Minsk office of GLIMSTEDT law firm is included for the first time in the list of the top law firms of Belarus according to the authoritative international rating Chambers Global edition.
The activities of GLIMSTEDT law firm is commented as follows:
“Darya Zhuk enters the rankings this year, and is admired by clients for her combination of "broad practical experience and good theoretical knowledge." Her practice covers a wide array of matters, such as foreign investment in Belarusian industry and real estate.”
The rating edition Legal 500 once again includes Law Firm GLIMSTEDT in the list of leading law firms in Belarus.
Legal 500 researchers point out that Glimstedt Law Firm, headed by recommended managing partner Vitaly Kachelya, gained several new clients in 2012 and acted on some impressive real estate and construction projects. Darya Zhuk is the other key contact.
Minsk office of GLIMSTEDT starts spring with two unusual and extremely interesting pro-bono events – Minsk Garage 48 and Startup Sauna. GLIMSTEDT was invited by BEL.BIZ, organiser from Belarusian side, to be a mentor at two independent international startup events in Minsk - Garage 48 Minsk 2013 and Startup Sauna. Mentoring of such events is not a new experience for GLIMSTEDT, as previously Tallinn office assisted Garage 48 in Estonia and is still sponsoring and mentoring Garage 48 HUB. This year the pleasure of mentoring turns to Minsk office GLIMSTEDT. Associate Eugenia Urodnich was a mentor and coach at Garage 48 Minsk 2013 and StartUp Sauna as a representative of Law Firm GLIMSTEDT.
On December 7, 2012 ARVI Enterprises Group signed two investment agreements with Grodno Oblast Executive Committee in order to launch two investment projects estimated at €27 million.
The first project worth about €20 million involves construction of a vertically integrated complex to make turkey meat products. The second investment project worth about €7 million envisages technical upgrade, renovation and capacity buildup of Lida Veterinary Disposal Plant. Both projects will be effected using financial resources of BPS-Sberbank and will be implemented by 2017.