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    • Denis Aleinikov - ‘Aleinikov & Partners’ law firm
    • Alexander Liessem - bnt | attorneys-at-law
    • Timour Sysouev - Sysouev, Bondar, Khrapoutski

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Arzinger & Partners’client-oriented and professional’ team is headed by Sergey Mashonsky, who frequently handles debt recovery matters. Alexander Korsak is ‘a great expert’ who is ‘always able to find a good position for the case at hand’.

REVERA’s ‘team of talented lawyers’ has ‘both a practical and a theoretical knowledge of the law’, and is ‘well connected in the market’. Practice head Oksana Kotel acts for domestic and foreign clients, and specialises in competition and IP matters.

At Stepanovski, Papakul and partners, highlights included representing Microsoft, as the claimant, in various administrative disputes concerning copyright violations. The group is also adept at handling bankruptcy, construction, tax and customs litigation. Andrei Vashkevich is the key name.

‘Aleinikov & Partners’ law firm is ‘a highly reliable firm which provides comprehensive, efficient and timely services’. ‘Distinguished figure’ Denis Aleinikov ‘always finds creative solutions to complex challenges’, and recently represented Alesia-Service as plaintiff in an income tax-related case against the Belarusian tax authorities.

bnt | attorneys-at-law’s Alexander Liessem has ‘very good insight into local law’, and ‘understands client needs very well’. Highlights included negotiating a trade mark coexistence agreement between the client, Artlogic and a Russian party.

Vassili Salei’s team at Borovtsov & Salei recently represented J&W Sanderson in a $10m shareholder dispute. Alexander Botian is also recommended.

Headed by Alexey Anischenko, Sorainen recently acted for Borisovdrev in a series of disputes with foreign and local suppliers, a matter totalling €29m. Mikhail Sergeenya is ‘experienced and goal-oriented’.

Sysouev, Bondar, Khrapoutskianswers all questions quickly and clearly’, and ‘always takes the most recent standards of legislation into account’. Practice head Timour Sysouev specialises in M&A, insolvency and insurance disputes.

VMP Vlasova Mikhel & Partners is noted for its expertise in construction disputes, contractual cases and state authority decisions. Olga Nikolaeva heads the department, in which Konstantin Mikhel handles tax-related matters.

Vilgerts’active and far-sighted’ group is ‘able to find small but important details upon which to build a strategy’. Siarhei Miadzvedzeu recently defended WTW Poland in a loss of income dispute with Vodokanal.

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