Firm Profile > Ellex > Vilnius, Lithuania


Lithuania > Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 1

Ellex, which is one of the leading pan-Baltic law firms, has recently assisted clients with some of the largest capital markets and project finance deals in the market. In addition, its team has advised clients on Lithuania’s new anti-money laundering regulations. Cross-border work is a notable strength of the practice, with the client roster comprising of a number of international clients. The group also has experience of working with practitioners at Magic Circle law firms. Ieva Dosinaitė undertakes cross-border mandates and is noted for her regulatory expertise in relation to anti-money laundering and licensing issues. Dosinaitė co-heads the practice with Giedrius Stasevicius, who focuses on bond issuances, project finance transactions, securitisations and secured lending. Associate Domantas Gudonis is also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Ieva Dosinaitė; Giedrius Stasevičius

Other key lawyers:


‘Ellex’s banking and finance team has extensive experience in the field. The team has a unique in-depth understanding on how to translate legal requirements into practice.’

‘Partners Ieva Dosinaite and Giedrius Stasevicius are real professionals in their field. Their significant competence gave us excellent results which we were very pleased with.’

Key clients

Graanul Invest AS and Graanul Invest UAB

SEB Bank

Danske Bank Lithuania Branch

Luminor Bank

General Financing

Lords LB Asset Management

Maxima Group

AB Šiaulių Bankas

PayRay UAB

UAB General Financing

Lithuanian Post, AB

OP Corporate Bank plc

Visa Payments Limited

Revolut Payments UAB and Revolut Bank UAB

Nikulipe UAB

Sollo UAB

UAB ConnectPay

Bancibo S.E.

Arival Pte. Ltd.

Bergwand GmbH

Finora Capital AS

Investment Evolution Corporation

Lithuania > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

Ellex, which is an established leader in the Baltic region, has acted on some of the biggest deals in the market; in one recent highlight, it advised the European hotel group Orbis on its €1.06bn sale to AccorInvest. Managing partner Rolandas Valiunas, who advised on that deal, has longstanding experience of assisting international investors. Zilvinas Zinkevicius, whose practice has a strong emphasis in the energy sector, co-heads the team with Paulius Gruodis, who has a similarly significant interest in the energy sector and is also highly skilled in private equity transactions. Robertas ČiočysJaunius Gumbis and Dovile Greblikiene are also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Rolandas Valiunas; Zilvinas Zinkevicius; Paulius Gruodis; Jaunius Gumbis; Dovile Greblikiene; Ruta Armone

Other key lawyers:

Robertas Ciocys


‘On time delivery despite obstacles and high quality of services, which results in hassle-free cooperation with no legal disputes after M&A contract signage.’

‘Elllex’s corporate and M&A team is the largest and most experienced in Lithuania. We have worked with them for many years and carried out multiple acquisitions and corporate projects.’

‘This team consists of true professionals in their field, who are especially distinguished from other firms by their focus on their clients.’

‘Well-established law firm that has been holding leadership in the country for many years.’

‘Zilvinas Zinkevicius Trustworthy, reliable, down to earth approach, deep matter of the project and business environment in general.’

‘Robust, direct and keen strategists, they see possibilities in every situation and can act quickly on those possibilities. Work style is down-to-earth, assertive and persuasive.’

Key clients

Edenred SA

Brink’s Company

Marubeni Corporation

Maxima Group / VP Market (the largest Pan-Baltic retail chain, TOP 2 Lithuanian company)

Quaero Capital SA



Konekesko Oy

Lords LB Asset Management


Orlen Lietuva, AB / PKN Orlen S.A. [The largest company in Lithuania]


Lithuania > Dispute resolution Tier 1

Ellex's position as a market-leader was cemented in 2020 with the addition to the team of Valentinas Mikelėnas, who is a former Justice of the Supreme Court of Lithuania. He has a varied caseload, with a notable specialism in shareholder disputes. Newly-promoted partner Giedrė Aukštuolienė has a strong track record in commercial and investment treaty arbitration cases. with particular capabilities in the energy, infrastructure and IT sectors. She co-chairs the team with Ramunas Petravicius, who handles arbitration cases, as well as litigation before the civil and administrative courts (specifically in relation to energy and infrastructure disputes). Vilija Vaitkute Pavan is a key name for arbitration work, particularly in relation to investor-state arbitrations. Egidijus Baranauskas is well-versed in real estate and construction disputes.

