` Rasa Zaščiurinskaitė | COBALT

Rasa Zaščiurinskaitė

Partner / Lithuania


Rasa Zaščiurinskaitė is a Partner and Head of the Competition Practice Group at COBALT Lithuania. For over 16 years, she has concentrated her practice in competition law and has substantial experience in Energy, Pharmacy, Aviation and other regulated areas of law. Rasa has a Master’s degree in Law from Vilnius University and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in EU Competition Law from King’s College London. She has also gained valuable knowledge of EU competition law through attendance of numerous international and national conferences. Rasa also delivers presentations at local and international EU law conferences and has been contributing articles on EU competition law to various publications.

During her legal career, Rasa Zaščiurinskaitė has advised both local and international clients on diverse Competition law and Commercial law matters. Rasa has plenty of experience representing clients in commercial and administrative disputes involving various aspects of European Union law, State Aid, Competition, Aviation, Energy and Healthcare law.


  • Competition/Antitrust – Band 1, Chambers Europe 2023
  • Corporate and M&A – Next generation partners, The Legal 500, 2022


  • Lithuanian, English, Russian, German

Membership & education

  • Member of the Lithuanian Bar (since 2007)
  • 2013 Postgraduate Diploma in EU Competition Law from King’s College London
  • 2003 Master’s degree in Law from Vilnius University, Faculty of Law

    Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company acquired Finnish Company Brown-Forman Finland

    Successful representation of UAB GRIFS AG: the investigation by the Competition Council into the actions of security service providers was terminated

    COBALT advises “TABA Invest” owned by T. Barštys and his son on the development of a new project

    COBALT advised AB “Lietuvos radijo ir televizijos centras” (LRTC)

    Landmark case closed after almost 14 years: COBALT succesfully defends airBaltic and Riga International Airport against flyLAL

    COBALT represented MediCA Group in the largest healthcare clinic merger in Lithuania

    COBALT represented RP PHARMA in a complex Phase II merger clearance case in the healthcare sector

    COBALT represented the shareholders of AB Kauno grūdai who transfered their controlling stakes in this and related companies to AB Linas Agro Group

    COBALT advised BaltCap on acquiring Baltic Ticket Holdings

    COBALT represents the shareholders of AB Kauno grūdai, AB Kaišiadorių paukštynas and AB Vilniaus paukštynas in the transfer of controlling stakes to AB Linas Agro Group

    COBALT represented AB Lietuvos radijo ir televizijos centras (Telecentras) in the sale of Mezon business

    COBALT advised Avitelos prekyba in the acquisition of GV Group which operates Elektromarkt stores

    COBALT advised STADA Arzneimittel on the acquisition of Walmark

    COBALT advised funds advised by Apax Partners on acquiring the Baltic Classifieds Group

    COBALT represents Reitan Convenience AS in acquiring Caffeine

    COBALT represented BaltCap Fund in its acquisition of 100% of shares in Pardavimo automatai

    COBALT represents INVL Baltic Sea Growth Fund in its indirect acquisition of the InMedica chain of medical clinics

    COBALT advised DNB on the creation of Luminor – largest ever transaction in the Baltic banking market

    We are driven by your recognition

    “Rasa is always ready to help on any sophisticated case and explain all details very clearly. Her ability to go into very detailed discussion immediately is really outstanding; she is a master of her area.”
    Chambers Europe 2024, Competition and Antitrust
    “She not only has strong expert knowledge but also a deep sense of business, and always provides accurate insights and advice in order to achieve the best result.”
    Chambers Europe 2024, Competition and Antitrust
    “We really enjoy working with her because of her organisational talent. She is several steps ahead and is insightful about how to approach the Competition Council.”
    Chambers Europe 2024, Competition and Antitrust
    "Rasa Zasciurinskaite and Marius Inta are perfect experts, quickly respond to inquires, provide detailed consultations."
    The Legal 500 2023, EU and Competition
    "Rasa has strong knowledge and expertise in antitrust matters and a great ability to provide clear legal guidance covering both the legal framework and the practical implications."
    Chambers Europe 2023, Competition and Antitrust
    "She is one of the best competition and dispute lawyers in Lithuania."
    Chambers Europe 2023, Competition and Antitrust
    "She has an excellent ability to creatively look at problems and propose suitable solutions."
    Chambers Europe 2023, Competition and Antitrust
    "Rasa moves up the rankings due to increased activity and substantial market feedback. Her practice encompasses merger control, anti-competitive agreements as well as competition compliance issues."
    Chambers Europe 2019, Competition and Antitrust