Nadezhda Znak is a Partner, Head of General Commercial practice. Nadezhda possesses status of Advocate of the Minsk Regional Bar Association, license No. 02240/2284 of 5 February 2013, and is also a certified Mediator, certificate No. 450 of 8 August 2017.
Nadezhda have graduated from the Faculty of Law of Belarusian State University in 2004. Later Nadezhda has worked as Head of Legal at one of the most successful Belarusian IT-companies as well as at a large retail chain. In 2007 Nadezhda has established JurZnak Law Firm which has later merged with Borovtsov & Salei in 2015.
Nadezhda possesses rich experience consulting and advising clients doing business in various industries including retail, construction, IT, production, pharmaceuticals, tourism, etc. In addition to Belarusian clients, Nadezhda also advises companies from Lithuania, Moldova, Ukraine, Poland, USA and Italy. Nadezhda also successfully represents the interests of her Clients in state and arbitration courts.
International experience includes participation as an expert in the World Bank's Doing Business research and in the corporate social responsibility research supported by Slovak Aid. Nadezhda also co-authored a practical manual for small businesses prepared as part of UN Development Program supported by the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Belarus, as well as numerous other publications.
Languages: Belarusian, English, Russian.