Konstantin Mikhel > VMP Vlasova Mikhel & Partners > Minsk, Belarus > Lawyer Profile

VMP Vlasova Mikhel & Partners
220035 MINSK
Konstantin Mikhel photo

Work Department

Commercial (Head of practice), Tax (Head of practice), Investments, M&A, Corporate


Chairman of the Partnership


Has been practising since 1995.
Managing Partner of Mikhel & Partners Law Firm – 2005-2007
Managing Partner of Vlasova, Mikhel & Partners Law Firm – 2007-2013
Managing Partner of VMP Vlasova Mikhel & Partners Law Office – 2013-2021
Chairman of the Partnership since 2021 


  • Acknowledged by the Belarusian Ministry of Justice.
  • Laureate of the Highest Lawyer’s Award in Belarus «Femida».
  • Recommended by Chambers Global and Chambers Europe in corporate and commercial law in Belarus and in Dispute Resolution.
  • Included in the Hall of Flame by Legal 500  for continued excellence.
  • Included by Best Lawyers in the list of the leading legal professionals in Belarus.
  • ‘Market leader’ according to IFLR1000.
  • Recommended by Who’s Who Legal Trade and Customs, Who’s Who Legal M&A and Who’s Who Legal Project Finance


English, Russian


  • Foreign Investment Advisory Council at the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus (doing business conditions improvement working group)
  • Member of the Advisory Council at the Tax and Duties Ministry of the Republic of Belarus
  • Member of International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Advisory board of international rating publication Best Lawyers
  • Included in the Panel of Conciliators of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID, World Bank group)
  • Arbitrator of the board for international and investment disputes of the Arbitration Center under the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP).


Belarusian State University, Law Faculty

Lawyer Rankings

Belarus > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Konstantin MikhelVMP Vlasova Mikhel & Partners

The team at VMP Vlasova Mikhel & Partners continues to act as the local counsel to a number of global companies seeking to enter the Belarusian market. The firm also has particular expertise in advising investors on concluding agreements, including those concerning PPP projects, with the Republic of Belarus. The practice is jointly headed by Konstantin Mikhel, who takes the lead on tax and commercial issues; corporate and labour law specialist Svetlana Dashuk; and Tatiana Emelianova, who handles international and domestic M&A deals. Notable financial institutions are a core source of mandates for the group.

Belarus > Dispute resolution

The team at VMP Vlasova Mikhel & Partners, led by Olga Nikolaeva, is experienced in the full gamut of litigation and arbitration work at both national and international level. Construction disputes, contractual issues, and cases which arise following decisions made by state authorities form the cornerstone of the practice. It counts global companies in the technology and retail sectors as its key clients. Managing partner Konstantin Mikhel is recommended for tax and commercial disputes.