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Regina Derkintytė – Kaupienė

el pastas E-mail: regina.derkintyte@averus.lt
tel Tel. +370 46 246630
mob Моb. +370 620 58298
adresas Address: Bokštų str. 12, LT-92125 Klaipėda

PRACTICE AREAS
Shipping and transport, Dispute resolution and arbitration, Bankruptcy and restructuring

EXPERIENCE
Regina Derkintytė – Kaupienė is practicing law since 2000. Through more than decade of work in major Lithuanian and international shipping and telecommunication entities and law firms she has gained invaluable experience in shipping and transport, litigation and arbitration. Regina is one of the best known shipping law experts in Lithuania advising the clients on ship arrests, construction, finance, sale and purchase, mortgages, cargo claims, maritime liens and other related matters.
Regina is a licensed bankruptcy administrator, therefore the clients appreciated her in-depth knowledge and experience in bankruptcy and restructuring cases as well. Regina Derkintytė – Kaupienė is included in the list of recommended arbitrators of the Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration. She is co-author of the only textbook on international shipping law in Lithuania which is highly praised by local academic society. Regina is often invited to deliver lectures in universities and colleges; she is also a prominent speaker in various conferences and seminars.
Legal 500 has nominated Regina as leading individual in shipping and transport in Lithuania. She is “proactive and goal oriented” (The Legal 500 (2015)) and „one of the most competent individuals in shipping” (The Legal 500 (2016)).   
The clients address Regina not only with legal issues, but also appreciate her advice on business models, internal structures of the companies, changes in activities, restructuring matters as Regina is educated not only as professional lawyer, but also holds Master degree in Engineering Economics and Business Management.
Among her recent clients are major Lithuanian transport and shipping companies, banks, insurance companies, associations and unions.

CAREER
Since 2010 Partner at law firm AVERUS
Since 2009 Bankruptcy administrator (Certificate No. 866)
2006 – 2010 Senior associate (Attorney-at-Law) at law firm Sorainen and partners
2004 – 2006 Legal adviser, AB DFDS LISCO
2001 – 2004 Legal adviser, Teo LT, AB
2000 – 2001 Legal adviser, UAB DK Censum

EDUCATION
2006 – International Maritime Law Institute, Malta (LL.M. in International Maritime Law with distinction)
2005 – Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (Master in Engineering Economics and Business Administration)
2000 – Mykolas Romeris University (Master in Law)
1998 – Mykolas Romeris University (Bachelor in Law)

PUBLICATIONS
International Maritime Law, monograph, 2009 (co-author)
Purchase of ships: haste is not worthwhile // Transportas, 2009 (3)
On-going changes in shipowners liability regime // Jūra.More.Sea, 2007 (2)
The increasing burden of shipowner’s liability – better sleep for cargo owner // Verslo žinios, 2006 (218)
Maritime lien – an invisible ship’s attendant // Verslo žinios, 05-06-2008
Multimodal transport: are we ready for it? // Verslo žinios, 07-06-2007
Problems of organisation concept in Lithuanian law (co-author) // Materials of the Lithuanian Young Scholars Conference “Business in the 21st Century” held in Vilnius on 10-02-2005. Vilnius: Technika, 2005

MEMBERSHIP
Member of Lithuanian Bar Association

LANGUAGES
Lithuanian, English, Russian

REFERENCES
Recommended as a leading shipping and transport law professional in Lithuania from international legal directories Legal 500 (2009, 2014, 2015, 2016)