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

Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners
121099 MOSCOW
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Mikhail is a partner of MZS. He is experienced in corporate/M&A and has worked on many sizeable and complex deals, both domestic and cross-border. Mikhail also advises on antitrust, employment and tax matters. His usual clients are institutional and private investors as well as local and international corporations, including Airbus, Auchan, EBRD, Gerald Metals, Mangazeya, Nokia, Schlumberger, VTB Capital.


Joined MZS as associate in 2002 and became the firm’s partner in 2007. Earlier Mikhail worked as associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Cyprus and as in-house counsel for Russian telecom and investment companies.


English, Russian.


Moscow Bar Association


After graduating from Perm State University, Mikhail attended Illinois Institute of Technology and University College London.

Lawyer Rankings

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 > 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.