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Firm Profile


  • Profile
  • 8, Oboynaya str.
  • Minsk
  • Minsk City
  • Belarus
  • 220004

Firm profile submitted by REVERA

Managing Partner: Dmitry Arkhipenko
Number of partners 3
Number of lawyers: 41
Languages: English, Russian

REVERA law firm was founded in Minsk in 1998. Today REVERA is one of the leading law firms of the Republic of Belarus which has been repeatedly recognised as a top-tier law firm by international legal guides such as Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, IFLR1000, The Legal 500 etc. The company is strong in the following areas: corporate, commercial, M&A, tax, real estate, construction, dispute resolution, arbitration, IT/IP, banking and finance, pharmacy, crypto-currencies and ICO.

Corporate & M&A:

1 partner; 15 fee earners based in Minsk
Corporate restructuring, due diligence and M&A deals are main activities. The firm’s popularity in the IT sphere is based on the profound and deep experience of cooperation with many Belarusian and international IT companies.
■ Comprehensive support for M&A deal on the acquisition by Facebook of MSQRD, the application of a Belarusian Developer
■ Consulting for an English company - world leader in the sphere of mobile marketing for entertainment industry, on the issues of organising business in Belarus connected with promotional games with GSM providers
■ Support Juno in M&A transaction with Gett. The firm provided legal due diligence of Juno’s Belarusian office, registration of IP, solution of other corporate matters
■ Support of Estonian investor in M&A deal with big Belarusian food manufacturer
Key Clients: Juno, Playtech, ViaCon Group, Nokia Growth Partners, Heineken, Knauf, Reckitt Benckiser
Contact: Helen Mourashko
Tel: +375 17 226 10 26
Email: [email protected]

Litigation Practice:
1 partner; 10 fee earners based in Minsk
The litigation practice is well known and respected in Belarus. The partner Aleksander Goretsky is an Arbitrator of the International Arbitration Court at the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and a member of The Russian Arbitration Association.
■ 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 recognise 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
Key Clients: BAUER TECHNICS a.s, BSB-Bank, Samsung Electronics Co. ltd Syngenta Agro AG, Cheminova, STOHRER Surface AG
Contact: Oksana Kotel
Tel: +375 17 226 10 26
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate & Construction Practice:
1 partner; 9 fee earners based in Minsk
The real estate and construction practice is famous due to significant investment projects such as the creation of a unique economic zone in the Republic of Belarus under the name of The Great Stone China-Belarus Industrial Park.
■ Support of the IKEA furniture plant construction in Mogilev
■ Consulting on Renault sales and service autocentres construction in the regional centres of the Republic of Belarus
■ Support of the project for construction of a high-tech agricultural production complex comprising eight factories. Also the firm assisted in raising a multi-million credit for construction needs from the Export-Import Bank of China
Key Clients: JYSK, Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d., DEILMANN-HANIEL GmbH, Modus Group, PSJ a.s., RIKO, CITIC Construction, China- Belarus Industrial Park “Great Stone”
Contact: Denis Bogdanov
Tel: +375 17 226 10 26
Email: [email protected]

Tax & Regulatory Practice:
1 partner; 7 fee earners based in Minsk
The main activities of the tax and regulatory practice are tax consulting, tax due diligence and tax disputes. Pharmacy and gambling regulation are among the group’s key spheres.
■ Tax and legal due diligence of a group of companies from the TOP-10 IT businesses of the CIS for the interests of an investment fund
■ Consulting on accessing Belarusian market, taxation, return of purchased goods, opening accounts by non-residents etc. for one of the world leading pharmaceutical companies
■ Support of purchase of First Development Hub (offices in UK and Belarus) group by a British investor. The task included First Development Hub’s IP rights check, vendor due diligence and an analysis of tax risks
Key Clients: Huawei, STADA, GlaxoSmithKline, Cook Medica, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd., Kauno Grudai, EBRD, DRILLMEC S.p.A.
Contact: Dmitry Arkhipenko
Tel: +375 17 226 10 26
Email: [email protected]