About the company
Senior Partner Denis Aleinikov
Partner Dmitry Matveyev
Senior Associate Ksana Sidoruk
“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.
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), and many other.
“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.
Senior Partner at Aleinikov&Partners Denis Aleinikov represents Blitz Team in a dispute against Wargaming, publisher and developer of the world-famous game World of Tanks. For working on an Open Source project, five Blitz Team employees, former members of Wargaming's Minsk office, are being sued for $ 1.69 million as Wargaming claims for violations of its exclusive rights
Aleinikov&Partners advises Stringershub, a marketplace to connect "stringers" and eyewitnesses with media producers and editors worldwide, on $500 seed investment from Angels Band (Belarus), Insta Ventures (Cyprus), and Starta Ventures (USA)
Aleinikov & Partners advises the Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus on drafting a regulatory legal act aimed at amendment of the Belarusian legislation in order to create legal foundations for financing of venture projects by the Development Bank
Playrix, one of the top 5 largest mobile developers in the world, has invested in the capital of the Belarusian studio Vizor Games. Aleinikov&Partners supported the deal.
As it is stated in Cooperation Agreement, Aleinikov&Partners will advise IT-Park of Uzbekistan on legal aspects of IT sector development and boosting country's startup ecosystem