About the company

“Aleinikov&Partners” law firm has been working on the Belarusian market since 2006. The firm focuses on legal assistance to investment projects in the Republic of Belarus as well as on legal support in resolution of business disputes. 

We are recommended by the authoritative international rankings such as Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Legal 500, International Financial Law Review 1000, Best Lawyers International. 

“Aleinikov&Partners” law 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).

We take pride in carrying out projects for the major domestic and international organizations: the World Bank, British-American Tobacco, British Telecom, McDonald's, HARIBO, HEINEKEN, Tupperware, Tikkurila, China CAMC Engineering Co, China Merchants China-Belarus Commerce & Logistics Corporation CJSC, OAO INTER RAO UES, OAO ASB BELARUSBANK, OAO BELLAKT and others. 

“Aleinikov&Partners” law firm is a partner of Administration of the Hi-Tech Park Belarus. In the course of performance of Cooperation Agreement experts of the law firm on a regular basis give legal seminars for IT community in the Business Incubator of the HTP. On February 2016 contribution of "Aleinikov&Partners" to legal safety of IT-business was acclaimed by the HTP's Letter of Recognition.

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 Scheme, Law On Securities Market, Law On Securitization. 

The lawyers of “Aleinikov&Partners” law firm are involved into activities of the Foreign Investment Advisory Council by the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus (FIAC). The firm’s senior partner Denis Aleinikov is a member of the working group of the FIAC on creating favourable investment image of Belarus abroad.

Since November 2016 "Aleinikov & Partners" in cooperation with group of companies, 500 Startups venture fund and Angel Labs has been developing venture capital ecosystem in Belarus. AID-Venture program is designed for 5 years and stipulates, in particular implementation of the best international venture practice in the domestic legislation.

Since March, 2017 "Aleinikov & Partners" law firm is a main legal adviser of HTP concerning the drafting of a new Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus “On the High Technologies Park”. Denis Aleinikov, the firm’s senior partner, is a member of the State inter-institutional working group at the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus on the review of the draft Decree. 

M&A transaction between Google and Belarusian company AIMatter is finalized

Aleinikov & Partners” law firm finalized the M&A transaction on acquiring by American giant Google 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, and a photo and video editing app that has served as a proof-of-concept of the tech called Fabby

Aleinikov & Partners has been supporting the entry of Mapbox into Belarusian market

Aleinikov & Partners has been providing legal support to the American company Mapbox on a wide range of issues connected with its entry into Belarusian market.

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 to "Falcon" Investment Fund of Qatar Armed Forces in regard to a range of issues related to construction of multi-purpose hotel and sports complex in Minsk estimated at ~$200 mln

MTBank and Nordic Environment Finance Corporation

"Aleinikov&Partners' is a legal counsel to MTBank regarding entry into an agreement with Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (NEFCO) aimed at cooperative financing of projects in the field of energy efficiency