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

Muranov, Chernyakov & Partners
105005 MOSCOW

Dispute resolution: Litigation Tier 2

Muranov, Chernyakov & Partners handles cross-border and domestic litigation including commercial, financial and contractual disputes. The team also has notable strength in contentious regulatory work. Dmitry Chernyakov, Alexander Muranov and Oleg Moskvitin are the key figures.

Key clients

JSC Podolsk Electrical Assembly Products Plant

PJSC IDGC of Siberia

PJSC Detsky Mir

Competition Tier 4

Muranov, Chernyakov & Partners’ competition department provides contentious and non-contentious advice on the regulation of unfair competition and advertising law issues. Oleg Moskvitin heads up the practice and focuses on competition litigation.

Practice head(s):

Key clients

PJSC Moesk

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PJSC IDGC of Siberia

JSC Podolsk Electrical Assembly Products Plant

Restructuring and insolvency Tier 5

At Muranov, Chernyakov & Partners, the restructuring and insolvency department is headed up by Maxim Platonov  and acts for debtors and creditors in bankruptcy-related proceedings. The team also regularly works for clients seeking debt restructuring assistance.

Practice head(s):

Key clients

JSC Hotel Company

The firm: Founded in 2003, Muranov, Chernyakov & Partners is now ranked as one of Russia’s leading national law firms, employing 35 highly-qualified lawyers.

The firm is co-headed by Alexander Muranov and Dmitry Chernyakov. The partners of the firm have worked together since 1996 and have built a strong team with a reputation as specialists who ‘know the law inside out’.

The firm’s primary focus is on 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 of 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.

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.

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.

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
International commercial arbitration Alexander Muranov
International trade Alexander Muranov
Corporate/M&A Olga Benedskaya
Competition Oleg Moskvitin
Tax Nikolay Stepanov
Energy and natural resources Oleg Moskvitin
Bankruptcy Maxim Platonov
Financial institutions Maxim Platonov
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 Alexander Muranov  photo Mr Alexander Muranov Alexander Muranov is the attorney, one of the founders and managing partner…
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 : 35
Association of Lawyers of Russia
International Bar Association
Contacts : Alexander Muranov (co-managing partner)
Contacts : Dmitry Chernyakov (co-managing partner)