Dr Juozas Rimas is a Partner and the Head of the Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Practice Group at COBALT Lithuania, specialising in the fields of M&A (Private Equity) and Corporate Law. Juozas Rimas holds a PhD in Law (2010), which he received from Vilnius University for a thesis on corporate law issues in private equity transactions. Dr Rimas has led over 30 M&A projects where he was in charge of structuring, due diligence, negotiations and general project management, as well as over 10 projects of corporate restructuring (including business transfer, merger and spin-off procedures).

  • "Juozas Rimas is known for his experience in advising domestic and international clients on a range of transactions. Sources applaud his business understanding, with one reporting: "His innovative attitude enables him to find creative ways to solve legal problems." Another client describes him as commercially-oriented and proactive." (Chambers Global 2020, Corporate / Commercial)
  • "Juozas Rimas acts on a variety of domestic and cross-border matters, advising on the firm's key transactions. He commands a solid reputation in the market, with interviewees commending him for being "very fast in responses and clear in communication." (Chambers Europe 2019, Corporate / Commercial)
  • “I admire his professionalism and good knowledge of our situation.” (IFLR, 2017)
  • "Juozas Rimas is the firm's new M&A practice head. He is a visible name on the firm's key transactions." (Chambers Europe, 2016)
  • Языки
  • Lithuanian, English, Russian
  • Образование и членство
  • 2010 Faculty of Law, Vilnius University, PhD in social science, law
  • 2005 Faculty of Law, Vilnius University, Master's in Law degree
  • 2000 Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University
  • Since 2010 Member of the Lithuanian Bar Association