fintech market and most notably has its own Blockchain Task Force, which advises clients through all stages of initial coin offerings. Equally strong advising investors and fintech companies, the team’s workload primarily involves corporate transactions and financings, as well as applications for e-money licences. The team is led by Akvilė Bosaitė and Eva Suduiko, with Bosaitė focusing on licensing matters, while Suduiko handles corporate and banking transactions. Managing partner Irmantas Norkus is also highly active in licensing and transactional matters.
- Commercial, corporate and M&A - Lithuania
- Hall of Fame - Lithuania > Commercial, corporate and M&A
- Fintech - Lithuania
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Banking, finance and capital markets
- Commercial, corporate and M&A
- Dispute resolution
- EU and competition
- Intellectual property
- Real estate and construction