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About the company


“Aleinikov&Partners” law firm has been working on the Belarusian market since 2006.

The firm was recognized twice by the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Belarus as the best Belarusian law firm (resolutions of the Ministry of Justice of Belarus No. 99 of April 27, 2011, No. 69 of May 3, 2013).

“Aleinikov&Partners” law firm is recommended among the leading Belarusian law firms by all the most authoritative international rankings such as Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, The Legal 500, International Financial Law Review 1000.

We take pride in carrying out projects for the major domestic and international organizations: the World Bank, Wargaming, British-American Tobacco, Microsoft, British Telecom, McDonald's, HARIBO, HEINEKEN, Tupperware, Tikkurila, China CAMC Engineering Co, China Merchants, Kapsch TrafficCom, Dana Holdings, Velcom, Falcon Investment Company, Haxus Venture Fund and others.

Our team has unique experience in drafting financial and investment legislation of the Republic of Belarus: in 2011-2012 “Aleinikov&Partners” law firm was the local consultant of the World Bank in the frame of the World Bank’s project on international technical assistance to Belarus aimed at harmonizing of the domestic legislation with respective EU Directives and international standards. Within the scope of the project our firm’s specialists in cooperation with the World Bank and the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Belarus developed the draft Law On Collective Investments Funds, Law On Securities Market, Law On Securitization. 

As a local legal advisor, "Aleinikov&Partners" in cooperation with Bel.biz group , 500 Startups venture fund and international educational program for venture investors Angel Labs has been developing venture capital ecosystem in Belarus in the frame of AID-Venture program. The program is designed for 5 years and aimed at creating legal and regulatory framework conducive to venture funding with implementation in the domestic legislation of the best international venture practice.

The company pays special attention to legal support of IT projects and legal assistance in M&A transactions. “Aleinikov&Partners” law firm assisted in a number of the most ground-breaking Belarusian IT projects such as AIMATTER (acquired by Google), MapData (acquired by MapBox), MSQRD (acquired by Facebook), Melesta Games (Wargaming), MAPS.ME (acquired by Mail.Ru), 90live.org (acquired by Sports.ru), etc.

On February, 2016 contribution of "Aleinikov&Partners" to legal safety of IT-business was acclaimed by the Belarus Hi-Tech Park's Letter of Recognition.

“Aleinikov&Partners” Law Firm acted as the major legal advisor to Belarus Hi-Tech Park in drafting Decree "On Development of Digital Economy" signed by the Belarus President on 21 December, 2017. The decree legalizes business based on blockchain, including smart contracts, raising funds via ICO, transactions in crypto-currencies and their exchange for traditional currencies on Belarusian exchanges etc.

M&A transaction between Google and AIMATTER company was finalized

Aleinikov&Partners Law Firm finalized the M&A transaction on acquisition of Belarusian startup AIMATTER, which has built both a neural network-based AI platform and SDK to detect and process images quickly on mobile devices, by American giant Google.

M&A transaction on acquisition of MapData by American Mapbox was finalized

Aleinikov&Partners provided overall legal assistance in M&A transaction on acqusition of MapData by American Mapbox.


RocketBody attracted investments from Quattro Capital in a seed round

Aleinikov&Partners provided overall legal support to Quattro Capital asset manager, which invested into the Belarusian hardware startup RocketBody.

OneSoil raised $500,000 in a seed round

Aleinikov&Partners provided overall legal support to the consortium of investors including venture fund Haxus and angel investors Yuri Melnishek and Leonid Lozner on a wide range of issues related to investing in OneSoil.

~$200 mln project of Investment Fund of Qatar Armed Forces

Aleinikov&Partners is a legal counsel of "Falcon" Investment Fund of Qatar Armed Forces on a wide range of issues related to construction of multi-purpose hotel and sports complex in Minsk estimated at ~$200 mln