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About Goltsblat BLP
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ABOUT GOLTSBLAT BLP
Goltsblat BLP is the Russian practice of Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), an award-winning international law firm with offices in London, Moscow, Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Berlin, Brussels, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Paris and Singapore, including more than 800 lawyers worldwide.
In Moscow, Goltsblat BLP has 100 lawyers, qualified under Russian, English and US law. The highly respected Moscow team has over 20 years of experience, providing legal support for major Russian businesses, as well as multinationals implementing large-scale investment projects in Russia. The Moscow-based international team at Goltsblat BLP provides transaction support for Russian and global investments by both Russian and international clients.
Goltsblat BLP provides comprehensive legal support covering any business need, from handling complex cross-border transactions, to day-to-day operational legal support on corporate, commercial, real estate, tax, customs, finance, competition, employment and IP-related matters. The English lawyers in the Goltsblat BLP office provide English law banking & finance, corporate finance, real estate and infrastructure advice, working closely with BLP’s other international offices.
Globally, the Goltsblat BLP’s expertise reaches across more than 50 legal specialisations and 20 industry sectors.
In Moscow, the firm’s key practice areas are:
• Corporate/ M&A
• Banking & Finance
• Real Estate & Construction
• Dispute Resolution
• Tax & Customs
• Competition & Antitrust
• Employment, Pensions & Benefits
Goltsblat BLP is consistently ranked highly / recommended by Legal 500, Chambers, Best Lawyers and Pravo.ru/Vedomosti for its expertise in handling Real Estate & Construction, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Competition/Antitrust, Tax & Customs, and Intellectual Property issues.
Goltsblat BLP currently has over 700 clients among the major international investors operating in Russia, including 23 Fortune 500 companies, leading Russian and international financial institutions, and Russian corporate leaders in the national market. Today, Goltsblat BLP’s advice is increasingly being sought by major Russian corporates and banks looking for English law-related advice and support for cross-border transactions.
In the early 1990s, the Goltsblat team was among the first in Russia to advise major international companies entering the Russian market. We are proud to still be providing legal support for many of them. Our experience and detailed knowledge of Russia’s legal system, as well as Russia’s socio-economic and political processes, and the local business culture, enables us to understand the expectations and concerns of foreign investors in Russia, and ensure that they can use our experience to achieve their outcomes.
Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP is a premier, full-service law firm headquartered in the City of London. BLP offers pragmatic, commercial legal advice that helps major public and private companies, financial institutions, public sector bodies and private clients to achieve their goals. The firm’s service extends to over 65 jurisdictions, with offices in Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Brussels, Dubai, Moscow (Goltsblat BLP), Paris, Singapore, Hong Kong, Berlin, FrankfurtBLP has been the winner of a total of 5 Law Firm of the Year awards and over 30 industry awards in the last several years, including UK Law Firm of the Year 2010, awards by both The Lawyer and Legal Week, Managing Partner of the Year, International Office of the Year (Goltsblat BLP), Real Estate Law Firm of the Year, Best Tax Team in a Law Firm, Planning Team of the Year, PFI/Projects Team of the Year, and Finance Team of the Year and others.
Managing Partner of Goltsblat BLP, Senior Partner Corporate, M&A and Investment Projects