About us

Goretsky & Partners was founded in 2019 as a dispute resolution boutique law firm specialising in complex economic disputes, including those in international arbitration.

The firm was founded by advocates Alexander Goretsky, Oksana Kotel and Anastasia Pavluchenko who have extensive experience in dispute resolution.

Our strengths

Our team comprises most experienced Belarusian lawyers in the sphere of dispute resolution:

  • We have a lot of experience representing clients before Belarusian state courts, including in complex and precedential disputes;
  • We have significant experience representing the interests of our clients before different arbitral tribunals;
  • We participated in complicated commercial disputes comprising several jurisdictions;
  • We have experience representing interests of the state in international investment disputes and of a Belarusian investor in a dispute with a foreign state, which is unique for the Belarusian market.

We implement the best world practices of case preparation and case management.

We guarantee the involvement of partners in every project.

Our partner network in different jurisdictions enables effective and high‑quality work on international commercial disputes.

Thanks to the narrow area of specialisation and wide expertise we ensure:

  • High level of professionalism;
  • Creative and unconventional solutions;
  • Individual approach to every issue and consideration of every client’s interests;
  • Quick resolution of all arising matters.

Our specialisation

We specialise in representing our clients in courts or pre-trial dispute resolution proceedings in the following types of disputes:

  • International arbitration;
  • Investment disputes;
  • Corporate disputes;
  • Tax and customs disputes;
  • Intellectual property disputes;
  • Construction and real estate disputes;
  • Antitrust and unfair competition disputes;
  • Defamation disputes;
  • Tender disputes;
  • Defence in administrative proceedings;
  • Transportation and insurance disputes;
  • Other economic disputes.

Recognition

Partners in Goretsky & Partners are yearly recognised by international legal rankings as one of the best lawyers in the sphere of dispute resolution.

Our clients
  • Large- and medium-sized Belarusian business entities with disputes in Belarus and other jurisdictions;
  • Foreign investors carrying out investment activities or holding assets in Belarus;
  • Owners and top-managers of companies;
  • Foreign and international law firms regarding matters of Belarusian law;
  • Government agencies regarding disputes in the interests of the state;
  • Large state-owned commercial organisations.

All advocates of Goretsky & Partners carry out their activities within the bureau included into the Minsk Regional Bar Association