IFLR1000 2019 rankings

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The Deloitte Legal team has been acknowledged in the areas of Financial and Corporate law. What is more, Gintautas Bartkus has been acknowledged as highly regarded in the banking sector.

The legal team of Deloitte in Vilnius is best known for M&A work, and it has worked in sectors including agriculture, retail and technology.

In the banking space the firm has largely assisted clients on financial regulatory matters. Highlight deals include assisting DNB on various mandates, including on its GDPR readiness across the Baltic states. In a further deal the firm advised on the divestment of a non-life insurance portfolio stake by Vienna Insurance Group in Lithuania.

In a standout deal in the M&A area the firm assisted office supplies retailer Charlot on its merger with Biuro Pasaulis. Other notable deals included representing Practica Capital on its exit from several investments, and Polish tour operator Itaka on its acquisition of Lithuanian tour operator Novaturas.

In an active period of expansion, the firm added Gintautas Bartkus from TGS Baltic to lead its financial and corporate team, while Simas Gudynas was also recruited from Ellex.

Other notable clients of the firm include BASF, Roche and Unilever.

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IFLR1000 2019 rankings
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