Jovitas’ key area of expertise lies in real estate and construction disputes, focusing on commercial properties, project development, commercial leases, property investment and finance. In particular, he has extensive experience in the handling of cases where the public sector is one of the parties.
He has in-depth expertise in the energy, infrastructure and transport, water and waste management industries. He also leads the team of lawyers in organising defence in major state investigations and white collar cases.
Jovitas’ recent track record includes representing the largest Lithuanian entities – real estate and construction market leaders Realco, Panevėžio statybos trestas and Panevėžio keliai, companies engaged in industrial and energy solutions such as Axis industries and Veolia, food manufacturing pioneer KG Group and utilities market leader City Service SE.
He is also continuously ranked by independent legal directories Chambers & Partners and Legal 500.
University of Zurich, Law studies
Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, Executive Master of Business Administration
Vilnius University, Master of Business Administration
Vilnius University, LL.M.
Prior to joining the firm in 2007, Jovitas was the Head of the Legal Department of Vilnius Municipality.
Lithuanian Bar Association
English, Russian, German, Lithuanian
Really finds a solution for every problem.Chambers and Partners 2019
Top-class fellow co-head Jovitas Elzbergas excels in real estate litigation.Legal 500 2018
Even in seemingly hopeless situations, the team is always able to bring a strategy to the table.Chambers and Partners 2018
He is business-orientated and a maximum result seeker, according to clients.Chambers and Partners 2017
Together with Ramūnas Audzevičius heads the dedicated and talented dispute resolution team of business-orientated lawyersLegal 500 2016
One of the best advocates in Lithuania in energy and construction litigation.Legal 500 2015
Delivers results swiftly, covers all bases and always aims to deliver the best result.Legal 500 2014