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Firms To Watch: TMT

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TMT in Lithuania


Ellex has a strong IT focus, but is also very strong in advertising disputes, data protection and telecoms work. Practice head Jaunius Gumbis has built up relationships for the firm with major multinational technology companies over a stellar career spanning more than 30 years in practice. The team also has a very strong pharmaceuticals and life sciences division, which is handled by Ruta Pumputiene, who re-joined Ellex from her own law firm at the end of 2021, bringing a number of junior lawyers with her. Associates Azuolas Cekanavicius and Tomas Kamblevičius, who focus on commercial contracts in the media and IT fields, are also key members of the team.

Practice head(s):

Jaunius Gumbis

Other key lawyers:

Ruta Pumputiene; Azuolas Cekanavicius; Tomas Kamblevicius; Marius Juonys


‘The team’s support has always been quick, precise and of high quality. I have very much enjoyed working with the Ellex team.’

‘The life sciences team led by Ruta Pumputiene is very strong and is simply the best in the area for legal advice on the pharma industry. No other practice has such strong specialisation in life sciences.’

‘Ruta Pumputiene specialises and is very well known and well reputed within the life sciences & health care sector and especially pharmaceutical industry. Ruta’s and her team’s advice is always straight to the point, she not only knows legislation, but also practical details, which are never laid down in the legal acts.’

Key clients





American Chamber of Commerce in Lithuania


Association of Manufacturers of Medicines

Association of Young Doctors



Berlin Chemie Menarini



Bonnier (Velso Zinios)

Bored Panda (Pandos)


BSH Home Appliances

Carlsberg Group


Coca-Cola HBC

Dassault Systemes

Diginet (Baltic Classifieds)



Eden Springs

Eli Lilly

Fresenius Kabi


Ignitis Group


Innovation Agency Lithuania

Innovative Pharmaceuticals Industry Association

Investors’ Forum

Japan Tobacco International – JTI


Lithuanian Post

LNK Television Group

Mary Kay

Maxima Group

Modus Group


Online Media Association

Optigon (VOK Bikes)

Quaero Capital

Recycling Lottery





Telia Company

Telia Lithuania


Theca Furniture

Thermo Fisher Scientific

TV3 Group (All Media)


Work highlights

  • Guided IBM in Lithuania through the global spin-off of its managed infrastructure services business to Kyndryl.
  • Assisted Bonnier’s business weekly newspaper and internet media company Verslo Zinios in acquiring a Lithuanian online catalogue company, rekvizitai.lt.
  • Achieved a victory in the Carlsberg Group’s advertising case against the Lithuanian Drug, Tobacco and Alcohol Control Department.


Representing major technology giants Google and Microsoft, as well as venture capital funds and local Lithuanian media companies, Sorainen is undisputedly one of the top firms in TMT in the market. The firm is well placed to advise on sanctions compliance and other newer factors which have arisen in the Baltic markets since the invasion of Ukraine. The TMT team is headed by Laimonas Skibarka and Jonas Kiauleikis, who specialise in corporate transactions within this field, and Stasys Drazdauskas, an intellectual property and information technology expert. Associate Mindaugas Dominykas Baniulis is also a key part of the practice.

Practice head(s):

Laimonas Skibarka; Stasys Drazdauskas; Jonas Kiauleikis

Other key lawyers:

Mindaugas Dominykas Baniulis; Sidas Sokolovas


‘Strong industry knowledge of the telecommunications sector.’

‘Extensive experience in helping with legal issues in venture capital and private equity fields.’

‘Great single point of contact for all legal matters in Lithuania. No need to separately look for lawyers specializing in a certain area of the law – just contact your contact person and you will be introduced to the right person.’

Key clients

Bitė Lietuva No



Uber B.V.

TV3 Group

Jonas Software







Global PayTech Ventures

Signicat AS

Rocker Sofware


Vilnius International Film Festival Kino pavasaris

Elephant VC

Vertikali medija



Open Circle Capital


Work highlights

  • Advised venture capital firm Elephant VC on investing in Lithuanian start-up PVcase, a developer of software for solar power plants.
  • Advised Open Circle Capital and Inventure on investing in marketing analytics and reporting start-up Whatagraph.
  • Advising Google on its products and local operations, as well as on the implementation of Directive (EU) 2019/790 (known as the Copyright Directive) and Directive (EU) 2019/789 (known as the Retransmission Directive) in Lithuania.


