Belarus - Dispute Resolution Lawyers & Law Firms - Europe - Chambers and Partners
Chambers & Partners has detected the use of an ad blocker.
We make use of tailor-made ads to enhance your experience of our website.
Please 'whitelist' https://www.chambersandpartners.com.
Close
Europe Guide

Dispute Resolution — Belarus


SBH Law Office - Dispute Resolution Department

-

Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Outstanding disputes team with broad experience in varied litigation and arbitration instructions. Regularly acts on complex contractual and commercial disputes, representing domestic and multi-jurisdictional corporate clients from across a range of industries including real estate, retail and cosmetics. Also acts for financial institutions.

Strengths Clients appreciate the team's commercial understanding, with a source saying the lawyers have the ability to "not only provide legal advice but also to give practically applicable business solutions."

Other clients enthuse that the team manages to provide "not only one but several options."

Work highlights Represented Uber in disputes related to its entry into the Belarusian market.

Advised BAT on a contractual dispute concerning non-performance of obligations.

Notable practitioners

"B rilliant litigator" Timour Sysouev handles a broad range of commercial disputes. He has extensive experience in handling real estate, construction and customs conflicts as well as contractual disputes and enforcement proceedings. Clients applaud his style in court, reporting that he is "persuasive and insistent during court hearings."

Alexandre Khrapoutski has a strong focus on arbitration matters. Clients appreciate his "impressive experience," with one client saying: "He is always able to provide us with workable solutions." He recently advised Belaruskali on a supply contract arbitration dispute heard before the ICC. He also has notable experience in handling litigation matters, including energy and corporate-related disputes.

About the Team (content provided by SBH Law Office)

Dispute Resolution practice of SBH Law Office is one of the strongest practices both within the Office and Belarusian legal market in general.

SBH Law Office represents clients in courts of Belarus and Russia as well as in arbitration proceedings in wide range of domestic and international disputes. Lawyers of SBH Law Office have deep expertise in all types of civil and commercial cases.

SBH experts can always convert a critical situation into advantages for a client, demonstrate deep understanding of business, give strategic advice, manage a case and find the most effective steps to win focusing on business goals of a client.

SBH Law Office partners and lawyers have great experience and good reputation in the sphere of international commercial arbitration.

Partners Timour Sysouev and Alexandre Khrapoutski are extensively involved both as arbitrators and counsels in arbitration proceedings under the Rules of ICC, LCIA, SCC, VIAC, SIAC, ICAC at the CCI of the Russian Federation, ICAC at the Ukrainian CCI, IAC at the Belarusian CCI, UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules.

Alexandre Khrapoutski is a member of ICC Court.

Timour Sysouev is a member of Presidium of the IAC at the Belarusian CCI and a recommended arbitrator of the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Our partners and lawyers often participate in difficult, precedent and untypical cases.

SBH Law Office is particularly famous for its success in bank, insurance, transport, tax, bankruptcy, corporate, IP, construction and land disputes.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Date

Title

{{ article.publishedDate | date: 'longDate' }}

{{article.title}}


Sorainen - Dispute Resolution Department

-

Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Significant practice with a noteworthy commercial disputes track record, acting for a broad range of local and multinational companies. Well regarded for debt recovery disputes, as well as enforcement proceedings. Regularly represents clients in all manner of contractual and commercial disputes.

Strengths Clients endorsed the strategic abilities of the team, enthusing that the lawyers are solutions-oriented.

Work highlights Represented Citur in a corporate dispute concerning its withdrawal from its business with a local business partner.

Represented Nokian Tyres as a creditor in insolvency proceedings.

Notable practitioners

Alexey Anischenko lends his expertise to debt recovery and insolvency proceedings, as well as contractual and local enforcement disputes. He recently represented a client in the enforcement of a foreign arbitral award against a Belarusian company worth USD6 million.

About the Team (content provided by Sorainen)

The Sorainen Dispute Resolution Practice Group, as one of the biggest specialised teams in Baltic and Belarus, is the first choice for many major local and international companies in high value and most complicated disputes. The group’s lawyers have extensive experience representing clients in supreme courts and constitutional courts, international courts (ECJ, CIS and EUrazEC) and most renowned international arbitration institutions (ICSID, ICC, LCIA, SCC).

Sorainen Belarus is renowned for its international commercial arbitration, corporate, trade, tax, customs, finance, IP, IT, real estate and transportation disputes and has particular expertise and resources for complex cross-border cases, using its integration and know-how sharing, foreign languages capabilities what ensures top quality and makes value to the clients.

