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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

Short description

Partner Ernesta Žiogienė has more than 18 years of experience advising clients on corporate, commercial and real estate matters solving a range of issues related to corporate governance, development, reorganization, investment and other corporate and commercial law issues.

Ernesta Žiogienė has extensive and successful experience in negotiations and conclusion of various complex M&A transactions. She has represented clients in major and complicated international and local M&A transactions, commercial and real estate projects.

Ernesta is also actively involved in the fields of investment, project finance, IT and innovation.

  • Since 2014 Partner, Attorney at Law, PRIMUS (previous firm name till April 2016 - VARUL)
  • 2011 - 2014 Associate Partner, Attorney at Law, Law Firm VARUL
  • 2008 - 2010 Attorney at Law, Law Firm Ernesta Žiogienė
  • 2004 - 2008 Associate, Law Firm V. Smilgeviciene, J.R. Smilgevicius and partners Foresta
  • 2003 - 2004 Trainee, Law Firm Stasys Šedbaras
  • 2001 - 2003 Consultant, 10th Notary Office of Vilnius City
  • Baltic Management Institute (BMI), 4-Continent Executive MBA (2019)
  • Vilnius University, Faculty of Law, MA (2004)
  • Lithuanian Bar Association (since 2004)
  • International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA), National Representative
  • NGO Enterprise Lithuania project Business Consultants Network”, Consultant (since 2017)
  • NGO Enterprise Lithuania project „National Mentorship Network“, Mentor (since 2015)
  • Guest lecturer at the Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Faculty of Economics and Management (since 2015)
  • Noted as a „rising star“ (IFLR1000, 2017)
  • "The ‘very competent’ Ernesta Žiogienė acted for Blue Bridge Baltic during its acquisition of a stake in Acorn Intelligence." (The Legal 500, 2015)
Languages: Lithuanian, English, Russian


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