Phone: +375 17 2_03 19 60_
Ms. Darya Zhuk has a broad experience in advising international clients on Belarusian and cross-border legal matters. She advised сlients in many significant international transactions taking place in Belarus in recent years including investment projects, privatizations, mergers and acquisitions, etc. Recent projects include:
Currently advising VMG group of companies - the leading wood-processing company in the Eastern Europe on the unique “green-field” investment project in the wood-processing industry of Belarus. The value of the Project is more than Euro 70 mln.
Advising Group Franck Muller (G.F.M) Watchland S.A. on the process of privatisation of the Minsk Factory of Clocks – maker of the famous 'Luch' brand watches, inter alia carrying out Due Dilligence and working out a sale and purchase of shares transaction. The value of the investment is more than USD 12 mln.
2008 – Present, Law firm GLIMSTEDT, Partner
2008 Law firm “BelJurBureau”, Senior Associate
2004 – 2008 Law firm “Jurexpress”, Associate
2002 –2004 Law clinic of Belarusian State University (a pro bono project of the Belarusian State University on providing a free legal aid), trainee
Education and qualifications
2006-2008 - School of Business & Management of Technology of Belarusian State University (Belarus), MBA
2000-2005 - Belarusian State University (Belarus), Faculty of Law, Law Degree
International Bar Association
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Community
2011 Construction in a New Way: Comments to a New Version of Rules of Conclusion and Execution of Construction Agreements
2012 Results of 2012
Adaptation of Foreign Contractors to Domestic Requirements of Construction Legislation in Belarus – Magazine Lawyer in Construction , №1 (1) 2010, Page 32-35;
Svarbiausias klausimas – kada? (The most important question is When?) – interview to Lithuanian magazine „Versus“, August 2011
Who’s Who Legal : Darya Zhuk is considered ‘superb’. One interviewee remarked he has received ‘excellent treatment at GLIMSTEDT and is happy with their work’.
Legal 500: The ‘efficient, accurate and energetic’ Darya Zhuk is recommended. She provides ‘comprehensive business-oriented advice’ to clients .
Darya Zhuk 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.
IFLR: I like them very much." The client recommends partner Darya Zhuk.
Russian, Belarusian, English
Admitted by the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Belarus: the professional certificate of associate;
Lecturer of the English and Russian course “Business Law” for the MBA students;
Member of working groups on drafting Belarusian legislation;
Speaker in number of conferences;
Regional contributor in Belarus to the World Bank Project “Doing Business”