Dr Paulius Markovas is a Partner with more than 20 years of experience in the fields of Bankruptcy and Restructuring, distressed assets realisation, restructuring and management of impaired assets, litigation of civil and commercial cases and conflict management. Dr Markovas has a Doctor’s degree in Social Sciences (Law) from Vilnius University, Lithuania and a Master’s degree in Finance Law and Finance (LL.M. Finance) from Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Germany. He has participated and advised on numerous cases in leading bankruptcy and restructuring matters in the market and regularly represents clients in all instances of courts. Paulius is a co-author of series of articles Cashless payments.
- Dispute Resolution - Band 4, Chambers, 2020
- Restructuring and insolvency - Highly regarded, IFLR1000, 2020
- Lithuanian, English, Russian
- Education & membership
- 2005 Faculty of Law, Vilnius University, PhD
- 2003 Institute for Law and Finance, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University (Frankfurt, Germany), Master’s degree in Finance Law and Finance (LL.M. Finance)
- 1999 Faculty of Law, Vilnius University, Master’s degree in Law
- Since 2016 Member of INSOL Europe
- Since 2004 Member of the Lithuanian Bar
- COBALT advised the client on a long-term lease transaction for a historic building in the Old Town of Vilnius
- COBALT successfully represented UAB Skonis ir kvapas before the European Court of Justice in the case against the Lithuanian State Tax Inspectorate
- COBALT has successfully defended the interests of the Luxembourg-based bank East West United Bank S.A. in a EUR 44 million claim
- COBALT successfully defended UniCredit Leasing in a dispute regarding more than EUR 4.5 million in damages
- COBALT advised UAB Amberwind in connection with the development of the largest wind park in the Baltics
"Paulius Markovas is particularly well regarded for his expertise in insolvency-related disputes. He frequently advises on matters pertaining to contracts concluded by now bankrupt entities as well as cases regarding the related distressed assets."