Goltsblat BLP is the Russian practice of Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), an award-winning international law firm with offices in London, Moscow, Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Berlin, Brussels, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Paris, Singapore, Tel Aviv and Yangon including more than 800 lawyers worldwide.

In Moscow, Goltsblat BLP has 100 lawyers, qualified under Russian and English law. The highly respected Moscow team has over 20 years of experience, providing legal support for major Russian businesses, as well as multinationals implementing large-scale investment projects in Russia. The Moscow-based international team at Goltsblat BLP provides transaction support for Russian and global investments by both Russian and international clients.

Today, Goltsblat BLP is one of the top-tier international law firms, the Russian practice of a major global firm, able to provide top-level international advice and transactional support for complex high profile deals for both big multinationals and major Russian corporates. We focus on complex transactional and litigation work and continue to utilise fully the firm’s full service capabilities, which is, de facto, our competitive advantage on the Russian market, allowing us to support expertise-specific deals. We have unrivalled capabilities for assembling for each particular complicated project a tailored multi- functional team including specialists from various of the firm’s practice groups.

In Moscow, the firm’s key practice areas are:

Globally, the Goltsblat BLP’s expertise reaches across more than 50 legal specialisations and 20 industry sectors.

Goltsblat BLP is consistently ranked highly / recommended by The Legal 500, Chambers & Partners, IFLR1000, Best Lawyers and Pravo.ru.

Goltsblat BLP currently has over 1700 clients among the major international investors operating in Russia, including 130 FORBES Global clients, leading Russian and international financial institutions, and Russian corporate leaders in the national market. Today, Goltsblat BLP’s advice is increasingly being sought by major Russian corporates and banks looking for English law-related advice and support for cross-border transactions.

In the early 1990s, the Goltsblat team was among the first in Russia to advise major international companies entering the Russian market. We are proud to still be providing legal support for many of them. 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.

Goltsblat BLP is the winner of 25 national and international awards over the past five years, including:


Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP is a premier, full-service law firm headquartered in the City of London. BLP offers pragmatic, commercial legal advice that helps major public and private companies, financial institutions, public sector bodies and private clients to achieve their goals. The firm’s service extends to over 65 jurisdictions, with offices in Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Berlin, Brussels, Dubai, Frankfurt, London, Moscow (Goltsblat BLP), Hong Kong, Paris, Singapore, Tel Aviv and Yangon.

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