Dmitry Arkhipenko

Managing partner of REVERA law group Georgia

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Dmitry Arkhipenko started his legal career in 1995. In 1998 together with his partners he founded REVERA law firm, which has become one of the largest law firms in Belarus over the last 25 years and under his leadership has expanded its presence in other regions. Currently Dmitry is a managing partner of the international REVERA law group with offices in 8 countries, working with jurisdictions from over 50 countries.

As Chambers Global points out: “Dmitry Arkhipenko manages his firm's most significant projects and stands out for his professional experience”. Dmitry's portfolio comprises over 1000 projects, including some 170 major international projects in various jurisdictions, among them: preparation for the IPO of a major retailer on the London Stock Exchange, participation in the creation of the legal regime of the Great Stone Industrial Park, membership in a number of working groups under the Ministry of Economics and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, participation in the development of state regulation of digital currencies (crypto-regulation).

Dmitry specialises in managing complex legal projects in the area of structuring international groups and international business, mergers and acquisitions and raising finance, as well as advising clients on the implementation of major investment projects. His areas of legal expertise also include major commercial and private real estate transactions and advising high-net-worth individuals on international tax law, immigration and financial issues, and legal structuring of assets.  

Over the last 10 years, most reputable publications have recommended Dmitry as a leading expert in various areas of law: 

  • he is noted as a market leader in project support, IFLR1000 2020
  • he is recognised as a leading lawyer in corporate and commercial law and M&A, Chambers Global 2020
  • he is named as an expert in banking and finance law, The Legal 500 2020
  • he is recognised as an influential expert in M&A and corporate management issues, as well as a recommended lawyer in the construction industry, Who is Who Legal 2020

Membership in associations and unions 

  • Business environment expert within the framework of the research carried out by the World Bank
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Member of the Board and co-founder of the Belarusian Association of Taxpayers 

He is able to find solutions to almost any situation.

Chambers Global

He gives you the bigger picture - he points out the risks and the things that we should be looking at in more detail.

Chambers Global

Dmitry Arkhipenko is adept at handling shareholder-related issues and M&A mandates. He also focuses on corporate restructuring matters and possesses experience in the real estate industry.

Chambers Global


IPO EvroTorg

Acting as a local legal advisor for the largest Belarusian grocery retail network – Eurotorg – in connection with its $300 million IPO and listing on the London Stock Exchange.

JYSK's expantion in Belarus

Legal support of a Danish transnational corporation in a project to enter the Belarusian market with the aim of opening 30 stores under the JYSK brand.

Protecting Salamander's interests

Successful resolution of a corporate conflict between participants of an LLC, a resident of Brest free economic zone. We arranged a defense against claims seeking to invalidate decisions of general meetings of participants, validation of participant’s withdrawal from the company and defense against groundless collection of value of share to the benefit of the withdrawing participant.


Consultions to a major retail chain selling prime alcoholic beverages on corporate matters related to group restructuring. Also, our associates were involved in the development of a business model to improve management of the group of companies, preparation of corporate documents and monitoring the restructuring process.

Restructuring of a major commercial and construction holding

We carried out a restructuring of a major group of companies comprising over 20 legal bodies. The project involved a set of negotiations with banks on debt restructuring.

Construction of an agricultural complex

Legal support for Bauer Technics a.s., a Czech general contractor, constructing a ‘turnkey’ pig complex for Borysov Meat Factory OJSC with an investment volume of 35 million euros.