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Work +375 17 218 10 55
Berlin, Istanbul, Minsk, Moscow, Novosibirsk, Prague

Maria Golovko

Work +375 17 218 10 55
Arzinger & Partners

Work Department

Real Estate & Construction, Dispute Resolution


Maria Golovko is an associate at Arzinger & Partners since 2015.

Highlight cases:

Advising Czech and Polish construction companies within transactions in the Republic of Belarus regarding construction of the shopping mall ($6,5 million) and the plant for the PVC materials production;

Advising the Northern Ecological Finance Corporation (NEFCO) within construction of a factory by Danish investors.

Advising a large international multi-brand clothing company on legal aspects of establishing and business activity of legal entities in the Republic of Belarus, drafting local corporate structure in accordance with Belarusian legislation and Client’s requests, registration of seven legal entities aimed for clothing retail sale.

Providing legal support to a contractor regarding the construction process of housing complex in a $16 million project


Мs. Golovko has over 7 years of experience in Belarusian legal services market. She worked as a deputy director of Review law firm before joining Arzinger & Partners


Belarusian, Russian, English, Polish (elementary)


Ms. Golovko received her diploma and bachelor degree in law at the Law Faculty of  the Belarusian State University Faculty (2008) and MBA degree at the School of Business and Management of Technology of Belarusian state university (Belarus, 2012)


Dispute resolution

Within: Next generation lawyers

Maria Golovko - Arzinger & Partners

Within: Dispute resolution

Arzinger & Partners’ team consists of ‘dispute resolution lawyers who know everything there is to know about commercial litigation in Belarus’. The practice is jointly headed by Alexander Korsak and Elena Mashonskaya and is particularly active in handling litigation related to investment projects. It recently represented Eckart at the International Arbitration Court at the BelCCI in a dispute concerning partial payment for supplied goods. In another highlight, the team acted for Viktoriya in a debt recovery dispute with an Italian company that was resolved in an Italian court. Korsak is ‘a standout litigator’, who ‘combines impressive technical skills with pragmatism and common sense’. Sergey Mashonsky is highly recommended and is praised as 'a very tough negotiator'. Associate Maria Golovko has experience handling equipment supply and administrative relations disputes.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Arzinger & Partners' team has 'a deep knowledge of the law’, ‘high commitment to clients’ and acts ‘in a timely manner with proper care to details’. Dmitry Viltovsky heads the practice and handles transactions, land plot allocations and mortgage issues and is also noted for his ‘deep practical knowledge of construction projects’. Recent highlights include acting for Poland-based Unibep on the construction of a logistics centre in Orsha spanning 230ha and advising the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Republic of Belarus on the construction of a windmill complex. Associate Maria Golovko is also noted for her expertise in the construction space.

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    Russia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan will adopt new unified customs tariff and non-tariff regulations from January 1, 2010, and the Customs Union (the “CU”) of the three countries of the Eurasian Economic Community (the “EurAsEC”) will become a reality. The CU Customs Code (the “Customs Code”) is expected to take effect from July 1, 2010 to regulate the resulting integral customs zone.
  • Belarus Amends its Investment Legislation

    On 6 August 2009, the President of the Republic of Belarus signed Decree No. 10 On the Creation of Additional Conditions for Investing in Belarus. An investment contract is one of the ways of investing in the Republic of Belarus and enables an investor to obtain State support for an investment project and a waiver of sovereign immunity from suits, cautionary judgments, and enforcement of judgments and/or arbitration awards. Decree No. 10 introduces a new procedure for entering into investment contracts. It allows investors to be granted preferences and privileges under investment contracts, in addition to those granted under existing legislation, and also regulates the privileges to be granted to investors automatically upon execution of investment contracts.
  • Belarus Trademark Law Amended

    On July 15, 2009 Belarus passed the Law on the Introduction of Amendments to the Law of Republic of Belarus on Trademarks and Service Marks, which comes into force on January 25, 2010. The rationale behind the amendments is to bring Belarusian law in line with European countries’ laws - to facilitate eventual accession of the country to the WTO, and also to reflect new developments in case law.