Edward Borovikov is the legacy managing partner in Dentons’ Brussels office. Edward is a highly regarded trade and competition law attorney with substantial experience in issues of global trade and investment, cross-border commercial regulations, and international trade policy. He has in depth experience in WTO, EU, and Russian/Customs Union/Eurasian Economic Community trade law and practice, trade policy and international trade and investment negotiations, including those on the EU-Russia Partnership and Co-operation Agreement and Russia's WTO accession, as well as competition law and practice.Edward’s authoritative counsel to clients on issues of international trade and commerce reflects a valuable combination of legal skill and knowledge, broad economic understanding and well-informed diplomatic insight. The major legal rankings recognise him as a leading trade and customs and competition lawyer.
According to International Who's Who Legal research, Edward has been selected by clients and peers among leading Trade & Customs lawyers in the world, and IFLR1000 cites him as a leading competition lawyer in Belgium. Edward was also been repeatedly ranked as a leading international trade lawyer in International Trade Lawyers and The Best of the Best. Europe's Legal 500 recognises Edward as one of the leading experts in the fields of customs, trade, WTO, and anti-dumping. Chambers Global repeatedly ranks Edward in tier 1 in International Trade & WTO, both in Belgium and in the Europe-wide section and as recommended expert in Competition/European Law, as well as Corporate/ M&A in Russia. The editorial highlights, "he is particularly noted for his expertise in trade matters involving Russia and Eastern Europe. Sources say he brings 'a unique mix of legal, economic and diplomatic skills'." Chambers Europe 2014 ranks Edward in tier 1 in International Trade & WTO and also cite him as a leading individual in Competition/European Law.