Mr Alexander Ermolenko > FBK Legal > Moscow, Russia > Lawyer Profile

FBK Legal
101990 MOSCOW


Partner, PhD in Law


Alexander Ermolenko manages M&A projects, advises major Russian and foreign companies on corporate law, and consults on corporate governance projects for over 20 years. He also provides legal support on asset restructuring projects in the Russian Federation.
Mr Ermolenko has over 20 years of experience in litigation, including resolution of disputes in corporate, commercial, antitrust law, as well as disputes with public authorities. Worked as an arbitrator.
Alexander Ermolenko is currently an Associate Professor at the Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL) and has over 18 years of teaching experience. Since 2018 he has been the head of the Department of Practical Jurisprudence opened with his support.
Alexander is recommended by the leading international and Russian law firm rankings: The Legal 500 EMEA, Chambers & Partners, Best Lawyers, Pravo.Ru-300. Kommersant newspaper.


Russian, English


  • Member of International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Member of the Management Board of Russia-China Law Society


2004 Moscow State Academy of Law, PhD
2000 Moscow State Academy of Law (summa cum laude)
2004 Fundamentals of Bankruptcy in Sweden (as part of the TACIS Insolvency II project)

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > Restructuring and insolvency

FBK Legal advises on a wide array of contentious and non-contentious issues, including corporate restructurings, debt enforcement work and bankruptcy procedures; the team is also growing its bankruptcy administration work. Practice co-head Alexander Ermolenko leads on debt restructuring issues in the financial services sector. The firm has expanded its presence in St. Petersburg through its merger with NB Legal Agency; Nina Boer manages the local office and advises on restructuring matters. Clients single out Elena Bokareva, whose insolvency practice focuses on representing shareholders and creditors.

Russia > Dispute resolution: Litigation

FBK Legal’s dispute resolution group is divided between Moscow and St. Petersburg and is headed up by Alexander Ermolenko and Nina Boer, respectively. The practice adopts a multidisciplinary integrated approach and regularly cooperates with the firm’s tax, competition, IP and energy teams. The department’s client base primarily consists of large public and private companies and high-net-worth individuals. Elena Bokareva and Sergey Ermolenko are also key figures in the Moscow-based team.

Russia > Competition

FBK Legal‘s antitrust practice acts for clients in contentious issues, particularly disputes against the Federal Antimonopoly Service. The department has also experienced an increase in instructions concerning cartel-related issues, anti-competitive agreements and vertical agreements. Alexander Ermolenko and Sergey Ermolenko jointly head up the practice, which is well versed in the fisheries, financial services, energy, oil and gas and technology sectors.

Russia > Private client

With a strong focus on the contentious side, FBK Legal represents clients in personal bankruptcy procedures and advises on various aspects of family law and inheritance planning, such as pre and post-nuptial agreements, divorce and separation proceedings, and estate planning. Alexander Ermolenko is the key contact.

Russia > PPP and infrastructure projects

The team at FBK Legal is led by Nadezhda Orlova, who specialises in tax structuring and the drafting of concessionary agreements and EPC contracts for the construction of oil and gas infrastructure. Alexander Ermolenko is also recommended for corporate transactions.

Russia > Intellectual property

With a strong focus on contentious IP, FBK Legal specialises in acting for clients from a range of industries in trade mark and patent infringement litigation. Alexander Ermolenko heads a multi-disciplinary team which is able to advise on the various IP aspects of commercial transactions, licensing, tax and regulatory compliance.