Practice head(s):

Ramūnas Petravičius; Giedrė Aukštuolienė

Other key lawyers:


‘Ellex’s team is fully focused on tasks and issues that are raised. Provided insights and strategy is exceptional good and satisfies and exceeds our needs. All services are provided within agreed time frame.’

‘The size of dispute resolution practice and number of partners working in this practice is well suited to handle large cases, when it really matters. ’

Partner Egidijus Baranauskas, as a former Supreme Court judge, can almost always predict the result of the case in court.’

‘Ellex’s dispute resolution team is very competent. They have the best dispute resolution professionals in the market. Recently, one of the main dispute resolution leaders Mr. Valentinas Mikelėnas also joined the team. The team knows the client very well, as well. Team has very talented young colleagues and they are fully able to shift the work with them.’

‘The main strength of dispute resolution team is the competence of its members. Partners Vilija Vaitkutė Pavan, partner Egidijus Baranauskas, partner Ramunas Petravicius are highly-skilled experts in their fields. Ms. Vilija is a process expert, litigator, Mr. Egidijus is the expert of material law, Ramunas Petravicius understands financial aspects very well’

‘The team has great experts in the field. As a client we know that we are getting high-level service.’

‘Ellex’s dispute resolution team is the one I have cooperated with for a long time regarding all major pre-trial and trial disputes. My expectations are usually exceeded. The people I worked with are experienced professionals who share great personal vibe’

‘Vilija Vaitkute Pavan – she stands out as very attentive to details, thinking of very different scenarios and thinking at least several steps ahead. Ramūnas Petravičius – strong at numbers and financial aspects, very creative, very good knowledge about client’s business. Egidijus Baranauskas – very good legal and court practice knowledge, very creative, understanding business well. Rapolas Kasparavicius – very sharp, creative, attentive to details. Jurgis Bartkus – attentive to details, fast learner, very good knowledge of law theory.’

Key clients

Bertona Holdings Limited

East Capital (Lux) Baltic Fund

Vilnius Cogeneration Power Plant

Ignitis Group (formerly – Lietuvos Energija)

AB Orlen Lietuva

Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania

Kaunas City Municipality

Kaunas City Waste Management Centre

Luminor Bank AB

City Service SE

Amber Grid AB

Lithuania > Employment Tier 1

Ellex's employment team is a port of call for major employers such as Sanofi, AbbVie and Uber. Practice head Ramūnas Petravičius focuses on contentious issues, and his recent work included matters involving illegal strike actions and mass terminations. He is also very active in assisting clients with the employment aspects of corporate transactions. Rimantas Stanevicius has recently advised on employees being solicited by a competitor.

Practice head(s):

Ramūnas Petravičius

Other key lawyers:


‘I find the speed of how fast Ellex replies and provides solutions or recommendations to be very impressive. I can be sure that, after my email is sent, I will receive the reply within the same day, which is crucial in some cases. The information is always provided in a simple yet professional matter, so everyone could understand. ’

‘On-time consultations and all-inclusive top-level services in the employment arena. Each team member brings the best practice to the specific aspect of the issue. All lawyers are involved in a specific case and provide the best insights.’

Ellex Valiunas is by far the most well known legal partnership in Lithuania and could be considered a sign of quality in many fields.’

‘Ellex’s employment team finds the best business-oriented solutions and are also our valuable partner in business personnel management.’

‘Ramūnas is for sure the most recognized and leading individual in the market. Without his broad approach and excellent negotiation skills, he also tries and finds the way to go to agreements which saves our money and time and we can devote them to business development.’

Key clients

Biogen Inc.


H & M Hennes & Mauritz UAB

Trustpilot A/S

Bazaarvoice Inc.

AbbVie Inc.

Uber Technologies, Inc.

Veho Oy Ab

HCL Technologies


Pfizer Inc.

Tetra Pak

SAI Global

Lithuania > EU and competition Tier 1

Described by clients as 'artists in their field', Ellex 's EU and competition team stands out for its work handling abuse of dominance investigations and state aid cases. Marius Juonys leads the competition sub-group and has extensive expertise in both abuses of dominance and merger control. State aid work is handled by Karolis Kačerauskas, who is also a respected name for public procurement work. The team also benefits from commercial partners Jaunius Gumbis and Dovile Greblikiene, who are also known to handle competition matters.

