Motieka & Audzevičius was recognised among the best Lithuanian law firms in 2023 in Dispute Resolution, Corporate/Commercial and Competition/Antitrust practice areas.
Dispute Resolution practice group ranked in Band 1
The firm boasts a solid track record in both domestic and international disputes and is particularly well-regarded for representing clients in complex arbitration conflicts. The team also has experience acting in shareholder agreements, contractual disputes, as well as cases involving arbitrary claims and enforcement of arbitral awards. Furthermore, the law firm is active in representing clients appealing decisions of local authorities and administrative agencies. Motieka & Audzevičius is also a popular choice among domestic companies as well as corporates from the wider CEE region, regularly cooperating with regional and international law firms.
Notable practitioners in Dispute Resolution
Ramūnas Audzevičius has an outstanding reputation as a litigator, regularly acting on disputes involving shareholder agreements, contractual breaches and enforcement of arbitral awards. He is particularly active in cases with a strong cross-border element. Additionally, he represents clients in ICSID and LCIA cases.
Jovitas Elzbergas’s practice spans litigation and arbitration, offering a notable strength in construction disputes. He is experienced in contractual litigation and in representing clients before the supreme court. He is further active in disputes of arbitrary claims and in public procurement litigation.
Albertas Šekštelo acts on both litigation and arbitration matters and is experienced with cases of an international nature. He displays strength in commercial disputes, including contractual litigation and value arbitration, as well as representing clients in insurance litigation.
Rimantas Daujotas is best known for his skills in international arbitration. He is active in investor-state arbitration and represents clients before the court in cases involving the enforcement of arbitral awards.
Corporate and M&A practice group ranked in Band 3
Our firm assists clients with M&A and investments and handles buy-outs, auction procedures, and private equity investments. The department is equipped to handle high-value international deals and frequently advises on mandates spanning the US and several European jurisdictions. It often represents holding companies, domestic startups, and private equity funds.
Notable practitioners in Corporate and M&A
Giedrius Kolesnikovas is a highly active M&A lawyer who represents a variety of clients, including holding groups, individuals, and private equity funds. He is experienced in handling high-value deals and cross-border transactions spanning across Europe and the US.
Rokas Jankus is an increasingly prominent lawyer who is very active in handling a variety of cases, including representing clients on transactions and advising domestic startups on raising investments. He is skilled in acting on high-value deals and international transactions.
Competition practice group ranked in Band 3
The firm has particular experience advising clients on merger clearance notifications, often assisting investors. The law firm also represents clients in unfair competition cases, including cartel and abuse of dominance investigations. The team additionally attracts clients from the logistics and technology sectors.
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