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"Coming up with hidden critical issues."
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

British American Tobacco

Represented British American Tobacco in litigation with Moscow authorities over land plot privatisation.


Energy, Natural Resources, Mining & Infrastructure
Advised CTSD on the legal aspects of construction of a liquefied natural gas plant on Sakhalin Island, Russia, including: environmental, construction and international law matters, and representation in the state arbitration court.

Danone, Guardian Industries, Kimberly-Clark and many others

Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals
Food & Beverages / Restaurants
Provided comprehensive legal support to Nissan Motor, Danone, Guardian Industries, Kimberly-Clark, Kronospan, Lafarge, Magna Automotive, Mars, Oriflame, TEVA Pharmaceutical, Efes Brewery and many others for various Greenfield industrial development projects in different regions. Matters advised on included acquisition of land plots for development, forest and farm land re-zoning, liaisons with authorities, public procedures, regulatory issues and licences, design and construction, environmental, project financing, infrastructure and utilities, litigation and legislative work in the federal, regional and municipal parliaments.


TMT (Telecommunications, Media and Technology)
Advised Bouygues in a dispute with a Russian developer regarding the terms and conditions for a construction project.


Industrial Manufacturing
Protected Kronospan’s interests in court disputes initiated by various supervisory authorities in connection with manufacturing facility construction.


Represented Swedwood in two arbitration proceedings concerning a significant violation by contractors of the terms and conditions of FIDIC contracts.


Fashion & Beauty
Advising Oriflame in a dispute with a contractor over defects in a constructed facility. The result was an amicable settlement on terms favourable for our client.

Erick van Egeraat

Represented Erick van Egeraat, architects, in an arbitration in Stockholm over two disputes with a Russian developer.


Banks & Financial Institutions
Advised Citibank in a dispute with Schindler arising out of fund claims against a bank guarantee issued to secure the return of an advance payment remitted for construction and installation works.