Mr Alexey Kostovarov > LP Law Firm > Moscow, Russia > Lawyer Profile

LP Law Firm
115114 MOSCOW
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Work Department

Antitrust Law and Procurements, Disputes with State Authorities, Banking and Finance Disputes, Corporate Disputes, Insolvency (Bankruptcy)


Partner, Head of Antitrust Law and Procurements Practice


Alexey Kostovarov has more than 11 years of practical experience. He joined Liniya Prava in 2009, became a Head of Antitrust Law and Procurements Practice in 2014.

Alexey Kostovarov is an expert in the field of disputes resolution, his expertise includes working with the Federal Antimonopoly Service, clients’ representation in court, antimonopoly regulation, support of disputes with state authorities, banking regulation, bankruptcy of legal entities and individuals, corporate law, securities, real estate.

Alexey’s key expertise is his successful experience in advising and resolving antimonopoly disputes and conflicts. Prominent lawsuits of Liniya Prava’s clients represented by Alexey include AFK Systema, Razgulyai Group, GMS Group, Nutritek Group, Deutsche Bank, Kavminkurortresursy, minority shareholders of TNK-BP Holding, Sberbank, Sevcable-Holding, ROSNANO, Tractor plants, Eldorado, Ural radio stations, O’KEY Group, Invest AG, Northern Capital Gateway, LLC (Pulkovo Airport), and many others.

Alexey Kostovarov is involved in the following framework of antimonopoly regulation:

  • Development of tools for removing (reducing) entry barriers to digital economy markets for “start-ups”;
  • Development of legal tools for dealing with cartels;
  • Adapting of an approach to market and market power analysis taking account of the specific features of the digital economy development;
  • Bringing the controlling instruments of economic concentration takin account of the digital economy context;

Alexey is an author of numerous publications on legal issues.


Russian, English


Since 2016 Alexey is a supervisor of the working group on development of clarifications by the Presidium of the FAS of Russia on the issues of antimonopoly legislation application.

Expert of the Antimonopoly Committee of All-Russian Public Organization “Business Russia” headed by the antimonopoly ombudsman.

Member of the Legal Committee of the Association of European Business (AEB).

Member of the Legal Regulation working group of Digital Economy Regulation Center (Skolkovo).


Alexey graduated from the Tula State University, Faculty of Economics and Law, Civil Law in 2008

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > Dispute resolution: Litigation

At LP Law Firm, Dmitriy Chepurenko heads up the dispute resolution practice and is a specialist in insolvency-related litigation. Alexey Kostovarov is a key name for contentious competition law expertise. The team is also recognised for its strength in disputes arising in the financial services, investment and real estate sectors. Vladislav Ganzhala left the firm in 2020.