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Lawyers in Lithuania

F.A.Q.

BridgeWest provides a wide range of legal services in Lithuania through our affiliated Lithuanian lawyers and Law Firms in Vilnius and other major cities in Lithuania. We are mainly specialized in the main aspects of Lithuanian Commercial Law, including Company Formation, Debt Collection, Commercial Disputes and Litigation, Lithuanian Real Estate Law and certain areas of Intellectual Property Law (such as Trademark Registration for instance).

You can find some of our main areas of expertise below:

Company Formation in Lithuania

Our lawyers will provide  immediate assistance with company registration in Lithuania in matters like official registration, structure, financing, taxation, office registration. We handle both Lithuanian Limited  Liability or Joint-Stock company formations.

Debt Collection in Lithuania

BridgeWest provides legal assistance for the recuperation of debts from Lithuanian companies through pre-trial proceedings (official notifications to the debtor, negotiations etc.) as well as trial representation.

Mergers and Acquisitions in Lithuania

Mergers and Acquisitions as well other corporate restructuring on the Lithuanian market.

Due Diligence in Lithuania

This refers to both corporate due diligence (performing certain verifications of Lithuanian business partners for instance) as well as real estate due diligence (offering a verification of a real estate property to be purchased in Lithuania).

Taxation Advice and Planning in Lithuania

Advice on any Lithuanian tax and taxation methods, planning for the minimization of taxes, taxes involved with ownership and transfer of real estate.



Articles on Law in Lithuania

Types of Lithuanian Companies

There are various forms of business entities allowed in Lithuania, each having its own characteristics, advantages and disadvantages. The Lithuanian law institutes similar regulations for national and foreign entrepreneurs. There are four main kinds of company types which are commonly founded on Lit ...

Setting up a Lithuanian company

Even though Lithuanian economy was strongly affected by the global crises, it still represents an interesting place to invest and to set up a company, having a developed and diversified industry that produces more than 33% of the GDP and a strong service sector with more than 61% of the GDP. In orde ...

Open Company Branch or Subsidiary in Lithuania

One way of investing in Lithuania is through establishment of a company branch. A Lithuanian branch is not considered a separate legal entity from the parent foreign company. The liability of the branch is attributed to the parent company which is responsible for the branch's debts and obligations. ...

Guide to Company Incorporation in Lithuania

1. What is the minimum share capital of a Lithuanian Private Limited Liability Company? The most common company form of Lithuania is the Private Limited Liability Company. It has a simpler structure and a less complex incorporation process. The starting capital requested by the Lithuanian Law is 10. ...

Paying Taxes in Lithuania

1. What is the corporate tax in Lithuania? The standard corporate tax rate that a company registered in Lithuania has to pay is 15%. Companies with less than 10 employees and less than 500,000 LTL as an yearly income may pay only a 5% corporate tax rate.     2. What is the VAT ...

Company Liquidation in Lithuania

BridgeWest handles all steps required for company liquidation in Lithuania . Please contact us via email or phone for appointing a liquidator to carry on the company dissolution, submitting the required application forms, dealing with the Court, closing the company's bank account or a ...

Open a Representative Office in Lithuania

Are there any special requirements for creating a Lithuanian Representative Office? The law of the Republic of Lithuania is governing the registration of representative offices in Lithuania by foreign companies. The foreign company must keep in mind that only specific operations that doesn’t ...

Register a Non Profit Organization in Lithuania

A series of laws are regulating the establishment and operation of the non-profit organizations in Lithuania like the Law on Charity and Sponsorship (1993, as amended 2005), Law on Associations (1996), Law on the Associations of Multi-family Apartment House Owners (1995) Law on Public Institutions ( ...

Nominee Director in Lithuania

 The term of nominee director can appoint different types of entities, individuals or corporate bodies, which can replace the beneficial owners of a company but with various responsibilities and rights according to the resident country’s specific. While in offshore jurisdictions the nomin ...

Set up a company in Lithuania

Every functioning company in Lithuania has to be registered with the Company Register. The process takes about three weeks and implies a series of documentation. This process is similar to foreign and national entrepreneurs, the regulations being the same. Preliminary activities before registering a ...

Meet us in Vilnius

Call us now at +44 203 287 0408 to set up an appointment with our lawyers in Vilnius, Lithuania. Alternatively you can incorporate your company without traveling to Lithuania.

As a BridgeWest client, you will beneficiate from the joint expertize of local lawyers and international consultants. Together we will be able to offer you the specialized help you require for your business start-up in Lithuania.