WALLESS oversees large transactions in the TMT space, and is often sought for advice on innovative matters requiring specific sector expertise. The team is also sought out for GDPR advice. Practice head Laura Ziferman has two decades of experience in regulatory, commercial and TMT work and has a strong record in contentious matters. Corporate and M&A lawyer Dovile Burgiene is heavily involved in the transactional side of the practice. Guoda Sileikyte, who is an expert in the healthcare and pharmaceuticals industries, is highly recommended by clients. Associate Gabrielė Gudauskiene, who works on data protection issues, is another key contact.

Practice head(s):

Laura Ziferman

Other key lawyers:

Dovilė Burgienė; Guoda Šileikytė; Gabrielė Gudauskiene


‘The group is very knowledgable in EU laws and GDPR. They are a great partners regarding international business law as well as international contracts, MSAs, DPAs, Employment contracts.’

‘Guoda Šileikyte and Laura Ziferman have an exceptional knowledge base and ability to notice the risks and offer globally benchmarked solutions. The availability of the team really impressed us. It felt like working with an internal legal team.’

‘Deep professional knowledge and very nice team, always available and ready to help you. Guoda Šileikytė is the best expert in medical questions, extensive knowledge and understanding of the different subjects, potential impact to the business and population.’

‘Guoda Sileikyte is very reliable, well organised and always gives us a quick response. We appreicate these values very much as we work at a high fast pace and need a law firm that can work as fast as we do. Walless/Guoda does this very well!!!’

‘While working with Walless we always receive an evaluation of the business case and risk and most importantly advice on how to proceed further. The whole firm is open to adapting to the latest software solutions which allow fully remote collaboration.’

‘WALLESS is an extremely professional, full service firm for all my legal needs in Lithuania. I have never come to them with a legal issue their team has not been able to assist me with and for that, they will continue to be my go-to Lithuanian law firm.’

‘Laura Ziferman and Guoda Sileikyte are two of the attorneys at WALLESS who have helped me with an array of various business, tax, and data privacy related issues. Their legal acumen is comprehensive while also being quick – a rare combination.’

‘Key strengths are client care, adaptability and tech-minded focus.’

Key clients

Affidea Group

Yukon Advanced Optics Worldwide UAB



Modus Group


Association of Lithuanian private healthcare organizations

National Association of Medical Spa and Rehabilitation centers








Mary Kay

Eglės sanatorija

Lithuanian Cable Television Association

LIDL Lietuva



RIA Lithuania

Press Glass

Darnu Group

Work highlights

  • Advised Accel on investing $65m in an advanced A2A (account-to-account) payment infrastructure provided by kevin., and provided full-scope legal services related to TMT aspects.
  • Assisted Favro, a Swedish collaborative planning app, in preparing and negotiating IT agreements with major international brands.
  • Actively participated in a key deal in Lithuania’s healthcare system representing UAB Eriadnas and UAB Visnorus selling major medical SPA centres in Lithuania.


Advertising, marketing and communications are core areas of strength for AAA Law‘s TMT practice. The team is led by Justina Nike, an experienced advisor on marketing matters as well as licensing, franchising and distribution. The firm has a very strong IP practice, and its TMT work is linked to this, with the team offering support on branding, e-commerce and data protection. The firm’s broad client base includes hotels, supermarkets and housing funds.

Practice head(s):

Justina Nike

Key clients


Grand Hotel Kempinski


Prosperitas Baltica, UAB (CUP)

IAM Student Housing Fund

Vet ventures, UAB

Idrinq, UAB

I asset management, UAB

Motorider, UAB

Artilux, UAB

Mūsų ateities investicijos

Work highlights

  • Assisted a manufacturer of electrical appliances and lighting in a contractual negotiation process with a global provider of product engineering and semi-conductor design services.
  • Assisted a Lithuanian company in IT and IP matters with respect to several complex licence and support agreements issued in connection with a software platform developed to manage a real estate property portfolio.
  • Advising a major Lithuanian food retailer on an ongoing basis with matters related to its marketing communication, from product labelling to advertising and e-commerce-related issues.


