LITIGATION AND ARBITRATION

Our primary aim is whenever possible to prevent disputes and to mitigate the drawbacks thereof. However, if a dispute becomes unavoidable, we are ready to represent our clients both in state courts of all levels and arbitral tribunals.

Our services include, inter alia:

  • Representation in the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation
  • Representation in the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation
  • Representation in arbitrazh (commercial) courts in commercial, corporate, intellectual property, bankruptcy, antitrust and tax disputes
  • Representation in courts of general jurisdiction
  • Independent analysis and assessment of procedural documents prepared by other law firms and in-house counsels
  • Litigation advice in the context of corporate and commercial transactions

Experience of our team

  • Successfully represented a Russian pharmaceutical company in a commercial dispute regarding recovery of damages (case A56-38592/2013, the court dockets are available at http://kad.arbitr.ru/Card/3b181f2b-9c54-4922-bd73-7a64211fdac6)
  • Successfully represented one of the largest Russian asset management companies in a tax dispute before the Arbitrazh Court of the City of Moscow, the Ninth Arbitrazh Appeal Court and the Arbitrazh Court of the Moscow Judicial District (case А40-143082/2012, the court dockets are available at http://kad.arbitr.ru/Card/fbb4fdd0-6cef-4ef5-9cac-a17322ae80bd)
  • Successfully represented our clients, including corporate taxpayers, in a significant number of out-of-court and in-court tax dispute resolution, including litigation at the Russian arbitration (commercial) courts of all levels (the exhaustive list of credentials may be provided upon request), as well as tax disputes related to challenging validity of the Russian regulatory acts on taxation
  • Successfully represented a client before the Russian Supreme Court at a dispute regarding challenging a tax law of the City of St. Petersburg
  • Successfully represented a client before the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry at a dispute on the legal nature of the contract the parties had entered into
  • Successfully represented a client before the Russian Supreme Arbitrazh Court at a dispute on legal nature of the contract the parties had entered into (the Russian Supreme Arbitrazh Court handed down the decision in our client’s favor and held that the contract was unconcluded)