Elijus Burgis is a Partner and Head of the firm’s Corporate Transactions Department. He has more than 15 years of experience in advising on different M&A, privatisation, banking, project finance and competition law matters. International law directories have ranked him among the leading Lithuanian experts in M&A, Banking and Competition law. Elijus Burgis holds a Law degree from Vilnius University, Lithuania and a Master of European Law degree from Stockholm University, Sweden.

During the years of his practice Mr Burgis has been an adviser in a number of the largest M&A transactions and financing projects in Lithuania and has also advised clients on various matters related to corporate, banking and finance, securities and competition law.

 

  • Head of the corporate transactions department,Elijus Burgis is described as "very fast, creative, dedicated and a strong negotiator." His scope of expertise also extends to M&A and competition. He attracts particular acclaim for transactional mandates. (Chambers Europe 2016, Banking and finance)
  • Market commentators note Elijus Burgis for his visibility on high-end competition cases. Clients describe him as "very fast, creative, dedicated and a strong negotiator." His expertise includes merger clearance, cartels and abuse of dominance cases. (Chambers Europe 2016, Competition/Antitrust)
  • Heading the corporate team, Elijus Burgis has extensive experience in transactional matters and is also a leading banking lawyer. He led the team advising state-owned EPSO-G on its acquisition of shares in Lietuvos dujos, Amber Grid and LESTO by EPSO-G and Lietuvos Energija. (Chambers Europe 2016, Corporate/Commercial)
  • "Versatile Elijus Burgis divides his time among financing, M&A and competition matters." (Chambers Europe 2015, Banking and finance)
  • "Elijus Burgis has significant experience in competition law and is also a highly recognised financing and corporate law expert." (Chambers Europe 2015, Competition/Antitrust)
  • "Observers call him [Elijus Burgis] “charismatic” and “exceptionally professional"." (Chambers Europe 2012, Banking and finance)