The group’s recent work has included important victory for Itransition – world leading expert in development, customisation and integration of complex enterprise-level solutions in a complex dispute under software development contract. One more important victory was negotiating and securing amicable settlement for world-leading international telecommunications solutions provider in his dispute with leading Belarusian mobile operator as well as investment arbitration advice to one of the largest Finnish companies with subsequent notification of Belarusian government about potential investment claim under BIT between Belarus and Finland.



No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Date

Title

{{ article.publishedDate | date: 'longDate' }}

{{article.title}}


Verkhovodko & Partners - Dispute Resolution Department

-

Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Highly acclaimed team with a particular focus on corporate disputes, regularly advising on commercial disputes. Supply contract disputes in a variety of industries are an area of recent activity. Also has particular capabilities handling financial disputes, including insolvency proceedings and debt recovery.

Strengths Sources highlight the strategic ability of the team, reporting that "the lawyers can understand the client's main problems and help with choosing the right strategy," while another commends their skill in "always thinking creatively and several steps ahead."

Interviewees point to the team's experience as a key strength. One describes the group as "efficient, knowledgeable and experienced in virtually all types of cases, whether cross-border or domestic."

Work highlights Represented Tamirastroy in a debt recovery dispute and also represented the client in enforcement proceedings.

Acted for Pharma Garant as a creditor in insolvency proceedings.

Notable practitioners

Igor Verkhovodko represents clients in construction-related disputes, as well as acting on insolvency and contractual conflicts. He is widely recognised as a leading litigator, with one client calling him "one of the most skilled and diplomatic." Sources are also quick to recognise his "fantastic knowledge of Belarusian law and understanding of how to deal with sensitive matters." He has further experience acting on arbitrations in the IAC at the BelCCI.

About the Team (content provided by Verkhovodko & Partners)

Department profile not yet provided by Verkhovodko & Partners. Please see their firm profile.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Date

Title

{{ article.publishedDate | date: 'longDate' }}

{{article.title}}


Arzinger & Partners - Dispute Resolution Department

-

Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Increasingly visible team climbing up a tier this year. Represents clients in contractual disputes, particularly in relation to supply contracts, as well as debt recovery cases. Construction and real estate as well as shipping disputes are an area of recent activity. Acts for clients from a range of industrial sectors, including automotive and manufacturing.

Strengths One client praises the lawyers' tenacious approach, saying: "They are ready to work hard and think widely; they are not limited to standard solutions to the problem."

Other commentators highlight the dedication and client-oriented approach of the group, highlighting attention to client needs and saying the lawyers "deliver on time and focus on details."

Work highlights Represented Svetlogorsk Pulp and Board Plant in a high-value construction dispute with its contractor.

Acted for Sniezka - Belpol on debt recovery proceedings.

Notable practitioners

Alexander Korsak is a well-regarded disputes lawyer in Belarus. He has practical experience in handling construction, debt recovery, shipping and contractual disputes. One client notes his "comprehensive coverage and understanding of the client's problem," while another adds that he is "always looking for various solutions to one matter."

About the Team (content provided by Arzinger & Partners)

Department profile not yet provided by Arzinger & Partners. Please see their firm profile.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Date

Title

{{ article.publishedDate | date: 'longDate' }}

{{article.title}}


REVERA - Dispute Resolution Department

-

Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Solid practice well known for advising Baltic-wide regional and domestic clients on commercial disputes. Maintains additional strengths in financial litigation, including debt recovery and bankruptcy procedures. Regulatory and administrative disputes, including tax and real estate disputes, are an area of recent activity. Assists clients from the construction, real estate and retail sectors among others.

Strengths One source is impressed with the comprehensive approach of the team, highlighting the "non-standard approach to the work, with the elaboration of several possible options for solving the problem."

Work highlights Represented Bauer Technics in the IAC at the BelCCI in a VAT payment dispute against the Borisov Meat Plant.

Assisted Syngenta with a debt recovery dispute, including initiating bankruptcy proceedings and criminal cases.

Notable practitioners

Alexander Goretsky is a well-recognised disputes lawyer acting on real estate and construction disputes as well as debt recovery, contractual and shareholder conflicts.

Oksana Kotel "resolves issues fast," according to one client. She has notable experience in dispute matters, including acting for private investors and corporates on matters such as shareholder and product liability disputes.

