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

Clients praise Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners’ strong track record in complex bankruptcy proceedings, particularly for acting for creditors. Anton Aleksandrov heads up the practice, where Dmitry Mukhomorov is also singled out.

Russia > White-collar crime

Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners utilises its traditional litigation strength to handle criminal proceedings arising out of tax evasion, embezzlement and other corporate crimes. The team is also adept at acting on cross-border issues. Alexander Zyuba, Dmitry Lovyrev and Anton Aleksandrov jointly head up the white-collar crime practice, which acts for corporate clients and senior executives.

Russia > Dispute resolution: Litigation

Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners acts in a wide range of domestic and cross-border cases, and is particularly recommended for its expertise in complex corporate and commercial litigation. Founding partner Yuri Monastyrsky has broad sector-specific expertise and stands out for his knowledge of the banking sector. Dmitry Lovyrev is a key contact for corporate litigation and shareholder disputes, IP litigation and criminal proceedings, while Anton Aleksandrov focuses on debt recovery and insolvency claims, antitrust disputes and contentious IP work. Senior associate Igor Melnikov is also singled out.