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

Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners
121099 MOSCOW
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Anton is managing partner of MZS.

Dispute resolution forms the core of Anton’s practice with a primary focus on complex and particularly challenging litigation. Also Anton leads most of the firm’s insolvency cases. In the past few years Anton has been heavily involved in cases related to debt recovery under credit arrangements, contracts for works and leases, receiving instructions from major banks and investment funds, represented clients in a number of corporate conflicts.

Anton’s recent experience includes advice to:

  • Bank Yugra in challenging banking license revocation orders by the Russian Central Bank and in insolvency proceedings
  • Prodimex, the largest Russian sugar producer, in insolvency proceedings of Ivolga-Center and Sakhar Zolotukhino
  • Ruspetro, a private Russian oil company, on a dispute with their contractor, Schlumberger

Other Anton’s significant clients are A1, SIBUR-Holding, Halyk Bank, UralVagonZavod.


Joined Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners as associate in 2004 and became firm’s partner in 2009.


English, Russian.


Moscow Bar Association


Moscow State Institute of International Relations.

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > Restructuring and insolvency

(Leading individuals)

Anton AleksandrovMonastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners

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 > 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 > Dispute resolution: Litigation

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.