Aliaksandr Antonau

Leading associate

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Alexander heads the "Investment projects in Belarus" work stream and focuses on monitoring greenfield and brownfield projects. These activities include assistance in choosing an optimal project site, monitoring negotiations with state authorities and structuring relations with co-investors and contractors.

Also, Alexander counsels clients at various stages of real estate transactions: from erection to operation. Alexander's portfolio comprises monitoring major infrastructure projects and projects in the renewable energy sphere.

Alexander's major clients include: Belarusian National Biotechnology Corporation, VinterraInvest, Mila, Cylinders Holding, 21vek, Mile.
Alexander takes an active part in elaborating legal regulations for the Great Stone industrial park, and is an editor of the "Lawyers in the construction business" journal.

Additional facts about the associate

  • The volume of investments in the projects monitored by Alexander exceeds 1 billion USD
  • Alexander was the first Belarusian lawyer to be mentioned in an international legal reference book at the age of 24  
  • Alexander has been recommended by the international reference books The Legal 500 and IFLR1000 as a leading expert in construction, real estate and support for investment projects in Belarus

Despite his young enough age, I call him "professor".

IFLR 1000

Projects

Gazprom Centre construction project

Assistance to AECOM, the world leader in design and construction, at various stages of the construction of the Gazprom Center in Minsk.

The first public-private partnership project in Belarus

REVERA acted as a consultant to the ERG Group consortium to participate in the first PPP project in Belarus for the reconstruction and maintenance of a section of the M-10 highway.

EBRD

Supporting EBRD in granting a secured loan in the amount of 20 million euros to EuroTorg LLC, a major Belarusian retail chain. We carried out legal auditing, analysed the loan agreement, elaborated and negotiated terms and conditions, monitored signature of documents on the provision of security and prepared a legal opinion.

Drafting Presidential Edict

Improving legal regulation of the Great Stone industrial park. Drafting Presidential Edict.

Acquisition of a business centre

Comprehensive support for the acquisition of a business centre in Minsk. We provided ‘turnkey’ legal assistance: prepared a due deligence report, obtained consent of the anti-monopoly regulator, monitored negotiations, contracting and eviction of tenants.

15 floors for an IT company

Support for conclusion of a lease agreement for over 10,000 sq.m. of office areas in Minsk for a world-famous IT company.