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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 (established in 1992) is the very first and the largest business law firm in Lithuania. The firm has been highest-ranked for almost two decades in all legal practice areas for its solid portfolio of cross-border experience and assistance in the most important projects in Lithuania.

Ellex Valiunas is a part of Ellex, a circle of leading Baltic law firms. With over 200 legal professionals and the widest variety of practice areas, Ellex is ideally positioned to provide top expertise and in-depth specialised legal services both domestically and on a pan-Baltic dimension.

We provide consultations in all areas of business law. When required, we represent our clients in local and international litigation, arbitration and administrative hearings. Our professionals working in nine practice areas enable us to manage complex projects ensuring effective and integrated solutions.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1992
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 200

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

Giedre Aukstuoliene

Giedre AukstuolieneAssociate Partner

Robertas Ciocys

Robertas CiocysAssociate Partner

Karolis Kacerauskas

Karolis KacerauskasAssociate Partner

Tomas Kamblevicius

Tomas KambleviciusAssociate Partner

Edvinas Meskys

Edvinas MeskysExpert / Attorney-at-law

Miroslav Nosevic

Miroslav NosevicAssociate Partner


Other Professionals

Nomeda Kemekliene

Nomeda KemeklieneFinance and Administration Director

Simona Losyte

Simona LosyteMarketing Project Coordinator

Jolanta Venskute

Jolanta VenskuteCommunications Project Manager

Zivile Genyte-Babile

Zivile Genyte-BabileBusiness Development Manager

Paula Kalvaitiene

Paula KalvaitieneMarketing Manager

Migle Petkeviciene

Migle PetkevicieneAssociate Partner


Coronavirus: Legal Solutions for Business
Ellex Valiunas, March 2020

  Covid-19 (coronavirus) is already affecting business relationships in most parts of Europe. Starting February 26th The state of emergency announced by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania obliges businessmen, event organizers and other public figures to adjust even international long-term plans. Thus, the influence of coronavirus already manifests itself in supply chain disruptions, travel and import restrictions, event cancellations, and so on...

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...

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Business Leaders Sending a Clear Message: Ellex Valiunas’s Strategic and Legal Competences are Unparalleled
Ellex Valiunas, November 2020

Tier 1 Law Firm Review, the independent annual survey of law firms by the Swedish company Kantar Sifo, has showed that Lithuania’s business leaders consider the strategic and legal competences of Ellex Valiunas as unparalleled. Based on the latest data, the firm has placed at the top in the categories of Strategic Speaking Partner and Legal Competence. This is the conclusion from the summary of insights from over 100 heads of domestic businesses and legal departments that spend more than EUR 15,000 on legal services annually. In this survey, the respondents shared their anonymous experiences of working with every major law firm in Lithuania...

Bloomberg 1H 2019: Ellex is an M&A Market Leader in Eastern Europe by Deal Count
Ellex Valiunas, July 2019

Bloomberg, an international financial news agency, has released its 1H 2019 Global M&A Market Review. According to the results, Ellex holds the dominant position in the Eastern European mergers and acquisitions market by having advised on a total number of 18 deals valued USD 846 million. In addition, Ellex is the only Baltic law firm ranked in the Nordic region deal table, indicating the most active mergers and acquisitions legal market players. Ellex has advised on 5 deals valued USD 998 million in this region. Main trends of the M&A market in the European, Middle East & African market (EMEA) in 1H 2019: -- Deal volume for EMEA-based targets decreased by 31...

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