CRE-100. Top-100 of the most influential people on commercial real estate market.
2nd place among legal consultants
Date of birth: September 30, 1971
Education: A graduate of MGIMO (Moscow Institute of International Relations), speaks fluent English and German.
Experience: More than 15 years.
The years 2010 and 2011 proved the self-sufficiency and success of the Goltsblat BLP. The company won a number of professional awards: The Chambers Europe Awards for Excellence 2010 for Best Client Service; Legal 500 (The Legal Business Awards 2010) for Best International Office: ILO Client Choice Awards 2010 and ACQ Country Awards 2010 as Best Law Firm in Russia; Finance Monthly - Law Awards 2011 as Best Law Firm in Russia; BLP (London) - British Legal Awards 2010 and BLP (London) - The Lawyer Awards 2010 as Best Law Firm of the Year. The recently published results of The European Legal 500, 2011 rating placed Golsblat BLP in the top tier in the list of law firms rendering real estate services in Russia. "It's very rewarding to work with the real estate practice team from Goltsblat BLP, as the company provides top quality advisory services." note the rating compilers.
Goltsblat BLP is moving in the opposite direction from the general trends in the recessionary market. "Unlike many other law firms, we did not have any staff redundancies at all - our financial growth has exceeded 60% and we performed over and above the target in terms of the operating margin." says Vitaly Mozharovsky.
"Not all exciting projects we are currently involved in can be disclosed because of confidentiality commitments," notes Mr. Mozharovsky. "The market will know about some of them very soon, it may guess about others and will probably never know about several projects."
Among the projects that can be mentioned right now is Nord Stream (the Russia - Europe gas pipeline project), the industrial projects Kimberly-Clark, Oriflame, TEVA, Pushkino Logistics Park, office space lease for Panasonic, Sanofi-Aventis, Astra-Zeneca, Google, Nike, Philip-Unilever, Mars, Alfa-Bank, Alcatel-Lucent, Procter & Gamble, et all.
"We have retained the backbone of team; difficulties have strengthened our relations with clients and increased our stamina says Vitaly. "I am confident that if we соuld demonstrate such a spectacular showing during hard times for the market, we'll do even better when the situation is back to normal…»
A PERSONAL TOUCH:
He is married and is raising three children. One of the upcoming family celebrations will his grandma's 100-year jubilee.
If you would like to receive our legal alerts and updates highlighting current legal issues relevant to your areas of interest and providing expert commentary by our lawyers, please click on "Sign Up" and fill out the form.