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Mr Vladislav Zabrodin
Investments; Real Estate; Corporate Law / M&A; Project Financing and PPP; Antitrust Law; Anticorruption
Vladislav Zabrodin is the founder and Managing Partner of Capital Legal Services. Vladislav is one of the leading lawyers in Russia.
As a lawyer, over the last 20 years Vladislav has devoted his practice to advising business clients on corporate and commercial law, real estate, mergers and acquisitions, project financing and public-private partnership, as well as other aspects of business in Russia. Prior to establishing Capital Legal Services, Mr. Zabrodin headed the representative office of McDermott, Will & Emery, LLC. From 1995 to 1998 he headed the CIS legal group at OTIS Elevator Company. Vladislav has extensive experience of successful work as a member of the board of directors of major international companies. Vladislav Zabrodin is experienced in managing investment projects for market leaders in such industries as global retail, food production, manufacturing, hi-tech production and services, construction materials, personal hygiene products and forestry, chemicals and pharmaceuticals. Vladislav has represented the interests of both investors and government authorities in first-of-a-kind and first-in-the-country public-private partnership projects in Russia.
Russian and English
Vladislav is Chairman of the International Council of Shopping Centers Russian Liaison Committee, a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers European Advisory Board, and a member of the ICSC EAB Executive Committee. He is a member of the St. Petersburg International Business Association Executive Committee. Vladislav plays an active role in projects related to development of the legal profession and the judicial system in Russia.
St. Petersburg State University Law School (1991, law degree with highest honors); St. Petersburg State University Post-Graduate Law School (International Law); Northwestern University Law School, Chicago, USA (1995, L.L.M.).
Vladislav has published a number of articles in various international and Russian periodicals.
Capital Legal Services is adept at handling complex regulatory tax matters. The team has a strength in private wealth, but is also increasingly focused on private inheritance issues. Practice head Anastasia Kuzmina is based in St. Petersburg, as is dispute resolution specialist Irina Onikienko. In Moscow, managing partner Vladislav Zabrodin is a key contact for tax compliance mandates.
Capital Legal Services’ team ‘aims to create a viable solution which best suits a client’s interests’, exceling in contractual arrangements and due diligence projects in the construction space. Elena Stepanova and founding partner Vladislav Zabrodin jointly lead the practice. Following the departure of Alexander Rumyantsev to an in-house position, principal associate Denis Osipchuk arrived from KPMG in Russia and the CIS in early 2020.
All matters with a nexus to tax law are expertly handled by the team at Capital Legal Services. St Petersburg-based practitioner Anastasia Kuzmina heads up the tax and private wealth practice, and provides regular support to charitable organisations as well as wealthy individuals. Managing partner Vladislav Zabrodin in Moscow and Irina Onikienko in St Petersburg oversee many of the mandates. Domestic and international inheritance issues are an area of growing strength for the practice.
The team at Capital Legal Services is frequently instructed by notable Russian and international investors, domestic financial organisations, and state authorities. The firm is noted for providing legal support for infrastructure projects of strategic national significance in a broad variety of industries. Julia Antipova takes the lead in St. Petersburg, where project financing and corporate expert Pavel Karpunin is also a key figure. In Moscow, Dmitry Raev is at the helm, supported by managing partner Vladislav Zabrodin. The group assists with all matters relating to PPP and other investment mechanisms, as well as advising on issues concerning construction and interaction with state authorities.
- PPP and infrastructure projects - Russia
- Private client - Russia
- Real estate and construction - Russia
- Tax - Russia