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About us

Dominas LEVIN is a Lithuanian business law firm with over 20 years of international experience in high profile transactions and disputes. Our particular strength is reflected in our solid M&A track record and unique commercial arbitration experience. 

Partners of the firm have been involved in many of the largest transactions and cases taking place in Lithuania since mid-‘90s and have made material contribution to the development of the Lithuanian legal practice.

We provide legal services on all aspects of Lithuanian business law. We place our particular emphasis on:

 

  • International transactional advise (M&A, IPO‘s, financing, other projects).

 

  • International commercial arbitration.

 

We are to create value in sophisticated projects and complicated disputes. While we provide legal assistance on routine matters as well we can add particular value when not everyone can help. Lawyers of the firm are graduates from the best universities of Europe and the world and constantly improve their qualifications at international trainings.

We aim to be prompt, responsive, friendly and flexible.

Since September 2018 our alliance partners are „Glikman Alvin LEVIN“ in Estonia and „Krobergs Čukste LEVIN“ in Latvia.

 

 

Others about us

 

The Legal 500

Managing partner Gediminas Dominas has been inducted to The Legal 500 Hall of Fame, recognizing the sustained excellence of his work and leading position in the fields of banking, finance and capital markets, commercial law, corporate and M&A and dispute resolution.

 

The Legal 500 Hall of Fame highlights individuals who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence. The Hall of Fame highlights, to clients, the law firm partners who are at the pinnacle of the profession. 

 

Chambers Global

Gediminas Dominas is a long-established M&A practitioner as well as an expert arbitrator. He is regarded by sources as a "brilliant legal adviser," who is recognised for his involvement in "sophisticated M&A deals.“

Long-established versatile partner Gediminas Dominas has a strong track record of acting on highlight financial deals.

Gediminas Dominas of Dominas & Partners' vast practice covers dispute resolution, financial and corporate law. He is noted as a leading arbitrator in Lithuania.

He is "a very experienced and well-rounded lawyer who quickly takes charge of the matters at hand."

Gediminas Dominas is a versatile and well-established practitioner who wins market credit as one of the leading individuals in arbitration cases. He is a sought-after arbitrator and also acts as counsel. 

 

IFRL1000

Dominas has many years' experience and is particularly skilled in corporate and M&A work. Puklevicius also has experience in corporate work but is perhaps more specialised in restructuring and insolvency.

Clients describe the service as impeccable with a number pointing to the work of Dominas himself as the highlight. They also compare the work favourably with some of the leading names in the market.

“The work is done professionally and timely,” says one. It is always in compliance with the agreement terms and deadlines. They have the know-how to manage different opinions that are legally well-argued.

"Gediminas is one of the top lawyers in Lithuania. He has a good commercial understanding, is empathetic, a brilliant lawyer and well connected."

 

 

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Experience

Our experience in M&A:

  • Advising the leading Lithuanian telecom TEO LT on Euro 220 million acquisition of the leading mobile operator Omnitel.
  • Advising owners on the first ever Lithuanian company K2 listing on NASDAQ First North Market.
  • Advising private equity fund Mid Europa private in the Euro 0,5 bn acquisition of the leading Lithuanian mobile operator.
  • Advising the Government of Lithuania in connection with the sale (privatisation) of the part of the Lithuanian gas company.
  • Advising a potential investor on its bid for the purchase of the Lithuanian oil refinery.
  • Acquisition of the Lithuanian alcohol producing company.
  • Acquisition and restructuring of one of the largest fertilizer factories in Lithuania, Lifosa AB.
  • Advising Swedish bank SEB in connection the acquisition of the largest Lithuanian private bank Vilniaus Bankas.
  • Sale of the Radisson SAS Hotel Astorija.
  • Acquisition of the Lithuanian Savings Bank – one of the largest commercial banks in Lithuania by Swedbank.
  • Acquisition of Lithuanian Shipping Company (LISCO) by Danish DFDS group.
  • Sale of the oil refinery, pipeline and offshore terminal.
  • Acquisition of the Lithuanian Agricultural Bank by a German bank.
  • Advising a group of investors on acquisition of Snoras Leasing company.
  • Advising MTV Networks on sale of its subsidiary in Lithuania.
  • Advising private equity fund in its acquisition projects in Lithuania.
  • Advising private equity fund Advent International in connection with attempted acquisition of pharma producer.
  • Advising ABB in connection with its various business acquisition in Lithuania.
  • Advising US investors in connection with the acquisition of Credit Cards payment processing company.
  • Advising retail fashion chain in spin off procedure.
  • Advising private shareholders in sale of one of the largest pharmaceutical wholesaler.

