VENTURE CAPITAL

Venture capital (VC) funding can be a critical source of capital for startups and companies in their growth stage looking to scale and expand.

However, navigating the legal intricacies of the funding process can be a complex and challenging task. FORT's experienced attorneys specialise in providing comprehensive venture capital legal services to help businesses attract and secure VC funding. This is done while minimising legal risks and ensuring compliance with relevant regulations.

Expertise in Key Areas of Venture Capital Legal Services

We provide assistance to clients in structuring VC transactions and negotiating favourable terms with investors. This mainly constitutes work behind the scenes, including drafting and reviewing term sheets, sharing purchases and shareholders' agreements.

It is also vital to conduct legal due diligence on behalf of both investors and investee companies. This is done in order for both compliance and potential legal risk identification reasons.

A core part of these services includes consulting clients on compliance with securities laws, corporate governance requirements, and other regulatory matters relevant to venture capital investments.

Employment agreements, stock option plans, and other incentive arrangements along with the help to protect intellectual property are also relevant to these services.

Choose FORT for Expert Venture Capital Legal Services for Your Business

FORT recognises that each business seeking venture capital has unique legal needs and challenges. Our team of skilled attorneys takes the time to understand your company's specific requirements and provides personalised legal solutions that address those needs. We work closely with our clients to ensure that their business is structured to maximise its attractiveness to VC investors and facilitate a smooth funding process.

Navigating the complex world of venture capital law can be challenging for businesses seeking funding in the Baltic states. Trust FORT's experienced team of attorneys to guide you through it and help your business secure the capital it needs to grow. With our comprehensive legal support and up-to-date knowledge of venture capital law and regulation, you can confidently address your VC-related legal challenges and focus on growing your business.

Lawyers

Merit Lind

Partner

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Maris Liguts

Partner, CAMS

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Dr. Andrius Mamontovas

Managing Partner of FORT Vilnius office, attorney at law

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Lithuania

Latvia

Estonia

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Kuldar-Jaan Torokoff

Kuldar-Jaan Torokoff

Managing Partner of FORT Tallinn office

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Merit Lind

Merit Lind

Partner

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Minni-Triin Park

Minni-Triin Park

Partner

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Sandis Bertaitis

Sandis Bertaitis

Partner

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Janis Likops

Janis Likops

Partner

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Maris Liguts

Maris Liguts

Partner, CAMS

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Dr. Andrius Mamontovas

Dr. Andrius Mamontovas

Managing Partner of FORT Vilnius office, attorney at law

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Mindaugas Žolynas

Mindaugas Žolynas

Partner, attorney at law

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Rūta Radzevičiūtė – Meizeraitė

Rūta Radzevičiūtė – Meizeraitė

Partner, attorney at law

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Emilis Cicėnas

Emilis Cicėnas

Partner

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Rene Frolov

Rene Frolov

Counsel

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Ieva Pruse

Ieva Pruse

Senior Associate, AML specialist (CAMS)

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Roberts Prusis

Roberts Prusis

Senior Associate, Attorney at Law

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Vita Rancane

Vita Rancane

Senior Associate

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Santa Praulina

Santa Praulina

Senior Associate

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Vadimas Maksimenka

Vadimas Maksimenka

Senior Associate, assistant to attorney at law

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Aurelija Grigoravičiūtė-Rimeisienė

Aurelija Grigoravičiūtė-Rimeisienė

Senior Associate, attorney at law

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Dr. Gytis Kuncevičius

Dr. Gytis Kuncevičius

Senior associate, attorney at law

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Andreas Veeret

Andreas Veeret

Attorney at Law

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Margus Kõiva

Margus Kõiva

Attorney at Law

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Liina Käis

Liina Käis

Attorney at Law

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Riin Rehepapp

Riin Rehepapp

Attorney at Law

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Arturs Caics

Arturs Caics

Attorney at Law

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Mara Bekere

Mara Bekere

Attorney at Law

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Laila Pudule

Laila Pudule

Attorney at Law

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Laura Baumane

Laura Baumane

Attorney at Law

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Aldis Maldups

Aldis Maldups

Of counsel, Attorney at Law

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Agnė Mecelienė

Agnė Mecelienė

Senior Associate, attorney at law, mediator

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Ivo Vanasaun

Ivo Vanasaun

Specialist Tax Counsel

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Katrin Alliksaar

Katrin Alliksaar

Counsel

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Helena Kink

Helena Kink

Lawyer

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Vita Dvarionaitė

Vita Dvarionaitė

Associate

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Vytautas Pasvenskas

Vytautas Pasvenskas

Associate, assistant to attorney at law

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Imants Kreicmanis

Imants Kreicmanis

Legal Assistant

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Emilijus Livšicas

Emilijus Livšicas

Legal Intern

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Mariuss Raits Bergmanis

Mariuss Raits Bergmanis

Legal Assistant

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Niks Elksnitis

Niks Elksnitis

Legal Assistant

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Konstance Rute Krievina

Konstance Rute Krievina

Legal Assistant

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Daniels Jelisejevs

Daniels Jelisejevs

CEO

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Kadri Lensment

Kadri Lensment

Office manager

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Nadežda Paist

Nadežda Paist

Office Assistant (on parental leave)

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Birgit Viilukas

Birgit Viilukas

Office Assistant (on parental leave)

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Tatjana Vavilova

Tatjana Vavilova

Office manager

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Anna Austrina

Anna Austrina

Office manager

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Dominyka Auglienė

Dominyka Auglienė

Office manager

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Jurga Sirvidienė

Jurga Sirvidienė

Office manager

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Welcome to FORT

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 in the Baltics reach their goals.

 

Our market-leading team of lawyers has gained extensive and versatile experience by working in leading law firms across Estonia, Latvia, and 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 look 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 in the Baltics.