Goltsblat BLP named Law Firm of the Year by Corporate LiveWire M&A Awards 2017


Goltsblat BLP, the Russian practice of international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), was named Business Law Firm of the Year by Corporate LiveWire M&A Awards 2017.

With the Russian M&A market showing signs of recovery, the award organisers were inundated with nominations and the judges found choosing the winner in each awards category a hard task. Goltsblat BLP led the race with its impressive range of landmark deals and projects handled in 2016.

Last year’s excellent performance by Goltsblat BLP’s Corporate / M&A Practice has won recognition from numerous Russian and international rankings and directories. In January 2017, the firm came in the TOP-3 M&A legal advisors in Russia by deal count in 2016 according to Mergermarket; in December 2016, the Pravo.ru 300 annual ranking placed the firm in Band 1 for Corporate Law; at the annual Russia M&A Awards delivered by Cbonds-Congress and PREQVECA agency, Goltsblat BLP was celebrated among the TOP-3 Corporate / M&A legal advisors in Russia; the firm was named Russia Law Firm of the Year for M&A at the annual M&A Atlas Awards 2016, etc.

Our international M&A team, mostly based in London and Moscow, has extensive experience of complex deals, including multi-jurisdictional projects. Corporate Practice lawyers are also available at our offices in Abu Dhabi, Berlin, Brussels, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Paris, Beijing, Tel Aviv, Singapore and Yangon. Our corporate team includes competition and antitrust, finance and international tax specialists and this cross-functional approach enables us to address our clients’ individual needs and specific project requirements in the most effective way. This gives us a leading edge over other law firms and makes our service offering stand apart in terms of quality.

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