Pavel Balyuk

Pavel Balyuk

Pavel Balyuk is head of the real estate practice at GRATA International St. Petersburg.

He accompanies real estate construction, purchase and sale. He has extensive experience in the legalisation of unauthorised constructions and reconstructions. Repeatedly participated in a complex due diligence of large enterprises with regard to the evaluation of the liquidity of real estate.

The GRATA International Real Estate Practice has been rated in the federal ranking of PRAVO 300.

Pavel also represents interests in the resolution of court disputes, supports investment projects of foreign clients, and executes contractual international legal relations.

  • Member of the St. Petersburg Bar Association
  • In 2024 he received an award from the St. Petersburg Bar Association for the success achieved in the representation of arbitration cases.
  • Speaker and participant in the Forum of Young Parliamentarians at the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation in 2022
  • Nominee of the Legal Rating Award according to the Vecherniy Peterburg newspaper 2023
  • Independent arbiter of the All-Russian Legal Case Tournament "Chair" at the Talented Youth Fund "Future Leaders" in 2022.
  • Speaker of the online educational platform on export activities at the ANO "St. Petersburg Export Support Centre
  • Winner of the "Lawyer of the Spring Season 2017" nomination by the independent business publication Delovoy Peterburg
  • Lawyer of the Autumn 2016 season according to the independent business edition Delovoy Peterburg


  • Litigation
  • Commercial Law
  • Real Estate


  • Industry & Trade
  • Construction & Infrastructure
  • Technology, Media & Telecom


  • Petersburg Academy of Law


  • Russian
  • English
  • Legal support of a group of companies in the process of construction of a timber processing plant in Cherepovets.
  • Represented the company in court in connection with legalisation of an unauthorised construction (hangar) in St. Petersburg.
  • Representing a client in court regarding legalization of unauthorized reconstruction of the administrative and business centre (increasing the area from 1,000 sq.m. to 3,000 sq.m.) in St. Petersburg.
  • Advising a foreign company on legalisation of unauthorised reconstruction of a malting plant building in St. Petersburg.
  • Comprehensive services to a company in connection with implementation of the state project "Reconstruction of sewage treatment facilities in Staraya Sloboda village, Lodeynopolsky District, Leningrad Region".
  • Supported the company in the construction of a high-tech multi-functional medical complex, domestic, and potable water supply complex in Vsevolozhsk District of Leningrad Region.
  • Represented the developer before state authorities and in court during construction of an apartment building in Peterhof.
  • Providing legal support for the termination of the activities of the Consulate General of a country in St. Petersburg.
  • Mortgage registration and registration in relation to real estate in St. Petersburg for the national bank of Turkey.
  • Support of real estate acquisition through acquisition of shares in the company for a project on construction of cottage settlement.
  • Representing non-residents in the acquisition of real estate in St. Petersburg.
  • Advising on the reallocation of a land plot area between co-owners to increase production capacity of a household chemicals manufacturing plant.
  • Representing one of the leading logging equipment manufacturers and installers in court over a dispute over the quality of components of the sorting and feeding line.
  • Represented a company in court in a dispute over the amount of compensation for the seizure of a land plot for state needs.
  • Providing comprehensive services to a company in connection with the alienation of a plant in Moscow.
  • Advising a foreign company on the acquisition of a hotel complex near Lake Baikal.
  • Compiling due diligence for real estate properties in the consideration of an investor for the acquisition of a group of construction companies in St. Petersburg.
  • Advice to a mobile operator on construction and registration of ownership rights to a communication tower in Kaliningrad.


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Vladimir Komarov and Pavel Baliuk awarded by the St. Petersburg Bar Association

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GRATA International Belarus and St. Petersburg jointly held a video lecture

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GRATA International held its fourth international online conference


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Updated the list of requirements for organizing and conducting state control in the field of shared construction of apartment buildings and other real estate objects

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Introduction of a new object of intellectual rights - geographical indication