September 2016 marks a further enhancement of the Sorainen partnership. Saulë Dagilytë, head of Tax & Customs in the Sorainen Lithuanian office, has been promoted to a partner.

Saulë Dagilytë joined Sorainen in May 2010 and soon became one of the key contributors to the firm’s and its clients’ success. Under her leadership, the firm’s tax practice became a top-tier player in Lithuania.

“We are delighted to have such a strong team leader joining our partnership,” noted Laimonas Skibarka, co-managing partner of Sorainen. “Over the last four years, Saulë has developed an exceptional tax team. The size of the team and its revenues have both more than doubled and continue to grow. Many clients have enjoyed her innovative and proactive solutions in various projects and tax matters.”

According to Jânis Taukaès, head of the Sorainen Tax & Customs Team: “Sorainen is demonstrating its strong strategic vision by strengthening the tax practice in the entire Baltic and Belarus region with this promotion. Saulë plays a significant role in major international projects and she has proved that our clients can benefit from integrated tax services in the region.”

Sorainen’s tax team is recognised as a leader in the Baltic States and has been awarded six times with the “Baltic Tax Firm of the Year” title at the European Tax Awards organised by International Tax Review over the last seven years. Sorainen is also recognised as one of the Lithuanian market leaders, with the team as well as Saulë personally being ranked in the first tier by major legal directories Chambers Europe and The Legal 500. “Saulë is highly praised by clients who say she is ‘very effective’ and ‘really understands their business’,” according to Chambers Europe.

During her 10 years of legal and tax practice, Saulë has contributed to clients’ success by advising on cross-border and local tax planning and structuring, reorganisations, and asset and share acquisitions and disposals, and she has represented clients in disputes and negotiations with tax authorities. Saulë holds a master’s degree in law from Vilnius University and she is also a trusted public expert on taxation matters.