Virginija Gelžinytė

Virginija Gelžinytė

Associate
Vilnius, Lithuania
  • About

    Virginija has over five years of legal experience in the public and private sectors. At TGS Baltic, she began working in the Dispute Resolution specialization group. For nearly three years, Virginija has gained valuable experience in negotiation, process management and legal reasoning in a variety of civil and criminal matters. 

    While studying abroad for a Master's Degree in International Business Law, Virginija became interested in the interaction between technology and law and has conducted research on the operating principles and legal risks of RegTech products. For this reason, Virginija has decided to join the Corporate Law specialization group, where she will deepen her knowledge in Technology, Contract Law.

     

  • Major Projects
    • 01.02.2019

      TGS Baltic represented Ūkio Bankas against Deloitte Lietuva and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd

      TGS Baltic's team represented Ūkio Bankas against Deloitte Lietuva and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited in a claim for of over EUR 100 million for an improperly performed audit. 

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    • Participated in the conformity assessment procedures for the transposition of European Union legislation into Lithuanian national legislation

    • Advised and represented in labour disputes one of the largest HR management services companies in Lithuania

    • Prepared procedural documents for representation of clients in pre-trial investigations and criminal cases

    • Advised clients and represented them in marriage dissolution proceedings

    • Advised and represented a regional waste management facilities operator in legal disputes in connection with the performance of the services provision agreement

  • CV

    Professional career

    2019
    Trainee, Innovation, Privacy & Technology Lab, law firm Pels Rijcken (Netherlands)
    Since 2018
    Associate, law firm TGS Baltic
    2016 - 2018
    Junior Associate, Attorney's Assistant, law firm TGS Baltic
    2016
    Chief officer, Ministry of Transport and Communications
    2014 - 2016
    Chief officer, State Railway Inspectorate

    Education

    2018 - 2019
    Tilburg University (Netherlands), International Business Law LLM
    2010 - 2015
    Vilnius University, Faculty of Law, Master of Law

    Membership

    2017 - 2018
    Member of the Lithuanian Association of Criminology
    2015 - 2016
    Volunteer with Caritas (provision of legal advice to persons on probation and persons carrying out a prison sentence)