Experience

Deals mostly with mergers and acquisitions in aviation, entertainment, technology and media sectors, as well as other industries. Rokas also advises in private equity and venture capital investments, together with general corporate advice on joint ventures and shareholders’ cooperation matters.

As part of our team, Rokas has been the lead lawyer in a wide range of complex transactions. Some of the recent involve the formation of pan-Baltic e-commerce giant between Kesko Senukai Digital and 1A, acquisition of sports and fitness clubs operator Gym+ by MyFitness, as well as the merger between IDEA, Publicum and HAVAS groups forming largest media and communication conglomerate in the Baltic States. Furthermore, Rokas has advised Eneba on raising the largest seed round investment in Lithuania and Avia Solutions Group on the acquisition of Icelandic cargo airlines.

Other significant clients of Rokas include Olympic Entertainment Group, Orion Private Equity Fund I, Linas Agro Group and Brolis Semiconductors.

Industries

Aviation
Entertainment
Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Education

King’s College London, MA in European Union Law (expected 2020)
Harvard Business School, Certificate in Negotiation Mastery
King’s College London, Postgraduate diploma in European Union Law
Vilnius University, LL.M.

Career

Rokas joined us 2012.

Memberships

Member of Disciplinary Committee at Lithuanian Basketball League (2016-2019)
Public Advisor at the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania (2013-2015)

Languages

English, Lithuanian

Partner Giedrius Kolesnikovas and Associate Rokas Jankus are always the team which guides us through complex transactions. They have shown us time after time that it is not always necessary to have a large team to deliver the best quality within the shortest possible time limits.

Legal 500 2020

Rokas is experienced for his age, particularly compared with other lawyers in Lithuania. He is well-disciplined, always available and ready to go the extra mile; this is what we expect from our legal advisors.

Legal 500 2020

Rokas Jankus (who is usually our case manager) takes care of legal services we need and is often proactive in managing projects, which leads to us saving a load of time from our side and getting the best result within the shortest possible time.

Legal 500 2020

The lawyers are able to always respond quickly and provide quality, reasoned and client-friendly legal advice that is based on business specifics and economic and tax issues.

Chambers and Partners 2019

One of the most innovative law firms in Lithuania.

Legal 500 2018

They are quick. They understand my business, they understand my needs.

Chambers and Partners 2018

The firm is considered not only a legal adviser, but as a business partner to their clients.

Chambers and Partners 2017

Experience Highlights