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.


Construction and Real Estate


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

We work with a specific person and his team – Jovitas Elzbergas. Jovitas’s unique experience and relations with many institutions help to smooth the coordination of solutions.

Legal 500 2021

Jovitas Elzbergas is the best.

Legal 500 2020

Partner Jovitas Elzbergas is appreciated for his unique understanding of the construction field, and his ability to evaluate and predict case outcomes clearly and reasonably.

Legal 500 2020

If you are in a complex dispute or there is no clear solution for a dispute, Jovitas Elzbergas and Ramūnas Audzevičius are the representatives you want to handle your case. They are both outstanding and complement each other perfectly.

Legal 500 2020

Partners Jovitas Elzbergas and Ramunas Audzevičius are very experienced litigators who you can rely on in any circumstances.

Legal 500 2020

Esteemed partner Jovitas Elzbergas is a well-respected figure in the disputes arena.

Legal 500 2020

Excellent performance in court hearings and negotiations. This makes us feel comfortable that our company’s interests will be well represented and defended.

Chambers and Partners 2020

Strong and strategic.

Legal 500 2019

Really finds a solution for every problem.

Chambers and Partners 2019

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

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

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