Our culture

  • We have ingested the best of both Russian soul and Western work ethics

  • We value equally the quality and timeliness of advice

  • We prefer to give proactive and not reactive advice

  • We persevere and go the extra mile to achieve the best result for our clients

  • Our compensation model promotes quality and efficiency

What distinguishes us

All of our lawyers in addition to impeccable legal qualifications have advanced cultural and language skills that are required to undertake major Russian or international legal assignments in any part of the world, from walking into a first meeting on a hostile M&A transaction, to briefing counsel in an offshore jurisdiction to obtain an ex parte freezing injunction or in parallel:

  • We understand our clients’ business and provide advice that is always substantiated and relevant in both a business and a geopolitical context. We have made a conscious decision to create a leading Russian international private practice for our clients

  • We offer our clients a cohesive team of seasoned professionals who have first-hand experience of working on joint ventures, hostile transactions, projects and disputes with an international element both in Russia and abroad. Our team has the required legal knowledge, industry expertise, as well as the cultural and language skills to handle such engagements

  • We do not claim to be a full-service law firm, we intend to handle only the matters we are great at and try to select our clients and engagements very carefully. Our clients’ interests are protected by our experience and internal quality control procedures of the services we provide.

  • We handle Russian and international deals, projects and disputes from our headquarters in Moscow and through our network of leading correspondent law firms and lawyers around the globe that has been developed and proven by years of successful collaboration

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