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 > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Hall of Fame)

Dovile BurgieneWALLESS

WALLESS has been particularly active in the technology sector, and counts major crypto company SimplexCC as well as the cloud server operator RackRay among its client roster. Povilas Zukauskas, who is highly skilled in M&A, joint ventures and general corporate matters, leads the team alongside Laura Ziferman, who focuses on regulatory and competition issues. Managing partner Dovile Burgiene is another key figure and draws on over 20 years’ experience in M&A and corporate governance. Recently promoted partner Arturas Grimaila, who is skilled in corporate, PE and VC deals, is also noted. Andrius Ivanauskas  was a new arrival in April 2022.

Lithuania > TMT

WALLESS regularly acts on corporate transactions in the TMT sphere, particularly in the IT and telecoms sectors. Its team also advises on the IT, licensing and data protection aspects of M&A deals. The team is led by commercial and regulatory specialist Laura Ziferman, who is supported by corporate partner Dovile Burgiene. Senior associate Guoda Sileikyte is another noteworthy individual.

Comparative Guides

Lithuania: Private Client January 2022 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Private Client laws and regulations that may occur in Lithuania.