Ms Gerda Skirbutienė > Sorainen > Vilnius, Lithuania > Lawyer Profile

Sorainen
44A Gedimino Ave
LT-01110 Vilnius
Lithuania

Work Department

Tax, Employment

Position

Senior Associate

Career

As an experienced domestic and international tax adviser and employment lawyer, in her role as a senior associate with Sorainen since 2013 senior associate Gerda Skirbutienė combines professional legal knowledge and a business-minded attitude.

Optimal tax solutions in multi-faceted processes. Gerda provides full-scope tax consulting for medium and large companies, working on projects involving complex company tax reviews and optimization. Additionally, she advises clients on research and development rebates as well as investment project application matters.

Strong knowledge of employment regulation. An additional specialization in employment law allows her to provide tax-effective solutions in matters such as employee relocation and activity structuring, new workforce hiring and optimization of employee compensation. Gerda has assisted numerous companies with a corporate presence in different countries in structuring employment and management agreements in order to achieve the best administrative and tax mechanics.

Representing clients in taxation disputes and negotiations. As an advocate’s assistant, Gerda has solid experience in representing clients in taxation disputes and negotiations and in meetings with the tax administrator. One of the most significant and challenging cases she has worked on was a dispute with the State Tax Inspectorate concerning 0% VAT applicability. The dispute resulted in a practice-changing decision that saved our client up to EUR 2 million in VAT, fines and interest.

Languages

Lithuanian, English

Education

Vilnius University, Lithuania (MA in Law)