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

Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners
121099 MOSCOW
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Alexander’s principal areas of specialization include dispute resolutions, white-collar crime, private clients, M&A, general corporate services. Among his clients are EBRD, Gazprom, Transneft, Rostelecom, Rosseti, Microsoft, Norilsk Nickel, Prodimex, SIA International, Tele2, A1, UralVagonZavod, Yokohama.


Alexander is the firm’s partner since 2000. Prior to joining MZS Alexander worked as an in-house counsel for the CIS and the Baltic States operations of Tetra Laval and at Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler and at Mannheimer Swartling, where he advised on investment, mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy, and privatization.


English, Russian.


Moscow Bar Accosiation.


Moscow State Institute of International Relations.

Lawyer Rankings

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 > Private client

At Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & PartnersMikhail Motrich and Alexander Zyuba take the lead on advising high-net-worth individuals on complex corporate and M&A deals in various sectors of the Russian economy. The team is well placed to handle all stages of complex transactional work, from comprehensive due diligence exercises to drafting and negotiating deal documentation.

Russia > Energy and natural resources

A particular focus on disputes arising in the oil and gas, energy and mining sectors distinguishes the offering at Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners. Away from contentious work, the firm also advises on issues relating to the acquisition of energy and mining assets. Alexander Zyuba and Dmitry Lovyrev are the key names to note.

Russia > Commercial, corporate and M&a: Moscow

The corporate practice at Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners is recognised for its work on mid-market M&A and joint venture transactions. Led by Mikhail Motrich and Alexander Zyuba, the team is also well-versed in domestic and cross-border restructuring matters. Senior associate Alena Shubina is also a key figure in the team.