Dispute resolution

THE GREATEST VICTORIES COME FROM WINNING WITHOUT A FIGHT. WHEN A FIGHT DOES BECOME NECESSARY OR INEVITABLE, THE GREATEST BENEFIT IS DERIVED FROM THE EXPLOITATION OF PRECISE MEASURES AND INTELLIGENT STRATEGY RATHER THAN BRUTE FORCE.

We believe that the main goal of any dispute is to create solutions that add value for our clients and avoid fruitless conflicts which needlessly consume company resources. That is why we strive to find effective solutions that avoid the need for litigation. Our years of experience have taught us that resolving disputes before they escalate undoubtedly benefits our clients. We are committed to achieving the best results possible whilst maintaining flexibility in the face of changing circumstances.

Our legal services offered to the dispute resolution sector include:            

  • competition disputes;
  • banking, finance and securities disputes;
  • class actions and group litigation;
  • commercial and contract disputes;
  • corporate disputes and corporate governance;
  • employment disputes;
  • energy disputes;
  • enforcement of court decisions and arbitral awards;
  • insurance disputes;
  • intellectual property disputes;
  • international arbitration;
  • investment treaty arbitration;
  • mediation;
  • public law litigation;
  • real estate litigation and planning disputes;
  • recognition of foreign court decisions and arbitral awards;
  • white collar defence;
  • restructuring and insolvency litigation;
  • tax disputes.

 

  • representation of Counsel Zino Davidoff SA before the administrative courts in two separate cases against State Tobacco Control Service re use of the trademarks;
  • dispute between Klaipeda Harbour Administration and Construction Company re 2,6M Euro damages;
  • advising Svenska Petroleum AB on the enforcement of its USD 16 million arbitral award against the Republic of Lithuania and Geonafta AB;
  • advising Solo House UAB on dispute resolution with one of the major banks of Lithuania regarding refinancing the loan (value of EUR 0.7 million);
  • acting as co-counsel for one of the Swedish oil producers in its approximately USD 13 million claim against the local oil producers and the Government of Lithuania;
  • trademark and partent litigation: Smirnoff; Stolichnaya; Nike; Lipton; Nespo;
  • arbitration regarding sale-purchase of the shopping centre Gedimino 20, Vilnius;
  • arbitration regarding sale-purchase of the commercial building of BMW centre in Vilnius;
  • representing Philip Morris Lietuva UAB in the civil case regarding execution of the construction agreement for the construction of the tobacco factory;
  • representing Vakaru laivu gamykla AB in the civil case regarding reconstruction of ship before courts of all instances;
  • representing Pinus Proprius UAB in the civil case regarding procedures of territorial planning before courts of all instances;
  • representing the landlord in the civil case regarding termination of the lease agreement of the building and eviction of the lessee before courts of all instances;
  • arbitration regarding improper execution of the Agreement on Management of Construction Project and covering losses (Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration);
  • litigation regarding improper performance of construction works, obligation to demolish the construction, covering losses, acknowledgment of the Transfer – Acceptance Deed of the Construction Works as void (Vilnius District Court);
  • litigation involving Statoil Lietuva UAB, Baltic car service Klaipeda UAB, Viremdos investicijos UAB and other regarding invalidity of legal acts of municipality, real estate lease and sublease agreements, annulment of construction permit and act for recognition as fit for use, obligation to demolish the constructions, invalidity of mortgage (Klaipėda District Court);
  • representing the client in the court dispute regarding adjudication of contract penalty and legal interest which occurred due to refusal to acquire the real estate (Vilnius District Court);
  • representing the client in the court dispute with Kaunas Technology University regarding adjudication of the expenses incurred for improvement of the real estate (Kaunas District Court);
  • litigation regarding avoidance of the real estate privatization transaction, obligation to return the building, obligation to start direct negotiations, acknowledgment of real estate sale and purchase agreement as void submitted to the State Enterprise State Property Fund, Tas Anas UAB, Swedbank lizingas UAB (Vilnius District Court);
  • numerous cases in representing the clients in the court disputes regarding acknowledgment of transfer-acceptance deed of additional construction works as well as additional agreements related to construction works as void; termination of the construction works agreement and unlawful actions while performing construction works agreement; regarding unlawful termination of premises lease agreement, acknowledgment of the new lease agreement as void, eviction of the lessee from the premises.

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