Ranked by Legal 500 EMEA 2020

Motieka & Audzevičius is the leading law firm, ranked by Legal 500, in the fields of Dispute Resolution, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, EU and Competition, Real Estate and Construction and Tax.

According to Legal 500, Motieka & Audzevičius is ‘one of the best dispute resolution firms in Lithuania’. ‘Excellent strategist’ Ramūnas Audzevičius and the ‘well respected’ Jovitas Elzbergas jointly lead the team. Mantas Juozaitis is active in tax disputes. Albertas Šekštelo is recommended as the Rising Star.

Motieka & Audzevičius’ Corporate team advises on cross border M&A and is particularly active in transactions connected with the TMT sector. Team head Giedrius Kolesnikovas is ‘the go-to lawyer in complex legal situations’. Another recommended individual is associate Rokas Jankus, who has over seven years of M&A experience.

Regulatory and Antitrust team ‘always performs at a top-level’ in regulatory investigations, merger control and competition litigation. Team head Ramūnas Audzevičius is ‘innovative’ and ‘experienced’. Jovitas Elzbergas is also noted for his experience of disputes, as is associate Henrikas Stelmokaitis, who is ‘the perfect counsel’. Rita Paukštė, who specialises in antitrust litigation and regulatory matters, is another name to note.

Motieka & Audzevičius’ team has ‘an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the construction industry‘, and it has an excellent reputation among construction companies and real estate developers. Jovitas Elzbergas leads the team and works with Donatas Lapinskas, who is active in real estate transactions and litigation.

Senior associates Mantas Juozaitis and Edvinas Lenkauskas is ‘very creative and intelligent’ team, particularly noted for its work on tax disputes, but it is also sought out to advise on tax restructuring. E. Lenkauskas, who is ‘an innovative lawyer’, is knowledgeable about tax issues relating to sectors such as e-commerce and digital marketing.

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