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The firm: BGP Litigation is a leading firm specialising in comprehensive protection of business. The firm was founded in 2006 and combines legal and investment expertise. The firm employs over 60 lawyers, litigation and criminal attorneys, as well as tax and investment experts. The substantial size of our team enables us to work efficiently on global projects that require simultaneous support of a great number of parallel proceedings at various levels and in various jurisdictions.

Our team has a full range of competences necessary to protect efficiently the interests of our clients, including the coordination of negotiations, support in Russian and cross-border courts and arbitration proceedings, restructuring of business, international tax advice, support of tax disputes and criminal law defense. A great part of our current and past projects implemented by our team has a substantial cross-border element, which includes support during international arbitration disputes and courts, coordination of assets recovery and obtaining of provisional remedies in various jurisdictions. Our international focus, together with Russian presence, allows us to find the most effective and cost-efficient solutions for the protection of our clients.

Areas of practice: Dispute resolution: Our practice of dispute resolution is focused on the support for complex disputes in Russia. This experience allows us to find unique solutions using the legal tools in different jurisdictions: litigation at courts with a focus on complex disputes being conducted in multiple concurrent jurisdictions; protecting clients' property interests, including at the early stages of proceedings by means of provisional remedies. The practice is recommended by Chambers Europe, The Legal 500 EMEA, Russia's Pravo.Ru 300, Kommersant rankings.

International Arbitration: Our international commercial arbitration practice is focused on complex cross-border disputes and is one of the most dynamic. We represent interests of large Russian and transnational corporations in arbitration proceedings administered by all widely recognized international arbitration institutions.

Bankruptcy: We have a wide experience in clients' representation in bankruptcy cases, including major cross-border disputes. The practice is recommended by Chambers Europe, IFLR1000, Russia's Pravo.Ru-300 rankings.

M&A and Corporate Restructuring: One of our core competencies is a comprehensive support of M&A transactions, corporate restructuring and special situations projects. The practice is recommended by IFLR1000 ranking.

Tax Disputes: One of the major specializations of BGP Litigation is business protection from tax claims. The wide range of the Firm's services allows to address thoroughly the taxpayers' issues related to the current and potential tax risks.

International Tax Planning: We help our clients find effective decisions in the era of deoffshorization.

White Collar Criminal Defense and Internal Investigations: Our team represents clients in criminal proceedings, with a particular focus on white collar matters.

  • Number of lawyers: 60
  • Languages
  • English
  • Russian

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