Firm Profile > Duvernoix Legal > St Petersburg, Russia

Duvernoix Legal

Duvernoix Legal exists in the market of legal services since 1999. For 20 years of its existence, the company has managed to enter the list of leading companies in the market of legal services for Russian and international companies. The firm was named after Nikolay Lvovich Duvernois, a famous Russian legal historian and lawyer, author of numerous works in the field of law. The main values of Duvernoix Legal are to provide quality services with an individual approach to customers.

The period from 2008 till 2013 was an important stage of development for Duvernoix Legal, when the company became the first Russian firm associated with Dentons (until 2012 SNR Denton) – one of the largest law firms in the world. Since 2013 Duvernoix Legal has chosen a development strategy of an independent Russian law firm.

Effective cooperation between the two companies had a positive impact on the quality standards of Duvernoix Legal and strengthened the company’s position among the leading players in the market of legal services in Russia.
To date, the team of Duvernoix Legal has more than 40 lawyers, many of whom are recognized by leading international rating agencies.

The team of Duvernoix Legal professionals provides legal support on issues of any complexity throughout the Russian Federation and maintains partnerships with legal companies around the world.

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate and commercial law Alexander Arbouzov
M&A support Igor Guschev
Real estate support Olga Batura
Tax Maxim Simonov
Litigation and arbitration Natalya Afanasyeva
Labour law and co-operation with trade unions Natalya Afanasyeva
IP and IT Alexander Arbouzov
Competition law Igor Guschev
Competition law Alexander Arbouzov
Investment project support Egor Noskov
Investment project support Igor Guschev
Services for HNWIs Egor Noskov
White-collar crime Egor Noskov
Criminal justice Aleksei Pokh
Bankruptcy Karina Epifantseva
Photo Name Position Profile
Mrs Natalia Afanaseva  photo Mrs Natalia Afanaseva Head of Litigation practice
Mr Alexander Arbouzov  photo Mr Alexander Arbouzov Partner, Head of corporate practice 
Mrs Olga Batura  photo Mrs Olga Batura Head of real estate and PPP practice
Miss Karina Epifantseva  photo Miss Karina Epifantseva Head of crisis management and bankruptcy practice 
Mr Igor Guschev  photo Mr Igor Guschev Senior partner
Mr Egor Noskov  photo Mr Egor Noskov Founder and managing partner
Mr Maxim Simonov  photo Mr Maxim Simonov Partner, Head of tax practice
Number of lawyers : 45
Other offices : Moscow
Other offices : London

Duvernoix Legal commitment to diversity:

Duvernoix Legal takes seriously the issue of diversity and is pleased to be a responsible employer and a promoter of diversity in the workplace. We respect and treat the same way people of all genders, races, ethnic backgrounds, orientations etc. 

CLIENT: LLC “Colliers International”

TESTIMONIAL: LLC “Duvernoix Legal” has been a partner of LLC “Colliers International” in the field of law for several years. We would like to note some of the distinctive features of this company including an individual approach to solving any issues arising in the process of cooperation, efficiency of their decision-making, guaranteed fulfillment of their obligations, and the competence of their employees. We highly appreciate the strong partnership between our organizations, and intend to continue further effective cooperation with LLC “Duvernoix Legal”.

CLIENT: BioVitrum

TESTIMONIAL: During the period of work with LLC “Duvernoix Legal”, we were able to make sure that all the lawyers of this company have a deep understanding of Russian legal norms and doing business in Russia, which allows them to be qualified specialists in many areas of law. LLC “Duvernoix Legal” adapts to the individual needs of its customers, ensuring they always meet our high expectations. The specialists of the company are highly professional and efficient in their work, which is an undeniable advantage of working with LLC “Duvernoix Legal”.


TESTIMONIAL: I, being the Project Manager at Construction of Moscow – St. Petersburg High-speed Highway”, Section 7 (km 543 – km 646), Section 8 (km 646 – km 684) with 1? ICTAS ASTALDI ICA INSAAT ANONIM SIRKETl in Saint Petersburg, do hereby certify that Duvernoix Legal, LLC is our ongoing business partner. Starting from 2012 we have regularly applied to the company regarding various legal issues. With full confidence I can affirm that Duvernoix Legal LLC has always completed tasks with punctuality and to a high professional standard. Over the duration of our business cooperation I have been satisfied that Duvernoix Legal employees fulfil their jobs in a professional manner. I am sure to recommend the company for any legal services.

CLIENT: SPN Communications

TESTIMONIAL: SPN Communications have cooperated with LLC “Duvernoix Legal” for 9 years.
We would like to note the comprehensive study of legal services, competent preparation, quality and timely preparation of the necessary documents for the activities of our company. We can always be sure that our issues and disputes in any area of law will be professionally and timely resolved.
It is also important to note the correct attitude and attentiveness of the team.

CLIENT: LLC “Veritas Investments”

TESTIMONIAL: LLC “Veritas Investments” hereby confirms that LLC “Duvernoix Legal” is our partner and consultant in the sphere of legal services and the representative of our interests in any dispute situations, including as legal representation.

We can recommend the lawyers of LLC “Duvernoix Legal” as professionals of the highest class, providing the proper level of service on the most favorable terms, having competence, professional ethics and ensuring the safety and confidentiality of the information provided.

During our cooperation, the lawyers of LLC “Duvernoix Legal” have always promptly responded to any changing circumstances, complied with the terms agreed with the customer, the requirements for the results of the provision of services and have taken responsibility for it.

Based on our experience of cooperation, LLC “Veritas Investments” recommends LLC “Duvernoix Legal” as a highly professional and responsible partner with extensive experience in providing a full range of legal services of any kind and complexity.

CLIENT: PJSC “Kirovskiy Zavod”

TESTIMONIAL: Hereby PJSC “Kirovskiy Zavod” recommends LLC “Duvernoix Legal” as a reliable advisor in all areas of law.

From 2005 until present LLC “Duvernoix Legal” has provided us with legal services on all urgent and current issues. The main distinctive features of the work of this company are their high organization and willingness to respond promptly to changing circumstances, an individual approach, reliability, integrity and focus on long-term cooperation. The results of effective work with LLC “Duvernoix Legal” show a high degree of immersion of each lawyer of the firm in the specifics of the client’s business.

During the work the lawyers of LLC “Duvernoix Legal” have shown themselves as competent professionals capable in the shortest terms to solve all the challenges they face.

We can recommend the law firm LLC “Duvernoix Legal” as an integral, long-term, highly qualified and responsible partner with great potential and practical experience in all areas of law.

CLIENT: LLC “Laguna”

TESTIMONIAL: LLC “Laguna” hereby confirms that LLC “Duvernoix Legal” is our longstanding and reliable partner. LLC “Duvernoix Legal” has successfully and actively worked with our company since 2003, providing a full range of legal services. All this time we have been provided with legal services at the highest professional level. The vast experience of the staff of LLC “Duvernoix Legal” ensures high quality services. Based on the above, LLC “Laguna” characterizes LLC “Duvernoix Legal” as a reliable and professional partner in the field of legal services.