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Eversheds Saladžius (a member of Eversheds Sutherland)
VICTORIA TOWER
J. JASINSKIO 16B
03163 VILNIUS
Lithuania

Lithuania > Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 2

Eversheds Saladžius (a member of Eversheds Sutherland) is the only international law firm in the Lithuanian market and is skilled in regulatory compliance relating to financial services and other associated fields. Managing partner Jonas Saladžius jointly leads the team and has advised on issues pertaining to fintech, shareholder structure and EU structural funds. Also leading the team is Tomas Rymeikis.

Testimonials

‘Always good with communication and clear and concise information always provided.’

Key clients

G4S

Fortum Heat Lietuva

Fortum Klaipėda

Mattig Management Partners

Nestle Baltics

Sherwin Williams

Volvo Financial Services

Miss Group

Sofa Brands

Work highlights

  • Advised G4S on global reorganisation projects including separation of the majority of the cash solutions businesses from its secure solutions group.
  • Legal assistance with review and mark-up of the Accession Deed to the Financing Documents of the client Miss Group, an international web hosting group.
  • Advised the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development on provision of the EU structural funds and national budget support to small and medium enterprises in relation to SME equity/ bond listing at NASDAQ Vilnius stock exchange

Lithuania > Employment Tier 2

Eversheds Saladžius (a member of Eversheds Sutherland) is regularly instructed on redundancies, HR policies, tax, immigration and data protection matters. Senior associate Neringa Bubnaityte is highly skilled in labour law and trade union issues and Justinas Usonis is experienced in restructuring and employee terminations.

Key clients

G4S

Postimees Grupp AS

Miss Group

Linava

Road transport sector companies

Work highlights

  • Advised G4S in relation to a company reorganisation project and provided full scope related legal services, including complex legal assistance with business transfer matters.
  • Acted for Postimees Grupp AS on the employment aspects of the establishment of a joint venture between UAB 15min, UAB BNS, controlled by Estonian company Postimees Grupp, and UAB Media bites.
  • Advised LINAVA on practical guidelines for implementation of EU Mobility Package 1 in Lithuanian road transport sector.

Lithuania > Dispute resolution Tier 3

Eversheds Saladžius (a member of Eversheds Sutherland) fields 'a highly competent team with perfect understanding of local laws and legislations'. The group has been particularly active in disputes concerning insolvency and public procurement. Rimtis Puišys jointly leads the team and is an expert in commercial and procurement law. Also heading the group is senior associate Arnoldas Jokubaitis, who is a key name for civil, administrative and criminal cases. Associate Monika Jankauskienė is another name of note.

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘Highly competent team with perfect understanding of local laws and legislation. It makes this company easy to work with.’

Key clients

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

Advance Business Consultancy

Toralis

Grundfos Pumps Baltic Lietuvos filialas

Fortum Heat Lietuva

Fortum Klaipėda

Linava

Work highlights

  • Represented Vilnius Gediminas Technical University in a public procurement dispute in court.
  • Represented the Lithuanian National Road Carriers Association LINAVA in filing a claim to the administrative courts followed by the assistance at the Constitutional Court concerning the procedure of adopting the government resolution on the regulation of per diem to mobile workers in road transport.
  • Acted for Toralis in its insolvency proceedings against UAB Deiga.

Lithuania > Intellectual property Tier 3

Eversheds Saladžius (a member of Eversheds Sutherland) primarily focuses on trade marks and designs, with expertise in handling infringements, registrations, domain names and commercial agreements. The team is also skilled in patent work; patent attorney Rimtis Puišys is a name to note in this space. She leads the team alongside senior associate Tomas Jakubauskas, who has expertise in IP-related agreements.

Testimonials

‘Mr. Tomas Jakubauskas helped us with everything: information, documentation, management, etc. We  were very happy with his help.’

Key clients

Šokoladas sielai

Vilniaus metrologijos centras

Medaus magija

Eckstein Farben Besitz- und Verwaltungs GmbH & Co. KG

Menoja

Vilniaus pergalė

Pienas LT

International Women’s Association of Vilnius

Lietuvos Junior Achievement

Legero Schuhfabrik GmbH

Work highlights

  • Acted for Vilniaus metrologijoscentras before the Lithuanian appeal court regarding infringement of trade mark’s rights, copyrights, unfaircompetition and damages.
  • Acted for Medaus Magija before the Lithuanian appeal court regarding infringement of design rights and copyrights.
  • Advised Eckstein Farben Besitzund Verwaltungs GmbH& Co. KG on a trade mark infringement and unfair compeition case.

