Rytis Paukštė

Attorney-at-law, partner

Tel. +370 640 41019
E-mail rytis@leximum.lt

Attorney-At-Law Rytis Paukštė is a professional with many years of experience in civil and administrative disputes. Represents legal and natural persons in negotiations, mediation, court and arbitration proceedings in all dispute resolution bodies, as well as in the Court of Justice of the European Union and the European Court of Justice.
Specializes in various issues of public law and regulation of disputes with state and municipal institutions, real estate, activities of legal entities, insolvency, professional liability, liability of managers and/or shareholders, protection of honour and dignity, protection of business reputation, enforcement of court decisions.

Key projects and areas of activity

• Providing effective and professional consultations to natural and legal persons on the application of civil and administrative law and dispute resolution;
• Qualified representation of individuals in various types of dispute resolution situations (negotiations, mediation, court, arbitration, enforcement proceedings);
• Legal assistance to individuals in matters of enforcement of court decisions;
• Cooperation with legal professionals of other countries on the issues of organization of court proceedings, enforcement of decisions;
• Representation in cases against the state for damages caused by illegal actions of officials;
• Competent legal assistance for persons in communication with state and municipal institutions, bailiffs, notaries;
• Representation in corporate insolvency proceedings.

Key projects:

• Represented an individual's interests before the European General Court;
• Represented individuals in the European Commission on Lithuanian consumer protection issues;
• Provided consultations and represented various states in Lithuanian courts;
• Represented in court and arbitration in disputes between one of the largest Baltic groups and its managers and shareholders on corporate governance, share transfer, management liability;
• Represented one of the largest oil refineries in the Baltic States in an arbitration case concerning cargo transportation conditions and award of damages;
• Represented one of the largest concerns of the Baltic States in litigation on labour law and personal data protection issues;
• Gathered evidence in the UK courts and organized civil proceedings in Lithuania;
• Represented the interests of a Swiss investor in Lithuanian courts and enforcement proceedings for the recovery of debts from a prominent Lithuanian businessman;
• Represented the interests of prominent persons in civil cases of honour and dignity against senior government officials;
• Organized the enforcement of Lithuanian court decisions on debt collection in foreign countries.


• July 2018 – to date. Law firm LEXIMUM (Association of attorneys), partner.
• September 2014 – July 2018. Law firm LEADELL Balčiūnas and Grajauskas, associate partner.
• January – July 2014. Law firm TGS Baltic, associate partner.
• 2004 – October 2013. Law firm Ellex Valiūnas, associate partner.
• 2001–2004. Office of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania, legal adviser.
• 1996–2001. Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania, law specialist.
• 1997–1998, 2000–2001. Lecturer in Administrative Law at Mykolas Romeris University.


• 2005. Program Legal English for Practitioners. Boston University, the US.
• 1997. Master’s degree in Law. Faculty of Law. Vilnius University.

Language proficiency

• Lithuanian, English, Russian, German (basics)