Tax Disputes

Tax regulations are complex and intricate, and their application often involves differences of opinion between business and state revenue authorities. Our tax team has a record of successfully representing local and international clients before tax authorities, as well as local and European Union courts.

COBALT was nominated as the CJEU (Court of Justice of the European Union) Firm of the Year in 2020 by the prestigious ITR European Tax Awards for its outstanding work in tax litigation in the CJEU.

The Legal 500 2023, Tax, Lithuania office
"They have a number of qualified lawyers who have their areas of expertise and know those areas very well. Our clients appreciate that they can receive expert consultations on the most complex matters and in many cases very specific situations. The team also has a very positive and attentive attitude and are always very quick to react."
The Legal 500 2023, Tax, Latvia office
“They really dig into the specifics of the client’s business and do find a tailor-made solution. Intelligent, both intellectually and emotionally, resourceful, friendly and attentive. The team supplements each other perfectly. Billing is honest, estimates are reliable, value for every single euro you spend.”
Chambers Europe 2023, Tax, Lithuania office
"COBALT's team has various specialists to go as deep as needed to solve the problem. The lawyers are very responsive and the services are outstanding."
The Legal 500 2023, Tax, Latvia office
“What makes them really different from their competitors is the attitude towards other team members and clients. Genuine respect and growth-fostering environment. They share know-how with the client freely, so to enable counterparts to understand the advice in detail. No arrogance, no eyebrow raising.”
Chambers Europe 2023, Tax, Latvia office
“COBALT has all the necessary tools for the provision of the best possible service. The law firm has approachable and insightful partners and sufficient capacity to undertake large projects. The solutions provided are clear and supportive.”
Chambers Europe 2022, Tax, Latvia office
One client says: "COBALT provides any type of legal assistance, advice, contract preparation or inspection according to our business needs."
The Legal 500 2022, Tax, Latvia office
"The team is full of knowledgeable lawyers, each specializing in a different field. Whenever we have a question, it is always forwarded to the best person and we receive full information and assistance."
The Legal 500 2022, Tax, Latvia office
"COBALT’s specialists are remarkably organized, business-oriented and ready to explain and discuss solutions and processes to the smallest details. That reduces the managerial and communication effort required from our side."
The Legal 500 2022, Tax, Latvia office
"COBALT can cover questions related to cross-border deals and help to create not only best deal structures, but also always overview tax consequences of the deal, thus providing to the client complete all-in-one consulting."
The Legal 500 2020, Tax, Lithuania office
Fielding 'a wide selection of professionals', COBALT acts on cross-border tax matters, real estate-related tax work and tax litigation.
Chambers Europe 2019, Tax, Lithuania office
A client notes that the lawyers "listen to our needs and look for tailored solutions," and "they are also very responsive and proactive." Another client reports that the team is "always available and do more than you expect."
Chambers Europe 2019, Tax, Latvia office
"We turn to the firm for the most complicated cases as we know we can rely on their professional assistance. In cases where there are matters that require expertise other than Latvian legislation, COBALT involves experts that cover the matter fully." “A great team with very quick response times," describing its members as "good experts in all fields where support is needed."
Chambers Europe 2015, Latvia office
“Particularly strong in tax litigation, and also advises on structuring and the tax aspects of transactional matters.”
Chambers Europe 2015, Lithuania office
"Specialised team focusing on multi-jurisdictional tax issues and advising foreign investors and domestic clients. Adept in transactional tax advice, as well as risk management and optimisation."