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Džiuginta
Balčiūnė

Partner
Mob: +370 617 280 57
Tel.: +370 5 248 76 70
Faks.: +370 5 248 76 71
dziuginta.balciune@ilaw.legal
Džiuginta Balciune has gained over a 10 years of experience in mergers & acquisitions (M&A). Before joining ILAW, she has been consulting and advising foreign and Lithuanian clients in a wide range of legal services related to restructuring, M&A, banking and finance, dispute resolution, competition law. Moreover, worked together with and helped regarding various legal issues for the group of companies active in aviation, agriculture, real estate and construction business segments. Džiuginta consulted public companies throughout the processes of the initial and secondary public offering (IPO and SPO) of various securities as well as its transactions, represented shareholders’ and issuers’ interests with the supervisory authorities of a regulated market, was a member of Supervisory Council in a number of public companies. Džiuginta has worked with “PwC Legal“, „Raidla, Lejins & Norcous“ and „Bernotas & Dominas Glimstedt“ law firms, also in a Representation of the European Commission in Berlin.
 
Attorney-at-Law has gained a master degree in commercial law at Vilnius University and Master of German and European Law and Legal Practice at Humboldt University in Berlin.
 
 
Experience
 
Professional Law Partnership iLAW
Partner since March 2019
Associate partner September 2017 - Febryary 2019
 
Džiuginta Balčiūnė Law Firm
Managing Partner 2010 – 2017 
 
Law Firm „Raidla Lejins & Norcous”
Associate Lawyer 2009 - 2010
 
Law Firm „Bernotas ir Dominas Glimstedt”
Associate Lawyer 2006 - 2009
 
Representation of the European Commission in Berlin, Germany
Legal Assistant 2006
 
Law Firm N. Motiejuniene, M. Pukas and Partners (Rödl & Partner UAB)
Legal Assistant 2006
 
Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Berlin, Germany
Legal Assistant 2005
 
Law Firm Broda-Warnke-Schartner in Berlin, Germany
Legal Assistant 2003
 
 
Education  
 
Humboldt University, Faculty of Law (Berlin, Germany) 
Master of German and European Law and Legal Practice (M.LL.P.)
 
Vilnius University Faculty of Law
Master's degree of Laws (Commercial Law)
 
Brenderup Higher school in Fyn, Denmark
Student grant from the Danish Democracy Foundation 
 

Publications and presentations
 
  • In cooperation with Swedish Chamber of Commerce and German-Baltic Chamber of Commerce organised seminar "Competition law – prohibitive arrangements (cartels)", 2008
  • HOW TO ESTABLISH A PRIVATE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (UAB) IN LITHUANIA: BASIC REGULATORY FRAMEWORK AND PRACTICAL ASPECTS/ Sozdanije kompanii s ogranicennoj otvetstvennostju v Litve: prakticeskije aspekti, Pravo, 2010 No. 5, str. 45 – author

  • Corporate Laws of the World: Layout for the Country Reports/ Gesellschaftsrecht des Auslands in Einzeldarstellungen/ Länderbericht Litauen, 2010 – co-author
  • Directory of Contracts: 8. Financial Contracts, Verslo žinios, 2010 – co-author
  • German-Baltic Chamber of Commerce in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania in cooperation with RAIDLA LEJINS & NORCOUS organised business breakfast – seminar „Effective execution of court decision as a way to secure creditor interests"
 
Membership
 
German-Baltic Chamber of Commerce in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania (AHK)
Member of the Board since 2019  
 
Lithuanian Bar Association 
Attorney-at-Law since 2010  
 
Avia Solutions Group, AB 
Member of Supervisory Board 2010 - 2016 
 
Agrowill Group, AB 
Member of Supervisory Board 2010 - 2014
 
AviaAM Leasing, AB 
Member of Supervisory Board 2013 
 
Lithuanian Countryside Tourism Association
Member since 2009
 
Lithuanian Young Bar Association
Member since 2007
 
Association of the family members of Lithuanian diplomats
Member since 2006
 
Association "Alumni" at the Vilnius University, Law Faculty
Member since 2006
 
Lithuanian Folk Dance Ensemble "Vilniaus Pynimėlis" 
Member since 2006 
 
Member of the Diplomat club "Willkommen in Berlin" at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Berlin
Member 2004 - 2006