Violetta Liudchyk

Violetta Liudchyk

Violetta Liudchyk is an associate at GRATA International, co-head of “Corporate law and M&A” practice. She participates in providing services in the practices of Corporate law and M&A, Antitrust law. Violetta has experience in merger clearances and legal due diligence.

2018 -2022, Law Faculty of Belarusian State University

Practice areas

Corporate and M&A

  • Involved in supporting an M&A transaction with MBO elements on the Buyer's side for the purchase of a plant of a European group of companies. The deal included assistance in concluding a SPA, an intellectual property transfer agreement, an equipment supply agreement, and negotiating with the Seller. Transaction value - more than 10 million euro;
  • Participation in the support of the Client (a global holding of manufacturers and suppliers of petrochemical products) in the process of resolving a corporate dispute within a company residing in Belarus;
  • Participated in an M&A deal on the alienation of a group of companies manufacturing packaging materials on the Buyer's side. The transaction included LDD, reviewing of the SPA structured under English law for compliance with the imperative norms of Belarusian law, drafting the transfer deed under Belarusian law; and obtaining the merger clearance for the transaction. The value of the transaction is approximately 2 bln RUB;
  • Participation in Vendor Due Diligence in relation to a Belarusian company of an international group of companies - a world leader in the production of closures for spirits, wine, edible oil, water, and a wide range of other beverages;
  • Participation in assisting the Client in the investigation conducted by the antimonopoly authority of the Republic of Belarus, advising on the application of competition law;
  • Participation in assisting the Client in obtaining the merger clearance to economic concentration through the acquisition of shares in the authorized capital of a limited liability company;
  • Representation of creditor's interests in the procedure of liquidation of the debtor, including legal due diligence of the debtor, appealing against the actions of the liquidator;
  • Participation in assisting the change of the top management of a unitary enterprise with the consent of the foreign owner;
  • Assistance in the establishment of a closed joint stock company, advising on the registration of the issue of stocks of a closed joint stock company;
  • Research of regulation and participation in designing the structure of corporate governance of the company with the introduction of a supervisory board (board of directors), and drafting the local acts regulating the activities of the supervisory board (board of directors).


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GRATA International Legal Series (GILS): Corporate law

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How foreign investors can alienate a share in a Belarusian entity?