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: arbitration and mediation

Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners’ practice is composed of ‘reliable and resourceful experts who analyse each case in great depth with strong attention to detail and a high level of efficiency’. The practice is representing O1 Group in several LCIA arbitration proceedings brought by Bank Otkritie concerning the validity of a number of pledge termination agreements. Yuri Monastyrsky and Kirill Udovichenko are the main practitioners.

Russia > Dispute resolution: Litigation

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Yuri Monastyrsky

Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners

The ‘outstanding, reliable and resourceful’ team at the dispute-focused Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners is best known for its ‘strong reputation’ and ‘extensive courtroom experience’ representing domestic and international companies across a broad range of industries in high-profile Russian and cross-border disputes. ‘Well-regarded litigatorDmitry Lovyrev represented AFK Sistema in several highly publicised commercial litigations against Rosneft, Bashneft and the Bashkortostan Ministry of Land and Property totalling approximately $10bn. Alexander Zyuba is acting for Transneft in a number of disputes, including defamation cases, contractual and competition disputes against the Federal Antimonopoly Service. In other word, Yuri Monastyrsky is defending shareholders of Probusinessbank against financial liability charges. Maxim Muzyka is active in challenges against the competition authorities.

Russia > White-collar crime

Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners has an impressive track record in defending corporations and senior executives in proceedings concerning tax evasion, fraud and embezzlement among others. Litigation specialist Yuri Monastyrsky is currently defending clients against allegations of embezzlement. Dmitry Lovyrev acts for international corporations and private individuals in complex cross-border proceedings, as does Anton Aleksandrov.