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 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), (acquired by, 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 a 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.

In 2019, “Aleinikov&Partners” and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Office in Belarus signed a Cooperation Agreement. The partnership aims at creating a favorable legal environment in Belarus that would allow organizations and individuals to support initiatives for children.

M&A transaction between Alfa-Bank and Home Credit was finalized

Aleinikov&Partners jointly with DLA Piper global law firm finalized the M&A transaction on 100% aquisition of the Home Credit Group's Belarusian subsidiary by Alfa-Bank CJSC.

Investment deal between RBF Ventures and RocketData was finalized

Aleinikov&Partners finalized the investment deal on seed investments in RocketData from the Russian-Belarusian Venture Capital Fund.

M&A deal involving ASBISc Group was finalized

Aleinikov&Partners finalized M&A deal on 100& acquitision of a Belarusian goup of companies by ASBISc.

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.

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.