Algirdas Pekšys

Algirdas Pekšys



+370 52 644 894

Mob: +370 61 404 742
Fax: +370 52 685 041
Office: Lithuania

Practice areas:

Investment Incentives, Corporate, Employment, Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Markets

Languages: Lithuanian, English, Russian

Algirdas Pekšys is a partner and head of the Corporate and M&A Practice Group in Lithuania, which includes the Corporate, Employment, Investment Incentives, M&A, Private Equity and Privatisation Practice Areas. Algirdas is regarded as a leading expert in corporate law, employment law and capital markets in Lithuania. He has been practicing law since 1999. 

Algirdas has extensive experience in advising clients on complex corporate and M&A transactions, including cross-border mergers, company group restructuring and joint ventures. According to the statistics of Mergermarket, Algirdas is No 1 among individual lawyers by the total value of advised major M&A transactions in the Baltics (EUR 4.139 billion during 2005-2018). 

During his professional career, Algirdas served for some six years as a corporate counsel of the NASDAQ OMX Vilnius stock exchange where he gained unrivalled knowledge of the capital markets industry and legal framework. Algirdas is also involved in advising foreign investors on FDI projects in Lithuania and counselling clients on complex employment matters. Algirdas is a member of a working group advising the Government on improvement of corporate law in Lithuania. He also lectures on company law to other lawyers in seminars organised by the Bar Association.

Algirdas appears in the following directories:

  • IFLR 1000 recommends him for the banking and finance practice area as a leading capital markets lawyer;
  • The Legal 500 recommends Algirdas for corporate and M&A for "'creative thinking' and 'good analytical skills'";
  • Chambers Europe recommends him in employment law, corporate and commercial. Clients describe partner Algirdas Pekšys as "excellent at understanding the scope of the task in hand and then deploying the correct resources. He is also commended for his "broad knowledge and 'contract-specific' skills". Clients appreciate the business-mindedness of Algirdas, saying: "He is not only legally experienced but also commercially minded. His professionalism, business acumen, ability to provide you with alternatives, and speed and flexibility stand out. He exceeded our expectations."
  • Chambers Global refers to Algirdas as "widely respected for his experience in commercial and corporate restructuring projects" and recommends him in corporate and commercial law (interviewees report that Algirdas "takes ownership of the issues. He is fast, responsive and stays with us until the issue is resolved");
  • Best Lawyers recommends him in banking and finance, corporate and M&A plus labour and employment law.

Vilnius University, Lithuania (MA in Law)


Lithuanian Bar Association
International Bar Association
International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)


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