Goltsblat BLP, the Russian practice of the international law
firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), announces appointment of Vitaly Dianov, PhD in law, as Competition
& Antitrust Partner with effect from 1 May 2017.

This
appointment will further strengthen
the Goltsblat BLP Competition & Antitrust Practice in response to the
growing demand for these services by the firm’s clients.

Vitaly
Dianov is a recognised expert, who advises clients on all competition
law-related matters with a focus on cartel investigations, competition trials
and abuse of dominance disputes.

Nikolay
Voznesenskiy, Partner and Head of Goltsblat BLP’s Competition & Antitrust
Practice, comments: “There is no doubt that Vitaly's appointment
to Partner will reinforce our team. Over the last five years, he has been
directly involved in a number of  high-profile
projects and complex litigations for clients such as NOVATEK, Russian Platinum,
Freight One and others.

Competition and Antitrust Practice, Goltsblat BLP

The Goltsblat BLP Competition
&Antitrust Practice boasts one of the biggest teams in Russia today and is
well known by its clients for its excellent market reputation. Over the last
five years, the Practice has been top-ranked by Global Competition Review,
Legal 500 and Chambers. The team’s practical experience in antitrust is more
diversified than that of some other firms in Russia, its lawyers have experience in antitrust litigation and
competition cases in antimonopoly authorities, merger and strategic enterprise
clearances, antitrust audits, structuring of distribution contracts, advice in
public procurement (government contracts) and public procurement
litigation. 

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