Mr Juozas Rimas > Cobalt > Vilnius, Lithuania > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

M&A (Private Equity) and Corporate Law


Dr Juozas Rimas is a Partner and the Head of the Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Practice Group at COBALT Lithuania.
Dr Rimas has led over 30 M&A projects where he was in charge of structuring, due diligence, negotiations and general project management, as well as over 10 projects of corporate restructuring (including business transfer, merger and spin-off procedures).


Partner at COBALT Lithuania (since 2016)


Lithuanian, English, Russian


Since 2010 Member of the Lithuanian Bar Association


2010 Faculty of Law, Vilnius University, PhD in social science, law
2005 Faculty of Law, Vilnius University, Master’s in Law degree
2000 Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University

Lawyer Rankings

Lithuania > Commercial, corporate and M&A

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.