Rita Paukštė

Rita Paukštė

Associate Partner
Vilnius, Lithuania

Rita is ranked as a Rising Star in EU and Competition by Legal 500 in 2020 and 2021

  • About

    Rita Paukštė is an Associate Partner at TGS Baltic, she has extensive experience in antitrust litigation and investigations with a special focus on heavily regulated sectors such as aviation, energy, gambling and finance. Additionally, Rita often guides clients in preparation for dawn raids as well as manages their compliance checks and renewal of internal policies and business practices related to implementation and adherence of competition rules.

    Furthermore, Rita is a national case report contributor to Oxford Competition Law and recently became a country reporter of the European Competition Regulatory Law Review. She also actively comments on competition law issues at national mass media for general awareness of business on relevant risk management.

  • Recognition
    • Rising Star in EU and Competition by Legal 500 in 2020 and 2021

  • CV

    Professional career

    Since 2021
    Associate Partner, law firm TGS Baltic
    2018 - 2021
    Senior Associate, law firm Motieka & Audzevičius
    2015 - 2017
    Associate, Advokat.lt Professional Law Partnership
    2017 - 2017
    Regulatory Analyst, DNB Markets (now Luminor)
    2015 - 2017
    Associate Tutor, University of Sussex
    2013 - 2014
    Associate, Motieka & Audzevičius, Professional Law Partnership
    2011 - 2013
    Policy Analyst, Lithuanian Free Market Institute
    2010 - 2010
    Network Manager, bank Finasta
    2009 - 2009
    Assistant to MEP, European Parliament


    2014 - 2018
    University of Sussex, PhD studies, Law
    2010 – 2011
    Utrecht University, LL.M
    2005 - 2009
    Mykolas Romeris University, Bachelor of Laws


    Global Financial Compliance (CISI Chartered Institute for Securities Investment)
    PRINCE2 - Project Management in Control Environment
    LEAN - Organisation Management Techniques
    Power Regulation (Florence School of Regulation)