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Ellex Valiunas

Ellex Valiunas  

Legal Services | Lithuania

tel: +370 52681888 | fax: +370 52125591
Jogailos 9 | Vilnius | LT-01116 | Lithuania

Main Contacts

Rolandas Valiunas

Rolandas ValiunasManaging Partner


Vilnius, Lithuania

Ellex Valiunas's Overview

Ellex Valiunas , a member of Ellex, a circle of leading Baltic law firms, is the largest specialised legal team in Lithuania, with a solid portfolio of cross-border experience both in international projects and landmark local deals in the region, since its formation in 1992. With over 90 legal professionals and the broadest variety of practice areas, the firm is ideally positioned to provide each client with top expertise and in-depth specialised legal services.

Ellex Valiunas is the first Baltic business law firm to establish a permanent presence in Brussels back in 2012, to better serve the interest of the clients by providing them with legal advice on a broad range of EU laws.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1992
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 145

Languages: English, French, German, Lithuanian, Russian


Areas of Practice
  • Aircraft, Shipping & Other Asset Finance
  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Competition
  • Construction & Development
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Corporate Governance
  • Data Protection & Privacy
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Donation, Sponsorship, Charity
  • Employee Mobility & Business Immigration
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environment
  • Executive Contracts, Compensation & Benefits
  • Finance & Tax
  • Finance Regulatory
  • Financial Restructuring & Refinancing
  • Food, Beverages & Tobacco
  • Funds
  • General Corporate Advice
  • Information Technology & Communications
  • Infrastructure
  • Infrastructure & Transport
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Domestic Arbitration
  • International & EU regulatory affairs
  • Investment Services
  • Joint Ventures
  • Labor & Employment
  • Life Sciences
  • Litigation
  • Media, Advertising & Entertainment
  • Mediation & Other ADR
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Other Regulatory Industries
  • Planning & Zoning, Land Use
  • Private Equity
  • Privatization
  • Project Finance
  • Public M&A
  • Public Procurement & PPP
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Investment & Transactions
  • Real Estate Management & Lease
  • Real Estate Private Equity & Funds
  • Real Estate Restructuring
  • Reorganization, Insolvency, Liquidation
  • Restructuring
  • Tax
Representative Clients
  • airBaltic
  • Amber Trust II S.C.A
  • Aurela
  • BPT
  • Coca-Cola
  • Danish Air Transport
  • Deka Immobilien and DekaBank Group
  • DnB NOR Bank
  • DnB NORD A/S Bank
  • DnB NORD bank AB
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • Fermentas International Inc. (part of Thermo Fisher Scientific)
  • JCDecaux
  • Lietuvos draudimas AB (subsidiary of RSA group)
  • Lietuvos energija AB
  • Lords LB Asset ManagementNordea Bank
  • Omnitel UAB
  • ORLEN Lietuva (subsidiary of PKN ORLEN)
  • Pfizer Luxembourg SARL Affiliate in Lithuania
  • Robert Bosch Group
  • Sanofi Aventis Lietuva UAB
  • SEB bank
  • Sicor Biotech UAB
  • Siemens
  • Sunrise Valley and Santara Valley
  • TeliaSonera AB
  • TEO LT AB (subsidiary of TeliaSonera)
  • The Government of the Republic of Lithuania
  • The Republic of Lithuania
  • Vilniaus energija AB (subsidiary of Dalkia)
  • Visagino atomine elektrine UAB