Practice head(s):

Jaunius Gumbis; Dovile Greblikiene; Marius Juonys; Karolis Kacerauskas


‘Ellex’s competition team members are the artists in their field. They know well local and on EU level legal rules, but most importantly, they always deep-dive into the essence of the business and find arguments absolutely creative – beyond any existing practise. Truly innovators. ’

‘Expertise level first of all, followed by extra fluent communication and ability to deconstruct even more complex scenarios into simple stories.’

‘I have mentioned Marius Juonys who is exceptional both as a competition lawyer as well as a person who is kind and caring. Although in such a difficult field of law he explains issues in simple terms, which makes him very reliable and close to everyday matters of the Company. I would also like to mention Karolis Kacerauskas who is a wonderful specialist in state aid issues and public procurement.’

‘I think that reputation and practical experience are the most relevant criteria for selecting competition lawyer. Since Lithuania is a small market, professional in-house lawyers know who is who on the market. Ellex has the best reputation, since they were probably the first law firm who started specializing in competition area many years ago. Furthermore, it is also known in the market that they successfully defended their clients in the largest competition cases. 

‘My primary contact for competition-related matters is Marius Juonys, who is Ellex competition partner. He is probably one of the best competition lawyers in Lithuania and has a reputation of winning hard cases. As for myself, I appreciate his experience and knowledge of competition law. In most of the situations, he is able to provide explicit and practical advice and support his conclusions with reference to specific situations he has encountered during his years of practice.’

‘As already mentioned, Marius Juonys is a truly distinguished figure in the market in terms of expertise, experience and overall professionalism.’

Key clients

The Republic of Lithuania

Telia Lietuva, AB

All Media Lithuania



Vilniaus Energija

Orlen Lietuva, AB

Klaipedos Nafta

Kesko Oyj

Siemens Osakeyhtio Lithuanian branch office

Novartis Pharma Services Inc. representative office

Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania

Baltic Post, UAB

Volvo, AB

ASSA ABLOY Czech & Slovakia S.R.O.

Viciunai Group, UAB

Vilniaus Duona UAB

Panevezio Statybos Trestas

Danske Bank A/S

Verslo Aptarnavimo Centras, UAB


Imlitex Holdings, UAB

Association Lietuvos Keliai

Lithuanian branch of Ergo Insurance

Lithuania > Fintech Tier 1

Ellex’s sizeable team has been assisting clients with banking licences and e-money licences recently. Its client roster includes big names such as Revolut and Visa Payments. Ieva Dosinaitė has been advising international clients on their entry into the Lithuanian market, as well as undertaking work for domestic clients such as Lithuania Post. Banking and finance head Giedrius Stasevičius is also very active in the fintech arena, and has particular expertise in advising international clients.

Practice head(s):

Ieva Dosinaitė; Giedrius Stasevičius


‘I have worked and still am working with the firm on several items with different team members, so far – everyone is top of the client’s needs, agenda etc. They are the people who love their jobs!’

‘Experienced team with excellent knowledge of the industry, legal requirements, and processes in Lithuania.’

‘We had introductory calls with all of the top legal firms in Lithuania and Ellex was the standout. ’

‘The entire team are very well-coordinated, it is a pleasure to work with them, because they always are ready to help in all kind of problems in no time. They have deep knowledge not only in legal matters related to licensing, but and in IT matters, which are essential for our business. ’

‘Ieva Dosinaitė is a very capable person, we are very lucky to have such a great legal and business advisor as her. During all this time we never had even the smallest doubt in her abilities, because she always makes the best result in all the most difficult problems.’

‘Strong client service ethos, responsive and with genuine expertise to back it up.’

‘Ieva Dosinaitė is a stand out partner.’

Key clients

PayRay UAB

Lithuanian Post, AB

Visa Payments Limited and Visa International

Revolut Payments UAB and Revolut Bank UAB

Nikulipe UAB

Sollo UAB

UAB ConnectPay

Bancibo S.E.

Arival Pte. Ltd.

Bergwand GmbH

Finora Capital AS

Investment Evolution Corporation

General Financing

Lithuania > Intellectual property Tier 1

Ellex's team is noted for its ‘strong theoretical and practical knowledge'. It has a wealth of expertise in contentious issues concerning licensing, infringements, royalty payments and parallel imports. Vytautas Mizaras has a wealth of experience in soft IP disputes and has helped draft copyright law legislation in Lithuania. He co-heads the team with Jaunius Gumbis, who is particularly known for disputes involving trademark law and advertising. Advertising law is another strong point of Mantas Rimkevičius, who is also particularly skilled in matters connected with the TMT sector.

