Dovile Burgiene > WALLESS > Vilnius, Lithuania > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Corporate & M&A:


Managing Partner


  • International Bar Association, Corporate and M&A Committee, Corporate Officer (2016-present)
  • Association “Lyderė”, Co-Founder (2017-present)
  • Lithuanian Financial Markets Institute, Board Member (2015-present)
  • Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists, ICC Lithuania, Board Member (2011-present)
  • Board Member of several companies
  • Ellex Valiunas, Vilnius, Partner and Head of Corporate and M&A (2008-2018)
  • Ellex Valiunas, Vilnius, Lawyer in various positions (1997-2008)


Lithuanian, English, Russian, Polish, French


International Bar Association:

  • Corporate and M&A Law Committee
  • Law Firm Management Committee


  • Executive Course on Leadership in Law Firms, Harvard University, 2015
  • EMBA, Baltic Management Institute, 2008
  • Master of Law, Stockholm University, 2001
  • Post-Graduate Research, TMC Asser Institute, 2000
  • Master of Law, Vilnius University, 1999

Lawyer Rankings

Lithuania > TMT

WALLESS‘ team is experienced in the life sciences sector, as well as advising on technology concerning medical and financial services. Laura Ziferman, who leads the team, is an expert in competition and regulatory work. Corporate and commercial partner Dovile Burgiene also has a strong focus the TMT and healthcare sectors.

Lithuania > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Hall of Fame)

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WALLESS hired a number of partners from Ellex in 2019, and in addition, expanded its presence in the Baltic region in 2020 by merging with Latvia’s Primus Derling and Estonia’s Derling Primus. Povilas Zukauskas, who leads the corporate team, is highly experienced in M&A, joint ventures and restructurings. Laura Ziferman heads up the commercial side of the practice, and is also prominent in complementary areas such as regulatory and competition law. Managing partner Dovile Burgiene has been instructed on some of the biggest deals seen in the Baltic region and is most notably active in the TMT, biotech and manufacturing sectors.