Dispute regarding construction works
In a dispute with the State Territorial Planning and Construction Inspectorate regarding the construction permit document, which grants the right to carry out construction of more than 5000 sq.m., Vytautas Ruskys successfully represented the client's (builder's) interests. The dispute involved the invalidation of the construction works of a general-area residential building in Vilnius' Old Town. The disagreement was resolved by a court ruling in favour of the builder after the court dismissed the inspection lawsuit as unjustified, allowing the builder to successfully proceed and complete the project that was under construction.
With more than 15 years of expertise in the field of real estate project development, Vytautas Ruskys is able to effectively represent the interests of clients during the challenging design, planning, and construction stages, as well as during the realization and use of developed assets.
He represented clients' interests in significant real estate transactions, such as the sale of a collection of buildings and land parcels with a combined area of more than one hectare in the heart of Vilnius, Lithuania, a location that is distinctive from a historical perspective.
Dispute over payment for additional work
The attorney Vytautas Kaklys , together with the team, successfully represented the company Kauno tiltai, AB, the largest transport infrastructure construction company in the Baltic States, in the dispute against the company LTG Infra, AB, that belongs to the Lithuanian Railways Group, over awarding remuneration for additional work. It had turned out, during the construction of the second railway line in Kyviškės–Valčiūnai section (the initial price of the entire project was about 62 million euros), that additional works worth about 3 million euros occurred.
Representation on violations in the field of public procurement
The attorney Vytautas Kaklys , together with the team, defended the decision of the Central Project Management Agency to impose a 25 percent financial correction to the National Museum of Lithuania (reimbursement of support in the amount of more than 550 thousand euros). The correction was imposed for violations in the field of public procurement in carrying out the project financed from EU structural funds.
Case concerning cryptocurrency recovery
The attorney Almina Endriukaitė defended interests of the client in the fraud scheme involving the United States of America and Lithuania, in which the financial instruments of investors - bitcoins, the total value of which exceeded 60 million euros, were illegally appropriated. Together with the team, she successfully took over the misappropriated assets, which were returned to investors.
Representation before the European Court of Human Rights and the Court of Justice of the European Union
The attorney Almina Ivanauskaitė has significant experience in representing clients in cross-border cases and investigations, also in representing clients' interests before European courts. She more than once successfully represented interests of clients before the European Court of Human Rights. She also had to defend the client’s interests in the case examined by the Court of Justice of the European Union, in a dispute with one of the largest aviation companies in the world.
The attorney Paulius Galubickas advises a US non-governmental organisation Free Software Foundation, which is the creator of the world's most popular GNU free software licenses (GPL, LGPL, Affero GPL), under which most of the open source applications and cloud services around the world are licensed, on licensing matters. He has been participating for many years in the team of FSF Licensing & Compliance https://www.fsf.org/licensing/team see https://www.fsf.org/licensing. Here he gained extensive experience related to the matters of free and open source software licensing and compliance, advised the world's leading software companies.
Representation in bankruptcy proceedings
The attorney Laurynas Lukošiūnas represents the Lithuanian fertilizer trading company Belor, which is controlled by a Germany company Belor Eurofert, in a dispute with Aurimas Valaitis, the administrator of the bankrupt Marijampole fertilizer company Arvi fertis, over compensation of damages of almost 1.2 million euros.
Representation of the State in the European Commission
The attorney Laurynas Lukošiūnas represented the Republic of Lithuania in the European Commission in order to defend the position of the State on public procurement matters. A procedure of this magnitude in respect of Lithuania took place only for the second time in the last 15 years.
Disputes over listing on “supplier blacklist”
The attorneys Žilvinas Briedis and Laurynas Lukošiūnas represented the client before the Supreme Court of Lithuania and the Court of Justice of the European Union in proceeding in which new clarifications regarding conditions for listing companies on “supplier blacklist” were provided.
Legal services for financial institutions
The attorney Roberta Kulikauskė gained many years of legal experience in the field of financial services, compliance, corporate, contract law both while acting individually and in international teams. She provided a wide range of legal services to one of the largest banks in Lithuania, also to a group of companies of the bank of Scandinavia in Copenhagen, to Lithuanian Fintech sector on market regulation matters, and in relations with supervisory bodies.