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Legal services


Over 25 years in Russia

We have been providing services to international companies in Russia since 1992.

Efficiency and speed

During that time, we have completed a great number of projects in various industries – from company registration to turnkey business sale – and developed the most efficient project implementation approaches.

Comprehensive support

We are not just a team of lawyers: over 200 accounting, tax, audit and legal experts are at your service. You can reach them through personal managers who speak Russian, English, German, French and Finnish.

Our services

Corporate issues

  • Turnkey company registration (AO, OOO, representative office, branch)
  • Reorganization of legal entities (merger, spin-off, etc.)
  • Introduction of amendments to foundation/constituent documents
  • Registration of changes in management bodies (change of CEO)
  • Holding of general meetings of shareholders
  • Liquidation and bankruptcy
Corporate issues
Labor issues

Labor issues

  • Drafting mandatory internal regulations and corporate policies
  • Developing standard document forms (employment contracts, orders, etc.)
  • Assisting with complex staff cost optimization procedures (introduction of pay scale based on KPI; support of staff downsizing procedure, etc.)
  • Developing individual bonus and employee incentive schemes
  • Assisting with labor disputes and representing employer interests in state bodies (labor authorities, prosecutor’s office, etc.)

Migration issues

  • Obtaining Russian visas and work permits for foreign employees
  • Assisting with all migration procedures for foreign employees working in Russia
  • Advising companies on complex visa and migration issues
Migration law

Contractual (commercial) relationships

  • Drafting and assisting with complex commercial contracts (sale-purchase, supply, leasing, lease and loan agreements, etc.)
  • Assisting with business negotiations with contractors
  • Advising on complex civil law issues upon conclusion and performance of contracts

Mergers and acquisitions

  • Assisting with asset acquisition and sale (property, shares in companies, etc.)
  • Assisting with joint ventures, conclusion of shareholder agreements
  • Conducting legal review of acquired assets
Mergers & acquisitions

Litigation and dispute resolution

  • Pre-trial and claim settlement
  • Negotiations with debtors
  • Representation of client interests in commercial litigation
  • Disputes with state authorities

Our legal team

Our lawyers have extensive experience working with 2,000 companies of various sizes from different countries and industries. They serve clients in Moscow and St. Petersburg.

We guarantee the provision of professional high-quality services, ensured by regular internal quality control, the review of completed projects and cases, as well as the feedback from our clients.

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