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NAVIGATING LEGAL EXCELLENCE

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Welcome to FORT, a distinguished firm built on a team of highly qualified and experienced lawyers providing legal counsel since 2013. We place our clients’ interests at the centre of our focus, ensuring that their needs are met with excellence, dedication, and teamwork. The main mission at FORT is to provide the best client and talent experience in modern-day law, and we are committed to helping businesses reach their goals.

 

Our market-leading team of lawyers has gained extensive and versatile experience by working in leading law firms in Lithuania. With a results-focused approach, we are committed to helping our clients achieve their objectives. We understand that each client is unique, which is why we provide individualized attention and offer practical, business-minded solutions. Our full-scope legal services are of the highest quality and are provided in an efficient, ethical, and personal manner.

 

At FORT, we take the time to understand our clients' main aims and objectives. Through prompt and clear answers, we assist them in navigating legal complexities and finding comprehensive solutions. We believe in long-term cooperation and value evolving together with our clients, fostering a strong and lasting relationship. We evaluate the efficiency of our work and provide estimates of legal costs in advance, ensuring our clients receive value for their investment, and no unexpected surprises.

 

Furthermore, we understand that financial considerations are crucial. Therefore, we offer tailor-made financial solutions to accommodate our client's specific needs. Our aim is to deliver comprehensive legal services that not only meet expectations but exceed them. By choosing FORT, you can expect a dedicated team, unparalleled expertise, and a commitment to delivering exceptional legal counsel.

 

FORT looks forward to partnering with you and providing the legal support you require for your continued success. Together, we can navigate the legal landscape and help you achieve your goals.

Lawyers

Dr. Andrius Mamontovas

Managing Partner, attorney at law

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Rūta Radzevičiūtė – Meizeraitė

Partner, attorney at law

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Mindaugas Žolynas

Partner, attorney at law

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Emilis Cicėnas

Partner

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Dr. Gytis Kuncevičius

Senior associate, attorney at law

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Aurelija Grigoravičiūtė-Rimeisienė

Senior Associate, attorney at law

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Vadimas Maksimenka

Senior Associate, assistant to attorney at law

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Paulius Motiekaitis

Senior Associate

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Vytautas Pasvenskas

Associate, assistant to attorney at law

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Vita Dvarionaitė

Associate

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Agnė Mecelienė

Senior Associate, attorney at law, mediator

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Matas Matuzevičius

Legal assistant

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Emilijus Livšicas

Legal assistant

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Erikas Kaminskas

Legal assistant

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Jurga Sirvidienė

Office manager

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Ieva Baliasinovaitė

Office manager

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Dominyka Auglienė

Office manager (on parental leave)

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News & Affairs

21. 05. 24

Tokenization explained. Why Axiology?

FORT Vilnius managing partner Andrius Mamontovas explains the main tokenization principle and how it relates to Axiology:
 

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News & Affairs

07. 05. 24

Navigating New MiCA Regulations: It's Impact on Axiology

Imagine you're playing a board game but the rules are a bit complicated. The Securities and Markets Stakeholder Group (SMSG) is like a group of experienced players who have given advice to the game's rule committee (the European Securities and Markets Authority, or ESMA) on how to make the rules for a new type of game piece (crypto-assets) under a big rulebook called MiCA.

FORT Vilnius managing partner Andrius Mamontovas says that this advice is important because it explains how these new game pieces should be used in the financial markets.

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25. 04. 24

Stablecoins vs MiCA. What will happen now?

According to FORT Vilnius managing partner Andrius Mamontovas, MiCA Regulations will require stablecoin issuers to register as Electronic Money Institutions (EMIs) or Credit Institutions in the European Economic Area:

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22. 04. 24

A new project by the EIKA grupė is coming to Vilnius’ old town

We are proud to share that our client, EIKA grupė, together with Etapas Group and its partners, has completed the purchase of the plot and project planned for the site at Seinų st. 4.

Our partner Rūta Radzevičiūtė-Meizeraitė and her team had the privilege of guiding the EIKA grupė through the negotiation process and the finalization of the sale-purchase agreement.

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18. 04. 24

FORT Vilnius assisted UAB Perfect Sunday, which manages the bond platform BeMyBond, in obtaining an operating licence

The first bond-focused crowdfunding platform in Lithuania is here.

We are pleased to announce that FORT Vilnius assisted UAB Perfect Sunday, which manages the bond platform BeMyBond, in obtaining an operating licence from the Bank of Lithuania.

