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Firm Profile

SBH Law Office

Firm Profile

Minsk

  • Profile
  • Office 26, Krasnoarmeiskaya street, 20a,
  • Minsk
  • Minsk City
  • Belarus
  • 220033
  • Tel: +375 17 327 53 77
  • Fax: +375 17 327 47 89
  • Email: Contact Us

Firm profile submitted by SBH Law Office

Managing Partners: Alexandr Bondar, Timour Sysouev
Number of partners: 5
Number of lawyers: 25
Languages: Russian, Belarusian, English, French, Italian, Lithuanian


SBH Law Office is one of the leading Belarusian law offices, combining high-level skills, expertise and a staunch commitment to the principles of the legal profession to drive continuous innovative development and provision of value to clients. Among the firm’s clients are well known, worldwide companies such as Coca-Cola, Discovery Communications, Volvo Trucks, etc. The firm works on cases and transactions, which have shaped Belarusian law and business practice. The firm participates in disputes, which becomes court precedents. SBH Law Office’s aim is to maintain long-term relationships with client based on mutual respect, because clients’ business prosperity is an indicator of a firm’s own success and development.

Main Areas Of Practice:

Corporate/ M&A:
2 partners
■ Representing Gazprom Neft in LDD for the acquisition of petroleum station.
Partner: Alexandr Bondar
■ Representing Belinvestbank in corporate restructuring of its non-banking business units including leasing and constriction companies.
Partner: Alexandr Bondar
■ Representing the first Belarusian private equity fund Zubr Capital in LDD in several acquisitions of targets of Belarus. Amount of investments is more than 10 million USD.
Partner: Alexandr Bondar
■ Representing Sberbank Capital in registration of its subsidiary in Belarus for investment and M&A projects.
Partner: Alexandr Bondar
Key Clients: Volvo Trucks, Gazprom Neft, Slavcali, State of Qatar, Weichai Power
Contact: Alexandr Bondar
Tel: +375 17 327 5377/+375 17 327 4301 Email: [email protected]

Banking & Finance:
2 partners
■ Representing Evroopt in attracting more than 200 million USD finance from IFC and Baring Vostok Capital partners.
Partner: Alexandr Bondar
■ Representing GSM Global Energy (Great Britain) of its subsidiary Slavcali in attraction 1.4 billion finance from China Development bank covered by Belarus sovereign guarantee.
Partner: Alexandr Bondar
■ Representing MTBank on attraction in several investments funds: loan transaction for the amount of 2 million USD from two investment funds managed by the Swiss investment company Symbiotics SA and on obtaining an 8 million euro loan from the German investment fund.
Partner: Alexandr Bondar
■ Representing Moscow – Minsk bank on syndicated loan on Promsvyazbank.
Partner: Alexandr Bondar
Key Clients: EBRD, Global Energy, Alutech, Evroopt, MTBank
Contact: Alexandr Bondar
Tel: +375 17 327 5377/+375 17 327 4301 Email: [email protected]

General Commercial/IP/IT:
2 partners
■ Advised Burger King on a franchise agreement with franchisee in Belarus.
Partner: Alexandr Bondar
■ Advised Qatar Investment fund on master franchise agreement with Vienna International on Marriott Hotels Operations.
Partner: Alexandr Bondar
■ Advised Weichai on technology license agreement with its joint venture in Belarus.
Partner: Anastasiya Malakhova
■ Representing Be Cloud in investment agreements with Ministry of taxes, Ministry of Architecture and Construction in Government on IT software development agreements.
Partner: Anastasiya Malakhova
Key Clients: Coca-Cola, Discovery Communications, Be Cloud, Vellux/VKR, Ticket Pro, Montex Swiss AG, TISPR
Contact: Alexandr Bondar
Tel: +375 17 327 5377/+375 17 327 4301 Email: [email protected]
 
Real Estate & Construction:
2 partners
■ Representing Gazprom transgaz in construction Gazprom tower in Belarus.
Partner: Alexandre Khrapoutski
■ Advising Qatar Investment fund on construction of multifunctional Hotel and Sports Centre complex with project value more than 250 million USA.
Partner: Ivan Martynov
■ Drafting general construction agreement with Sinomach (the China National Machinery Industry Corporation) on construction potash mining factory for more than 1.8 billion USD.
Partner: Ivan Martynov
Key Clients: The China National Machinery Industry Corporation, Gazprom, Mining construction company-Shaftproject, Projestos projektai
Contact: Ivan Martynov
Tel: +375 17 327 5377/+375 17 327 4301 Email: [email protected]

Litigation:
2 partners
■ Representing Henkel on disputes against Belarusian state customs committee.
Partner: Timour Sysouev
■ Representing insurance companies (TASK, Kupala, TT Club, Belheftestrakh ect.) in disputes against their clients.
Partner: Timour Sysouev
■ Representing UBER in numerous cases against the Ministry of Transport of Belarus.
Partner: Alexandre Khrapoutski
■ Advised British American Tobacco in dispute against insurance company.
Partner: Timour Sysouev
Key Clients: Henkel, UBER, British American Tobacco
Contact: Timour Sysouev
Tel: +375 17 327 5377/+375 17 327 4301 Email: [email protected]

Arbitration:
■ Arbitrating of the dispute between Russian football Federation in Russian trade union in CAZ (Lausanne).
Partner: Timour Sysouev
■ Arbitrating of the construction dispute in Arbitration Institute of the SCC (Stockholm).
Partner: Alexandre Khrapoutski
■ Representing Belaruskali in dispute under ICC Rules of Arbitration.
Partner: Alexandre Khrapoutski
■ Representing international insurance group in dispute against state company of North Korea under ICC Rules
Key Clients: Gazprom Transgaz, Belaruskali, BelRosStrakh, Alfa Bank, Monting d.o.o..
Contact: Alexandre Khrapoutski
Tel: +375 17 327 5377/+375 17 327 4301 Email: [email protected]

Branches

  • Office 26, Krasnoarmeiskaya street, 20a,
  • Minsk,
  • Belarus
  • Tel +375 17 327 53 77
  • Fax +375 17 327 47 89
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 4 Ivana Lepse Boulevard,
  • Kiev,
  • Ukraine
  • Tel +380 50 289 42 41
  • Fax +380 44 390 95 75
  • Email : [email protected]