Corporate/Commercial Department

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What the team is known for In January 2019, the Minsk office of Vilgerts left the network and began operating as Legaltax. This reputable team stands out for its strong track record in the renewable energy sector, advising on construction and corporate matters. Assists domestic and foreign companies, and remains active on investment projects and M&A. Also handles tax, regulatory and employment issues.

Strengths Interviewees laud the department's client service. One source states: "Fast acting, good communication skills, business mind - this what I appreciate in the team most of all."

Market sources also describe the lawyers as "always available, creative and with very fast reaction time."

Notable practitioners

Eugenia Urodnich is highlighted by clients for having commercial awareness and being "down to earth." She has substantial experience assisting clients from the renewable energy sector with a range of corporate and commercial matters.

Roman Shpakovsky moves up the rankings due to positive feedback and an increased market presence. He is well versed in undertaking corporate mandates with a cross-border component. He also has notable experience in tax matters. Impressed sources say he is a "good negotiator who understands what we need and his advice is farsighted."