Cobalt, one of the pan-Baltic firms, advises on regulatory compliance in the Lithuanian market for a string of major multinational companies. Notably, the firm is advising Huawei in communications with the Lithuanian government concerning the establishment of its 5G network, with other standout work including assistance given to Volkswagen, Bayer and HBO. Zilvinas Kvietkus – whose expertise covers advertising, regulatory compliance and specific life sciences and pharmaceuticals-related work – heads the team. Senior associate Renata Vasiliauskienė and managing associate Julija Beldeninovienė, who work primarily on IP and IT, are also names to note.

Practice head(s):

Žilvinas Kvietkus

Other key lawyers:

Renata Vasiliauskienė; Julija Beldeninovienė

Key clients

Huawei Technologies (Vilnius), UAB

Evolution Lithuania, UAB

Home Box Office, Inc (HBO)

EngageCraft, Ltd.

Virto Commerce Ltd.

Volkswagen Gmbh

Coral solutions, UAB


Association of Innovative Pharmaceutical Industry

eObuwie.pl, S.A.

Johnson & Johnson Poland Sp. Z o.o.

Lietuvos pastas SE

Ferrero Polska Sp. Z.o.o



Ipsen Pharma


Merck Sharp & Dohme

JCDecaux Lietuva UAB

Eldes UAB

Novian technologies, UAB

Fleet Complete Lietuva, UAB

Western Union Processing Lithuania, UAB

Finolita Unio, UAB

Wallter, UAB

Wolt Enterprises Oy


Baltijos didmena, UAB

Work highlights

  • Advised Coral Solutions, UAB on matters related to technical and regulatory compliance.
  • Advising Volkswagen on the enrolment of on-demand functions of mobile online services and connected services in VW vehicles.
  • Advising Huawei Technologies (Vilnius), UAB on Lithuanian regulation related to 5G development and assisting the company in communication with the government in relation to 5G development in the country.

Eversheds Saladžius (a member of Eversheds Sutherland)

Eversheds Saladžius (a member of Eversheds Sutherland) oversees large M&A deals in the media sector and advises a number of multinational media and IT businesses on expanding and developing their operations in the Baltic and Nordic states. The firm has well-established client relationships with large companies in the telecoms and tech sectors, providing ongoing support to Samsung and CGI, among others. Rimtis Puišys, a data privacy and compliance specialist, leads the team.

Practice head(s):

Rimtis Puišys

Key clients

Magnum AS

Samsung Electronics Baltics SIA


Digital code

Miss group

LMT (Latvijas Mobilais Telefons)

Work highlights

  • Providing legal assistance concerning the merger of Media Bites and 15min by supporting the last stage of the merger with corporate and employment matters and helping to resolve arising issues.
  • Represented Latvian telecoms operator LMT in obtaining an unconditional clearance from the Competition Council in relation to its recent acquisition of Santa Monica Networks.
  • Providing continuous legal advice for CGI, a multinational IT consulting and systems integration company, including in cross-border projects covering different jurisdictions across the Baltic-Nordic region.

TGS Baltic

TGS Baltic has one of the largest teams operating in the TMT field, providing assistance with major media-sector transactions, advice on EU directives to international clients, and ongoing legal support to local start-ups. Mindaugas Civilka, who specialises in GDPR implementation and commercial work, leads the team, with IP expert Indrė Barauskienė supporting. A further key practitioner is Audrius Deveikis, a senior associate who has experience working in Sweden and often represents clients in high-level contractual negotiations. Associates Elvina Jurčiukonytė, Violeta Maciulyte and Mindaugas Beniušis are also noted, each having a strong background in information technology law.

Practice head(s):

Mindaugas Civilka

Other key lawyers:

Audrius Deveikis; Indrė Barauskienė; Elvina Jurčiukonytė; Violeta Maciulyte; Mindaugas Beniušis


‘The team is known in the industry for having in-depth understanding of the peculiarities of our business and probably it was one of the key elements ensuring our smooth partnership.’

