IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

TGS Baltic is an international law firm with extensive operations in the Baltic region. The firm, formed in 1991, has offices in Tallinn, Tartu, Riga and Vilnius.

 

Focuses / specialisms

The firm has market leading capabilities in financial and corporate work in Lithuania.

In banking the firm advises businesses, governments, EU institutions, as well as all major Baltic financial institutions and international banks. The firm has a top drawer offering in a broad spectrum of domains from financing and borrower due diligence to marquee debt restructuring work.

Capital markets, both equity and debt, represent another key area of strength for the firm. The team advises on top level domestic and cross-border IPOs, SPOs and debt instrument offerings and listings on a regular basis.

The M&A team advises on all aspects of buy and sell side mandates and has a market leading offering in the space.

The firm advises through the whole life cycle of the development of projects. Key areas of strength and focus include real estate, environment and energy, with the firm securing top mandates each research cycle.

 

Key clients

Key clients include The Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania, The Bank of Lithuania, The State Aid Fund for Business, Ignitis Group, Avia Solutions Group, Auga Group, European Investment Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, The bank of Lithuania, ING Group, SEB bank, Swedbank, The Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania, Public institution Lithuanian National Radio and Television, Vilnius university, AmerisourceBergen, Opera Limited, Maxima Group and Šiaulių bankas.

 

Client feedback: 31st edition (2020/2021)

Asset finance

"Always offered several solutions to the problem, each issue was examined by a group of several specialists, who proposed a solution to the problem in a timely and appropriate form."

 

Banking

"The law firm takes the assignments with positivity, can-do attitude and business approach. "

"Competence, timing."

"Delivered on time and good quality. Good professionals."

 

Banking and finance

"They have extremely good expertise in the field of banking, they always are willing to help and consult, flexibly adapt to the client's needs to perform work immediately."

 

Capital markets : Debt

"Extensive experience - fast and productive - innovative custom-made solutions - deep knowledge of the regulatory side."

"Our experience with TGS lawyers is very good so far, they always provide us with professional advice."

"We have chosen TGS Baltic for bonds issuance as well as for many more projects due to their significant track record in capital markets, client business-oriented mindset and efficiency. During the whole process they not only provided quality support when needed, but also acted proactively by offering useful insights and proposing unconventional solutions to arising issues. Now when the project is completed, I can state that, as always, the team managed the project excellently and provided us with a quality service."

 

Capital markets : Equity

"Great experts, extensive experience, speed, attention to details, very good project management."

 

Investment funds

"We are confident with their knowledge and experience of the field and they are very well perceived by the regulator. Good contacts with offices in LV and EE."

 

Investment funds: Private equity funds

"Strong knowledge in public procurement."

 

M&A

"Client-oriented, flexible, timing."

"Fully assesses risks and makes rational proposals for risk reduction and elimination."

"Very practical and business-oriented, understands not only legal side but commercial side and goals of the business as well. Great asset in M&A negotiations."

 

Project development

"Business advice and strategic focus. Great availability and very time-oriented. We had all the advice required and even more. "

"What makes them unique is their ability to effectively address the most complex legal issues as well as to advise on a wide variety of real estate topics, including land law, territorial planning, construction, permits, rent, assessment of risks, disputes, and many others. TGS Baltic is our legal one-stop shop and we highly appreciate it. "

 

Project development : Energy

"The TGS Baltic team is experienced, well organised and easy to work with. I would say, with respect to energy law, TGS Baltic lawyers are currently the most experienced lawyers in the Lithuanian legal market. They are ready to tackle complex legal problems and often look for innovative ways to address sophisticated situations."

 

Bank lending : Lender side

"TGS Baltic's positive attributes are: availability, competence, knowledge in banking field, easy communication."

 

Restructuring : Corporate

"Good attention to client needs, perfect quality."