Practice head(s):

Jaunius Gumbis; Vytautas Mizaras

Other key lawyers:


‘Strong theoretical and practical knowledge.’

‘Vytautas Mizaras has good skills and knowledge in the field.’

‘Outstanding expertise, especially by Vytautas Mizaras who leads the practice and has a business-oriented approach and ability to adapt to demanding needs.’

‘Expertise in the field is what makes the team stand out compared to other firms.’

‘Vytautas Mizaras – second to none expertise

‘Mantas Rimkevičius – pragmatic and business-focused approach.’

Key clients

Laboratoires Bouchara Recordati

Luminati Networks, Ltd

Telia Lietuva, AB (part of the Scandinavian multinational telephone company and network operator Telia Company AB)

Svyturys – Utenos alus, UBA (part of the Carlsberg group)


Akzo Nobel

Vilniaus Prekyba


Uzstato sistemos administratorius, VsĮ


Basketball and football clubs Kauno Zalgiris

Lithuanian Basketball Federation



Seduva Jewish Memorial Fund

Kristina Sabaliauskaite (a well-known Lithuanian novelist)

Rivile (one of the biggest accounting software Lithuanian companies)

INTER RAO (a leading player in the electricity market in the Baltic countries)

Modern Art Centre

Lithuania > Projects and energy Tier 1

Ellex advises on both conventional and renewable energy projects, as well as major developments of local infrastructure. The team particularly excels in contentious matters. Dovilė Greblikienė is well-versed in regulatory matters such as energy pricing, tariffs and EU compliance, and he also assists clients with administrative cases before local and European courts. Greblikiene co-heads the practice with Jaunius Gumbis, who has a similar focus on regulatory issues, most notably district heating and EU energy regulations. Senior associate Edvinas Beikauskas is also recommended.

WALLESS has particular strengths in competition and regulatory work, making it well placed to handle projects involving public-private partnerships and procurement bids. Laura Ziferman undertakes a significant amount of work for energy companies and local municipalities in this space. She co-heads the group with Evaldas Klimas, who is active in construction and property-related matters. Vaidotas Puklevicius is a key name for work involving the energy sector and is currently very active in the renewables sector.

Practice head(s):

Dovilė Greblikienė; Jaunius Gumbis

Other key lawyers:


‘Ellex has a great team having in-depth knowledge of the field. It was very easy to navigate throughout the matters having these advisors. ’

‘We instruct Ellex’s team in really complex cases. Their ability to deconstruct them into simple stories never ceases to amaze. ’

‘Extraordinary expertise level, availability, fluency in communication, timeline keeping, the result, which often exceeds even the highest expectations.’

‘Ellex is highly professional in the area of projects and energy. I find them to be the most professional, following all the developments not only in Lithuania but also worldwide, being able to provide assistance of highest-level standards and ethics. It is the most professional company in Lithuania with in-depth specialization in energy.’

‘I mainly work with Dovile Greblikiene from Ellex, whom I find to be outstandingly professional. Her exceptionally professional approach and in-depth knowledge of legal, energy and project management areas have been a valuable asset for my organization and me. Dovile Greblikiene from Ellex always provides advise within the highest standards of form, content and timing. ’

‘Ellex Valiunas has a dedicated team of lawyers who strive to understand clients’ business needs. That what makes this practice unique. They are number one in large projects, business-minded, international competence, client understanding. They have the highest level of knowledge and perfect work ethics. ’

‘Dovile Greblikiene has extremely good know-how of the industry, is reliable and offers practical solutions. She is a highly-skilled adviser with broad experience, considerable awareness for clients, and solution-oriented approach.’

‘The main strengths of this group are great experience, very good planning, perfect process management and the true care of the customer’s issues, what all together helps to have less stress and clarity on ongoing process.’

