2024 / 04 / 02

The Legal 500, an international legal directory, has published its annual rankings of Lithuanian law firms. AVERUS Law Firm has been recognised as the leading law firm in Lithuania in the field of transport and shipping. AVERUS has consistently maintained this position on the market for 8 years. AVERUS has also earned high rankings in the highly competitive field of dispute resolution.

The Legal 500 describes: Averus' 'excellent' practice is highly regarded for its expertise in shipping and aviation law. On the shipping side, the group acts for shipbuilders, repair companies, cargo firms, and state seaport authorities, and has a solid track record in handling complex disputes. In the aviation space, the team regularly represents asset managers, leasing companies, and Lithuanian airlines in a range of work, including transactional matters. Practice co-head Regina Derkintytė-Kaupienė is a maritime law expert, while practice co-head Laura Čereškaitė-Kinčiuvienė has extensive expertise in aviation law.

Several other AVERUS experts have also been singled out in the shipping and transport sector: attorney-at-law Sigita Klimkienė, and two colleagues in the Rising Stars nomination - attorney-at-law Greta Motiejūnienė and senior associate Ignas Kerbelis.

Regina Derkintytė-Kaupienė was also honoured in the LEGAL500 "Hall of Fame". The Legal 500 Hall of Fame highlights individuals who have received constant praise from their clients for continued excellence for many years. 

Laura Čereškaitė-Kinčiuvienė was singled out as a representative of the new generation of partners - experts in their field who have been partners for less than ten years.

In their feedback about AVERUS, clients highlighted the firm's ability to provide services in highly specialised areas, as well as its warm and human contact, creative solution finding, and a palpable concern for client success.

Recognised in dispute resolution practice

"AVERUS's team is highly ranked in the Legal 500 for its expertise in handling complex disputes requiring specific knowledge in the areas of transport, shipping, aviation, customs and international trade. In addition, AVERUS has demonstrated its expertise in handling complex environmental cases, which require both legal expertise and crisis management skills.

AVERUS' dispute resolution practice is led by three partners: financial services and tax law expert Raimondas Kivylius, the aforementioned shipping law expert Regina Derkintytė-Kaupienė, and Jonas Sakalauskas, an experienced expert in international trade, customs law and regulated industries.

The Directory also highlights several other key attorneys in this field: associate partners Marius Barisevičius and Vaidas Rakauskas as well as attorney-at-law Greta Motiejūnienė.


< Back