Mr. Bernatsky chairs the Corporate Governance Committee and is Managing Partner since May 1, 2013.

Having gained substantial experience in establishing and supporting strategic communication with governmental authorities, and implementing state programs and investment projects while working as a civil servant, Ruslan Bernatsky is now responsible for project support and representing the clients’ interests in their interaction with state authorities in order to harmonize the interests of business and authorities within legal framework.   

Ruslan Bernatsky is the head of PPP, Concession and GR practices. Under his supervision the team of lawyers develops solutions aimed at creating favorable legal framework for business initiatives of companies from different sectors of economy, provides strategic consultations and individual recommendations on long-term planning of activities and business strategies with regard to industry-specific legislative tendencies.  

Mr. Bernatsky supervises the projects aimed at providing legal support to companies, in which the shareholder is the state and the companies operating in sectors which are priority sectors for the state. In addition to this, Ruslan Bernatsky supports non-residents in the process of accessing new foreign markets through developing recommendations on long-term planning of activities with regard to industry-specific regulation tendencies.

Having deep understanding of economic specificity of the sectors which are priority sectors for the state: fuel and energy, finance and investments, environment and biotechnologies, Mr. Bernatsky has reputation of an expert in providing legal support to the companies from these sectors.

Ruslan Bernatsky is the author of various publications in business and legal printed media. Some of his publications are aimed at shaping adequate perception of the notion “GR” and their purposes as well as promoting civilized lobbying in the CIS states.

Mr. Bernatsky’s clients include: ING Bank, UniCredit Group, Raiffeisen Leasing Aval, Erste Bank, OTP Bank, Piraeus Bank, TMM Company, Swedish Export Credits Guarantee (EKN), LG International, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen Osteuropa Vertriebs-GmbH, ZEPPELIN INTERNATIONAL AG, INTERPIPE EUROPE SA, Vitmark, Hochland, Eutelsat S.A., Solar Swiss, Galika AG, ATB Market, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen, Rikon, Kvazar, Kingspan, Silgan White Cap, Solar Swiss SM AG, Associated Press Television News, Stord International AS, Assicom S.p.A., Groupe Auchan SA , K-Sure, ONDD, Euler Hermes, Global Credit Solutions, KUKE, Norway Pelagic AS, Rasmussen&Broch, Sinosure, Streif Baulogostic, ABC-Amega, Astellas Pharma Europe B.V., Olam, Avon, SINOSURE, Bosnalijek d.d. LS Alloys.

Awards and acknowledgements:

The international rating, The Legal 500 EMEA 2015 has acknowledged organization and exceptional efficiency of the projects under supervision of Ruslan Bernatsky.

Mr. Bernatsky is the Finalist of Legal Award 2013 in the category “The Best Law Firm Partner”.