Key clients

Veolia Environnement S.A

Veolia Group (Vilniaus energija UAB)

Veolia Group (Litesko UAB)


Windfarm Akmene One, UAB

Windfarm Akmene Two, UAB

Palink, UAB

Pamario jegainiu energija, UAB

Baltpool, UAB

Ørsted A/S

Total Marketing Service, SA

Minijos nafta, UAB

The Natural Power Consultants Limited

Idex Baltic, UAB

Orlen Lietuva, AB

Inter Rao Lietuva and Inter Rao Latvia, AB

Lithuania > Real estate and construction Tier 1

Ellex is ‘unique due to its inner specialisation’, with it fielding dedicated experts across all areas of real estate and construction. The team is jointly led by Audrius Petkevicius and Robertas Čiočys, with the former specialising in the planning and development of infrastructure projects, and Čiočys focusing on the purchase and sale of state-owned assets. Other key members include Rolandas Valiunas, who focuses on transactional work, and commercial leasing expert Dovile StančikaitėJolanta Liukaityte-Stoniene is adept at real estate finance transactions. Olga Petroševičienė joined from WINT Law Firm.WALLESS’ real estate team includes experts in real estate, construction and development, as well as public procurement and public-private partnerships. Evaldas Klimas is a key name for construction and development work, with particular strengths in planning work. Transactional work is primarily handled by Indrė Jonaitytė-Gricė, who acts for companies, investment funds and family offices. The 'very efficientAkvilė Mackay is another key name for transactional work and leasing agreements. Associate Laura Ziferman  is recommended for procurement and PPP work.

Practice head(s):

Audrius Petkevičius; Robertas Čiočys; Olga Petroseviciene


‘Deeply specialised team with leading individuals. They can give very accurate answers based on broad experience in a very short time. No other firms can do the same.’

‘Jolanta Liukaityte-Stoniene has a very broad legal and business outlook, deep knowledge, understanding of the client needs and deep emotional intelligence what is extremely importance to successfully navigate projects of enhanced sensitivity. While working with other lawyers it can be sensed that they either are good specialists of a certain field, or they are good managers. Jolanta Liukaityte-Stoniene combines all the best features an attorney and partner can have. ’

‘To define in one word – Pros! They have extensive knowledge and expertise that helps to find creative solutions where other firms are helpless or take too long. When it comes to city planning, language use or any untypical question – just Ask Audrius. The other aspect is Audrius is very connected, thus it makes the whole process very smooth.’

‘Audrius Petkevicius is the key to Ellex RE team success. He’s connected, creative and always finds a solution even in the most difficult situation.’

‘Ellex Real Estate and Construction practice is unique due to inner specialization. Each team member specializes in specific area, therefore all of them have a very deep knowledge of the field they are working in. ‘

‘Always delivers on time, informs about potential risks, and represents the client really well.’

‘Biggest strength of Ellex is its significant experience of orchestrating complex, long-term projects that involve drafting documentation, facilitating negotiations, navigating legal and regulatory issues.’

‘Ellex offer full range of services in one place. Their areas of expertise include acquisitions and disposals, construction, financing, land use, planning and development, leasing, environmental law, insurance, and taxation.’

Key clients


Moody’s Corporation



Hollister Incorporated


LORDS LB Asset Management

Emerging Europe Commercial Properties

Baltic Sea Properties

Practice head(s):

Evaldas Klimas; Indrė Jonaitytė-Gricė; Laura Ziferman

Other key lawyers:


‘The team has very pragmatic and business oriented legal approach. It is not that easy from my practice to find legal professionals being business oriented.’

‘I have been dealing with Akvile Mackay lately. Akvile was very efficient in helping to negotiate the contract and finding the ways how to put it into the legal language acceptable for all parties. ’

‘WALLESS is a very efficient, commercial law firm. Their real estate practice covers both the regulatory part and real estate transactions.’

‘Partners of the practice Indrė Jonaitytė-Gricė and Evaldas Klimas make a very balanced combination in providing well-rounded solutions. Partner Indrė Jonaitytė-Gricė is a well-recognised expert in the real estate market dealing with the most complex real estate transactions. Her professionalism and great understanding of business makes her a perfect peer to have on your side. Partner Evaldas Klimas is a leader in construction and territorial planning. His experience makes him irreplaceable in any new projects developed by our company.’

Key clients

Baltic Horizon Fund (BHF)


Vilniaus baldai, AB

Lords LB Asset Management

REWO (subsidiary Žygimantų 12, UAB),


Vilnius City Municipality Administration

Trakai city municipality

Vaikystes sodas / KMM

Lithuania > Tax Tier 1

WALLESS is ‘highly regarded’ and has ‘a solid reputation with the tax authorities and in the market generally’. Practice head Aistė Medelienė undertakes both advisory work and dispute resolution, and has expertise in both litigation and arbitration. She is also skilled in customs law and private wealth management. She forms the team with Mindaugas Lukas , who specialises in tax structuring, transaction and private wealth management.

