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Denis Bykov joined AstapovLawyers as Managing Partner of the firm’s Moscow office

October 2012

AstapovLawyers International Law Group is pleased to announce that Denis Bykov has joined the firm as Managing Partner of the Moscow office.

"We are very enthusiastic about Denis joining our team as Head of Moscow office. I am sure he will add a very valuable input to our professional expertise. Denis is well respected and known in the community of colleagues and clients. We believe that his strong professional and personal skills will help our Moscow office execute all the ambitious plans", - commented Andrey Astapov, AstapovLawyers Managing Partner.

Prior to joining AstapovLawyers Denis Bykov was a Partner and Head of the Dispute Resolution and Mediation Practice of Pepeliaev Group. He has over 10 years of practice during which he obtained considerable experience in consulting and dispute resolution, as well as in recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards within the scope of international commercial arbitration.

Throughout the period of his legal practice, Denis pursued lots of cases at courts at all levels, including the Supreme Arbitration Court, the Supreme Court and the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation.

Denis Bykov has been recognized as "a talented and highly motivated lawyer who always ensures that the client is safely protected" by the Legal 500 Clients' Guide. He is "sharp and always takes a creative approach to complicated issues" by Chambers and Partners.

"I am delighted to join AstapovLawyers team. I am confident that my experience will add value to the existing professional expertise of the group", - said Denis Bykov, the newly appointed Managing Partner of the AstapovLawyers' Moscow office.


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