Lithuania > Projects and energy Tier 3

Eversheds Saladžius (a member of Eversheds Sutherland) features prominently in the railway industry and has been assisting RB Rail with matters concerning greenfield rail transport infrastructure and public procurement. Managing partner Jonas Saladžius and Sigitas Groblys, who co-head the team, both advise on the aforementioned areas, with additional expertise in handling energy projects.

Key clients

Gren Lietuva

Gren Klaipėda

Gren Švenčionys

RB Rail

Work highlights

  • Advising on a greenfield rail transport infrastructure project for Rail Baltica.
  • Advised RB Rail on public procurement and its regulation in the Baltic states.
  • Advised Kelprojektas on its merger with with its owned enterprise Urbanistika.

Lithuania > Real estate and construction Tier 3

Eversheds Saladžius (a member of Eversheds Sutherland)'s practice is strong across a wide array of matters, such as regeneration and infrastructure projects, leasing transactions and joint ventures. The group also has experience of advising on the acquisition, management and disposal of a variety of properties, such as commercial, residential and industrial premises. The team is led by Jonas Saladžius and Sigitas Groblys, who are supported by senior associate Aurelija Juodienė.

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘Unique technical capability of the team. I found that staff is extremely well trained.’

‘Highly innovative (e. g. innovative value billing, strong use of technology in particular during the pandemic) and always pay great attention to us, extremely collaborative and proactive.’

Key clients

RB Rail

Gren Klaipėda

Gren Lietuva

Moffatt&Nichol

Work highlights

  • Advised on a greenfield rail transport infrastructure project for Rail Baltica with a goal to integrate the Baltic States in the European rail network.
  • Advised Moffatt & Nichol on corporate commercial matters through public procurement arrangements in Lithuania.

Lithuania > Shipping and transport Tier 3

Eversheds Saladžius (a member of Eversheds Sutherland)'s team has broad expertise in commercial and regulatory matters in the aviation, road, rail and shipping sectors. The team is led by Sigitas Groblys and Justinas Usonis, with the latter practitioner assisting a number of logistics companies with issues over the EU mobility package.

Key clients

Linava

RB Rail

Kelprojektas

MOFFATT & NICHOL

Work highlights

  • Advised the Lithuanian National Road Carriers’ Association and provided guidelines for implementation of EU Mobility Package 1 in Lithuanian road transport sector.
  • Advising RB Rail, a multi-national joint venture of the Republics of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, which has been established to implement Rail Baltica – the first pan-Baltic railroad infrastructure project of its kind.
  • Advised Moffatt & Nichol, a US-based global infrastructure company specializing in the planning and design of facilities of coastlines, harbours and rivers, on corporate commercial matters through public procurement arrangements in Lithuania.

Lithuania > Tax Tier 3

Eversheds Saladžius (a member of Eversheds Sutherland) is the only international law firm in the market and assists clients with their dealings with tax authorities, the tax aspects of employee remuneration and corporate transactions, as well as general tax advisory issues. Tomas Rymeikis and Rimtis Puišys  co-head the team.

Key clients

Gren Lietuva

Gren Klaipėda

Work highlights

  • Advising Gren Lietuva on taxation issues related to complex CO2.matters.
  • Advised Gren Lietuva on profit tax and real estate taxation matters in Lithuania.

Lithuania > TMT Tier 3

Eversheds Saladžius (a member of Eversheds Sutherland) is a well-known name in the technology industry, with its team advising clients on issues such as cloud computing, data protection,  licensing and commercial agreements. In the media industry, the group has experience of assisting clients with data and commercial agreements, as well as IP and sponsorship related matters. Commercial partner Rimtis Puišys leads the team.

Practice head(s):

Key clients

Miss Group

Work highlights

  • Advised the buyer Miss Group, an international Web Hosting Group, inthe acquisition of 100% of UAB “Interneto vizija” and its subsidiarycompany UAB “Rakrėjus“.

Lithuania > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

Eversheds Saladžius (a member of Eversheds Sutherland) is skilled in M&A, reorganisations and commercial agreements, with the ability to draw upon its international network. The team is jointly led by Jonas Saladžius, a ‘highly experienced business lawyer, with great commercial and M&A skills’, and Rimtis Puišys, has a particular focus on the TMT sector, particularly in relation to commercial agreements.

