Vitaly Dianov appointed Goltsblat BLP competition & antitrust partner


Goltsblat BLP, the Russian practice of the international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), announces appointment of Vitaly Dianov, PhD in law, as Competition & Antitrust Partner with effect from 1 May 2017.

This appointment will further strengthen the Goltsblat BLP Competition & Antitrust Practice in response to the growing demand for these services by the firm’s clients.

Vitaly Dianov is a recognised expert, who advises clients on all competition law-related matters with a focus on cartel investigations, competition trials and abuse of dominance disputes.

Nikolay Voznesenskiy, Partner and Head of Goltsblat BLP’s Competition & Antitrust Practice, comments: “There is no doubt that Vitaly's appointment to Partner will reinforce our team. Over the last five years, he has been directly involved in a number of  high-profile projects and complex litigations for clients such as NOVATEK, Russian Platinum, Freight One and others.”

Competition and Antitrust Practice, Goltsblat BLP

The Goltsblat BLP Competition &Antitrust Practice boasts one of the biggest teams in Russia today and is well known by its clients for its excellent market reputation. Over the last five years, the Practice has been top-ranked by Global Competition Review, Legal 500 and Chambers. The team’s practical experience in antitrust is more diversified than that of some other firms in Russia, its lawyers  have experience in antitrust litigation and competition cases in antimonopoly authorities, merger and strategic enterprise clearances, antitrust audits, structuring of distribution contracts, advice in public procurement (government contracts) and public procurement litigation.

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