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Mr Alexander Ermolenko
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 19 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-300. Kommersant newspaper.
- Member of International Bar Association (IBA)
- Member of the Committee of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation on Economic Security of Business Activities
- Member of the Commission for Higher Legal Education of the Moscow Regional Branch of the All-Russian Non-Governmental Organisation “Association of Lawyers of Russia”
- Member of the working group on anti-crisis regulation of socially significant business, approved on April 1, 2019 at the meeting of the Executive Committee of the Moscow Branch of the Association of Lawyers of Russia
- 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)
With a team spread across Moscow and St. Petersburg, FBK Legal specialises in corporate restructuring, debt enforcement and insolvency litigation. Of recent note, the team is acting on a larger volume of creditor- and debtor-side mandates regarding the subsidiary liability of controlling parties triggered by corporate bankruptcy. Alexander Ermolenko, Nina Boer and Elena Bokareva jointly lead the practice, which attracts praise by clients for its ability to ‘offer comprehensive solutions very quickly‘.
FBK Legal‘s ‘excellent‘ private client team is sought out for litigious work, handling a range of bankruptcy procedures, hereditary disputes and corporate conflicts. On the advisory side, the team assists with a multitude of employment and immigration issues, and real estate deals’ it is also noted for tax amnesty matters, where Nadezhda Orlova and Liliya Yulgusheva are the names to note. Family and inheritance law is an area of growing strength for the firm, and is a particular focus for Moscow-based practitioner Alexander Ermolenko. In St Petersburg, Nina Boer is the key contact.
The team at FBK Legal is able to assist with every stage of complex PPP and infrastructure projects, from risk assessment and developing tender procedures to advising during project implementation. The key contacts are Alexander Yalushkin and Natalia Lezhennikova, both of whom focus on major infrastructure projects; managing partner Nadezhda Orlova, who handles construction projects for notable client Gazprom; and transactional specialist Alexander Ermolenko.
The team at FBK Legal is known for its proficiency in advising on investment projects with a nexus to the oil and gas sector, focusing particularly on tax issues; the group is regularly instructed by both notable domestic majors and international companies. Nadezhda Orlova and Alexander Yalushkin are key contacts for construction work, and Alexander Ermolenko is noted for his expertise in M&A deals and joint ventures.
At FBK Legal, the employment team’s priority is always to resolve labour disputes at the pre-trial stage, so the group frequently acts as a mediator in conflicts between companies and their top management; in necessary cases, the firm is also proficient in representing clients in litigious matters. Alexandra Gerasimova leads the team, supported by corporate, restructuring and disputes specialist Alexander Ermolenko, and competition expert Sergey Ermolenko.
FBK Legal handles a range of disputes, with a particular emphasis on tax, IP, competition and land issues. It is growing its real estate sector client base, in addition to its strength in the oil and gas, construction, retail and pharmaceutical industries, among others. The group racked up recent victories in bankruptcy and debt recovery cases. Alexander Ermolenko and Elena Bokareva in Moscow, and Nina Boer in St. Petersburg are the practice heads.
Litigious work is a cornerstone of the antitrust practice at FBK Legal; the team frequently acts in disputes between natural monopolies and regulating bodies and successfully challenges procurement documents and tender results. Recently, the department has also worked on an increasing number of cartel cases. Away from contentious work, the group regularly assists with M&A-related competition law issues. Alexander Ermolenko and Sergey Ermolenko jointly head the practice.
- Private client - Russia
- Competition - Russia
- Dispute resolution: Litigation - Russia
- Employment - Russia
- PPP and infrastructure projects - Russia
- Restructuring and insolvency - Russia
- Energy and natural resources - Russia