Dr Lina Darulienė > TGS Baltic > Vilnius, Lithuania > Lawyer Profile

TGS Baltic
QUADRUM BUSINESS CITY
EAST BUILDING 8TH FLOOR
KONSTITUCIJOS AVE. 21A, 08130 VILNIUS
Lithuania

Work Department

Practices:
Dispute Resolution / Competition / Arbitration, Mediation & ADR / White Collar / European Union Law

Position

Partner, Head of Retail and Wholesale industry group (Lithuania)

Career

  • Since 2013 Head of law firm TGS Baltic pan-Baltic Dispute Resolution practice group
  • Since 2010 Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution practice group in Lithuania at law firm TGS Baltic
  • Since 2009 Partner of law firm Sutkiene, Pilkauskas & Partners (now TGS Baltic)
  • Since 2003 Attorney-at-law of law firm Sutkiene, Pilkauskas & Partners
  • 2001–2008 lecturer on competition law and tax law at Vytautas Magnus University and at Mykolas Romeris University
  • 2000–2003 Head of the Legal Department of the Competition Council of the Republic of Lithuania
  • 1998 lawyer and adviser on legal matters at the Competition Council of the Republic of Lithuania

Languages

Lithuanian, English, Russian

Memberships

  • Lithuanian Bar Association

Education

  • Holds a PhD in social sciences (programme of law)
  • 2002 finished reading for a doctorate at Mykolas Romeris University (the University of Law of Lithuania at the time) and defended a doctoral thesis in social sciences (“The Peculiarities of the Application of Competition Law to the Governing of Banking Activities in the EU and Lithuania”)
  • 1998 Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania (Master’s degree in Law)
  • 1995 Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania (Master’s degree in Business administration)

Lawyer Rankings

Lithuania > Intellectual property

TGS Baltic’s IP team has ‘the ability to approach complicated issues in a novel and creative way’ and is well versed in handling trade mark and copyright disputes concerning the media, energy and retail sectors. Team head Mindaugas Civilka excels in areas such as domain name disputes and broadcasting copyright. Lina Darulienė leads the firm’s retail and wholesale team, and is also prominent in the broadcasting sphere.  ‘Very professional‘ and ‘open-minded‘ senior associate Indrė Barauskienė is also recommended.

Lithuania > EU and competition

TGS Baltic‘s team has ‘vast experience in the local market‘ and ‘deep knowledge of EU and local regulations‘. It is particularly prominent in cartel investigations and state aid matters. Practice head Lauras Butkevičius has a strong track record in cartel investigations and has been regularly representing clients before the administrative courts. Telecoms and pharmaceuticals are two particular areas of activity. The group includes Lina Darulienė, who has previous experience of working as the head of the legal department of the Competition Council of Lithuania. Darius Miniotas has joined WALLESS.