Firm Profile > Infralex > Moscow, Russia


PPP and infrastructure projects Tier 3

Focusing on the development of infrastructure in the transportation sector, Infralex provides 'excellent value for money and quality legal support', with a 'wealth of expertise in PPP legislation, project structuring, investments and project management'. Dmitry Ivanov and Maxim Chernigovsky focus on project finance and investment into PPP projects.


‘The Infralex team is highly professional. They have excellent experience in infrastructure PPP projects and provide excellent value for money and quality legal support.’

‘Infralex demonstrate a wealth of expertise in various PPP matters: legislation, project structuring, investments and project management’

‘Dmitry Ivanov is very experienced in digital PPP projects.’

‘Dmitry Ivanov and Maxim Chernigovsky are very experienced in the field of infrastructure projects and manage their team based on responsiveness and transparency.’

Key clients

The Russian Ministry of Transport


Russian Highways

Tzentralnaya PPK


Commercial, corporate and M&a: Moscow Tier 4

Infralex has extensive experience advising on due diligence issues, corporate reorganisations and commercial agreements. The team is also well versed in M&A deals and acts on the sell and buy side of transactions. Practice head Yulia Eremenko is the standout adviser in the M&A space, and managing partner Artem Kukin is a key contact for contentious corporate work.

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Infralex supported us in international M&A deals, where we were impressed by their professional and transparent approach.

The lawyers are effective and down to earth; they are also very capable of working on corporate disputes of various complexity.

Artem Kukin is exceptional; he complements his extremely diligent client representation with hard work and good humour.

Artem Kukin and Yulia Eremenko are very experienced. Their responses to our queries have always been arrived in a timely manner and answered in full.

Key clients

United Aircraft Corporation of Russia


AM-Building Center



CNOOC Limited

Reed Smith Kazakhstan

Maschienenfabrik LASKA GmbH

Avia Center

Competition Tier 4

The antitrust department at Infralex provides complex competition compliance advice and handles issues relating to foreign investment and public procurement matters. Arthur Rokhlin and Elena Kuznetsova jointly head up the practice, which also acts for clients in contentious competition law issues. The team's sector expertise spans the energy, transport, financial services, education and sports industries.


A team of highly competent lawyers who know their area of specialisation in remarkable depth

Arthur Rokhlin and Elena Kuznetsova are both strategic and careful in focussing on the key interests of their clients.

Key clients


AO PTK-Holding

Federal Institute of Academic Assessments


Severnaya Egida

Ararta Limited

RD Property Holdings Sàrl



Dispute resolution: Litigation Tier 4

Infralex has notable capabilities in corporate and commercial litigation, which is an area of specialism for practice head Yulia Karpova. Artem Kukin is a key contact for bankruptcy-related contentious matters, while Alexey Popov focuses on property litigation. The team’s varied client portfolio includes high-profile Russian companies, leading banks, and federal and regional governmental bodies.

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All team members bring a rare combination of intellectual power, relevant legal knowledge and experience, commercial awareness and high-level client service skills.

Lawyers in the team are attentive to detail, keep clients informed of the progress of their dispute, and respond quickly.

Yulia Karpova is an experienced and creative litigator.

Yulia Karpova is professional, easy to work with, and sticks to the agreed deadlines and budget.

Artem Kukin remains an absolute superstar – he remains calm and focussed under pressure.

Key clients


Prosveshcheniye Publishing House

State Farm of Lenin


Tsimlyansk Wines


Krasnaya Polyana

Tax Tier 4

Infralex’s tax department works closely with the firm’s competition, corporate and dispute resolution teams, and is adept at handling contentious and non-contentious matters encompassing tax structuring work, corporate taxation, audits and disputes with the tax authorities. Recent work highlights demonstrate the breadth of the team's expertise in the oil and gas, real estate, financial services, airspace and defence, and education sectors. Ivan Shienok heads up the department, which fields Alexey Popov and Maxim Rovinskiy as key figures.

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A robust combination of legal advice coupled with a strong litigation practice makes this team a provider of a solid-quality product.

I have known Maxim Rovinskiy and Ivan Shienok for more than ten years. We have cooperated with them on a variety of tax issues, and they have always done their best. I especially like that they are passionate about their work and are willing to take up the most difficult cases.

Maxim Rovinskiy is a very qualified and clever professional who delivers quick and reliable results.

Advocate Alexey Popov has great organisational skills. Alexey mapped out a very clear strategy for each case we had to handle.

Key clients

Sberbank PJSC

MobileTeleSystems PJSC

CNOOC Limited

BaltTransServis LLC


United Aircraft Corporation of Russia

Rail Pro LLC

Buongiorno Mobile Rus LLC

Rusfond Charity Foundation

INFRALEX – the team of the professionals solving non-standard and complex business challenges for the benefit of owners, beneficiaries and management of the Russian and foreign companies, Russian public authorities and organizations.

The ours of clients trust is the main value and key result of our work. Today strategically important decisions develoopment and protection of the interests in Russia and abroad to us are trusted by hundreds of Russian and foreign companies – leaders of the market. Annually lawyers of firm implement more than 100 projects in various sectors of the economy, such as: banks and finance, oil and gas, construction and development, transport and infrastructure, real estate and land relations, mechanical engineering, sport and education, information technologies, production and trade.

Among our clients: Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation, Sberbank, MTS, Russian Railway, OAK, CNOOC Ltd, ANO Organizing Committee Rossiya-2018, Prosveshcheniye Publishing house, Avtodor, City Mercury Tower etc.

Unique examination and design experience of INFRALEX are confirmed with the international and Russian rating agencies: Chambers and Partners, Legal500 and PRAVO300.

The individual contribution of Partners and associates of firm to development of the separate branches of business law gained high public recognition: a number of employees of the company have the state and public awards and encouragement.

INFRALEX – the reliable ally in the modern constantly changing world providing to clients.

Department Name Email Telephone
Business Development Svetlana Ivanova +74956538299
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Maxim Chernigovsky  photo Mr Maxim Chernigovsky Partner. Counsel.
 Yulia Eremenko photo Yulia Eremenko Head of Corporate and M&A
Mr Dmitriy Ivanov  photo Mr Dmitriy Ivanov Partner. Head of Infrastructure. Transport.PPP.
 Artem Karakasiyan  photo Artem Karakasiyan Head of White-Collar Crime
Ms Yulia Karpova  photo Ms Yulia Karpova Partner. Head of Dispute Resolutions
Mr Artem Kukin  photo Mr Artem Kukin Partner
 Elena Kuznetsova photo Elena Kuznetsova Head of Competition/Antitrust
 Stanislav Petrov  photo Stanislav Petrov Partner. Head of Insolvency/Bankruptcy
Mr Alexey Popov  photo Mr Alexey Popov Partner
Mr Artur Rokhlin  photo Mr Artur Rokhlin Partner
Mr Maxim Rovinskiy  photo Mr Maxim Rovinskiy Partner
 Ivan Shienok photo Ivan Shienok Head of Tax
 Irina Zimina  photo Irina Zimina Attorney
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