Nominations and ratings
Nominations and ratings
The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa
Published for over twenty years, the Legal 500 Series provides the most comprehensive worldwide coverage currently available on legal services providers in over 100 countries.
Legal 500 (2013): GLIMSTEDT Law Firm, headed by recommended managing partner Vitaly Kachelya, gained several new clients in 2012 and acted on some impressive real estate and construction projects. Darya Zhuk is the other key contact.
Legal 500 (2011): Vitaly Kachelya heads GLIMSTEDT’s five-lawyer office, which works closely with the firm’s other practices in Lithuania and Sweden and is commended for its ‘great service’. The ‘efficient, accurate and energetic’ Darya Zhuk is recommended.
Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business
Since 1999, Chambers Europe has been researching the legal profession in Europe, identifying the leading lawyers and law firms through interviews with thousands of lawyers and their clients. The Europe guide provides in-depth analysis of the legal markets in 51 jurisdictions.
Chambers Europe (2013): The Minsk office of this strong Swedish firm is noted for its capability in cross-border transactional matters. Sources say: "Very responsive and quick. I don't need to spend a lot of time explaining what I want to the lawyers - they understand my business."
The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business
Since 1999, Chambers Global has been researching the legal markets of over 180 countries, identifying the leading lawyers and law firms worldwide through interviews with thousands of lawyers and their clients.
Chambers Global (2013): Darya Zhuk enters the rankings this year, and is admired by clients for her combination of "broad practical experience and good theoretical knowledge." Her practice covers a wide array of matters, such as foreign investment in Belarusian industry and real estate.
The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms
Financial law firm rankings are based on the recommendations of in-house counsel at the world’s most prominent financial institutions and companies, and of the leading lawyers, attorneys and solicitors in each legal market covered by this guide.
IFLR1000 (2013): GLIMSTEDT benefits from its reputation in the wider region, securing clients looking for international experience. Locally, it is regarded as a solid mid market firm.
IFLR1000 (2012): "GLIMSTEDT do some nice projects, and are very professional," comments one partner on the firm, which again has been fairly active this calendar year after a steady 2010. The firm receives a stream of mandates from companies looking to launch investment in Belarus. The firm receives a stream of mandates from companies looking to launch investment in Belarus.
IFLR1000 (2011): “The main reason we use Glimstedt is we have them as head law firm in Sweden,” says a client, and “the firm has ‘time’ with me as a client ... I like them very much.” The client recommends partner Darya Zhuk.
The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers
Since 1996 Who’s Who Legal has identified the foremost legal practitioners in 32 areas of business law. It features over 10,000 of the world’s leading private practice lawyers in over 180 countries and regions.
Who’s Who Legal (2011): Darya Zhuk, a partner from the Minsk office, was included in the rating publication Who’s Who Legal CIS. Darya Zhuk was noted as one of the most prominent lawyers in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) practising in the countries of the CIS.Darya Zhuk is considered "superb". One interviewee remarked he has received "excellent treatment at Glimstedt and is happy with their work”.