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Karolis Smaliukas Moves from Cobalt to TGS Baltic in Vilnius

Karolis Smaliukas Moves from Cobalt to TGS Baltic in Vilnius

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Former Cobalt Senior Associate Karolis Smaliukas has joined TGS Baltic as Associate Partner and assumed responsibility for the development of the Public Procurement practice group.

Smaliukas is experienced in representing clients before courts in civil and administrative cases and in advising suppliers and contracting authorities on public procurement, public and private partnership, and concession issues. According to TGS Baltic, "his unique experience in the field of public procurement will contribute to the development of the Public Procurement practice group of law firm TGS Baltic and the provision of first class services to clients. Market participants commend Smaliukas for his expertise and for finding adequate solutions in any situation."

Also according to TGS Baltic, Smaliukas "represented clients in disputes related to European Union support/investment projects, the misuse of EU funds and financial amendments, fulfillment of public procurement contracts. [He] prepared procurement terms and advised on waste management environmental projects that were supported by the funds of EU structural assistance, the total value of which was over EUR 100 million. He also advised clients on procurement of services of design and construction of energy infrastructure facilities, including the projects whose value exceeds EUR 200 million."

Finally, the firm reports, "Smaliukas was involved in drafting the law on Public Procurement, prepared proposals for a draft law amending the Law, and represented the organizations concerned in discussing the relevant amendments in the committees of the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania."

Smaliukas spent the last year and a half with Cobalt in Vilnius, and before that spent almost two years with Glimstedt and eight years as a Senior Associate with the MAQS law firm.


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COBALT is closely integrated alliance of top-tier law offices in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Belarus, making us one of the largest law firms in the Baltic market. 

COBALT is a trusted partner for daily matters and complex large-scale transactions and disputes. The firm’s broad spectrum of expertise and established position as the market leader give a comprehensive basis for providing advice on special areas of business law.

We advise top international and regional businesses, financial institutions, state and local governments, and the region’s most promising start-ups. We offer leading-edge solutions in key industry sectors: Consumer Products, Trade & Distribution, Real Estate & Construction, Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare, Energy & Utilities, Communications, Media & Technologies, Financial Services, Transport & Logistics.

COBALT has been named Baltic Law Firm of the Year 6 times. We were recognized as the Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year 2019 in the Baltics at the IFLR European Awards in London. COBALT also won CEE Legal Matters Deal of the Year Award for Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, as well as the overall Baltic Deal of the Year, at the 2019 CEE Legal Matters Awards. We have received multiple awards from the Chambers Europe, IFLR, The Lawyer and Mergermarket and we are regularly listed amongst the top performing M&A legal advisors in the Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters and Mergermarket deal tables

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