BGP Litigation continues the previously started strategic focus on enhancement of the firm’s senior management and extension of the business areas. BGP team is joined by Igor Baranovsky, who will head the firm’s partners committee.
Mr. Baranovsky for many years held the managing positions in the companies of Alfa Group Consortium, in particular, Alfa Eco and A1 being the key investment unit of the Group. He is one of the founders of А-Group, which was incorporated in 2014. The company has successfully implemented several large-scale projects of outstanding complexity. Baranovsky has a unique over 25-year professional experience in direct investments and special situations. He has consulted largest Russian and foreign business structures and participated in implementation of dozens of important investment projects in Russia and the CIS. He has vast business contacts and high professional and personal reputation in Russia and abroad.
The track record of new Chairman of BGP Partners Committee includes participation in the project on Smirnoff sale to one of the largest actors on the world alcohol market — Diageo Corporation, negotiation of disagreements with the world leader of the beer industry — Sun Interbrew corporation, participation in settlement of the widely known disputes in Tyumen Oil Company OJSC, MegaFon OJSC, Amur Zoloto. Baranovsky has also taken active part in such projects as Angara Petrochemical Company, Vimpelcom OJSC, Kama Pulp and Paper Mill, Alfa Sheremetyevo, Volga Pulp and Paper Mill in Balakhna, Kosmos Hotel Resort, Petrosakh Oil Company OJSC and other. The latest successful projects include participation in the settlement of conflict between ERG and Eurochem and participation in the dispute resolution between ERG and ARDILA INVESTMENT
Igor Baranovsky, Chairman of BGP Litigation Partners Committee:
“I am absolutely sure that we will discover new engaging professional horizons in the nearest future. Both in effective legal practices, direct investments and in special situations. We also intend to increase materially BGP client base and to extend its representation in various Russian regions and CIS countries. Our strength, our competitive advantage is delicate, creative, and, when required, hard driving work across top-quality legal solutions and profound expertise on the functioning principles of modern business processes. We will strive for being among the first here. What is more — the very first”.
Timur Unarokov, BGP Litigation Managing Partner:
“Impeccable reputation, keen understanding of the core of our business from the inside, Igor’s first-rate managerial, professional and personal experience, all these will certainly strengthen our leadership in dispute resolution and business restructuring in Russia and the CIS. It will create a powerful launching ground for a next step forward. The very fact of BGP joining by the professional like Mr. Baranovsky indicates that the steps we have taken to develop our firm are correct and the strategy chosen by our partners is true”.
About the Company
BGP Litigation is a leading firm focusing on dispute resolution and business restructuring. The firm was incorporated in 2006; it has unique combination of legal and investment expertise. It focuses on resolution of complex Russian and cross-border disputes, business restructuring, tax consulting, criminal and legal business support. The firm’s staff has about 80 highly qualified employees, including 9 partners, many of which are included in the leading international and Russian ratings: Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, IFLR 1000, Best Lawyers, Who's Who Legal, and Kommersant. The firm’s scope makes it possible to work efficiently and systematically on the projects requiring support for a great number of parallel processes at various levels and in different jurisdictions.