The Russian practice of Berwin Leighton Paisner
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Dear Friends,

We are delighted that, over the last few years, Goltsblat BLP has risen to join the top international law firms in Russia. The firm’s substantial successes have been honoured at the highest level: in 2015, Goltsblat BLP has been recognised as Russia Law Firm of the Year by Chambers Europe Awards, in 2014 - as Best International law Firm of the Year in Europe by The Lawyer and also received one of the prestigious Chambers Europe Awards for Excellence.

In 2015, Goltsblat BLP has been nominated for two other awards - as the The Lawyer and Legal Business best international law firm in Europe.

As the Russian practice of a global firm, Goltsblat BLP is uniquely positioned on Russia’s legal services market and successfully combines unsurpassed knowledge and experience of Russian law with an understanding of global business requirements and expectations, as needed for implementing cross-border transactions and projects.

Our current client list includes over 1700 companies, among them key players in the field of energy and natural resources, oil & gas, the mining sector, leadings banks and financial institutions, telecommunications and technology leaders, companies in a variety of sectors, such as real estate and construction, retail, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, production of foodstuffs and beverages, machine-building and car manufacturing, transport and many others.

Over the last few years, our firm has grown by over 60% and the number of large deals and interesting projects with an international element implemented by our lawyers has risen significantly. Our multi-functional team’s resources and expertise mean we can provide our clients with comprehensive legal support for projects of any complexity and effectively deal with any legal matters involved in doing business in Russia, as well as cross-border deals. This naturally puts us in an advantageous position vis-à-vis other law firms.

Virtually all the firm’s practices have recently experienced substantial growth. The Dispute Resolution, Competition & Antitrust and Tax Practices take the laurels, their services being among those in the greatest demand. The Real Estate and Construction Practice retains leading positions in Russia and internationally, as shown by the Chambers and Legal 500 ratings in recent years. The Banking and Finance Practice is developing rapidly and we note, in particular, clients’ growing interest in our services in South-east Asia and China, where we are currently implementing a number of projects together with the BLP offices in Hong-Kong, Beijing, Singapore and Yangon.

We are convinced that, with our Moscow office team of 100 Russian and English law qualified lawyers and over 800 lawyers in the firm’s other offices round the world in London, Abu-Dhabi, Beijing , Berlin, Brussels, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Paris, Singapore, Tel Aviv and Yangon, we are very well positioned to provide comprehensive legal support and service excellence to Russian and international clients in addressing their business challenges both in Russia and abroad.

We are grateful for the trust and support shown us by our clients, both those who have been with us from the start and those who have only joined us recently, and will continue in our endeavor to meet their requirements and expectations to the maximum, helping them implement new projects in Russia and elsewhere, and moving forward together towards new horizons and achievements.

Yours sincerely,

Andrey Goltsblat
Managing Partner, Goltsblat BLP

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Andrey Goltsblat
Managing Partner of Goltsblat BLP, Senior Partner, Corporate, M&A, Investment Projects, Head of Dispute Resolution Practice
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