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Marius Dapkus

Associate

Vilnius, Lithuania

+370 5 251 4444; 251 4445

marius.dapkus@tgsbaltic.com

Lithuanian, English

MAJOR PROJECTS

Assisted in representing the main shareholder of the largest business structure in Lithuania in legal proceedings with the former shareholder on invalidation of contracts and indemnification. The amount claimed exceeded LTL 400 million (2013 – 2014);

Assisted in representing the largest organisation uniting beer producers of Lithuania in a large-scope investigation carried out by the Competition Council of the Republic of Lithuania, which had a wide public response, resulting in the cancellation of all pecuniary sanctions imposed on the organisation (2013 – 2014);

Assisted in representing a wholesale company of pharmaceutical products (in bankruptcy) in a number of large-scope actio Pauliana cases which established new case law particularly important for protecting the infringed rights and lawful interests of the insolvent company’s creditors. The total value in dispute was over LTL 15 million (2012 – 2014);

Assisted in representing one of the major banks operating in Lithuania in a broad range of disputes relating to non-fulfilment of contractual obligations, recovery of debts, interpretation, modification, termination of contracts, enforcement of court judgements, actions carried out by bailiffs, notaries public, etc. (2012 – 2014);

Assisted in representing construction companies in legal proceedings relating to the particularly complex specificity of organising and performing construction works (2012 – 2014).

PUBLICATIONS

  • Competition Law in Lithuania: is Debt Financing Subject to Merger Control? // Co-author with attorney-at-law Iraida Žogaitė // CEE Legal Matters, April 2014 
  • Nauji vėjai ES susijungimų (koncentracijų) kontrolėje: ar Lietuva paseks ES pavyzdžiu? (New trends in controlling EU mergers (concentrations): Will Lithuania follow the EU?) // Co-author with attorney-at-law Rasa Zaščiurinskaitė // Infolex, 14 March 2014

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

  • Since 2017 Associate at law firm TGS Baltic (former TARK GRUNTE SUTKIENE)
  • 2014 – 2017 Associate at law firm TARK GRUNTE SUTKIENE 
  • 2013 – 2014 Associate at professional law partnership Baltic Legal Solutions Lietuva
  • 2013 lawyer at professional law partnership Baltic Legal Solutions Lietuva 
  • 2011 – 2013 trainee at professional law partnership Baltic Legal Solutions Lietuva 
  • 2011 trainee at the Supreme Court of Lithuania

EDUCATION

  • 2013 Vilnius University, Faculty of Law, Vilnius, Lithuania (Master’s degree in law)