Associate Partners

Joana Baublyte

Joana BaublyteAssociate Partner

Robertas Ciocys

Robertas CiocysAssociate Partner

Dovile Greblikiene

Dovile GreblikieneAssociate Partner

Simas Gudynas

Simas GudynasAssociate Partner

Agne Jonaityte

Agne JonaityteAssociate Partner

Indre Jonaityte-Grice

Indre Jonaityte-GriceAssociate Partner

Inga Martinkute

Inga MartinkuteAssociate Partner

Elze Matulionyte

Elze MatulionyteAssociate Partner

Aiste Medeliene

Aiste MedelieneAssociate Partner

Laura Slepaite

Laura SlepaiteAssociate Partner


Giedre Aukstuoliene

Giedre AukstuolieneSenior Associate

Ruta Besusparyte

Ruta BesusparyteSenior Associate

Ausra Brazauskiene

Ausra BrazauskieneSenior Associate

Alina Burlakova

Alina BurlakovaSenior Associate

Jovita Gabniene

Jovita GabnieneSenior Associate

Povilas Junevicius

Povilas JuneviciusSenior Associate

Karolis Kacerauskas

Karolis KacerauskasSenior Associate

Tomas Kamblevicius

Tomas KambleviciusSenior Associate

Evaldas Klimas

Evaldas KlimasSenior Associate

Edvinas Meskys

Edvinas MeskysSenior Associate

Laurynas Narvydas

Laurynas NarvydasSenior Associate

Miroslav Nosevic

Miroslav NosevicAssociate Partner

Migle Petkevičienė

Migle PetkevičienėSenior Associate

Tadas Proscevicius

Tadas ProsceviciusSenior Associate

Rimantas Stanevicius

Rimantas StaneviciusSenior Associate

Rimante Tamulyte

Rimante TamulyteSenior Associate

Nijole Vaiciunaite

Nijole VaiciunaiteSenior Associate

Gabriele Vazniokaite

Gabriele VazniokaiteSenior Associate

Julius Zaleskis

Julius ZaleskisSenior Associate

Vytautas Zelvys

Vytautas ZelvysSenior Associate

Lina Zolyne

Lina ZolyneSenior Associate

Povilas Zukauskas

Povilas ZukauskasSenior Associate

Other Professionals

Ieva Janonyte

Ieva JanonyteMarketing Manager

Nomeda Kemekliene

Nomeda KemeklieneFinance and Administration Director

Jurgita Semenauskiene

Jurgita SemenauskieneAssistant to Managing Partner


Tacit Agreement not to Arbitrate?
Ellex Valiunas, November 2016

Although neither of the parties objects to solving the dispute in the state court, the Supreme Court of Lithuania sends the parties to arbitration after it discovers a prior written agreement to arbitrate. The issuer of a promissory note (Claimant) requested the state court to declare the promissory note null and void. Although the promissory note contained an arbitration clause providing for arbitration of all disputes related to the promissory note in the Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration, the payee (Respondent) did not dispute the state court’s competence. The court ruled in favour of Claimant and declared the promissory note invalid. Respondent appealed the decision...

One More Baltic State Enters Euro Zone
Ellex Valiunas, July 2013

After a slight pause, the Baltic States – Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania - are continuing on their path to entering the euro zone, which was first entered by Estonia in 2011. At the beginning of this year, the Government of Latvia officially announced that the country is capable of fulfilling the Maastricht criteria in the long run and that the government has taken the strategically significant decision to apply for membership in the euro zone to become a full-fledged member state of the European Economic and Monetary Union. On 4 March 2013, the application for accession to the euro zone was submitted to the European Commission and the European Central Bank...

All articles submitted by Ellex Valiunas


Valiunas Ellex and Klavins Ellex Advise in Acquisition of Nordic Cinema Group
Valiunas Ellex, January 2017

European private equity firm Bridgepoint and Swedish media group Bonnier Holding have agreed to sell Nordic Cinema Group Holding AB to the USA cinema chain MC Theatres. The acquisition would be completed at the deal value of approximately EUR 870 million. The transaction is conditional upon antitrust clearance by the European Commission, which is expected to be received in the first half of 2017. Nordic Cinema Group is the largest cinema operator in the Nordic and Baltic regions with 68 wholly-owned cinemas. It is the owner of Forum Cinemas in the Baltics...

Ellex is No.1 Baltic Law Firm By Deal Count in Eastern Europe 2016
Valiunas Ellex, January 2017

International dealwatchers have announced M&A results for the year 2016. There is still seen a decrease in deal volume compared to 2015, however, according to Mergermarket the last quarter marked a high in dealmaking being the strongest quarter of the year in Europe. The Baltic State M&A market was led by Ellex, a circle of leading Baltic law firms, with the highest number of deals. Bloomberg has reviewed the total of 39 deals, Mergermarket – 23 and Thomson Reuters – 48 deals. It is a tremendous honour to be a leader in the Baltic M&A market for a whole year of 2016...

All press submitted by Valiunas Ellex

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