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SBH Law Offices

Corporate/Commercial

3 ranked lawyersBand 1BelarusEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Highly regarded team recommended for complex corporate restructuring mandates and noted for its experience in M&A. Renowned for providing corporate governance support. Additionally, assists clients with cross-border investment matters. Handles a broad range of IP issues, advising on IP rights transfers, contentious cases and registration issues. Also instructed on employment, data protection and antitrust matters. Its broad clientele includes domestic companies as well as large multinationals and financial institutions. Advises on compliance and advertising-related matters. Wide-ranging sector expertise encompasses pharmaceuticals, technology and manufacturing.

Strengths

"They are precise and quick in providing the feedback needed," a client says, adding: "I also appreciate from a commercial perspective that SBH has been flexible with our requests."

Market commentators also enthuse: "They are one of the leaders in the market."

Work highlights

Assisted Zubr Capital with acquiring a stake in MediaCube.

Notable practitioners

Alexander Bondar is a highly regarded lawyer with significant expertise in a range of cross-border mandates, including M&A and investment matters, and with a focus on technology companies. He also handles corporate and commercial mandates. An interviewee describes him as a "proactive lawyer."

Anastasiya Malakhova regularly advises IT startups and investment and manufacturing corporates on M&A deals and corporate/commercial issues. She also assists clients with IP-related matters. "She helped us a lot," a client says, adding: "She went in-depth when solving the issues."

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Overview


For over 20 years, since the emergence of the new Eastern European independent states, SBH 
lawyers and attorneys have been providing foreign and Belarusian companies and entrepreneurs as well as sovereigns with detailed and groundbreaking advice, working on cases and transactions which shaped Belarusian law and business practice.

The SBH law office advises clients at all stages of a company’s life cycle: selection of legal form, documentation of relationships between shareholders, incorporation, strategic expansion through mergers and acquisitions, optimisation of corporate structure, antitrust advice, corporate governance and, if necessary winding-up and liquidation.

Guided by extensive experience, we don’t limit ourselves to advice on compliance with laws, but also develop and implement efficient and secure solutions to tactical and strategic challenges encountered by owners and management of companies.

We advise clients on:

  • Incorporation of companies and representative offices
  • Joint ventures and strategic alliances
  • Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) 
  • Corporate restructurings
  • Corporate governance
  • Share purchase agreements
  • Shareholders Agreements
  • Share option agreements
  • Legal due diligence (LDD)
  • Antitrust, merger control and sectoral regulation
  • Meetings of members, shareholders and boards of directors
  • Liquidation and winding-up
  • Advise on tax, customs and currency control issues
    Legal opinions and memoranda

  • International and domestic contracts and agreements

Members

Bondar, Alexander

Malakhova, Anastasiya

Martynov, Ivan

Starosotnikova, Evgeniya

Clients

A-100

ACTIVE CLOUD

ALUTECH

BE CLOUD

Belagroprombank

Belinvestbank

BENTLEY

BUCC

DNK

EBRD

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

EVROOPT

GAZPROM

GAZPROM TRANSGAZ

GAZPROMNEFT

GCM GLOBAL ENERGY PLC

MICROSOFT

MONOMACH

NOVACOM

NTS/SRT/RODNAYA STORONA

PIXEL

PROSTORE

ROTHSCHILD & SONS

RUBLEVSKIY

SANTA IMPEX

SBERBANK CAPITAL

Servolux

SHELL

SLAVKALIY

SOFTLINE

WEICHAI Power

ZIKO/ZORKA

Industries

Aerospace & Defence

Automobiles & Parts

Banks

Commercial & Professional Services

Construction & Materials

Energy

Finance

Food & Drink Producers

Government

Insurance

Media

Mining & Metals

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Real Estate

Retail

Software & Computer Services

Sports

Telecommunications

Transportation

Travel & Leisure

Corporate/Commercial Department

SBH Law Offices

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Department location

Office 26, 20A/1 Krasnoarmeiskaya str.

Minsk

Minsk City

Belarus

220030

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Belarus

Corporate/Commercial


Alexander Bondar
Band 1
Anastasiya Malakhova
Band 4

Corporate/Commercial: Intellectual Property


Anastasiya Malakhova
Band 3