Maksim Salahub

Maksim Salahub



+375 17 306 2102

Mob: +375 29 658 3151
Fax: +375 17 306 2079
Office: Belarus , Lithuania

Practice areas:

Corporate, Employment, Investment Incentives, Restructuring & Insolvency, Privatisation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Intellectual Property, Dispute Resolution, Competition, Energy & Utilities, Infrastructure & Regulatory

Languages: Russian, English, German

Maksim Salahub is a partner and regional head of the Privatisation Practice Area. He is also head of the Corporate and M&A Practice Group and Intellectual Property Practice Area in Belarus. Maksim has been practising law since 2001. He was the country managing partner with Sorainen Belarus from when the office was established in 2008 until 2011.

Maksim has significant experience in legal support in cross-border M&A transactions and privatisations in the complex Belarusian legal environment, especially in due diligence of Belarusian enterprises, elaborating corporate structures, rendering transaction advice to clients and a full array of legal advice to foreign investors regarding their Belarus ventures. In his practice, Maksim has advised international financial institutions, transnational corporations and prominent foreign investors venturing into Belarus.

Maksim has been recommended by:

  • The Legal 500 for Commercial, Corporate and M&A: "Maksim Salahub is a good player with experience in cross-border transactions, and great with foreign investors", sources say;
  • Chambers Global for corporate and commercial law: “Maksim Salahub is a highly active partner in the general business law practice who also advises on banking and finance and employment. "He is proactive and business-minded", sources say;
  • Chambers Europe for corporate and commercial law: "Maksim is resourceful, diligent, effective, level-headed and able to communicate in ways the client understood". Sources compliment for his "strategic approach" for intellectual property law;
  • IFLR 1000 for finance and corporate: "Maksim's grasp is very, very high which has been incredibly helpful", sources say;
  • Who's Who Legal for insolvency and restructuring, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, project finance;
  • Best Lawyers for corporate, banking & finance and capital markets, government relations practice, labour and employment law in Belarus.

Maksim has passed several traineeships at European offices of international law firms. His practical experience in combination with his international academic background allows him to service and organise the most complex privatisation and M&A projects. 


Belarusian State University, Belarus (LLB)
Tulane University Law School, USA (LLM)
Baltic Management Insitute, Lithuania (Executive MBA)


International Bar Association
Minsk City Bar Association 


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