‘TGS Baltic is able to provide full-on virtual legal assistance without any difficulties due to their advanced technological resources. It is now possible to receive the legal services even faster than before without any decline in the quality of the services whatsoever.’

‘Mindaugas Civilka and his team – Indra Barauskiene, Audrius Deveikis as well as young professionals – Elvina Jurciukonyte, Violeta Maciulyte and Mindaugas Beniušis stand out as one of the most competent teams in the market.’

‘We have been working with TGS Baltic TMT team for quite some time. The team understands the intricacies of our business and demonstrates their value of contribution and dedication to our organisation on a daily basis.’

‘Flexibility in solving any issues, professionalism of the team, maximum involvement in the business case and accumulated knowledge and experience allowed to complete the tasks with 100% result.’

‘The main distinguishing features are flexibility, full involvement in the given requirements, speed in answering questions and completing tasks, accumulated experience in a specific industry sector.’

‘The team has good knowledge of the business environment and it feels as if they were in the business themselves. This might be because the law firm is not afraid to second its people to the clients.’

‘It feels that they really love their work and are fully into it. I believe that Mindaugas Civilka is a great example how one does what he really loves and is good at it.’

Key clients

Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Lietuva


Maxima LT, UAB

Maxima Grupė, UAB

Eurovaistinė, UAB

Euroapotheca, UAB

Tele2, UAB

Ermitažas, UAB

Lithuanian Radio and Television

Ecoservice, UAB








Nordic Entertainment Group

TV Play Baltic AS


Work highlights

  • Provided continuous legal assistance regarding the transfer of www.ermitazas.lt to the new owner.
  • Advised Meta Platforms Ireland and WhatsApp Ireland on the implementation of the European Electronic Communications Code (EECC) in Lithuania, and periodically providing updates regarding notification procedures under the EECC and Directive 2002/58/EC.
  • Prepared documents for investment of IP rights into a start-up by Kilo Group and other founders.

ECOVIS ProventusLaw

At ECOVIS ProventusLaw, practice head Loreta Andziulyte oversees a strong data transfer and protection-focused practice, described as ‘truly impressive‘ by one client. She is supported by data privacy specialist Milda Šlekytė and technology and media sector-focused employment lawyer Brigida Bacienė, both senior associates. The team caters primarily to companies operating in the fintech space, one of Lithuania’s most significant industries.

Practice head(s):

Loreta Andziulytė

Other key lawyers:

Milda Šlekytė; Brigida Bacienė


‘I would describe the team of Ecovis law firm as a collaborative team, responsive, and diverse. Lawyers of Ecovis are really good experts in their fields and always ready to help their clients even when this requires extremely short timelines and late-night work to help.’

‘The ECOVIS ProventusLaw team is professional, kind and extremely conscientious about billing. We trust this team, because we had and still have the best experience with them. ECOVIS ProventusLaw team is a wide range experts – they know not only many branches of law (Civil, Labour, Criminal, Administrative laws, Data protection), but also have IT knowledge, so we can turn to them for various issues.’

‘Loreta Andziulyte, Milda Šlekyte and Brigida Baciene are very professional, they know their job very well and are extremely helpful. We can really trust them and we feel calm. ECOVIS ProventusLaw team members are brave and ambitious and this is what makes them one of the best.’

Key clients

CGI Lithuania

Estnaila, UAB

Gravity Money LT, UAB


Paywho, UAB


Silvergate LT, UAB

TBF Finance, UAB

Saugus kreditas, UAB

Lithuanian Association of Insurance Brokers

Astrolight, UAB

Nandi Finance, UAB

International Payment Union, UAB

Softloans, UAB

Albars, UAB


Bebawa, UAB

OPAY solutions, UAB


Majestic Financial, UAB

Baltic Institute of Corporate Governance

DeVere E-Money, UAB

Skanėja, UAB

Paytend| Europe, UAB

Okeo| Payments, UAB

Work highlights

  • Advised Okeo Payments, UAB on data transfers abroad.
  • Provided assistance to Albars, UAB in the conclusion of negotiations with partners regarding various types of IT agreements.
  • Assisted communications and marketing company Astrolight, UAB with an IP rights transfer agreement.

