Goltsblat BLP

Goltsblat BLP is the Russian practice of Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP).

About us Practice Areas Offices

Goltsblat BLP is the Russian practice of Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), an award-winning international law firm with over 800 lawyers in 11 offices in major commercial and financial centres — Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Berlin, Brussels, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Moscow, Paris and Singapore. With a team of 100 Russian, English and US-qualified lawyers based in Moscow, Goltsblat BLP is one of the biggest international law firms in Russia/CIS. The firm is a unique offering on the Russian legal market because of its widely recognised local and strong international capabilities, which are in increasing demand by the firm’s clients looking for legal support for cross-border transactions.

The core of the firm is formed by a well-established Russian team with extensive knowledge of the local markets and over 20 years’ practical experience. 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.

Key practice areas
Banking and finance; commercial; competition and antitrust; compliance; corporate/M&A; corporate recovery and restructuring; customs and international trade; dispute resolution; employment, pensions and benefits; energy and natural resources; environment; insolvency and bankruptcy; intellectual property / IT; legal support for foreign direct investment projects in russia; PPP/infrastructure; real estate and construction; tax; white-collar crime.

Key industry focus
Energy and natural resources; telecommunications; automotive; food and FMCG; retail; healthcare and pharmaceuticals.

Representative clients
Alcoa; Alfa-Bank; Chrysler; Coca-Cola; Danone; EBRD; Freight One; GE Energy; Inter RAO; Kimberly-Clark; Komatsu; Lafarge; LG International Corp.; Mitsubishi Motors Corporation; Nike; Nissan / Russia; Nord Stream AG; North Caucasus Development Corporation (VEB’s subsidiary); Oriflame; Raven Russia; RusHydro; RUSNANO (Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies); Saint-Gobain; Sberbank; Shell; TESCO Corporation; Tommy Hilfiger; VTB Capital; Unilever Rus; Volkswagen Group; X5 Retail Group.

*All names are disclosed with the clients’ permission

Address

The firm has offices in Moscow, Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Berlin, Brussels, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Paris and Singapore.

Phone

+7 (495) 287-4444

Website

http://www.gblplaw.com/