Associate-to-watch Anastasia Pavluchenko assists clients with commercial disputes, including shareholder disputes and bankruptcy proceedings where she acts for local and multi-jurisdictional clients. One client notes her "to the point" advice.

About the Team (content provided by REVERA)

Litigation Practice of REVERA is well known and respected in Belarus. Successfully completed projects have helped to create a big team specialized in Dispute Resolution and have earned clients’ trust. Partner Aleksander Goretsky is an Arbitrator of the International Arbitration Court at the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and member of Russian Arbitration Association.

Some examples of our projects:

- Collection of large damages (more than 27 million USD) from a large Belarusian producer of non-self-propelled vehicles in favor of a foreign buyer.

- Protection of interests of the Belarusian company in the case of the claim of the Cypriot company to recognize and enforce the judgment of the ad-hoc arbitration court in Belarus.

- Representing client’s interests in the International Arbitration court of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in order to settle a multi-million dispute regarding the construction of an agricultural plant.

- Representing diversified group of companies of the CIS in various disputes. Corporate, commercial, IP rights and other disputes were carried out.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Date

Title

{{ article.publishedDate | date: 'longDate' }}

{{article.title}}


Stepanovski, Papakul and Partners - Dispute Resolution Department

-

Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Strong team assisting clients with a variety of commercial and administrative disputes, including customs, tax and contractual conflicts. Has practical experience of handling contentious construction cases. Acts for both domestic and foreign clients.

Strengths Sources appreciate the advocacy skills of the lawyers, with one reporting: "I am personally impressed by their performance in front of the court."

Clients also value the strategic insight offered by the team. One notes its "excellent ability to build a legal position for judicial protection."

Work highlights Represented several foreign clients in customs disputes relating to the confiscation of goods by Belarusian customs authorities.

Notable practitioners

Andrei Vashkevich is a top-ranked disputes specialist with a strong track record in the market. His strengths include handling bankruptcy proceedings and construction disputes as well as assisting with customs and payment-related conflicts. One client enthuses that he is an "excellent tactician and strategist with rich experience of judicial representation," who is "able to foresee the development of the situation."

Associate-to-watch Aliaksandr Labaty assists with the team's key instructions. He recently acted on commercial disputes, including real estate and shareholder disputes.

Associate-to-watch Dmitry Semashko is described as "a proactive and very client-oriented specialist." He advises on administrative disputes, including VAT and customs as well as payment disputes.

About the Team (content provided by Stepanovski, Papakul and Partners)

Dispute Resolution is a core practice of Stepanovski, Papakul and partners attorneys at law. Since 2011 the practice has being  as the leading one in Belarus – Band 1 of the international law firm ranking organization Chambers & Partners. Our Clients can undoubtedly count on our attorneys’ extensive experience – 10-30 years in practice.

Practice areas:

  • Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Disputes with State Authorities (including tax and customs ones)
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Competition and Antitrust Litigation
  • Corporate and M&A Disputes
  • Economic Insolvency & Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Employment Disputes (including disputes with top-management)
  • Construction and Real Estates Disputes
  • Matrimonial & Inheritance Disputes

Whether while taking a use of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) or arbitration or while representing our Clients’ interests in public courts we do our best to maximize Clients’ prospects for successful outcome and minimize their legal costs.

Our experience and knowledge allow us to work successfully with international Clients. We have been representing their interests in cases of International Commercial Arbitration: post-arbitration procedures and recognition of international courts decisions.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Date

Title

{{ article.publishedDate | date: 'longDate' }}

{{article.title}}


Vlasova, Mikhel & Partners - Dispute Resolution Department

-

Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Acts for companies on a range of commercial dispute issues, including debt collection and contractual disputes. Also represents clients in international arbitration matters. Clients include national and international corporates.

Strengths One source appreciates the client-oriented approach, highlighting the "close consideration of the client's wishes and needs and goal-oriented problem solving," as well as the "open and regular communication" that the team provides.

Commentators also underline the team's experience, noting its ability to "identify potential problems in advance" as well as its "extensive knowledge."

Work highlights Represented Belgorkhimprom in SCC arbitration proceedings against a claim made by the Turkish construction company Koca Group against the client.

Assisted Schmitz Cargobull with a repossession dispute due to delayed payments and alleged fraud.

Notable practitioners

Olga Nikolaeva represents a broad range of clients, including industrial manufacturers, pharmaceuticals and financial institutions, in matters such as debt recovery and contractual disputes. She also has experience acting on international arbitration cases. Sources appreciate her client-oriented approach and dedication, with one saying that she is "extremely tenacious" and that they appreciate her honest advice "when it came to knowing when to settle something and when to fight."

