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Nalco Company
Vaclav Harant, General Director for Russia and CIS
"The team of real professionals, each of them capable, when necessary, of providing robust legal support for achieving any business objective."
Siberian Coal Energy Company (SUEK)
Alexander Redkin, Legal Director
"We would like to note the impeccable quality of the services provided to us and the high standard of professionalism demonstrated by the team, together with a profound understanding of our business specifics and strategic mission."
Aleksey Nikiforov, Legal Support,
"… a profound understanding of how the Russian energy industry ticks and an impressive track record of energy and infrastructure projects, including with an international footprint."
Dmitry Panchenko, Legal Director
"An undeniable strength of the firm is its high level of competence and the ability to find the best solution to complex legal challenges."
United Metallurgical Company (OMK)
Vladimir Markin, President


Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals
Successfully represented TEVA in labour disputes over accrual and payment of regional coefficients and percentage allowance over and above employee salaries in 3 regions (northern hardship bonus payment).

Bio-Rad Laboratories

Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals
The client requested our assistance in separation with an employee who consistently breached labour discipline. Our involvement included clearance of the disciplinary actions that had already been imposed on the employee by the client’s HR, assistance in holding the employee disciplinarily liable for further misconduct, facilitation of the employee’s dismissal and subsequent litigation with the employee.

Freight One

Transportation & Logistics
Labour dispute against a former CEO in one of the legal entities of Freight One Group, the largest freight rail operator in Russia, who claimed severance payment amounting to 500 monthly salaries (over 500,000 USD). The case included both employment and criminal aspects. The employee’s claim was fully rejected.

Freight One

Transportation & Logistics
Successfully represented the interests of Freight One Company in the court of appeal in an employment dispute with a former employee made redundant.

Russia's biggest generating company

Energy, Natural Resources, Mining & Infrastructure
Advised Russia's biggest generating company on payment of ”golden parachutes” to the General Director and members of the Management Board (by request of the Sintez Group).

Wild Orchid

Fashion & Beauty
Participation in resolving a labour dispute between CJSC Wild Orchid and one of its Top-managers. The project included developing a strategy for terminating the employment relations, negotiating and agreeing the optimal form of dismissal of the employee.

Mosenergo, Sheremetyevo International Airport, Mars

Food & Beverages / Restaurants
Transportation & Logistics
Successful representation of the interests of JSC Mosenergo, JSC Sheremetyevo International Airport, Mars, Kronospan, Thomson Reuters, Quattro Gemini, Danone, Kimberly-Clark in labour litigations relating to unfair dismissal and provision of additional guarantees.

Sport Express newspaper

TMT (Telecommunications, Media and Technology)
Entertainment & Media
Represented the client during the complicated process of separation with 15+ company employees and subsequent litigation in two instances.