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Belarus is strengthening its Tax and Banking & Finance practice group


We are happy to announce that Yuliya Shved has joined COBALT Belarus team as a Managing Associate and Head of Tax and Banking & Finance practice group.

She graduated from Belarusian State University with a degree in Economic Law and obtained an Advanced LL.M. degree in International Tax Law from Leiden University (ITC, Leiden University), the Netherlands. Yuliya has more than 10 years experience as a legal and tax adviser and project manager not only in Belarus but also in Europe, China and Russia in such industries as construction, infrastructure, wood processing, banking and finance. In addition, since 2010 Yuliya has been working as a senior lecturer at the Department of Finance Law of the Belarusian State University and a PhD in Law candidate.

"I am glad to welcome Yuliya to our team. I believe that Yuliya’s unique expertise in international taxation and finance and her long-term working experience on major projects will strengthen our Tax, Banking and Finance practice group, which has been actively growing in recent years. Yuliya is not only a respected expert, but also a very open person. We already have a lot of ideas for new products in the area of legal and tax advice. And we will be glad to introduce them in the course of the year ahead,” Darya Zhuk, Managing Partner at COBALT Belarus commented on the new arrival.

"I am happy to join the team for which the highest priority is professionalism and trusted relations with clients. It is this attitude that allows to find the most effective and even creative solutions and helps clients to build and develop their business despite geopolitical and economic risks," said Yuliya Shved.