Mr Artem Kukin > Infralex > Moscow, Russia > Lawyer Profile
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Mr Artem Kukin
Artem is the Head of Corporate Law and M&A practice at Infralex. He also specializes in Insolvency (Bankruptcy), Litigation and Arbitration
Artem Kukin began his career as a trial lawyer, participating in large cases on bankruptcy and corporate disputes. Some of his most successful cases include resolving corporate disputes among shareholders of large oil and gas entities in Russia. From 1996 to January 2014, he worked for a major Russian law firm, progressing from lawyer to senior partner. Since 2014, Artem is partner at Infralex. He represents the interests of Russian and international companies in large-scale M&A deals. Artem also provides legal advice on agreements with government organizations for foreign investment in strategic enterprises.
Artem was admitted to the bar (Russia) in 2000. Since 2010, he has been a member of the Subcommittee on Crisis Management and Debt Issues of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation. Starting from 2016 he is a member of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb). Artem is also a member of Supervisory Board of the non-profit partnership of bankruptcy receivers.
Artem graduated from Moscow State University in 1995, completed the internship with Columbia Law School (New York City) in 1994 and holds a PhD degree in Legal Science from the Institute of State and Law of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
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.
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.