Lithuanian lawyer Asta Augutyte-Rapkeviciene and Estonian lawyer Norman Aas have been promoted to partner at at Sorainen.
Asta Augutyte-Rapkeviciene specializes in real estate, construction, and environmental matters. Before joining Sorainen in 2013, she spent three years with Raidla, Lejins & Norcous (now Cobalt). She obtained her master’s degree at the University in Vilnius in 2011.
According to Tomas Kontautas, Sorainen’s Country Managing Partner in Lithuania, “Asta is one of the nation’s leading experts in her fields, and she has in recent years worked on the largest transactions carried out in Lithuania, such as the sale of SBA Group logistic centre to EfTEN, the IPO of Ignitis, and the acquisition of Quadrum offices by Deka Immobilien.”
“My aim is to focus on creating the strongest Real Estate practice group in the market," Augutyte-Rapkeviciene commented, "with an eye on new areas such as renewable energy development projects and growing interest in the logistics, warehousing and industrial sector.”
Norman Aas began his career in law in 2005 with the Prosecutor’s Office of Estonia. In 2014 he moved to the Ministry of Justice, before joining Sorainen in 2017. He received his master’s degree from the Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University of Greifswald in 2001. According to Sorainen, “Aas has helped numerous large international companies conduct internal investigations, identify crimes involving dishonest management, and help restore normal business.”
“Norman did not take long to prove that dedicated work in the public sector is a great foundation to build on in a law firm, to take our corporate crime investigations and defense practice to the top of the country,” stated Toomas Prangli, Sorainen’s Country Managing Partner in Estonia.
My main goal is to help businesses become transparent and fraud-free," stated Aas, "and I can do that by helping clients address these topics as well as by personally keeping them in the spotlight.”