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15. 04. 24

Europe just opened doors for trading in tokenised securities

FORT Vilnius managing partner Andrius Mamontovas shares his insights on the matter:

"European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) unveiled its DLT Pilot Regime, opening the doors for trading in tokenised securities. This could revolutionize our capital markets, making them more accessible and user-friendly for everyone.

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News & Affairs

19. 03. 24

What Are You Going to Do When MiCA is Coming to Lithuania?

FORT Vilnius managing partner Andrius Mamontovas reminds us that until June 1, 2025, virtual currency operators who intend to provide crypto asset services must submit the documents, data, and information specified in the MiCA regulation to the Bank of Lithuania and obtain an operating licence.

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05. 03. 24

Our client EIKA grupė has successfully completed leasing negotiations at their business centre Flow with Workland Offices

Fort Legal partner Rūta Radzevičiūtė-Meizeraitė and her team assisted EIKA grupė with smooth negotiations and provided comprehensive legal assistance every step of the way.

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01. 03. 24

Join us!

The FORT Legal team is always looking for reinforcements in real estate, corporate law, disputes or banking and finance.

Interested? Send your CV by e-mail vilnius@fortlegal.com and we will definitely contact you.

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News & Affairs

19. 02. 24

A book devoted to the lobbyism, co-authored by FORT lawyer Arturs Caics, has been presented in the Parliament of Latvia

On Friday, February 16, presentation of the book "Interest representation process. Explanations and comments" and a discussion devoted to lobbying regulation took place, in which one of the book's co-authors Arturs Caics from FORT took part.

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13. 02. 24

Nordica`s Special Audit Final Report Released

FORT, in collaboration with Ernst & Young Baltic, conducted a special audit of state-owned airline Nordica, and the final report was presented to the Parliament’s Economic Affairs Committee on February 12, 2024.

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26. 01. 24

The Supreme Court decision regarding conflicting environmental protection and cultural heritage interests

The Supreme Court clarified in its decision on January 15, 2024, the weighing of conflicting interests between environmental protection and cultural heritage. The Minister of Culture established a protection zone extending to the reservoir for the Linnamäe dam structure, which falls under cultural heritage protection. Meanwhile, the Environmental Board is in the process of assessing the impact on Natura, which will determine the permissibility of damming the protected Jägala River.

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22. 12. 23

The Court of Justice of the European Union has passed a ruling in a case represented by FORT

On the 21st of December this year, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has made a judgment in case No C-421/22, concerning highly important public procurement organized by the Road Transport Administration (RTA) in 2019. The CJEU evaluated compliance of procurement rules and requirements with the Regulation No 1370/2007 on public passenger transport services by rail and by road (Regulation).

The public procurement announced in the year 2019 for provision of public transport services by buses on the network of regional routes was the then largest in scale in Latvia. The prospective price of the announced tender for ten years was 447 million euros.

 

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11. 12. 23

FORT Tallinn advised Kapitel on the Acquisition of Viru Keskus Shares from Co-owner

Law firm FORT Tallinn provided counsel to Kapitel AS and Tristafan OÜ in a significant transaction, likely to be the largest real estate deal in Estonia this year. The transaction involved the acquisition of shares in Viru Keskus from Kapitel's long-term collaborator and co-owner, Pontos Group.

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24. 10. 23

We celebrate a decade of remarkable achievements at FORT Legal across the Baltic States

As we celebrate a decade of remarkable achievements at FORT Legal across the Baltic States, we're thrilled to unveil a new chapter in our journey. Our partner team will be shaping the future of FORT Legal more closely together than ever. FORT Legal is unifying its three Baltic branches to become a fully integrated firm!

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19. 10. 23

Law firm FORT advised the Estonian Centre for Defence Investments (ECDI) in the procurement of armoured vehicles worth 200 million euros

Our partner, Merit Lind, and counsel, Katrin Alliksaar, provided assistance to the Estonian Centre for Defence Investments (ECDI) in the procurement process for armoured wheeled vehicles for the Estonian Defence Forces' infantry brigade. 

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17. 04. 23

FORT team widely recognised in the Legal 500 EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) 2023 Guide

The FORT team has received widespread recognition in the Legal 500 EMEA 2023 Guide.

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30. 03. 23

The Legal 500’s EMEA Green Guide 2023 Edition released

The Legal 500’s EMEA Green Guide 2023 Edition has been officially released reflecting the legal sector’s engagement with a green transition – from ESG and sustainability to climate action and net-zero.

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