Vytautas Šilinskas

Vytautas Šilinskas

Senior Associate
Vilnius, Lithuania
  • About

    Vytautas Šilinskas Senior Associate at TGS Baltic. Has been working at the firm for over 10 years and advises clients on various labour law and real estate issues. Vytautas has also gained considerable experience in representing clients in negotiations and disputes.

  • Major Projects
    • 15.05.2019

      TGS counselled UAB Skandia Operations Center

      TGS counselled the client on various employment law matters (such as employee remuneration issues, incentives, dismissals, etc.). 
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    • 15.05.2019

      TGS Baltic counselled DS Smith Packaging Lithuania

      TGS counselled the client with regard to preparation for implementation of the new Labour Code and formation of a Work Council. Also, TGS counsels the client on various employment law matters (such as employee remuneration issues, conclusion of non-competition and confidentiality agreements, introduction of part-time work, incentives, redundancy, compensation for business trips, etc.).

    • 28.02.2019

      TGS Baltic advised one of the world’s leading producers of scientific lasers Light Conversion

      TGS Baltic advised one of the world’s leading producers of scientific lasers Light Conversion, UAB on the sale of the real estate (a part of the structures previously acquired from AB Dvarčionių keramika, a company undergoing bankruptcy procedures) to a hi-tech company UAB Eksma.

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    • 15.08.2017

      TGS Baltic advices PKN Orlen

      The services included drafting of the memorandum regarding possible types of contracts to be signed with managing employees of the companies, belonging to Orlen group, in Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia. After that, our law firm prepared several model employment contracts to be used with management in Lithuanian companies of the group. Also, our assistance covered the revision of an amendment to the Bonus System Regulation for the Management Board of Lithuanian companies. 

    • Advised VPA Logistics on the matters related to employees’ representation system

      Advised VPA Logistics on the matters related to employees’ representation system after a branch of the industrial trade union was established in the company. 

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    • Advised SBA group on various issues related to the implementation of the new Labour Code and various employment law issues

      Advised SBA group, a group of 27 leading companies with 4,900 employees, engaged in such activities as production of furniture, textiles, wholesale and retail. Advised the company on various issues related to the implementation of the new Labour Code and continues advising on various employment law issues

    • Advised Lithuanian Railways (Lietuvos geležinkeliai) in tailoring of the process of structural changes and redundancies

      Advised Lithuanian Railways (Lietuvos geležinkeliai) in tailoring of the process of structural changes and redundancies to be carried out in three steps within the period of more than 6 months

    • Advised the National Radio and Television of Lithuania

      Advised the National Radio and Television of Lithuania, prepared various drafts of documents according to the new Labour Code and helped to introduce various internal procedures applicable to the employees of the National Radio and Television of Lithuania. Also, advised on structural changes of the entity and information and consultation procedures related to the matter, on occupational health and safety issues, collective agreement, etc.

    • Advised Micro Matic on the acquisition of a land plot and real estate premises in Kaunas

      Advised Micro Matic, a major manufacturer of beer dispensing systems worldwide, on the acquisition of a land plot and real estate premises in Kaunas.

    • Advised AB bankas Snoras, a collapsed commercial bank, on the sale of EUR 169.7 million Snoras loan portfolio

      Advised AB bankas Snoras, a collapsed commercial bank, on the sale of EUR 169.7 million Snoras loan portfolio to an international investor consortium composed of investment funds registered in Luxembourg and Deutsche Bank AG

    • Participated in the implementation of the LNG terminal project

      Participated in the implementation of the LNG terminal project, including representing AB Klaipėdos nafta in negotiations with VĮ Klaipėdos jūrų uosto direkcija (Klaipėda State Seaport Authority), AB Lietuvos dujos, drafted and amended agreements agreed during the negotiations, revised the jetty engineering and construction contract, drafted a geological survey contract, revised the LNG terminal connection service contract, etc.

       

    • Successfully represented UAB COWI Lietuva in a dispute over the lawfulness of the dismissal

      Advised UAB COWI Lietuva, drafted documents concerning a gross breach when dismissing one of the long-standing executives. Successfully represented the company in a dispute over the lawfulness of the dismissal

    • Participated in drafting construction contract documents for UAB Biotechpharma according to FIDIC terms

      Participated in drafting construction contract documents for a research and experimental development centre of UAB Biotechpharma according to FIDIC terms; the value of the project: LTL 56 million

  • CV

    Professional career

    Since 2017
    Senior Associate, Attorney at Law, law firm TGS Baltic
    2016 – 2017
    Senior Associate, associate advocate, law firm Tark Grunte Sutkienė
    2008 – 2016
    Associate, law firm Tark Grunte Sutkienė

    Education

    2010
    Vilnius University, Faculty of Law, Master of Law

    Membership

    Lithuanian Bar Association