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Adomas Kunčius

Senior Associate

Vilnius, Lithuania

+370 5 251 4444; 251 4445

adomas.kuncius@tgsbaltic.com

Lithuanian, English, Russian

Adomas is recognized for his legal expertise in dispute resolution by best known international legal directories, like Legal 500, Chambers Europe and Chambers Global.

RECOGNITION BY INDEPENDENT INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATIONS

Adomas Kunčius is recognized as an experienced lawyer in dispute resolution law by several best known international legal directories, like Legal 500, Chambers Europe and Chambers Global,  referring to him as providing "solid, quick and clear advice."

MAJOR PROJECTS

Represents AB Klaipėdos nafta in public procurement case regarding the annulment of the decision of client in LNG terminal project (case value – 167m LTL) (2013);

Assisted in rendering legal advice for the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania in international arbitration case against OAO “Gazprom” in Stockholm Institute of Arbitration regarding issues related to the execution of shareholder’s agreement of AB Lietuvos dujos (2011–2012);

Successfully represented the client in public procurement case (case value – 44m LTL) (2011);

Successfully represented waste recycling company UAB Polivektris in litigation versus General Prosecutor’s office regarding closing of the company due to the violation of public interest (2011);

Successfully represented foreign company in ad hoc arbitration regarding illegality of unilateral termination of the land lease agreement (2011).

Other experience

Represents Northway medical centre, The Plastic Surgery Centre as well as natural persons in various malpractice cases (2013);

Represents pharmacy chain Tamro vaistine (operating under trademark BENU) against the State Medicines Control Agency (2013);

Successfuly represented the client in two instances in pioneering tax law case (case value – 4m LTL) (2012–2013);

Represents property valuation company UAB Liturta in several cases versus banks regarding the losses of the banks due to improper real estate valuation (2011–2013);

Represents natural persons in high value and legally complicated divorce cases (2002–2013);

Represents foreign insurance company CNA Insurance Company Ltd in litigation regarding subrogation (case value –1,2m LTL) (2011–2013);

Represented foreign company in recovering the debt from Lithuanian company (more than 1m USD) (2011–2012);

Represented the clients Lithuanian Cynological Society and VšĮ Pirmoji kava in several cases against Competition Council (2011–2012);

Represented the foreign company in the case versus Lithuanian company regarding infringement of the contract (more than 1m EUR) (2012);

Consulted one of the biggest ethic pharmaceutical companies on various legal issues (2004–2011);

Represented natural persons against banks and financial brokerage companies in various cases (execution of suretyship agreements, violation of repo agreements) (2009–2011);

Member of the working group of drafting the new project of the Law on Pharmaceutical Activities. Delegated by the Chairman of the Parliament as the adviser of the Chairman of the Parliament on pharmaceutical law issues (2003–2004).

PUBLICATIONS

  • Getting the Deal Through: Product Recall 2013, London, Law Business Research
  • Getting the Deal Through: Product Recall 2012, London, Law Business Research
  • Getting the Deal Through: Product Liability 2011, London, Law Business Research

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Lithuanian Bar Association

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

  • Since 2017 Senior Associate at TGS Baltic (former TARK GRUNTE SUTKIENE)
  • 2011–2017 Senior Associate at TARK GRUNTE SUTKIENE
  • 2008–2011 Attorney-at-law, associate partner, head of Dispute Resolution practice group at law firm SSJ (former name – Šarka, Sabaliauskas, Jankauskas)
  • 2005–2007 attorney-at-law, managing partner at law firm Adversus / Marapolskas, Kasiliauskas, Kunčius & Partners
  • 2002–2005 attorney-at-law, founder at Adomas Kunčius law firm
  • 2000–2002 apprentice of the attorney-at-law at Vilnius Ist law firm
  • 1999–2000 lawyer at AB Farmacija and UAB Nortilė

EDUCATION

  • 2000 Vilnius University, Faculty of Law (Master of Law)