Valentin Petrov > EMPP Law Firm > Moscow, Russia > Lawyer Profile

EMPP Law Firm
2, Business Centre Skakovaya
17 Skakovaya Street

Work Department

M&A and corporate, white-collar crimes, antitrust


Managing partner


Valentin is a recognized expert in corporate law, a practicing criminal lawyer and a specialist in the field of anti-trust regulation.

Among Valentin’s main M&A projects is the establishment and subsequent corporate restructuring of a joint venture between Sukhoi and Alenia Aeronautica SpA in the field of civil aviation – the production and sale of SSJ – 100 aircraft. The most recent experience includes participation in a more than 400 mln. USD sale of KTK — one of the major coal production company in Siberia.

Valentin also provides legal assistance in relation to commercial/corporate activities such as tax avoidance, abuse of authority, fraud and in case of major industrial accidents (explosions, floods, landslips, etc.)

The following are Valentin’s featured projects in antitrust area — representing SAP, EUROCEMENT group and Russian military mountain safeguards in connection with challenge of fines and restrictions imposed by the Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service.

Prior to EMPP Valentin has worked 9 years as an associate  in the international law firm Jones Day and local counsel in Severstal  – one of the major Russian steel production company.


Russian, English, Italian


Moscow bar association, PhD in Law


Lomonosov Moscow State University, Law faculty, Civil law department, honours degree.

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > White-collar crime

EMPP Law Firm’s white-collar crime defence team stands out for its specialism in industrial accidents and violations of industrial safety and occupational safety rules. Valentin Petrov and Sergey Egorov jointly lead the department, which assists its clients with assessing criminal defence strategies and advises on the potential risks of incurring criminal liability.