Sebastian Okinczyc

Sebastian Okinczyc

Senior Associate
Vilnius, Lithuania

Practices

  • About

    Senior Associate Sebastian Okinczyc has more than 10 years of experience in the field of corporate finance law. Prior to re-joining TGS Baltic, Sebastian worked most recently as Senior Legal Counsel for corporate and institutional lending at Danske Bank A/S – one of the major financial institutions in the Nordics.

    Additionally, he has gained international experience through internships both at the European Parliament in Brussels and at the Northern Ireland Legislative Assembly in Belfast. He has also taught classes in law at two universities and speaks five languages.

  • Major Projects
    • 20.05.2022

      TGS Baltic advised Civinity on the acquisition of the Inservis Group  

      We have assisted the Civinity group of companies in acquiring 100% of shares in Inservis, Priemiestis, Jurita, and SIA Inservis from the assets management group, Invaldos INVL, and ensuring financing from Luminor for the transaction.

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    • 29.04.2022

      TGS Baltic represented EIB in signing an operational agreement with Šiaulių bankas for establishment and management of EUR 275 million renovation fund. It is the first fund of this type in Europe, intended for performance of a public function

      We represented the European Investment Bank (EIB), as the manager of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), in granting a loan of EUR 90 million together with the Government of Lithuania to Šiaulių bankas, intended for its new subsidiary SB modernizavimo fondas. This loan is partly composed of funds from the European Structural and Investment Fund (ESIF). EUR 275 million loans in total, were granted to SB modernizavimo fondas also by other top-profile investors: Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB), INVL Asset Management, Swedbank, Šiaulių bankas and Nordic Investment Bank (NIB).

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  • CV

    Professional career

    Since 2021
    Senior Associate, law firm TGS Baltic
    2017 – 2021
    Senior Legal Counsel, Danske Bank A/S, GSL
    Since 2014
    Visiting lecturer, Vilnius University
    2013 – 2016
    Associate, GLIMSTEDT Lithuania
    2014 – 2016
    Member of the board, Lithuanian Defense and Security Industries Association
    2012 – 2016
    Visiting lecturer, Kazimieras Simonavicius University
    2011 – 2013
    Associate, BNT attorneys-at-law
    2011
    Internship (1 month), Northern Ireland Legislative Assembly, Belfast, UK
    2009 – 2010
    Internship in General Commercial Practice Group, Law firm Sutkiene, Pilkauskas & partners
    2009
    Internship in Directorate for relations with National Parliaments (3 months), European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium

    Education

    2011
    Corporate Finance Law, graduation with Distinction grade, University of Westminster, UK
    2010
    LLM International and EU Law, Vilnius University
  • Publications
    • Bank of Lithuania as Consumer Disputes’ Resolution Authority - Legal Regulation of Alternative Dispute Resolution Between Consumers and Businesses: Experience of EU and Lithuania (Publication forthcoming)
    • Conducting Economic Activity in Lithuania – General Information - Business Activity in Poland and Neighbouring Countries pp. 123-160 (2015)
    • Personal Insolvency in Lithuania: A Status Quo Update - Winter 2015/16 Eurofenix pp. 28-29 (2015)
    • Yukos Arbitration – Past, Present... Future? - Alternative Dispute Resolution in Business pp. 145-161 (2015)
    • Are All Insolvencies Made Equal? - Autumn 2013 Eurofenix pp. 34-35 (2013)
    • The Recent Securities Law Litigation in the US Supreme Court - 1 Westminster Law Review pp. 50-72 (2012)
    • European Union Emissions Trading Scheme: Phase III - 20 European Energy and Environmental Law Review pp. 164–173 (2011)