TGS Baltic has announced that it has reformed its corporate structure and created a new team to lead its structural units. From now on, the law firm will organize its activities on nine "main market industries," each led by a specific partner.
The nine industry groups are: energy, finance, production, life sciences, technology, retail and wholesale, property development and investments, private equity funds, and transport.
“Almost a year ago, we took the decision to organize the management of firm according to the principles of a business company with institutions and processes characteristic of a business," explained TGS Baltic Managing Partner Vilius Bernatonis, who will head the firm's Energy practice. "First, we agreed among the partners that the head would be re-elected every four years, that teams of lawyers would be formed from experts with different competences, able to look with fresh eyes at business problems. Starting in October, the internal units of our law firm shall be formed according to the main areas of business. The units pool experts who have experience working with clients in a specific industry in different fields of law.”
The Finance team is now headed by Associate Partner Ieva Dosinaite; the team covering the Production Industry is headed by Partner Vidmantas Drizga; the Life Sciences team is led by Senior Partner Eugenija Sutkiene; the Technologies team is led by Partner Mindaugas Civilka; the Retail and Wholesale team is led by Partner Lina Daruliene; the Property Development and Investments team is led by Partner Dainius Stasiulis; the Private Equity Funds team is led by Associate Partner Aurimas Pauliukevicius; and the Transport team is led by Partner Gytis Kaminskas.
According to TGS Baltic, "the heads of these industry-based groups will be responsible for client care, and the improvement of multi-disciplinary competences. Executive Partner Marius Matonis will be responsible for quality of the services."
What the firm describes as its "specialist legal groups" will remain as they were before. The Dispute Resolution group will be headed by Partner Valentinas Mikelenas, the Corporate Law group by Partner Agnius Pilipavicius, the Real Estate and Transactions group by Partner Dalia Tamasauskaite-Ziliene, and the Regulatory Law group by Partner Lauras Butkevicius.