Mr Simonas Skukauskas > Sorainen > Vilnius, Lithuania > Lawyer Profile

Sorainen
44A Gedimino Ave
LT-01110 Vilnius
Lithuania

Work Department

Real Estate & Construction

Position

Partner

Career

Simonas is a versatile real estate lawyer with extensive experience in large-scale real estate transactions, development and construction projects, as well as prominent real estate disputes. This combination allows Simonas to provide clients with efficient legal services during all the stages of real estate development.

He is one of the few lawyers in Lithuania who specialise in the field of cultural heritage. Simonas has taken part in many precedent-setting cases and advised prominent developers dealing with issues related to cultural heritage. He also actively participates in expert groups, and parliamentary and municipal commissions, speaking on the implementation and improvement of laws in the field of cultural heritage.

Participation in unique project of State significance. Simonas is a co-author of a study on the comparative analysis of land use regulation of five major EU seaports and Klaipėda Seaport. On the basis of the study he drafted new laws on land granting and lease regulation of Klaipėda State Seaport which were adopted by the Lithuanian Parliament. Also he successfully represented the Republic of Lithuania in negotiations with the European Commission in relation to the infringement procedure of EU law regarding incompatibility of legal acts of the Republic of Lithuania regulating the lease of port land with the principles of freedom of establishment of the European Union. The infringement procedure against the Republic of Lithuanian has been terminated by the European Commission.

Cultural heritage protection. Simonas is one of the few lawyers in Lithuania who deeply specialize in the field of cultural heritage protection. He has taken part in many precedent setting cases and advised most prominent developers dealing with issues related to cultural heritage protection.

Real estate investment. He often assists investors, including developers, real estate funds and wealthy individuals, in large commercial real estate sale or investment transactions. Simonas values the opportunity to work on commercial real estate projects with a strong emphasis on concept, tenants’ needs and professional property management.

Experience in defending clients’ interests in the courts. With a combination of universal experience acquired both in advising on transactions and development as well as representation in the courts, Simonas is able better understand our clients’ needs and offer well-rounded legal advice.

Languages

Lithuanian, English, Russian

Memberships

  • Lithuanian Bar Association
  • Lithuanian Insolvency Law Network

Education

  • Comenius University, Slovakia (visiting student)
  • Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania (MA in Law)
  • Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania (BA in Law)

Lawyer Rankings

Lithuania > Real estate and construction

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.