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The firm

In 1994 Igor Ostrovsky set up a team of auditors, lawyers and IT professionals. He engaged his university classmates as heads of departments. That was the beginning of KSK Group. The company offered comprehensive business support, which included accounting, legal and IT support.


In 2001 Igor Ostrovsky founded Prado Bank and in 2002 he established the financial holding Prado Banker and Consultant, also known as PRADO GROUP. The holding was a unique phenomenon in the Moscow market. It offered comprehensive services aimed at boosting the effectiveness and supporting key business functions with over 400 turn-key products meeting all the business needs, ensuring top quality and customer focus: all these features earned a hallmark reputation of the new holding.


Igor Ostrovsky managed to anticipate the scale and outcomes of the global financial crisis which was preceded in 2006 by soaring asset prices and a mortgage crisis in the US. It was decided to restructure the holding and sell off the bank while setting up several independent entities as legal firms that the holding outsourced some of its functions.


In February 2007 Igor Ostrovsky completed the structuring of the deal to sell Prado Bank, a process that had taken almost a year. The bank was acquired by business figures close to Gazprom and it continues to successfully operate to date. According to the agreement, the PRADO trademark was sold as well. In a short time, a successor company was established—KSK Group. Having inherited all the bast from PRADO, the new company, nevertheless, is completely different in terms of development strategy and business organization. KSK Group is a far more focused and agile team with stricter internal discipline and high requirements for a management team.

Area of practice

KSK Group offers a full range of legal services. The company's experts offer tax consultations to legal entities helping them figure out the problem they are facing, shape the correct legal stance, and  develop a step-by-step action plan for tackling the issues.


KSK Group helps both medium sized and big companies to build safe business structures in law terms. The correct organizational structure is the foundation of your business allowing you to protect your assets and avoid violations of the Tax Code. Changes in law, court practice, tax audit approaches—we always keep abreast of all these changes. This means we always offer contextual and highly pertinent solutions.


Another type of service we offer is handling bankruptcy procedures. We carry out analysis to identify the high-risk elements in an upcoming bankruptcy case and then take it upon ourselves to directly run all the related processes.


KSK Group also offers comprehensive support in corporate law issues and carries out organization, legal and information activities aimed at preserving business assets (plant property and equipment, chattels, cash, securities, intellectual property, stakes, shares, etc.) by protecting them against loss or seizure by third parties.


KSK Group is also offering financial advice, audits, assessment services and construction consultancy.

  • Total number of lawyers: 35
  • Languages
  • English
  • Russian

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