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Russia : Corporate and M&A
Within Moscow, tier 4
FBK Legal’s ‘exceptional’ team augmented its renowned tax practice with some top-level corporate work for Gazprom, mail.ru and Mayland Developers. Team head Aleksander Ermolenko attracts widespread praise from clients – in particular for his ‘knowledge of real estate regulations’ and ‘ability to negotiate with Russian sellers’. Anna Grishchenkova is ‘particularly good and delivers consistent results’, and Andrew Shkadov has ‘a deep understanding of corporate law’.
Russia : Dispute resolution
Within Dispute resolution, FBK Legal is a third tier firm,
FBK Legal has recently augmented its significant tax litigation capabilities with strong work in other sectors. The firm negotiated a settlement for client Stells in a land plot dispute with the Federal Agency for State Property Management, and represented a subsidiary of Gazprom in a domestic arbitration. Practice head Anna Grishchenkova is ‘an extremely persistent lawyer who always stands her ground’.
Russia : Employment
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Russia : Energy and natural resources
Within Energy and natural resources, tier 5
FBK Legal utilises its tax litigation expertise in the energy sector and represents key client Gazprom in its tax disputes, as well as providing non-contentious advice on tax structuring and regulations. Other clients include SUEK and Transneft. Team head Nadezhda Orlova and tax expert Tatiana Matveicheva are recommended.
Russia : Public private partnership
Within Public private partnership, FBK Legal is a third tier firm,
FBK Legal advises key NGO client, the PPP Development Center on the development of draft laws in Russia’s regions. Team head Andrew Shkadov is recommended.
Russia : Real estate and construction
Within Real estate and construction, FBK Legal is a third tier firm,
FBK Legal advises trophy client Hines on its Russian investments and continues to advise The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts on its redevelopment. Team head Aleksander Ermolenko ‘shows tremendous knowledge of real estate regulations’.
Russia : Shipping and transport
Within Shipping and transport, FBK Legal is a second tier firm,
FBK Legal is advising the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation on a liability insurance fund. Team head Andrew Shkadov is ‘a high-quality lawyer with crystal-clear understanding of the airline business’.
Russia : Tax
Within Tax, FBK Legal is a first tier firm,
A tax litigation mainstay, FBK Legal is ‘able to handle any tax issue, no matter how sophisticated the problem’. The firm has recently won cases for Gazprom and McDonald’s against federal tax authorities. Highly regarded team head Galina Akchurina is ‘simply excellent’, and has a proven record of winning cases against the tax authorities; Aleksey Yakovlev is ‘one of the best tax lawyers in the market’; and Tatiana Matveicheva is ‘one of the best tax methodologists’.
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Offices in Moscow
- Corporate and M&A : Moscow
- Dispute resolution : Dispute resolution
- Employment : Employment
- Energy and natural resources : Energy and natural resources
- Public private partnership : Public private partnership
- Real estate and construction : Real estate and construction
- Shipping and transport : Shipping and transport
- Tax : Tax