Legal Services | Belarus
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Pobediteley Ave 100-207 | Minsk | 220020 | Belarus

Main Contacts

Martin Simovart

Partner, Head of Global Relations

Darya Zhuk

Managing Partner



COBALT Estonia is one of the largest full-service business law firms in Estonia that belongs to COBALT alliance covering 4 jurisdictions - Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Belarus – uniting more than 200 lawyers. COBALT also operates International Desks covering Fenno-Baltic, Russia/CIS and German speaking countries.

We are awarded with the highest ranking for Financial and Corporate work in all Baltic countries by IFLR1000 2019 and according to Mergermarket league table report we have advised the highest number of transactions among Baltic law firms in CEE region in 2019. Our offices and lawyers are consistently ranked in the top tier by the most prestigious legal directories, such as Chambers Global, Chambers Europe and Legal 500.

COBALT is awarded with:

• The Most Innovative Baltic Law Firm of the Year 2019 Award by IFLR
• The Baltic Law Firm of the Year 2019 Award by The Lawyer
• CEE Legal Matters Deal of the Year Award 2019 for Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

COBALT has offices in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Belarus.

Lawyers Worldwide: 200

Areas of Practice



Darya  Zhuk

Darya Zhuk

Managing Partner


Anastasia  Bykowskaya

Anastasia Bykowskaya

Senior Associate
Darya  Gaiduchyk

Darya Gaiduchyk

Anastasia  Gorbat

Anastasia Gorbat

Junior Associate
Anna  Gritskevich

Anna Gritskevich

Junior Associate
Darya  Maroz

Darya Maroz

Junior Associate
Ivan  Simanovsky

Ivan Simanovsky

Senior Associate

Other Professionals

Vadim  Dubitsky

Vadim Dubitsky

Of Counsel
Vital  Kalyada

Vital Kalyada

Of Counsel
Aleksandr  Vinogradov

Aleksandr Vinogradov

Assistant Lawyer


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Does the State plan to keep special support measures in the field of taxation for taxpayers after the end of emergency situation? Yes, on 10 June 2020 the Law on Overcoming the Consequences of the Spread of Covid-19 Infection came into force, by which, inter alia, the following measures are maintained. in accordance with the Regulation of the Cabinet of Ministers tax payers can ask to defer or split into installments accrued and current tax payments for a period up to 3 years, without paying late payment interest. Taxpayers must submit a respective application within 15 days from the due tax payment term...

COVID-19 in Estonia: The Coronavirus in Employment Relations and Taxes - March 20 Update

In March, the Estonian Government decided to implement first steps to help the employers in order to avoid lay-offs and introduced also few other reliefs to support the companies. Below you can find summaries of these measures. Relief measures for employers Compensation of salary The Estonian Government approved the relief measures for the employees subject to salary cut...



The Netrisk Group and Bauer Media Group Complete the Merger of Online Comparison Businesses in Central and Eastern Europe

The Netrisk Group and Bauer Media Group combined their Online Comparison Platform (OCP) businesses in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). This merger marks the creation of a leading OCP business across six countries in the CEE region, operating together as the Netrisk Group.The expanded Netrisk Group will serve a larger and growing market for price comparison services with strong brands and leadership positions across Poland, Austria, Hungary, Czech, Slovakia and Lithuania.The transaction has received all required regulatory approvals, establishing Bauer Media Group as a significant strategic partner to the Netrisk Group, with a substantial non-majority stake in the overall business...

COBALT advises AS PRFoods in selling its Swedish business

COBALT advises AS PRFoods in selling its Swedish business to Vattudalens Fisk AB. The shares of Vattudalens Fisk AB, the acquirer of Överumans Fisk AB, are owned by Svaholmen AS, which is part of Norwegian group Egersund Group AS. The transaction includes the sale of 100% of the shares of Överumans Fisk AB, a Swedish subsidiary owned by Saaremere Kala AS. Överumans Fisk´s field of activity is rainbow trout breeding in Sweden. PRFoods is a leading fish and fish products manufacturer and wholesaler, which is listed on the Tallinn Stock Exchange and operates in Estonia, the Nordics, and Scotland...