Dr Jaunius Gumbis > Ellex > Vilnius, Lithuania > Lawyer Profile

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Industry & Regulatory Practice


Dr Jaunius Gumbis is one of the leading figures in the commercial and regulatory fields in Lithuania and the Baltics. His wide-ranging expertise encompasses TMT, automotive, pharmaceutical and energy sectors. 

He is described by clients as an impressive professional with outstanding qualities as a manager, maintaining first-rate customer service.

Jaunius is a partner at Ellex in Lithuania. He co-heads the Industry & Regulatory Practice.

Lawyer Rankings

Lithuania > TMT

(Hall of Fame)

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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.

Lithuania > Projects and energy

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.

Lithuania > Intellectual property

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.

Lithuania > EU and competition

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.

Lithuania > Commercial, corporate and M&A

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.