Managing partner Konstantin Mikhel recently assisted with a USD1 million debt recovery dispute for a client. He has further strengths in commercial and tax law. One client underlines his focus on results: "He knows the goal and always seems to have several different routes to get there."

About the Team (content provided by Vlasova, Mikhel & Partners)

Department profile not yet provided by Vlasova, Mikhel & Partners. Please see their firm profile.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Date

Title

{{ article.publishedDate | date: 'longDate' }}

{{article.title}}


Aleinikov & Partners - Dispute Resolution Department

-

Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Well-regarded team assisting clients with contractual disputes and with conflicts with state authorities as well as enforcing foreign judgments. Recently active in debt recovery and payment disputes. Acts for major multi-jurisdictional companies, including those in the construction and FMCG sectors, as well as advising significant domestic clients.

Strengths One client highlights the team's attention to detail, saying that "they have a deep understanding of nuances" in the case.

Work highlights Represented Turkish construction company Koca Group in domestic enforcement proceedings of a USD9 million arbitral award against Belgorkhimprom.

Advised Haribo on disputes against Belarusian distributors.

Notable practitioners

Denis Aleinikov is an experienced disputes lawyer who is praised for his creative attitude. "If there is a task that no one else has done and must do, I can turn to him and trust that he will do it," a client says. He recently represented Falcon as a defendant in a USD1 million construction dispute related to a hotel and sports complex in Minsk. He has further experience in advising on payment disputes, enforcement proceedings and contractual disputes.

About the Team (content provided by Aleinikov & Partners)

Department profile not yet provided by Aleinikov & Partners. Please see their firm profile.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Date

Title

{{ article.publishedDate | date: 'longDate' }}

{{article.title}}


Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners - Dispute Resolution Department

-

Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Noteworthy team acting for large regional and international clients on commercial litigation mandates. Has experience in handling debt recovery and bankruptcy matters as well as construction-related disputes. Regularly acts for clients from the pharmaceutical, construction and manufacturing sectors.

Strengths Commentators appreciate the client-oriented approach, with a source highlighting the team's quick responses.

Work highlights Advised Gazprom Transgaz Belarus on numerous disputes with Belarusian gas suppliers regarding gas pricing.

Represented Alvora in a EUR20 million dispute related to the construction of a frozen food factory.

Notable practitioners

Dennis Turovets acts for large domestic and international corporates on a range of matters including contractual disputes, debt recovery cases and construction disputes. He recently advised DGM Pharma-Apparate Handel on debt recovery proceedings against a Belarusian manufacturer of household appliances.

About the Team (content provided by Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners)

The Dispute Resolution practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners is top-ranked in all recognised local and international legal guides. The Firm's lawyers advise on the most sophisticated and large-scale disputes in Belarus and participate in trans-border disputes involving multiple jurisdictions.

Our clients are large-scale national enterprises and international companies. We do not just formally participate in disputes resolution but also have extensive experience in dealing with the Belarusian authorities and advocates. Our clients value our proactive approach in that we advise our clientele not only on legal prospects of a legal action, but also on the likelihood of actual asset recovery.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Date

Title

{{ article.publishedDate | date: 'longDate' }}

{{article.title}}


Borovtsov & Salei - Dispute Resolution Department

-

Band 4

第四等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Active practice in the dispute resolution field with a broad range of experience. Handles matters concerning debt recovery and bankruptcy, with further know-how of patent infringement and employment disputes. Acts for clients from the manufacturing, pharmaceutical and FMCG sectors.

Strengths One commentator admires the strategic thinking of the team, stating that it is "able to rearrange strategy very quickly based on unpredictable circumstances, and see the 'big picture' of each case and act accordingly."

Work highlights Represented the shareholders and former director of Victory Holdings in a EUR1.3 million dispute concerning liability for the company's debts following bankruptcy.

Represented Unison in a EUR3.9 million lawsuit initiated by an Iranian company.

Notable practitioners

Maxim Znak represents both local and multi-jurisdictional clients with a particular focus on debt recovery proceedings. He also acts on employment and contractual disputes. One client enthuses that he is a "strategic thinker," adding that "he always gives honest and reliable advice and we appreciate that he thinks not only as a lawyer but also as a business person."

