About us

⇒ The highest quality for a reasonable price
⇒ Innovative decision-making methods
⇒ Strategy and budget discussed in advance

⇒ Over 20 years of experience in legal field
⇒ Speaking the language understandable to the client
⇒ Efficient problem solution


Dainius Čičelis

Managing Partner, Attorney-at-Law
E-mail dainius.cicelis@adclegal.lt
Phone +370 687 26453
Languages: Lithuanian, English, Russian

Work experience:

2017-2018, Associate Partner, Attorney-at-Law at Ellex Valiūnas ir partneriai
2012-2017, Senior Associate, Attorney-at-Law at Eversheds Sutherland Saladžius
2011-2012, Founder, Attorney-at-Law at Lawpro
2009-2011 Senior Associate, Attorney-at-Law at Sorainen ir partneriai
2000-2009, Lawyer, Head of Legal Department, Attorney-at-Law at UAB SEB lizingas
1999-2000, Lawyer at AB Turto bankas
1995-1999, Adviser at Vilnius Regional Court


Vilnius University, Master in Law, specialization area International Private Law

Membership in organizations:

Member of the Lithuanian Bar Association since 2004
Member of the Civil and Civil Procedure Law Committee of the Lithuanian Bar Association in 2015-2018
Member of the IT Development Committee of the Lithuanian Bar Association in 2016-2018
Member of the Civil Procedure Law Committee of the Lithuanian Bar Association since 2018
Recommended arbitrator at the Lithuanian Court of Arbitration

Other activity

Mentor at the Carrier Mentoring Platform idialogue
Member of the Working Group on Improvement of Civil Procedure via Videoconferencing at the Ministry of Justice in 2015-2016

International recognition

The Legal 500 – “together with <…> is one of the firm’s key figures in the dispute resolution area”


“The Interim Measures in Lithuanian Civil Proceedings“, – “Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution“, Digital Guide, Executive View Media Limited, 2010.


We are dispute resolution experts and provide the following services:

  • Preparation of the case strategy and consulting

  • Mediation in disputes

  • Representation of clients in the court and arbitration:

  • – In debt collection and recovery cases

  • – In transaction dispute cases

  • – In cases related to rent, financial leasing

  • – In insurance relations cases

  • – In real estate, construction related cases

  • – In mutual disputes of shareholders

  • – In tax disputes

  • – In transport law cases

  • – In public procurement cases

  • – In cases related to environmental protection

  • – In family law cases

  • – In bankruptcy and restructuring cases

  • Representation of clients in the enforcement proceedings, relations and cases with bailiffs

Experience in the dispute resolution area:

  • We provided legal advice to an energy company regarding indemnification for damages and represented it in the court

  • We were advising one of the largest banks in its bankruptcy proceedings, provided advice to the bank administrator and represented the bank interests in the court

  • We represented one of the largest insurance companies in the insurance benefit payment case (the civil liability insurance case)

  • We represented a client in the dispute with the tax administrator; we provided advice in the issues related to VAT accounting and payment

  • We were continuously advising and representing one of the largest leasing companies in the court, arbitration and relations with the third parties; we provided legal supervision of the debt portfolio

  • We represented our clients (participants of the public procurement tenders) in the disputes with purchasing organizations

  • We represented our clients’ interests in the cases regarding breach of laws on competition (sanctions for application of the banned cartel arrangement)

  • We advised and represented our clients in the court on issues of packaging waste management

  • We represented our client – an owner of the company – regarding indemnification for damages from the legal person

  • We represented one of the largest telecommunications companies on issues of rent, equipment installation, etc.

  • We provided advice to one of the largest tourism operators on indemnification for damages from the manager of the company

Moreover, we are specialized and experienced in the following areas:

Corporate Law

– Preparation, review and evaluation of commercial contracts
– Representation in the corporate disputes; debt recovery
– Applying of responsibility of the company managers and owners
– Property purchase and sale
– Shareholder disputes
– Advices in general issues of corporate activity and strategy

Real Estate

– Real estate lease agreements and other type agreements
– Contractor – client relations in the construction field
– Obligations’ ensuring issues
– Negotiations in the real estate development projects
– Representation in the real estate dispute related cases

Energy and Environmental Protection

– Waste management
– Service pricing and tariffs
– Advices on compliance issues and regulation
– Representation in disputes in the cases of energy and environmental protection

Personal Data Protection, Compliance and Risk Management

– Preparation of contracts for providing of personal data
– Preparation of rules and policies for personal data processing
– Representation in the cases regarding violation of processing of personal data
– Personal data officer’s services
– Services of compliance evaluation and supervision
– Crisis management services

Finance and Insurance Law

– Consulting on issues related to regulation of insurance activity (implementation of EU directives, etc.)
– Advice on issues of payment of insurance benefits
– Preparation of claims regarding payment of insurance benefits and subsequent representation in the court
– Debt restructuring in the finance sector
– Representation in the court and arbitration in cases related to banking and insurance

Family Law

– Preparation of divorce contracts and other documents; consulting on these issues
– Representation in the court in cases of divorce, award of maintenance and property division

Administrative Law

– Representation in cases of administrative law offences
– Representation in relations with state authorities and in administrative disputes as well as negotiations

Restructuring and Insolvency

– Representation in negotiations and relations with creditors, debtors, state authorities
– Representation in restructuring and bankruptcy proceedings, judicial disputes
– Advice in the areas of property sale, application of civil liability of managers and shareholders

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ADC LEGAL | Law Firm

Attorney-at-Law Dainius Čičelis

Address: Ankštoji st. 3-3, 01109 Vilnius, Lithuania

Tel. +370 687 26453

E-mail info@adclegal.lt, dainius.cicelis@adclegal.lt