 

Examples of our experience in arbitration:

  • Chairman of the tribunal dealing with the dispute under UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules in excess of EUR 200 million.
  • Co-arbitrator in an international multiparty arbitration under UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules (London) with the amount of claims of around EUR 180 million.
  • Co-arbitrator in a construction dispute between a municipality and major construction company under Arbitration Rules of Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration (VCCA).
  • Co-arbitrator or chairman in more than thirty arbitration cases under Arbitration Rules of Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration (VCCA).
  • Co-counsel in ICSID cases.
  • Arbitrator in an ICC arbitration cases.
  • Counsel in a number of disputes under ICC, SCC, VCCA arbitration rules (relating to foreign investments, international sale of goods, construction, transportation, etc. cases).
  • Counsel in actions challenging Lithuanian award.
  • Counsel in proceedings for recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards.
  • Expert witness on matters of Lithuanian law before foreign courts and international tribunals.

 

Our experience in banking and finance:

  • Euro 320 million Eurobond issue to finance an acquisition of a mobile operator.
  • A number of sovereign Eurobond issues (around EUR 600 million each).
  • A number of acquisition finance facilities such as Nordea bank financing of the acquisition of a shopping centre.
  • EBRD financing EUR 35 million of the largest supermarket chain VP Market.
  • Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (NEFCO) numerous loan facilities in Lithuania.
  • IFC and EBRD financing of major Lithuanian fertilizer producer Lifosa.
  • A number of IPO‘s in Lithuania.
  • Advising a number of US and international financial institutions on their securities and derivative operations.
  • A number of GDR issues.

 

Our experience in capital markets:

  • Acting in the syndicate of advisors for Vilniaus Akropolis AB - a major Lithuanian real estate. developer and manager - in the preparation of an initial public offering (IPO) of its shares.
  • Advising Lifosa AB on its LTL 112 million share issue.
  • Advising the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania on the EUR 600 million Eurobond issue.
  • Advising Mazeikiu nafta oil refinery on Floating Rate Notes redemption.
  • Advising in a number of GDR issues.
  • Advising in connection with a number of tender offers.
  • Advising financial institutions on custody operations.

 

Experience in Real Estate:

  • Acquisition of the shopping centre Ausra in Utena.
  • Acquisition of the shopping centre BIG in Vilnius.
  • Vilniaus Akropolis AB - preparation of an initial public offering (IPO).
  • Sale and acquisition financing of Radisson SAS Astorija hotel.
  • Sale of Dobrovoles logistics terminal.
  • Financing of acquisition of the shopping centre Ausra in Utena.
  • Acquisition of building and rent to EU member state embassy.
  • Acquisition of office-commercial building and lease back to the owner.
  • Arbitration regarding sale-purchase of the shopping centre Gedimino 20, Vilnius.
  • Arbitration regarding sale-purchase of the commercial building of BMW centre in Vilnius.
  • Advising retailer Marks & Spencer in connection with the lease of the premises.

Countries

We are working in cooperation with  „Glikman Alvin LEVIN“ in Estonia and „Krobergs Čukste LEVIN“ in Latvia. Our offices are located in Vilnius, Riga and Tallinn.

Career

Advokatų kontora „Dominas LEVIN“ - naujos kartos tarptautinio verslo teisės kontora plečia savo paslaugų sritis:

            

  • Teismų ir komercinio arbitražo (tarptautinių) ginčų
  • Įmonių teisės ir įsigijimų
  • Nekilnojamojo turto
  • Mokestinių ginčų

 

Šiose srityse ieškome talentingų ir motyvuotų teisininkų, kurie būtų pasiryžę savo energiją skirti tobulėjimui ir augimui.

 

Siūlome:   

  • Draugišką ir lanksčią darbinę aplinką
  • Galimybę savarankiškai dirbti įdomiuose ir sudėtinguose projektuose
  • Galimybę prisidėti prie kontoros plėtros
  • Konkurencingų pajamų perspektyvą

 

Reikalavimai:

  • Labai geros anglų kalbos žinios
  • Labai geros teisinės žinios ir teisinio mąstymo gebėjimai
  • 3-7 metų praktinio darbo patirtis nurodytose srityse
  • Studijos užsienio universitetuose

 

Pozicijos:

  • Pagal gebėjimus ir patirtį gali būti  siūlomos teisininko, vyresniojo teisininko ar asocijuoto partnerio pozicijos.

 

 

Savo susidomėjimą (ir CV) prašome siųsti el. paštu g.dominas@levinlaw.lt 

 

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Dominas LEVIN


Adress: Vilniaus str. 31, Vilnius LT-01402 Lithuania
Visitors entrance: Islandijos str. 1
Phone +370 5 232 1111
Fax +370 5 234 1111
Email: vilnius@levinlaw.lt

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