Legal Market Overview
China is an active investor in the Belarusian market with a number of firms increasingly acting for Chinese clients. The China-Belarus Industrial Park is perhaps the most eminent example of the close investment ties between the two nations with projects at the site forming the caseload of numerous firms.
The technology sector continues to be a driving force for economic growth and knowledge of it is particularly crucial to intellectual property and corporate practices. In the dispute resolution space, a recent trend has been an increase in the number of insolvency and bankruptcy-related instructions.
The Belarusian market is characterised by one-site firms operating from Minsk such as VMP Vlasova Mikhel & Partners, REVERA and Borovtsov & Salei and legal practices with a strong Eastern European presence including Sorainen and Cobalt. Russian firms also have a presence in the market with prominent examples being Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners and Verkhovodko & Partners LLC. US Invest LLC, which has been tailoring its practice towards representing Chinese clients recently, is also noted.