Commercial dispute resolution

Our dispute resolution team is widely recognized by Russian and foreign companies and is regularly involved in the resolution of the largest and most remarkable disputes before Russian and foreign courts, as well as various international arbitration bodies. Our lawyers have participated in a number of cases where the courts took precedent setting judgments and regularly participate in proceedings before the highest Russian courts.

We have considerable experience in resolution of the following disputes:

  • Corporate disputes: shareholders’ disputes, disputes arising out of share purchase agreements, corporate fraud, claims against the management of companies, etc.;
  • Contractual disputes: disputes arising out of commercial contracts including works and services agreements, sale and purchase agreements, supply agreements, leasing, etc.;

  • Fraud investigations and asset tracing;

  • Disputes arising out of activities in financial and securities markets and insurance activity;

  • Investment disputes;

  • Disputes in connection with breaches of intellectual property rights;

  • Employment Disputes.


The lawyers of our firm represent clients in Russian state commercial (arbitrazh) courts and courts of general jurisdiction in different regions of the Russian Federation and have experience of dealing with disputes considered in the courts of England and Wales, Cyprus, Holland, Germany, China, USA, British Virgin Islands. We also have experience of participation in international arbitration proceedings conducted under the rules of ICAC, LCIA, ICC, SCC.