Head of Competition Law Rasa Zasciurinskaite has become the 13th partner and Head of Commercial Disputes Marius Inta has become the 3rd Associate Partner at Cobalt in Lithuania.
According to a Cobalt press release, Zasciurinskaite "has been specializing in competition law for over 14 years and has substantial experience in energy, pharmacy, aviation and other regulated areas of law. [She] has also broad experience in representing clients’ interests on competition law and State aid matters in the Competition Council and in courts, also in the European Commission and in EU courts. She is an active member of the W@Competition platform uniting women professionals in the field of competition law from entire Europe and other countries."
"Marius Inta has over 16 years’ experience in Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management and focuses his practice on insurance disputes, represents clients in litigation matters involving damage compensation, competition law and intellectual property law violations," the firm reports. "Marius is a litigation lawyer with a long track record of acting for clients in courts of general jurisdiction and administrative courts and alternative dispute resolution (negotiation, arbitration, mediation)."
“This year is a year of rapid growth and development for Cobalt," said Cobalt Lithuania Managing Partner Irmantas Norkus. "The conditions are predetermined by the market - the volume of the firm's work is constantly escalating, customer expectations and needs are increasing, so we need to keep up - strengthen the team and always be one step ahead. Since January, three new partners and three associate partners have reinforced our team of managers, this year we have lost not a single lawyer, and eight new specialists joined our firm. During [the first] four months of this year, we grew by ten percent, and over the past twelve months by 20 percent -- this is probably the best result on the market”,
Cobalt now has a total of 35 partners and three associate partners in its offices in all three Baltic states and Belarus.