Mr Rimantas Simaitis > Cobalt > Vilnius, Lithuania > Lawyer Profile

Lvivo 25
09320 Vilnius

Work Department

Dispute resolution, litigation, alternative dispute resolution (negotiation, arbitration, mediation), penal law and procedure, energy law, and transport law


Dr Rimantas Simaitis is Partner and Head of the Dispute Resolution Department.

Dr Simaitis holds a Doctor’s degree of Social Sciences (Law) from Vilnius University, Lithuania. He is an Associated Professor at Vilnius University faculty of Law, recommended arbitrator at Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration and has been designated to the ICSID Panel of Conciliators by the Lithuanian Government. He has been, and remains, an active member and/or head of various working groups formed by the Ministry of Justice, the Judicial Council and the Parliament of Lithuania, and the Council of Europe.


Partner at COBALT Lithuania (since 2006)



Lithuanian, English, Russian


On-line mediator of the Chamber of Arbitration Milan (RisolviOnline)
Since 2008 Member of the Board and the Council of the Alumni Society of the Faculty of Law of Vilnius University, Chairman of the Board (2003-2008)
Since 2006 Member of the Lithuanian Bar Association
Since 2006 Recommended arbitrator of Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration


2006 Faculty of Law, Vilnius University, PhD
2000 Faculty of Law, Vilnius University, Master’s degree in Law

Lawyer Rankings

Lithuania > Dispute resolution

(Next Generation Partners)

Rimantas SimaitisCobalt

Cobalt has been very active in cases concerning energy, transport and banking, particularly in relation to damages claims, bankruptcy and procurement. The aviation sector is an industry of particular prominence and the firm counts Air Baltica and Riga International Airport as clients. Practice head Rimantas Simaitis’ work has a strong emphasis on energy and transport law, and expertise in litigation and arbitration. He is supported by Deividas Soloveičik, a well regarded name for public procurement cases. Paulius Markovas is a key figure for the firm’s bankruptcy and restructuring disputes work. Insurance disputes specialist Marius Inta and senior associate Milda Markevičiūtė, who assists Simaitis’ on numerous matters, are also noted. Žygimantas Pacevičius was a new arrival in September 2020.