Natalia Zhuk

Natalia Zhuk

Natalia Zhuk is the Counsel, the Head of the intellectual property practice and contract law practice, Co-head of dispute resolution practice at GRATA International.

Natalia has extensive experience in the legal support of the business activities of large distribution companies.

Areas of Legal Practice:

  • International commercial law, customs law, WTO law, EEU law
  • Contract law
  • Real estate
  • Judicial practice
  • IP
  • Antimonopoly law
  • Corporate law
  • Labour law

Branches of economy:

  • Industry and commerce
  • Real estate development and engineering services
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications
  • Transport
  • Retail


  • 2000 - 2005 – Bachelor of law (Belarusian State University, Faculty of Law)
  • 2014-2016 – Master of Laws (LLM) (Belarusian State University, Faculty of International Relations) on specialty "Legal support of economic activity"
  • 2016 – present time– Applicant for the degree of candidate of legal sciences (Faculty of Law, BSU)


  • Carries out professional activities since 2005.
  • From 2005 to 2008 she worked in the field of real estate registration.
  • From 2008 to 2019 - experience as a corporate lawyer in large distribution companies, including 3.5 years as head of the legal department


  • English
  • Russian
  • Preparation and legal examination of foreign trade agreements, including with leading world food producers, negotiations on the disputed terms of agreements.
  • Preparation and legal examination of contracts with all major retail chains of the Republic of Belarus, conducting negotiations.
  • Legal expertise and advising in the areas of currency regulation, customs clearance, confirmation of product quality, labeling and packaging.
  • Advising a major American financial company on the requirements and restrictions on advertising a money transfer system, including with regard to the content of advertising, documents required for advertising, the terms of the contract with the organizer of the advertising company.
  • Conclusion of contracts for the provision of advertising and marketing services, including with non-residents, legal support for advertising campaigns, advertising games, outdoor advertising and advertising on vehicles, in the media and on the Internet.
  • Full legal support for the project on the reconstruction of the logistics complex, acceptance into operation and registration of real estate.
  • Legal support of a project for a resident of the Republic of Belarus to receive financing under the Russian state program, including the provision of loans and opening accounts with non-resident banks with the receipt of relevant permits.
  • Support of projects for the automation of business processes in large distribution companies, as well as for the automation of transport activities and warehouse logistics.
  • Registration of trademarks, contesting the refusal of registration, conclusion of licensing and assignment agreements for trademarks.
  • Support of large projects for the provision of logistics services.
  • Creation of new legal entities, reorganization, purchase and sale of shares, production lease.
  • Representation of interests in complex legal disputes related to shared construction, lending, logistics services, customs clearance, challenging state registration of real estate, causing harm to health, labor disputes, etc.


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GRATA International Belarus, together with the National Agency of Investment and Privatization of the Republic of Belarus, has released an investment guide

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GRATA International held an online conference: Contemporary issues in the field of protection of IP objects

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GRATA International was a sponsor of the Chamber of Arbitrators 2021 competition


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Conclusion of a contract in electronic form in Belarus

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Franchise agreement in Belarus: special requirements

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GRATA International Belarus, together with the National Agency of Investment and Privatization of the Republic of Belarus, has released an investment guide