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“True professionals who have the ability to translate complex legal issues into easily understandable terms.” (The Legal 500, 2018)



Country: Lithuania

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Tomas Venckus  is an experienced lawyer who advises clients on a range of real estate, public procurement, PPP law matters, as well as in complex and demanding energy and infrastructure projects. Tomas currently draws the majority of his clients from M&A, project financing, professional and business advisory.

  • Advised Lithuanian company UAB Hekon, a subsidiary of Orbis S.A., which is part of world‘s leading hotel operator AccorHotels, in concluding a preliminary sale and purchase agreement with the construction company UAB Merko būstas
  • Advising a public owned waste management company Marijampolės apskrities atliekų tvarkymo centras on various public procurement issues related with a high value public procurement tenders with EU dimension
  • Advised Kauno Tiltai on a major PPP transport infrastructure project
  • Assisted Invest Lithuania in conjunction with the Ministry of Environment and the Territory Planning Inspection in reforming the existing regulatory regime
  • Advising the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Lithuania and performing 11 feasibility studies on developing of infrastructure via PPP (public private partnership) model
  • Since 2014 Partner, PRIMUS
  • 2011 - 2014 Associate Partner, Law Firm VARUL
  • 2009 - 2011 Associate Partner, Law Firm Varul Vilgerts Smaliukas
  • 2007 - 2009 Associate Partner, Law Firm Smaliukas Juodka, Beniušis & Partners
  • 2004 - 2007 Partner, Sabaliauskas & Partners
  • 2001-2004 Lawyer, Senior Associate, PricewaterhouseCoopers (Vilnius 7th Law Firm; currently – law Firm Eversheds Saladžius)
  • Vilnius University, Faculty of Law, MA (2001)
  • Lithuanian Bar Association (since 2001)
  • “The reliable and competent" Tomas Venckus supported Robert Juodka on setting up an international shipment structure for BOD Group.” (The Legal 500, 2016)
  • “Tomas Venckus gives "advice which goes beyond simple legal opinion"." (The Legal 500, 2016)
  • “Varul’s ‘level of service is super", and the team provides "full-scale legal support in the real estate field – from due diligence processes and acquisitions to everyday matters". <…> The "professional and responsive" Tomas Venckus is one of the main contacts.” (The Legal 500, 2013)
  • “Very good and thorough lawyer" Tomas Venckus heads the [real estate and construction] team at Varul, and is noted for his "legal drafting and English skills that are at a very high international level"." (The Legal 500, 2012)
  • “Tomas Venckus "reacts quickly and to the point, and is very helpful"." (The Legal 500, 2012)
Languages: Lithuanian, English, Russian


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