Augustas Klezys

Augustas Klezys

Counsel

Ph:

+370 52 639 807

Mob: +370 61 139 233
Fax: +370 52 685 041
E-mail: augustas.klezys@sorainen.com
Office: Lithuania

Practice areas:

Banking, Project Finance & PPP, Capital Markets, Financial Services & Regulation, Investment Funds, Structures & Pensions, Restructuring & Insolvency

Languages: Lithuanian, English
Experience

Counsel Augustas Klezys is head of Sorainen Financial Services & Insurance Sector Group, has been practising law since 2003.

Augustas' key areas of expertise include banking, finance and capital markets transactions and financial services and regulation. He has extensive practical experience in highly specific financial transactions ranging from lending and security to capital markets (structured products, derivatives), including regulation of banks and other financial institutions. Augustas has also advised on bank litigation.

Augustas Klezys has advised global financial institutions and major banks in Lithuania in many high-profile strategic transactions.

Before joining Sorainen, Augustas was involved in banking and finance law at one of the leading banks in Lithuania, first as a specialised lawyer in banking and investment products and services and later as deputy manager of the legal department.

Augustas is recommended by the following directories and guides:

  • The Legal 500 for banking and finance practice as “highly client-oriented”;
  • Chambers Europe for experience in transactional and regulatory instructions, and capital markets matters. He is praised by clients for "good, effective work"; 
  • Best Lawyers for banking and finance and capital markets law.
Education

Vilnius University, Lithuania (MA in Commercial Law)

Membership

Lithuanian Bar Association

Publications

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