Mr Sergei Makarchuk > CERHA HEMPEL LLC > Minsk, Belarus > Lawyer Profile

CERHA HEMPEL LLC
SURGANOVA STR 29
ACCOMODATION 3, OFFICE 16
220012 MINSK
Belarus

Position

Managing Partner Belarus, Chairman of the Board
Areas of practice:

Career

Admitted 2001, (Attorney at Law), Belarus

Sergei was admitted to the Bar in Belarus in 2001 and is practicing law since 1998. He is the Managing Partner at CERHA HEMPEL Belarus since 2007. Sergei has 20 years’ extensive experience in corporate, commercial, competition law, mergers & acquisitions, IT, and intellectual property law. His portfolio includes, for example, advising clients in the following sectors: telecom (A1 Telekom Austria), banking & finance (American Express, Raiffeisen Bank International, Deutsche Bank), oil & gas (Shell, Chevron, Lukoil), automotive (John Deere, Chrysler, Chevrolet), hotel (Marriott, Wyndham), technology (HP, Expedia, Uber), fashion (Salvatore Ferragamo, Furla), beverage (Moet Hennessy, Monster Energy, SAB Miller), and pharmaceutical (Fresenius Medical Care, Wyeth, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Boehringer Ingelheim).​
Sergei held a trainee position at Friedman Kaplan Seiler & Adelman LLP, New York, USA (2005), and a Advocate position at a sole practice at Grodno, Belarus (2001-2007).

Languages

Russian, English, Polish

Memberships

  • International Bar Association
  • Minsk City Bar Association
  • Lex Mundi – The World’s Leading Association of Independent Law Firms

Education

The University of Michigan Law School (LL.M., 2005)
Worldwide Academy of World Intellectual Property Organization (Certificate, 2003)
Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno, Faculty of Law (LL.B., honors, 1999).

Lawyer Rankings

Belarus > Commercial, corporate and M&A

CERHA HEMPEL LLC is noted for its ‘very well structured and comprehensive advice‘; the group leverages its extensive regional network to handle the full gamut of general corporate and transactional issues for international clients from a multitude of industries, including pharmaceuticals, fashion and media. Practice head Sergei Makarchuk is able to ‘always find a practical solution for a difficult problem‘, and is ‘extremely helpful in cross-border transactions’.