Ms Asta Augutytė-Rapkevičienė > Sorainen > Vilnius, Lithuania > Lawyer Profile

Sorainen
44A Gedimino Ave
LT-01110 Vilnius
Lithuania

Work Department

Real Estate & Construction

Position

Partner

Career

As a partner specialising in real estate, construction and environmental areas, Asta Augutytė-Rapkevičienė advises the largest real estate market players on all development-related issues, including zoning, land law, design and construction. The Legal 500 has described her as “very helpful and hands-on” which well reflects my core working principles.

Energy and infrastructure development projects. Asta has assisted clients in major energy and infrastructure development projects in Lithuania varying from nuclear facilities to railway development.

FIDIC specialist. With her main focus on construction-related issues and FIDIC (International Federation of Consulting Engineers)-based construction contracts, Asta has assisted clients in drafting and applying this type of contract in Lithuania as well as resolving disputes under FIDIC in the Lithuanian jurisdiction. In addition, she has participated in international training on FIDIC and is seeking to educate local market players on how to apply the federation’s rules.

Focus on environmental law. Asta leads the firm’s Environmental practice in Lithuania and specialises in environmental issues related to development, such as protection zones, environmental impact assessment, public health and safety, and soil contamination.

Bachelor’s degree in economics. Besides a master’s degree in law, Asta also holds a bachelor’s degree in economics.

Languages

Lithuanian, English

Memberships

Lithuanian Bar Association

Education

Vilnius University, Lithuania (MA in Law) University of Southern Denmark, Denmark (visiting student) Vilnius University, Lithuania (BA in Economics)

Lawyer Rankings

Lithuania > Projects and energy

Sorainen is prominent in projects spanning a number of areas, such as energy, utilities, infrastructure, telecoms and transport. The team’s work in the energy sector has included advising on major wind and solar energy projects. On the transport side, it has notably been involved in the Rail Baltica project. The practice is led by corporate partner Sergej Butov and Asta Augutytė-Rapkevičienė, whose background is in real estate and construction.

Lithuania > Real estate and construction

(Next Generation Partners)

Asta Augutytė-RapkevičienėSorainen

Sorainen advises on major transactions, with additional expertise in areas such as territorial planning, tenancy issues, facility management and environmental law. Aušra Mudėnaitė covers all aspects of real estate and construction, with unique strengths in advising on heritage or protected areas. She co-heads the team with Kęstutis Adamonis, who assists clients with real estate investments and tenancy matters. Asta Augutytė-Rapkevičienė stands out for his expertise in energy and environmental law. Simonas Skukauskas was promoted to the partnership in early 2022.