About the Team (content provided by Borovtsov & Salei)

Department profile not yet provided by Borovtsov & Salei. Please see their firm profile.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Date

Title

{{ article.publishedDate | date: 'longDate' }}

{{article.title}}


Danilevich Law Office - Dispute Resolution Department

-

Band 4

第四等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Entering the rankings this year as a result of positive market feedback. Best recognised for its strong focus on sports-related disputes, including acting on international disputes heard before the CAS. Also advises both local and foreign corporates and private individuals on debt collection, supply and distribution disputes. Has a client roster of corporates from sectors such as sport, manufacturing and pharmaceuticals.

Strengths Sources are quick to recognise the dedication of the team, stating that it does "everything possible to help to resolve our legal issues" and appreciating that the lawyers kept them "well informed on the status of the case."

Work highlights Advised the Belarusian Canoe Association & Belarusian Senior Men's Canoe and Kayak team members on a dispute relating to their exclusion from international competitions as a result of alleged doping.

Represented Swarovski Distribution in a dispute concerning collection of debt from a Belarusian watch and jewellery company, its former distributor.

Notable practitioners

Aliaksandr Danilevich is well recognised for his focus on sports-related conflicts, where he represents domestic organisations and individuals in disputes before the Court of Arbitration for Sport. He recently represented the Belarusian Weightlifting Union concerning the union's one-year loss of membership of the International Weightlifting Union. He also represents clients in commercial disputes including payment and contractual disputes. One client praises his "scrupulous approach."

About the Team (content provided by Danilevich Law Office )

Department profile not yet provided by Danilevich Law Office . Please see their firm profile.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Date

Title

{{ article.publishedDate | date: 'longDate' }}

{{article.title}}


VILGERTS - Dispute Resolution Department

-

Band 4

第四等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Active disputes practice recently instructed on bankruptcy and debt collection procedures, where the team principally represents creditors. Also acts on a broad range of commercial disputes including customs and shareholder conflicts. Represents clients in criminal cases.

Work highlights Represented Bryce Company Holding as a creditor in the bankruptcy of a Belarusian construction company.

Assisted Effective Project with a dispute concerning allegedly improper quality of construction works carried out.

Notable practitioners

Siarhei Miadzvedzeu heads the department and is a key point of contact.

About the Team (content provided by VILGERTS)

Department profile not yet provided by VILGERTS. Please see their firm profile.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Date

Title

{{ article.publishedDate | date: 'longDate' }}

{{article.title}}


Star Individuals

SBH Law Office

From the Chambers Europe guide

"Brilliant litigator" Timour Sysouev handles a broad range of commercial disputes. He has extensive experience in handling real estate, construction and customs conflicts as well as contractual disputes and enforcement proceedings. Clients applaud his style in court, reporting that he is "persuasive and insistent during court hearings."

^ See whole ranking table

Band 1

Alexey Anischenko

Sorainen

From the Chambers Europe guide

Alexey Anischenko lends his expertise to debt recovery and insolvency proceedings, as well as contractual and local enforcement disputes. He recently represented a client in the enforcement of a foreign arbitral award against a Belarusian company worth USD6 million.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 1

Alexandre Khrapoutski

SBH Law Office

From the Chambers Europe guide

Alexandre Khrapoutski has a strong focus on arbitration matters. Clients appreciate his "impressive experience," with one client saying: "He is always able to provide us with workable solutions." He recently advised Belaruskali on a supply contract arbitration dispute heard before the ICC. He also has notable experience in handling litigation matters, including energy and corporate-related disputes.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 1

Andrei Vashkevich

Stepanovski, Papakul and Partners

From the Chambers Europe guide

Andrei Vashkevich is a top-ranked disputes specialist with a strong track record in the market. His strengths include handling bankruptcy proceedings and construction disputes as well as assisting with customs and payment-related conflicts. One client enthuses that he is an "excellent tactician and strategist with rich experience of judicial representation," who is "able to foresee the development of the situation."