Ellex provides ‘timely advice on national as well as international tax issues’, and is particularly strong in assisting corporate clients with the tax aspects of major reorganisations, exits and transactions. Practice head and tax consultant Gintaras Balčius advises on an array of issues, including tax litigation and transfer pricing. He brings a unique perspective on tax legislation as a former tax inspector for the local tax authorities. Associate consultant Rūta Švedarauskienė is another key name.

Practice head(s):

Aistė Medelienė

Other key lawyers:

Mindaugas Lukas


‘Both partners in the practice, Aistė Medelienė and Mindaugas Lukas, make a very balanced combination of expertise, experience and innovation. They are highly regarded and have solid reputation with the tax authorities and in the market generally. Mindaugas Lukas stands-out for not being afraid to deal with hard issues and complex situations, openly present and discuss all ups and downs, simply explain risks and benefits. Aistė Medelienė has an unmatched ability to professionally moderate client.’

‘Quick and responsive. Makes their homework before jumping into conclusions or actions. Stops the client from risky or non-necessary actions.’

Key clients

Inbank AS

Elecnor S.A. / Inabensa Instalaciones S.A.U (Abengoa)

Enteco Baltic UAB (part of SBA Group)

B Baltics UAB

Thermo Fisher Scientific Baltics UAB

BNP Paribas

Eastnine Lithuania, UAB

Lombard Internationals Assurance SA

Wel International Trading DMCC

Simplex payment services

Practice head(s):

Gintaras Balčius

Other key lawyers:


‘Speed, quality and flexibility’

‘Business-oriented approach, loyalty, reliability and promptness are the key strengths of Ellex tax team. Its experts always provide timely advice on national as well as international tax issues. I personally find them as having solid experience in communicating with tax authorities and closely following recent taxation trends.’

‘Gintaras Balčius is a highly skilled tax expert with a friendly personality. His good business knowledge in tandem with tax legislation (even outside Lithuania), as well as his valuable collaboration with the tax authorities allowed us to achieve the best results.’

Key clients

Orbis SA

Bolt Technology OU

Maxima grupė, UAB

Gym plius, UAB

Smurfit Kappa Baltic, UAB

Baltic Sea Properties SA

Science and Technology Park of Institute of Physics

Danske Bank A/S

​Sito Rakennuttajat Oy

CityBee Solutions, UAB

Madara Invest Ltd

Cobra Group

Edenred SA

Modus Group

Hollister Inc.

PayRay, UAB

Kavita, UAB

TEVA group

Lithuania > TMT Tier 1

Ellex advises a wide variety of clients, which range from Silicon Valley and China-based tech giants to local players in the Baltics, such as Bolt and BoredPanda. Practice head Jaunius Gumbis is experienced in drafting and negotiating commercial agreements, as well as providing regulatory advice and handling competition work. He is particularly knowledgeable about areas such as gambling, freedom of speech, e-commerce and data protection. Vytautas Mizaras is noted for his work in relation to media and privacy law, as well as his intellectual property expertise. Associate partner Tomas Kamblevicius is also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Jaunius Gumbis

Other key lawyers:


‘Highly appreciate the quick and qualified advice/support.’

‘Speed, quality and flexibility.’

‘Ellex is our trusted partner for legal consultancy and support for business contract/public tenders, local legislation and other issues/questions.’

‘Top-level knowledge and understanding of client’s needs and business.’

Key clients



Baltic Media Holding





BSH Home Appliances

Carlsberg Group

Couche Tard (Circle K)


Coca-Cola HBC




Danske Bank

Dassault Systemes



Eli Lilly


Enterprise Holdings


Finance Group

Fresenius Kabi






Johnson & Johnson


Lietuvos krepsinio federacija (Lithuanian Basketball Federation)

Lithuanian Post


Mary Kay

Maxima Grupe

MO muziejus

Modus Group







Prime Leasing

Quaero Capital



Swedish Match

Telia Company

Teva Pharmaceuticals


Vilkyskiu pienine


Witty Global

Yellow Film & TV

Lithuania > Shipping and transport Tier 2

Ellex has a standout strength in handling technology issues connected with the shipping and transport industry, with its client roster including ride-hailing app Bolt. The team has also been working on the implementation of smart public transport systems in Vilnius. Team head Dovilė Greblikienė is highly experienced in advising on transport regulations and commercial agreements.  Other key members include Ramunas Petravicius, who is an expert in infrastructure projects and aviation finance specialist Giedrius StaseviciusVilija Vaitkute Pavan is experienced in contentious issues.

