The Motieka & Audzevičius team received top rankings from Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500, PLC Which Lawyer?, IFLR 1000 and other international law directories, being especially highly regarded in its core practices Dispute Resolution and Corporate and M&A.
Giedrius Kolesnikovas became a partner and the Head of the Corporate and M&A practice.
The firm celebrated the 50th anniversary of legal practice for our Senior Partner and founder Kazimieras Motieka.
Motieka & Audzevičius joined the Globalaw network of leading law firms in 86 jurisdictions worldwide, which gives a significant advantage when representing clients in multinational transactions and projects.
The firm's strategic growth continued with the arrival of a new partner Jovitas Elzbergas, the former Director of the Legal Department of Vilnius Municipality. The move enhanced Motieka & Audzevičius' capabilities in real estate and construction law.
Motieka & Audzevičius became a member of the pan-Baltic partnership Hedman Group, with Hedman Partners (Finland, Estonia) and Skrastins & Dzenis (Latvia). The group, comprised of top-tier local professionals, is able to provide a fuller service to cross-border clients in a wider area of practices.
Following the arrival of a new partner Ramūnas Audzevičius, the firm was renamed Motieka & Audzevičius and embarked on a path of strategic growth and a strengthening of its practices to provide first-tier services in the Baltic States and beyond, with a strong focus on dispute resolution and complex deals.
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After actively participating in the restoration of Lithuania's independence and having been the vice-chairman of the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania, attorney at law Kazimieras Motieka returned to legal practice in 1996.
The founding partner Kazimieras Motieka has been practicing law since 1959, making Motieka & Audzevičius one of the longest operating law firms in Lithuania.