Testimonials

Unique technical capability of the team. I found that staff are extremely well trained. Highly innovative (e. g. innovative value billing, strong use of technology in particular during the pandemic). They  always pay high attention to us, and are extremely collaborative and proactive. What I like most  is their great business understanding!’

‘Jonas Saladzius is a highly experienced business lawyer, with great commercial and M&A skills.  He is extremely well connected in the business community.’

 ‘All team members are highly professional having strong technical skills and extremely collaborative.

Key clients

G4S

Magnum Veterinaaria

Miss Group

Kelprojektas

UP Invest

Sonepar Group

RB Rail

Fortum Heat Lietuva

Fortum Klaipėda

MOFFATT & NICHOL

Work highlights

  • Advised the buyer Magnum Veterinaaria on the purchase of the shares of minority shareholder of UAB “Magnum Veterinarija” in Lithuania.
  • Represented the buyer Miss Group on the acquisition of 100% of UAB “Interneto vizija”, headquartered in Vilnius in Lithuania, including its subsidiary company UAB “Rakrėjus“.
  • Advised UP Invest on the acquisition of Forum Cinemas.

Lithuania > EU and competition Tier 4

Eversheds Saladžius (a member of Eversheds Sutherland) has a notably strong track record in advising on merger control and compliance matters.  Rimtis Puišys whose board expertise includes advising on competition and procurement, and Tomas Rymeikis who is also skilled in advisory work regarding the competition lead the team.

Testimonials

‘This is an excellent firm. Unique technical capability of the team. I found that staff is extremely well trained.’

‘Very strong EU law-related practice. Extremely useful for logistics business as there are many EU regulatory changes in this sector. The team also advises on cross-border issues.’

‘Tomas Rymeikis is highly competent in this field,  particularly competition law.’

Key clients

Magnum Veterinaaria

MM Grupp

Gren Lietuva (former Fortum Heat Lietuva)

Gren Klaipėda

Gren Švenčionys

Work highlights

  • Advised the buyer, Magnum Veterinaaria on the purchase of shares of a minority shareholder of UAB “Magnum Veterinarija” and obtaining permit for concentration from the Competition Authority.
  • Advising MM Grupp OU in the merger clearance procedure in relation to the acquisition of Forum Cinemas OU Lithuanian branch.
DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Banking and finance Jonas Saladžius
Banking and finance Tomas Rymeikis
Capital markets Jonas Saladžius
Commercial contracts Rimtis Puišys
Commercial contracts Tomas Rymeikis
Competition Rimtis Puišys
Competition Arnoldas Jokūbaitis
Corporate Jonas Saladžius
Corporate Milda Jasaitienė
Data protection Rimtis Puišys
Employment and pensions Jonas Saladžius
Employment and pensions Neringa Bubnaitytė
Employment and pensions Justinas Usonis
Energy and natural resources Jonas Saladžius
Energy and natural resources Sigitas Groblys
Fintech Jonas Saladžius
Fintech Tomas Rymeikis
Intellectual property Rimtis Puišys
Intellectual property Tomas Jakubauskas
International arbitration Jonas Saladžius
International arbitration Arnoldas Jokūbaitis
Life sciences Rimtis Puišys
Life sciences Tomas Rymeikis
Litigation Jonas Saladžius
Litigation Arnoldas Jokūbaitis
Mergers and acquisitions Jonas Saladžius
Mergers and acquisitions Tomas Rymeikis
Pharmaceuticals and healthcare Rimtis Puišys
Pharmaceuticals and healthcare Neringa Bubnaitytė
Private equity and venture capital/project finance and infrastructure Jonas Saladžius
Private equity and venture capital/project finance and infrastructure Tomas Rymeikis
Public Procurement Ana Čepinskienė
Public Procurement Monika Jankauskienė
Real estate and construction Jonas Saladžius
Real estate and construction Aurelija Juodienė
Tax and restructuring and insolvency Rimtis Puišys
Tax and restructuring and insolvency Tomas Rymeikis
Telecommunications, IT and outsourcing Rimtis Puišys
Telecommunications, IT and outsourcing Milda Jasaitienė
Transport Justinas Usonis
Number of lawyers : 2,000+
in this country : 33
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