^ See whole ranking table

Band 1

Igor I Verkhovodko

Verkhovodko & Partners

From the Chambers Europe guide

Igor Verkhovodko represents clients in construction-related disputes, as well as acting on insolvency and contractual conflicts. He is widely recognised as a leading litigator, with one client calling him "one of the most skilled and diplomatic." Sources are also quick to recognise his "fantastic knowledge of Belarusian law and understanding of how to deal with sensitive matters." He has further experience acting on arbitrations in the IAC at the BelCCI.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 2

Aleinikov & Partners

From the Chambers Europe guide

Denis Aleinikov is an experienced disputes lawyer who is praised for his creative attitude. "If there is a task that no one else has done and must do, I can turn to him and trust that he will do it," a client says. He recently represented Falcon as a defendant in a USD1 million construction dispute related to a hotel and sports complex in Minsk. He has further experience in advising on payment disputes, enforcement proceedings and contractual disputes.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 2

Alexander Goretsky

REVERA

From the Chambers Europe guide

Alexander Goretsky is a well-recognised disputes lawyer acting on real estate and construction disputes as well as debt recovery, contractual and shareholder conflicts.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 2

Eugene V Lazarenkov

Trust

From the Chambers Europe guide

Eugene Lazarenkov of Trust is highlighted by peers for his long-standing reputation in the disputes field.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 2

Vlasova, Mikhel & Partners

From the Chambers Europe guide

Olga Nikolaeva represents a broad range of clients, including industrial manufacturers, pharmaceuticals and financial institutions, in matters such as debt recovery and contractual disputes. She also has experience acting on international arbitration cases. Sources appreciate her client-oriented approach and dedication, with one saying that she is "extremely tenacious" and that they appreciate her honest advice "when it came to knowing when to settle something and when to fight."

^ See whole ranking table

Band 3

Aliaksandr Danilevich

Danilevich Law Office

From the Chambers Europe guide

Aliaksandr Danilevich is well recognised for his focus on sports-related conflicts, where he represents domestic organisations and individuals in disputes before the Court of Arbitration for Sport. He recently represented the Belarusian Weightlifting Union concerning the union's one-year loss of membership of the International Weightlifting Union. He also represents clients in commercial disputes including payment and contractual disputes. One client praises his "scrupulous approach."

^ See whole ranking table

Band 3

Arzinger & Partners

From the Chambers Europe guide

Alexander Korsak is a well-regarded disputes lawyer in Belarus. He has practical experience in handling construction, debt recovery, shipping and contractual disputes. One client notes his "comprehensive coverage and understanding of the client's problem," while another adds that he is "always looking for various solutions to one matter."

^ See whole ranking table

Band 3

REVERA

From the Chambers Europe guide

Oksana Kotel "resolves issues fast," according to one client. She has notable experience in dispute matters, including acting for private investors and corporates on matters such as shareholder and product liability disputes.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 3

Konstantin Mikhel

Vlasova, Mikhel & Partners

From the Chambers Europe guide

Managing partner Konstantin Mikhel recently assisted with a USD1 million debt recovery dispute for a client. He has further strengths in commercial and tax law. One client underlines his focus on results: "He knows the goal and always seems to have several different routes to get there."

^ See whole ranking table

Band 3

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners

From the Chambers Europe guide

Dennis Turovets acts for large domestic and international corporates on a range of matters including contractual disputes, debt recovery cases and construction disputes. He recently advised DGM Pharma-Apparate Handel on debt recovery proceedings against a Belarusian manufacturer of household appliances.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 3

Ekaterina Zheltonoga

VERDICT

From the Chambers Europe guide

Ekaterina Zheltonoga of VERDICT joins the rankings this year due to increased peer recognition. She focuses her practice on employment disputes and also acts on contractual disputes. She predominantly represents domestic corporates.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 3

Borovtsov & Salei

From the Chambers Europe guide

Maxim Znak represents both local and multi-jurisdictional clients with a particular focus on debt recovery proceedings. He also acts on employment and contractual disputes. One client enthuses that he is a "strategic thinker," adding that "he always gives honest and reliable advice and we appreciate that he thinks not only as a lawyer but also as a business person."

^ See whole ranking table

Associates to watch

Aliaksandr Labaty

Stepanovski, Papakul and Partners

From the Chambers Europe guide

Associate-to-watch Aliaksandr Labaty assists with the team's key instructions. He recently acted on commercial disputes, including real estate and shareholder disputes.

^ See whole ranking table

Associates to watch

Anastasia Pavluchenko

REVERA

From the Chambers Europe guide

Associate-to-watch Anastasia Pavluchenko assists clients with commercial disputes, including shareholder disputes and bankruptcy proceedings where she acts for local and multi-jurisdictional clients. One client notes her "to the point" advice.

^ See whole ranking table

Associates to watch

Stepanovski, Papakul and Partners

From the Chambers Europe guide

Associate-to-watch Dmitry Semashko is described as "a proactive and very client-oriented specialist." He advises on administrative disputes, including VAT and customs as well as payment disputes.

^ See whole ranking table