GLIMSTEDT Bernotas & Partners

GLIMSTEDT Bernotas & Partners advises on GDPR and consumer protection compliance for clients in a broad range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, food, retail, hospitality and fintech. The team is headed by Giedrė Rimkūnaitė-Manke, an experienced IT lawyer. Senior associate Rūta Lazauskaitė, a consumer rights expert with first-hand industry experience, having formerly worked in-house at a fintech company, is a key part of the team. Managing partner Solveiga Vilčinskaitė also supports the TMT practice.

Practice head(s):

Giedrė Rimkūnaitė-Manke

Other key lawyers:

Rūta Lazauskaitė; Solveiga Vilčinskaitė


‘We appreciate the fact that the individual people we work with are easily accessible, provide their answers or comments on time and quickly, perform the agreed work perfectly, without leaving mistakes, and are competent and assess more of the circumstances of the case than we are aware of at the starting point.’

‘Loved the quick communication.’

‘Personal attention to every case and professional attitude of every Glimstedt team member make the processes smooth and clear. All the process from the case evaluation and the completeness of job done is clear, quick and gives the best results.’

Key clients

Continental Automotive Lithuania

NESTE Lietuva


Apollo Group


Schneider Electric Lietuva


OBO Bettermann

Linas Agro Group


Narbutas Group

Vaistinė plius

UAB “Magijos kvapas”

Kaunas aircraft maintenance service UAB

Impuls LTU

Gym LT

PayRay Bank

UAB Kasko Group





Work highlights

  • Advised a group of pharmacy companies acting under the trade mark of Vaistinė plius and a charitable foundation in relation to GDPR compliance and creation of an online pharmacy.
  • Advising Apollo Group (including KFC, Apollo Kinas) on GDPR compliance and data protection matters.
  • Providing continuous assistance to Impuls and Gym LT (Lemon Gym) in relation to consumer rights protection and data protection legal matters, consultations, review of their standard contracts and terms of service.

LEADELL Balciunas ir Grajauskas

LEADELL Balciunas ir Grajauskas acts in disputes in the TMT market, including defamation cases and employment litigation, under the leadership of experienced litigator and arbitrator Gintaras Balciunas. The team also advises clients on non-contentious matters, such as the implementation of technology projects and product launches in the Lithuanian market. Associate partners Vaidas Radvila and Gintaras Stankevičius are also key to the practice and are highlighted for providing ‘exceptional results‘ in ‘crisis situations‘.

Practice head(s):

Gintaras Balčiūnas

Other key lawyers:

Vaidas Radvila; Gintaras Stankevičius


‘Deep knowledge of big business clients. Responsive. Hard working. Going the extra mile in situations where I don’t have knowledge. Winning team.’

‘Gintaras Balciunas: Precise, acurate, very reliable. Hard working. Deep knowlegde of big business and very good understanding of business processes. Great connections to decision makers in government and regualtory bodies.’

‘Vaidas Radvila: responsive, accurate, exeptional results even in the hardest situations.’

Key clients

UAB “Roche Lietuva“ Diabetes Division

UAB “Roche Lietuva“ Pharmaceutical Division

UAB “Lit-Invest”

UAB “Unifiedpost”

UAB “Itree Lietuva”

UAB “Info S”

UAB “Leksinova”

UAB “Radiocentras”

AB “Achema”

VŠĮ “Kvartolė”

Work highlights

  • Represented UAB Roche Lietuva (Pharmaceutical Division) throughout the Hemonitor project, the main goal of which is to develop and implement a version of the mobile application Hemonitor localised for the Lithuanian market.
  • Advising UAB Unifiedpost in Lithuania, providing it with a range of legal services, such as defending its interests before the Competition Council and in the communications with the Supervisory Authority of the Republic of Lithuania.
  • Represented AB Achema against mass media outlets in Lithuania to deny false information about the client that has been allegedly disseminated by the members of a trade union.