As 2017 draws to a close, the GLIMSTEDT partners’ team is joined by three new partners. The new partners of the firm are Aušra Maliauskaitė Embrektė, currently leading the firm’s Employment Law Practice, and professor Dr Solveiga Palevičienė, head of Dispute Resolution Practice Group. Karolina Baronaitė Birmontė became GLIMSTEDT Associate Partner.
“We form and strengthen our team first and foremost by creating future leaders inside our firm,” says Egidijus Bernotas, Managing Partner of GLIMSTEDT. “The new partners are acknowledged experts in their fields: their competence, far-sightedness, diverse experience, and ability to form teams will allow us to justify our client’s confidence in us and provide the services of the highest quality while always looking ahead and thinking about the future of their businesses.”
Aušra Maliauskaitė-Embrektė has been working with the GLIMSTEDT team for over 14 years. During this time she has accumulated a vast experience in the field of business acquisitions and mergers, business sale deals, and employment law. Aušra gives lectures and writes articles and publications on various topical legal issues; she is also a member of the Lithuanian Business Confederation Human Resources Commission and the Legal 500 recommended employment lawyer.
Partner Aušra Maliauskaitė-Embrektė
“Partnership is a very important acknowledgment and the best display of appreciation for my work. These changes will allow me to continue to strive for the success of our clients and the success of our firm in creating new possibilities for businesses,” said Partner Aušra Maliauskaitė-Embrektė.
Professor Dr Solveiga Palevičienė is one of the most skilled experts in the field of dispute resolution and arbitration in Lithuania, whose extensive experience comes from working in state institutions where she worked as Advisor to the Judge of the Supreme Court of Lithuania, Chief Advisor to the Chairman of the Supreme Court as well as Advisor to the President of Lithuania on Legal Matters. She is also a conciliator listed on the Panel of Conciliators and Arbitrators of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and a member of the Lithuanian Bar Association. Dr Solveiga Palevičienė is an arbitrator recommended by the Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration and the Legal 500 recommended dispute resolution lawyer.
Partner professor Dr Solveiga Palevičienė
“The businesses of today face continuous changes and the necessity to take up new challenges every day. This results in a variety of business disputes and the need to provide new, fast, innovative, and integrated solutions. The ambitious GLIMSTEDT Dispute Resolution and Arbitration team can offer every client the most profitable long term strategic solution. I am grateful to the partners and the entire GLIMSTEDT team for the trust they have shown me and for their belief that the main goal in business disputes is not burning bridges, but helping businesses discover new possibilities and create new relationships that bring more value added. I am well aware that the offer to accept partnership brings with it even bigger expectations. I am happy and ready to work together with my team to strengthen the firm’s values and help our clients find the easiest and most effective way to tackle crises and accept the challenges of globalisation,” said Partner professor Dr Solveiga Palevičienė.
Associate Partner Karolina Baronaitė-Birmontė is a corporate law expert who is highly regarded by clients and has over ten years of experience in consulting on issues of business acquisitions and employment law. She heads GLIMSTEDT lawyer team providing consultations to clients on deals involving different jurisdictions. Karolina has authored many popular articles on various issues of corporate and employment law.
Associate Partner Karolina Baronaitė-Birmontė