Practice head(s):

Dovilė Greblikienė


‘The shipping and transport (particularly the aviation) team of Ellex is highly qualified, cooperative, business-minded and proactive. The whole team embraces clients to feel confident and taken care of.’

‘Very responsive and helpful.’

‘Quick in dealing with issues and good, clear advice. ’

‘Great knowledge and professionalism makes Ellex team the reliable choice for legal matters in shipping and transport industry.’

Key clients

Girteka Logistics, UAB

Klaipedos nafta, AB






Abeking & Rasmussen Schiffs – und Yachtwerft SE

Modus Group

Prime Leasing

Arrival Line, UAB

SĮ „Susisiekimo paslaugos“

Achmea Schadeverzekeringen

Engine Lease Finance Corporation

AerCap Ireland Limited

DSV Lithuania UAB


AB ORLEN Lietuva

Avion Express UAB

Klaipeda Seaport Authority

The firm: Ellex Valiunas is a member of Ellex, a circle of three highest ranked law firms in the Baltics. Ellex Valiunas (established in 1992) is the very first and the largest business law firm in Lithuania. Today with over 80 experienced legal professionals, the firm is ideally positioned to provide top expertise and in-depth specialised legal services both domestically and on a cross-border dimension.

As a pioneering law firm, Ellex Valiunas is driven by the challenges of tomorrow’s business while offering today’s solutions. We have become the first law firm to adopt a leading artificial intelligence platform for due dilligence created by Luminance AI in the Baltic region. Ellex Valiunas embraced innovative resources and way of working to provide the very best combination of people, processes and tehcnology solutions, to deliver a service that exceeds evolving client expectations.

We are the exclusive member in Lithuania for Lex Mundi – the world’s leading network of independent law firms with in-depth experience in 100+ countries worldwide, and World Services Group (WSG) – a global membership association whose members are among the top providers of professional business services.

