Mr Yuri Monastyrsky > Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners > Moscow, Russia > Lawyer Profile

Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners
121099 MOSCOW
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Yuri Monastyrsky has extremely broad experience in dispute resolution, securities & finance, intellectual property, insolvency, TMT, real estate, antitrust, transport, corporate crime as well as general corporate law. Significant clients include Aeroflot, Bank Uralsib, IKEA, Jaguar, OTIS.


Founded Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners in 1991.


English, Russian.


Moscow Bar Assosiation.


Yuri is a graduate of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations. He also holds a Candidate of Law degree from the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Institute of State and Law.

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > Dispute resolution: Litigation

(Leading individuals)

Yuri MonastyrskyMonastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners

Bringing ‘excellent results’, Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners is ‘the strongest Russian litigation firm’, in the words of one client. Offering a full range of corporate and commercial litigation services, the team is known for representing some of the largest domestic and international clients in Russian courts of all instances, as well as in cross-border proceedings raising Russian law issues. The department is led by Yuri Monastyrsky, Dmitry Lovyrev and Anton Aleksandrov, all of whom are highly regarded in the market. Dmitry Mukhomorov and Kirill Udovichenko are also key figures in the team.

Russia > White-collar crime

Major companies and notable managers regularly instruct the well-regarded team at Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners to act in criminal proceedings relating to a wide range of corporate matters, including tax evasion and embezzlement. Respected practitioners Alexander ZyubaDmitry Lovyrev and Anton Aleksandrov regularly oversee the most complex cross-border cases. Team members have considerable courtroom experience, and the group typically handles over 100 cases every year. Litigation expert Yuri Monastyrsky is a key contact for both domestic and international mandates.

Russia > Restructuring and insolvency

Litigation powerhouse Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners is at the forefront of bankruptcy-related cases in the Moscow market. Anton Aleksandrov and Dmitry Mukhomorov share leadership of the practice. Peers cite the litigation experience of name partner Yuri Monastyrsky; his recent work in the banking sector stands out. Kirill Udovichenko is a key contact for cross-border enforcement matters.

Russia > Dispute resolution: arbitration and mediation

Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners has a formidable strength in litigation, which it also utilises in proceedings seeking enforcement and recognition of foreign arbitral awards in Russia. The practice is also adept at handling evidence and preparing expert opinions in international commercial and investment treaty arbitration. Kirill Udovichenko and name partner Yuri Monastyrsky are the practice heads.