Kęstutis Kvainauskas is a Partner of our law firm with 20 years of attorney at law work experience. He is a member of the Lithuanian Bar Association, a registered lobbyist and an arbitrator of Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration. In addition, Kęstutis Kvainauskas has academic experience as the lecture on finance and securities law at Mykolas Romeris University in Vilnius.
Before starting his own legal practice, Kęstutis worked at AB SEB Bank having licensed financial broker’s qualification. During this period of work Kęstutis participated in the placement of the first issue of corporate bonds in Lithuania, organising the first issue of Global Depository Receipts of Lithuanian company, represented AB SEB Bank in acquiring AB Bankas Hermis and AB Vilniaus Bankas, Cargill in acquiring AB Lifosa and Carlsberg in acquiring AB Švyturys.
The expertise of Kęstutis Kvainauskas in the fields of securities, finance and tax covers the formation of the first modern investment index fund in Lithuania and the first specialised US stock investment fund registered in Lithuania. Kęstutis acted as a member of the Management Board of the fund management company having considerable experience in investment fund management. His experience in the field of regulation and drafting legislation also covers official lobbying activities, as Kęstutis is a registered lobbyist.
As an attorney at law Kęstutis Kvainauskas currently advises clients on business incorporation, finance and tax law, real estate transactions and construction, represents clients in the court, criminal and tax investigations, dispute resolution. Having long lasting experience in financial sphere Kęstutis specializes in incorporation and licensing of the banks, brokerage firms, investment funds, crowdfunding platforms and other financial institutions providing services in single European market.
1995 to 1999
Master of Laws (LL.M.)
Vilnius University, Faculty of Law
1990 to 1995
Master of Business Management
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Faculty of Business Management
Advokatas K.Kvainauskas: naujo fintech įmonių antplūdžio iš JK laukti nevertėtų, 15min.lt, 31/12/2020
Vadinamieji bankų turto ir pelno mokesčio įstatymai – smūgis Lietuvos Fintech sektoriui, delfi.lt, 16/12/2019
Kokios yra realios galimybės prisiteisti bankams permokėtas palūkanas už paimtas paskolas? delfi.lt, 15/04/2019
There is more legal clarity in cryptocurrency taxation in Lithuania, ecovis.lt, 28/08/2018
Pan-European Crowdfunding platforms will provide their services across the whole EU, ecovis.lt, 06/04/2018
UK financial institutions will lose EU “passporting rights” after the BREXIT, EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier says, ecovis.lt, 23/11/2017
Suabejojo, ar verta finansiškai remti elektromobilių plėtrą Lietuvoje, delfi.lt, 24/05/2017
Mokesčiai sodininkų bendrijai aktualūs ne visiems? Verta suabejoti, Lrytas.lt, 20/12/2016
Dėl „Snoro“ sertifikatų besikreipusiems į teismus nuostoliai neišvengiami, Vz.lt, 28/11/2016
Mokomės iš svetimų klaidų: kaip jų išvengti renovuojant savo namą, Lrytas.lt, 09/11/2016
Išsiieškodama žalą Rusija privers kitas valstybes šokti pagal savo taisykles? delfi.lt, 24/09/2016
„Snoro“ sertifikatų pirkėjai už savo pergalę verčiami primokėti, Vz.lt, 28/12/2015
Kas trukdo lietuviams nusipirkti butą ir automobilį?, Lrytas, 26/02/2015
Awards and recognitions
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ECOVIS Proventuslaw was ranked in Chambers Europe Ranking 2019, 2020, 2021 and Chambers FinTech 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023.
Inga Karulaitytė was recognised as Highly Regarded lawyer in Banking and finance by IFLR1000 2019 and 2020 rankings.
ECOVIS is knowledgeable and helpful on complex matters, and has been able to provide access to subject matter experts in all areas when handling our queries.
ECOVIS ProventusLaw specialists are very flexible and have solutions to every problem we have. It is always a pleasure to communicate with them
Loreta is very sharp-minded. She always looks out of the box, has a vast experience in various sectors and can provide diverse solutions.
Ecovis has a dedicated employment team, which always takes care of the clients’ needs and tries to find the best solution. It doesn’t matter on which side they have to be – on the employee or the employer, Ecovis will ensure that the solution will be found.
Ecovis ProventusLaw is best known in Lithuania for its banking work, where it regularly completes fintech-related deals. They are very good at adapting quickly.