Department Name Email Telephone
Arbitration, litigation Vilija Vaitkute Pavan +370 52681813
Arbitration, litigation Giedre Aukstuoliene +370 52665960
Arbitration, litigation Ramunas Petravicius +370 52681825
Transport Dovile Greblikiene +370 52681875
Competition, communications Jaunius Gumbis +370 52681830
Competition, communications Marius Juonys +370 52681823
Corporate and M&A Rolandas Valiunas +370 52681832
Corporate and M&A Zilvinas Zinkevicius +370 52681851
Corporate and M&A Paulius Gruodis +370 52681807
Employment and social security Ramunas Petravicius +370 52681825
Employment and social security Rimantas Stanevicius +370 52681810
Energy and natural resources Jaunius Gumbis +370 52681830
Energy and natural resources Dovile Greblikiene +370 52681875
EU and international law Jaunius Gumbis +370 52681830
Infrastructure Ramunas Petravicius +370 52681825
Intellectual property, information technology Vytautas Mizaras +370 52666682
Intellectual property, information technology Tomas Kamblevicius +370 52681811
Tax Gintaras Balcius +370 52681881
Trade Jaunius Gumbis +370 52681830
Trade Tomas Kamblevicius +370 52681811
White-collar crimes Raimundas Lideika +370 52681861
White-collar crimes Miroslav Nosevic +370 52666696
Public Procurement & PPP and State Aid Karolis Kacerauskas +370 52681878
M&A, Private Equity and Corporate Robertas Ciocys +370 52681844
Banking and Finance Ieva Dosinaite +370 52194641
Banking and Finance Giedrius Stasevicius +370 52681847
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Ms Ruta Armone  photo Ms Ruta Armone Ms Ruta Armone has experience in corporate law, corporate governance, mergers &…
Ms Giedre Aukstuoliene  photo Ms Giedre Aukstuoliene Ms Giedre Aukstuoliene specialises in arbitration and her solid practice includes representing…
Mr Gintaras Balcius  photo Mr Gintaras Balcius Mr Gintaras Balcius  is a seasoned tax consultant and economist. He is…
Dr Egidijus Baranauskas  photo Dr Egidijus Baranauskas Former judge for the Civil Division of the Supreme Court of Lithuania. …
Ms Ema Buteniene  photo Ms Ema Buteniene Ms Ema Buteniene is specializing in the field of environmental law and…
Dr Robertas Ciocys  photo Dr Robertas Ciocys Dr Robertas Ciocys participated in negotiations and represented leading Lithuanian and multinational…
Ms Ieva Dosinaite  photo Ms Ieva Dosinaite During her professional career, Ieva represented and advised on complex financial regulatory…
Ms Dovile Greblikiene  photo Ms Dovile Greblikiene Ms Dovile Greblikiene has a strong track record advising on energy infrastructure-related…
Mr Paulius Gruodis  photo Mr Paulius Gruodis During his professional carrier, Paulius has been involved and proved his strong…
Dr Jaunius Gumbis  photo Dr Jaunius Gumbis Dr Jaunius Gumbis is one of the leading figures in the commercial…
Ms Ilona Janciauskaite  photo Ms Ilona Janciauskaite Ms Ilona Janciauskaite has been advising clients on the competition law matters.…
Mr Marius Juonys  photo Mr Marius Juonys Mr Marius Juonys has solid experience in a wide range of competition…
Dr Karolis Kacerauskas  photo Dr Karolis Kacerauskas Dr Karolis Kacerauskas has extensive experience assisting clients with general competition and…
Mr Tomas Kamblevicius  photo Mr Tomas Kamblevicius Mr Tomas Kamblevicius specializes in Commercial & Compliance and IT&IP matters within…
Mr Raimundas Lideika  photo Mr Raimundas Lideika Mr Raimundas Lideika is a senior practitioner who is regarded for his…
Ms Jolanta Liukaityte Stoniene  photo Ms Jolanta Liukaityte Stoniene Jolanta has substantial experience in advising clients on real estate transactions, territory…
Dr Vytautas Mizaras  photo Dr Vytautas Mizaras Dr Vytautas Mizaras is noted for his strong combination of academic knowledge…
Ms Julija Nikitaraviciene  photo Ms Julija Nikitaraviciene Ms Julija Nikitaraviciene has solid experience in wide range of complex real…
Mr Miroslav Nosevic  photo Mr Miroslav Nosevic Mr Miroslav Nosevic specializes in shareholder disputes, banking and financial, real estate…
Ms Migle Petkeviciene  photo Ms Migle Petkeviciene With experience in wide range of complex legal issues, including data protection,…
Mr Audrius Petkevicius  photo Mr Audrius Petkevicius Mr Audrius Petkevicius is specializing in the spheres of agricultural and other…
Mr Arunas Petrauskas  photo Mr Arunas Petrauskas Mr Arunas Petrauskas is focusing on criminal law and family law. He…
Mr Ramunas Petravicius  photo Mr Ramunas Petravicius Mr Ramunas Petravicius has a substantial experience in various litigation cases, international…
Dr Mantas Rimkevicius  photo Dr Mantas Rimkevicius Dr Mantas Rimkevicius is a distinguished lawyer with solid experience in copyright,…
Dr Andrius Smaliukas  photo Dr Andrius Smaliukas Dr Andrius Smaliukas focuses  on international arbitration, as he acts as an…
Ms Dovile Stancikaite  photo Ms Dovile Stancikaite Ms Dovile Stancikaite has experience in wide range of complex real estate…
Mr Rimantas Stanevicius  photo Mr Rimantas Stanevicius Mr Rimantas Stanevicius is specialising in labour and employment law. Rimantas also…
Mr Giedrius Stasevicius  photo Mr Giedrius Stasevicius Mr Giedrius Stasevicius has a substantial experience in wide range of complex…
Ms Nijole Vaiciunaite  photo Ms Nijole Vaiciunaite Ms Nijole Vaiciunaite has solid legal experience, specialising in real estate and…
Ms Vilija Vaitkute Pavan  photo Ms Vilija Vaitkute Pavan Ms Vilija Vaitkute Pavan is actively engaged in arbitration and frequently serves…
Mr Rolandas Valiunas  photo Mr Rolandas Valiunas Mr Rolandas Valiunas has more than 25 years of experience in advising…
Mr Zilvinas Zinkevicius  photo Mr Zilvinas Zinkevicius Mr Zilvinas Zinkevicius has solid experience representing Lithuanian and foreign entities in…
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