COBALT represented AB Eurovia Lietuva in a court trial of its action against Ukmergė Municipal Administration concerning unlawful exclusion of the company from participating in a public procedure for the award of a public contract for works of remediation of contaminated areas in Ukmergė military site.
In April 2011 Vilnius Regional Court found that the Municipal Administration had wrongfully excluded AB Eurovia Lietuva from the public procurement procedure and annulled its decision. By its ruling entered in 2013 the Supreme Court of Lithuania remitted the case back to the Court of Appeal of Lithuania, which by the ruling of 14 May 2014 awarded to AB Eurovia Lietuva all its lost profits.
The Court of Appeal of Lithuania issued a definitive decision ordering the Municipal Administration to pay AB Eurovia Lietuva its lost revenue and litigation costs.
COBALT legal advice included drafting procedural documents and representing the client in all pre-litigation procedures and throughout litigation. The team was led by COBALT Managing Associate, Head of Public Procurement Practice Group at COBALT Lithuania, Jolita Rima Puškorienė.