Firm Profile > Muranov, Chernyakov & Partners > Moscow, Russia

Muranov, Chernyakov & Partners
105005 MOSCOW

Russia > Dispute resolution: Litigation Tier 2

Acting on a cross-departmental basis, Muranov, Chernyakov & Partners’ team is at the forefront of domestic litigation across multiple Russian regions and CIS countries. Noted for its wide range of work, the group is very active in the contentious investment, property, construction, debt recovery and competition space. Key team members include managing partner Dmitry Chernyakov, as well as competition and tariff law specialist Oleg Moskvitin, among others.

Other key lawyers:

Dmitry Chernyakov; Oleg Moskvitin; Maxim Platonov; Nikolay Stepanov

Key clients

PJSC Moesk

PJSC Detsky Mir

Industry XXI

LLC Landoner

Emhart Glass SA

PJSC IDGC of Volga

JSC Helicopter Avionics

Russia > Competition Tier 4

At Muranov, Chernyakov & Partners, practice head Oleg Moskvitin regularly represents local and international companies from the energy and natural resources, industrial, and financial services sectors in antitrust disputes before Russian commercial courts, arbitral tribunals and courts of general jurisdiction. The group has also noted an increase in instructions relating to unfair competition and advertising issues.

Practice head(s):

Oleg Moskvitin

Key clients


LLC “R.I.M. Partners Network”

CJSC “SuperOx”

LLC “PromEcoConsulting”

LLC “Publishing house” COURIER-MEDIA “

Russia > Restructuring and insolvency Tier 5

Muranov, Chernyakov & Partners specialises in insolvency litigation,  representing both creditors and debtors. Debt restructuring is also a forte of the group. Maxim Platonov leads the department.

Practice head(s):

Maxim Platonov

The firm: Founded in 2003, Muranov, Chernyakov & Partners is now ranked as one of Russia’s leading national law firms, employing 30 highly-qualified lawyers.

The firm’s primary focus is in providing practical and cost-effective business legal advice to Russian and international public and private companies, financial institutions and state authorities.

Muranov, Chernyakov & Partners is ranked in litigation/arbitration by leading international legal directories The Legal 500, Chambers Europe, Chambers Global and others.

Areas of practice
Litigation: Muranov, Chernyakov & Partners represents the interests of Russian and foreign companies in courts at all levels, including the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation and Supreme Court. The firm has a reputation as one of Russia’s premier litigation and dispute resolution practices.

Competition (anti-monopoly): the firm deals with anti-monopoly filings, anti-monopoly law compliance, analysis of distribution and other commercial agreements, representing clients in litigation and in administrative proceedings in the Federal Anti-monopoly Service.

International commercial arbitration: the firm assists with recognition and enforcement of foreign rulings and arbitration awards in Russia.

International trade: the firm provides Russian and international companies operating in Russia with legal advice on the key issues and implications of Russia’s accession to the WTO in different sectors, including clarification of new WTO obligations in relation to the companies’ activities and advice on the positive and negative factors. The firm also assists with trade investigations, including anti-dumping, anti-subsidy and special safeguard investigations.

Corporate/M&A: work includes due diligence, preparing commercial contracts, legal support for corporate restructuring projects, joint ventures and cross-border transactions.

Tax: the tax practice provides comprehensive domestic and international tax advice on all complex issues and represents clients in courts of all levels.

Bankruptcy and restructuring: the law firm’s experience in the projects on bankruptcies and restructuring allows to ensure the performance of various tasks: from local ones (separate disputes, preparing for and participation in negotiations, etc.) and consulting on different complicated issues to the all-round support of the bankruptcy procedure in order to achieve the set goal.

Energy and natural resources: the firm represents major petroleum and mining companies in corporate disputes and clients in negotiations with the Russian government authorities, and their Russian and international partners, providing follow-up support for all ongoing local and international legal needs.

Financial institutions: the firm advises large commercial and investment banks, insurance companies and funds on matters of purchase and sale, bankruptcy and restructuring, navigating through the specifics of the Russian banking system and financial legislation. It represents clients’ interests in corporate disputes.

Department Name Email Telephone
Litigation Dmitry Chernyakov +7 495 783 7450
Competition Oleg Moskvitin +7 495 783 7450
Tax Nikolay Stepanov +7 495 783 7450
Energy and natural resources Oleg Moskvitin +7 495 783 7450
Bankruptcy Maxim Platonov +7 495 783 7450
Financial institutions Maxim Platonov +7 495 783 7450
Corporate/M&A Olga Benedskaya +7 495 783 7450
International commercial arbitration Olga Benedskaya +7 495 783 7450
White collar crime law Dmitry Chernyakov +7 495 783 7450
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Chernyakov Dmitry  photo Mr Chernyakov Dmitry Dmitry Chernyakov, is attorney, is one of the founders and a managing…
Mr Oleg Moskvitin  photo Mr Oleg Moskvitin Oleg Moskvitin, attorney, partner of Muranov, Chernyakov & Partners law firm. He…
Mr Maxim Platonov  photo Mr Maxim Platonov Maxim Platonov, attorney, partner of Muranov, Chernyakov and Partners law firm, heads…
Mr Nikolay Stepanov  photo Mr Nikolay Stepanov Nikolay Stepanov, attorney, partner of Muranov, Chernyakov and Partners law firm, heads…
Number of lawyers : 30
Association of Lawyers of Russia
International Bar Association