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Sandra Bliuvaitė-Šulcienė

Senior Associate

Vilnius, Lithuania

+370 5 251 4444; 251 4445

sandra.bliuvaite@tgsbaltic.com

Lithuanian, English, Russian

MAJOR PROJECTS

Provides legal consultations to real estate development companies on issues related to the acquisition, development and transfer of parcels. The complex legal consultations provided include structuring real estate acquisition, transfer and financing transactions, drafting documents necessary for the implementation of the transactions (preliminary sale and purchase agreements, agreements on exercising a pre-emption right, loan agreements, master purchase agreements, security agreements) and representing in negotiations with a potential buyer. The total value of the transactions is over LTL 39 million (2014 – present);

Provided legal advice in a pre-trial dispute regarding the preparation of the special plan of an electricity transmission line and the establishment of related easements applied to the parcels, which included the assessment of the validity of the territorial planning process and of the solutions contained in the territorial planning document, the compliance thereof with the territorial planning documents of superior legal force and legislation, drafting of complaints to state authorities, as well as negotiations on a settlement agreement and the coordination of its conditions (2013-2014);

Provided legal consultations on performing modernisation works of a critical energy facility. Legal services included the preparation of special conditions of the contract and the negotiations with the institution financing the project on the coordination of the conditions of the contract. The value of the transaction exceeded LTL 26 million (2013);

Provided legal consultations to one of the major banks in Lithuania on investments into real estate companies. The complex legal consultations provided included advice on structuring of transactions, risk minimisation and other related issues, drafting transaction documents (framework agreement, claim rights assignment agreements and other appropriate contracts) and representing in negotiations on the coordination of transaction conditions as well as the conclusion and performance of the transactions (2010 – 2011);

Prepared a legal opinion on matters relating to designing of buildings and construction law in the dispute between the client and the contractor. The legal opinion concerned complex matters of construction law, such as functions and liability of the technical supervisor of the construction of a construction works, grounds and procedure for suspending the construction of a construction works, grounds for the approval of or refusal to approve the design documentation of a construction works, etc (2010 – 2011);

Provided legal consultations on issues of designing and construction of wind farms in the Baltic Sea, including the assessment of regulatory legal acts and solutions provided for in the existing and drafted territorial planning documents as well as effects thereof on the development of the project, the preparation of proposals for the Comprehensive Plan of the Territory of Klaipėda County, as well as the preparation of conclusions on the possibilities of developing the project and of the project development action plan (2008 – 2011).

PUBLICATIONS

  • S. Bliuvaitė-Šulcienė. Support for the Vilnius city infrastructure development - what's new in this area? // Delfi, 2016 April
  • Bliuvaitė S. (2007). Creditors of former owner can become a buyer‘s headache. The Baltic Times
  • Bliuvaitė S. (2007). Priority right. The Baltic Times
  • Bliuvaitė S. (2006). Preliminary or master agreement. The Baltic Times
  • Bliuvaitė S. (2006). Nekilnojamojo daikto pirkimo-pardavimo sutarties sudarymo ir vykdymo ypatumai (Particularities of concluding and performing an immovable thing sale and purchase contract). Justitia
  • Bliuvaitė S. (co-author) (2006). Preliminarioji sutartis (Preliminary agreement). Justitia

membership

  • Since 2010 Lithuanian Bar Association

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

  • Since 2017 Senior Associate at law firm TGS Baltic (former TARK GRUNTE SUTKIENE)
  • 2014 – 2017 Senior Associate at law firm TARK GRUNTE SUTKIENE 
  • 2010 – 2014 Senior Associate at professional law partnership Baltic Legal Solutions Lietuva 
  • 2006 – 2010 assistant to attorney-at-law at professional law partnership Jurevičius, Balčiūnas & Bartkus 
  • 2004 – 2006 lawyer at law firm RhetorR&R
  • 2002 – 2003 consultant at VšĮ Vilniaus Universiteto Teisės Klinika (Vilnius University Legal Clinic)

EDUCATION

  • 2006 Vilnius University, Faculty of Law, Vilnius, Lithuania (Master’s degree in law)