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Pepeliaev Group

KRANSNOPRESNENSKAYA NAB 12, ENTRANCE 7, 15TH FLOOR, WORLD TRADE CENTRE-II, 123610 MOSCOW, RUSSIA
Tel:
Work +7 495 967 0007
Fax:
Fax +7 495 967 0008
Email:
Web:
www.pgplaw.ru
Moscow, St Petersburg

Russia

Competition
Competition - ranked: tier 2

Pepeliaev Group

Pepeliaev Group β€˜processes all inquiries within a reasonable timeframe’. Vladimir Sokov leads the practice, which includes β€˜highly qualified’ Elena Sokolovskaya, noted for her advice on anti-monopoly and advertising legislation.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

Pepeliaev Group

Julia Borozdna heads the β€˜highly professional’ team at Pepeliaev Group, which β€˜takes an individual approach to each client’ and β€˜achieves excellent results’. Highlights included defending Ikea in employment-related disputes initiated by former employees.

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Energy and natural resources
Energy and natural resources - ranked: tier 5

Pepeliaev Group

Pepeliaev Group’s opening of a new office in Sakhalin has increased its presence in the oil, gas and mining sectors, and the firm retains its traditional strengths in tax and regulatory matters in the space. Rustem Ahmetshin is the key name. Pavel Kondukov left the firm in November 2016.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Pepeliaev Group

Pepeliaev Group’s β€˜quick and attentive’ team is jointly headed by Valentina Orlova and Yuri Yahin. The duo recently represented the Gala-Salvador DalΓ­ Foundation in a dispute pertaining to the unlawful exhibition of copyrighted paintings. Other clients include Rosatom, Monsanto and Japan Tobacco International.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 3

Pepeliaev Group

Pepeliaev Group’s β€˜professional and business-oriented’ team is advising Leroy Merlin on purchasing land plots for the construction of retail centres. Natalia Stenina, Alexey Konevsky, and Nigina Rabieva head the practice, and Vladimir Sokov is noted for corporate and regulatory matters.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 3

Pepeliaev Group

Pepeliaev Group’s team has β€˜good industry knowledge’ and is β€˜highly experienced, prompt and professional’. Tax expert Rustem Ahmetshin and Natalia Ivashchenko, who specialises in TMT-related regulatory issues, are the practice co-heads.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 1

Pepeliaev Group

Sergey Pepeliaev heads Pepeliaev Group’s β€˜highly professional’ practice. The team advised Gazprom Export on tax legislation and compliance matters. Rustem Ahmetshin and Ivan Khamenushko are the other key figures, assisting with the full range of tax issues including international taxation, VAT and contentious matters.

Leading individuals

Rustem Ahmetshin - Pepeliaev Group

Sergey Pepeliaev - Pepeliaev Group

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Russia: Banking and finance

Borrower side
Banking and finance: borrower side - ranked: tier 4

Pepeliaev Group

At Pepeliaev Group, practice head Igor Marmalidi advises on banking and securities regulations, corporate finance and international investment. Ivan Khamenushko is the key contact for tax-related matters.

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Lender or arranger side
Banking and finance: lender or arranger side - ranked: tier 4

Pepeliaev Group

Pepeliaev Group represented Rietumu Banka in several bankruptcy cases. Igor Marmalidi heads the practice and Lidia Gorshkova has β€˜excellent industry knowledge’.

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Russia: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Moscow
Other recommended firms - ranked: tier 1

Pepeliaev Group

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St Petersburg and elsewhere
Commercial, corporate and M&A: St Petersburg and elsewhere - ranked: tier 3

Pepeliaev Group

Pepeliaev Group’s β€˜responsive and well-coordinated’ team β€˜can effectively deal with multiple issues at the same time’, and β€˜puts an outstanding effort into resolving complicated situations’. Sergey Spasennov heads the practice, and Elena Krestyantseva β€˜is a professional, high-calibre lawyer.’ Fazer and British American Tobacco are clients.

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Russia: Dispute resolution

Litigation
Dispute resolution: litigation - ranked: tier 4

Pepeliaev Group

Pepeliaev Group’s team has β€˜great knowledge of industry specifics’. Department head Yuriy Vorobyev handles commercial and financial disputes, while Yulia Litovtseva heads the bankruptcy and anti-crisis protection of business practice. Aeroflot and Yandex are clients.

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