Simona Oliškevičiūtė-Cicėnienė is a Partner and Head of Real Estate and Infrastructure Department at COBALT Lithuania. She has over 18 years of experience in advising various market leading international and local companies, as well as Lithuanian Government and its institutions on sophisticated mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, as well as private equity transactions in real estate, energy, infrastructure, finance and other industries. Simona is a co-author of Legal Aspects of Doing Business in Europe/Lithuania, Corporate Governance Guide and Business Value Management Guide.

  • "All contracts prepared are done to a high professional standard. I haven't found any weaknesses in her and she is a hard worker. If I ask for something to be done for tomorrow morning, she always does it." (Chambers Europe 2018, Real Estate)
  • “She is very professional and easy to work with.” (IFLR1000 2017)
  • "Department head Simona Oliškevičiūtė-Cicėnienė is described by clients as "an experienced and creative lawyer who can look at the problem in an in-depth way and give you a practical answer you can use straight away." Her scope of expertise covers property transactions and major infrastructure projects, mainly in the energy field." (Chambers Europe 2016, Real Estate)
  • Languages
  • Lithuanian, English, French, Russian
  • Education & membership
  • 2011 Baltic Management Institute (BMI), Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) degree
  • 2006 College of Law of England and Wales, Practice Diploma in International Joint Ventures
  • 2003-2004 Studies at Université Paris-X Nanterre, Paris (France), Scholarship under International student exchange programme
  • 2004 Vilnius University, Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree
  • 2000-2003 Oscar Milosz Cultural Centre with the Embassy of France in Lithuania, Courses of French language
  • 1997-1998 Elkhart Memorial High School, Indiana (USA), Scholarship under International Student Exchange Programme YFU
  • Present - member of International Bar Association (IBA), Lithuanian Young Bar Association (LJAA) and BMI Alumni Association
  • 2009 to March 2013 – President of the Lithuanian Young Bar Association (LJAA)
  • 2008-2009 – President of the European Young Bar Association (EYBA)
  • 2000-2001 – President of the European Law Students’ Association, Vilnius local group (ELSA Vilnius)
  • Publications
"Simona Oliškevičiūtė-Cicėnienė specialises in real estate transactions in the energy sector and is "a fighter you want to have on your side in negotiations"."
Legal 500, 2015