Firm Profile > ALTHAUS Legal > Moscow, Russia
ALTHAUS Legal Offices
Proektiruemyi proezd 4062
6 bld 2
Business center “PortPlaza”
ALTHAUS Legal > The Legal 500 Rankings
Private client Tier 3
ALTHAUS Legal focuses on Russian and international taxation, with an emphasis on the structuring of personal holding structures through funds, trusts and cross-border investments and succession planning. Maxim Klyuchnikov is the key figure in the practice, specialising in international tax planning and structuring.
Tax Tier 4
At ALTHAUS Legal, managing partner Rostislav Shatenok and Igor Smirnov jointly head up the tax department, which has key strength in the technology, TMT and financial services sectors. The team advises on all aspects of corporate tax matters including domestic and international corporate taxation, disputes against tax authorities, the tax elements of M&A transactions and transfer pricing issues. Another area of focus for the group is private tax work; managing partner Sergey Gerasimov is the key contact in this arena.
Rostislav Shatenok; Igor Smirnov
‘The team has a strong business-oriented approach. It achieves the best result for the client and avoids the narrow-minded behaviour that may interfere with achieving the simplest but best solution for the business.‘
‘Igor Smirnov is a great tax expert with vast experience and deep knowledge in the field. Apart from that, he is also smart and quick.‘
Man Truck & Bus Production Rus LLC
Companies of Continental Group
Rostislav Shatenok, Ilya Smirnov
The best legal team I have ever worked with. Excellent lawyers, who are able to help with both local and international deals. They react quickly, their advice of the highest quality. At the same time they never charge more than a work costs. I am absolutely satisfied.
We appreciated such qualities of ALTHAUS Legal team as focus on delivering the best possible result to the client.
Ilya Smirnov is one of the best experts I have ever worked with. He and his team constantly tries new approaches comfortable for a particular client when it comes to M&A matters.
ALTHAUS Legal team met all our demands. They not only acted as a sole legal advisor for the Corporation Russian subsidiary, but performed in close cooperation with the headquarters in the UK. They were focused on delivering accurate practical solutions within our case of debt-to-equity swap under Russian law and fully integrated into the project representing us in negotiations and advising on regulatory issues.
X5 Retail Group;
AC Damate Group
ALTHAUS Legal > Firm Profile
The firm: ALTHAUS Legal is an independent national law firm that represents clients’ interests since 2009. Established as a small team of professionals the firm has grown significantly and developed its own brand since then.
ALTHAUS Legal focuses on corporate and commercial law matters, investment and intellectual property. The mission of the firm is to facilitate progress of jurisprudence and legal business in Russia and to route the firm’s success to and international level.
Currently ALTHAUS Legal has Russian and English law qualified lawyers in Moscow and London. Offices of the firm are located in Saint Petersburg and Novorossiysk.
Areas of practice: ALTHAUS Legal provides a full range of legal services including profound transactional work and advice on financial, commercial and private M&A transactions, legal due diligence, regulatory legal advice on domestic capital markets, covering debt, equity, derivatives and structured financings, legal advice on protection of IP rights, advising private equity and venture investors on investment transactions, representation of debtors and creditors on restructurings and insolvencies.
The firm operates in legal areas such as corporate, M&A, commercial, real estate and construction, capital markets, banking and finance, intellectual property and digital technology, TMT, private equity/ venture capital/ investments funds, dispute resolution and insolvency.
ALTHAUS Legal provides advice for private clients in the following areas:
- Consulting individuals on matters of Russian and international currency legislation and taxation
- Development, establishment and maintenance of personal holding mechanisms
- Structuring of ownership and management of assets of individuals located in different jurisdictions, identification of tax risks in the structure of assets ownership
- Consulting individuals on legal aspects of purchase and sale of real estate, vessels
- Consulting and support of individuals in resolving tax disputes
- Representation of interests of individuals in tax authorities on issues related to the payment of personal income tax
- Consulting on immigration law in various jurisdictions
- Succession planning
|Corporate, Commercial, M&A||Rostislav Shatenok|
|Corporate, Commercial, M&A||Ilya Smirnov|
|Real Estate and Construction||Rostislav Shatenok|
|Real Estate and Construction||Ilya Smirnov|
|Capital markets||Rostislav Shatenok|
|Capital markets||Ilya Smirnov|
|Banking & Finance||Rostislav Shatenok|
|Banking & Finance||Ilya Smirnov|
|Intellectual property and digital technology||Ilya Smirnov|
|Intellectual property and digital technology||Victoria Merkudinova|
|PE / VC / Investments funds||Rostislav Shatenok|
|PE / VC / Investments funds||Ilya Smirnov|
|Private clients||Sergey Gerasimov|
|Private clients||Maxim Kluchnikov|
|Private clients||Alexander Nepomnyashchiy|