Firm Profile > Bolshakov, Chelysheva & Partners > Moscow, Russia

Bolshakov, Chelysheva & Partners
Novoostapovskaya street 6B
Office 2.2
Business-center \"Seasons\"

White-collar crime Tier 3

Criminal law boutique Bolshakov, Chelysheva & Partners specialises in criminal defence work and acts for representatives of companies, public authorities and financial institutions in white-collar crime charges. The team's recent work demonstrates a strength at the preliminary investigative stage and court proceedings. Managing partner Arthur Bolshakov leads the practice, which fields name partner Elena Chelysheva as a key figure.

Practice head(s):

Arthur Bolshakov


In the Russian criminal justice system, acquittals are close to impossible to achieve. But these lawyers are able to clearly build a case and use evidence that leads to dropping the charges, even in some of the most complex cases. The team is attentive to detail and well aware of the nuances of law enforcement practice. The lawyers know the fundamental foundations of criminal law as well as the most recent trends in law practice.

Arthur Bolshakov is a recognized expert in criminal law in Russia, who is known for defending the rights of businessmen. Arthur is knowledgeable, effective and proactive. He is always thinking outside the box and several steps ahead.

If Elena Chelysheva promises something, she will do it, which is important for us. She is a kind and tactful person.

Key clients

Zubovskie Vorota LLC

General Director of OJSC NIImedpolymer

General Director of Trade Company Aleksinskoye Steklo LLC

Bolshakov, Chelysheva and Partners is one of the leading Russian law firms specialising in criminal law. For more than 20 years, the company’s lawyers have defended corporate and private clients, protected their interests in courts of all levels, and provided legal support for them in difficult life situations.

The firm’s lawyers successfully protect the rights of Russian and foreign companies, as well as their managers and employees throughout Russia. They actively cooperate with leading international law firms within the framework of criminal law practice.

The firm is primarily focused on the protection of clients in economic criminal cases on charges of fraud, corruption, violation of competitive and tax law, etc. The wide experience in criminal law allows the lawyers to represent clients in the proceedings initiated against them on almost all the main types of crimes recorded in the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation.

The firm’s attorneys represent the clients in pre-investigation inspections; support them during interrogations and investigative actions.

Our law firm also specialises in internal corporate investigations, analysing the business activities of companies to identify the legal risks of criminal nature in order to avoid possible criminal charges and protect clients in case the charges are brought against them.

Department Name Email Telephone
White Collar Criminal Defence Arthur Bolshakov, Managing Partner, Attorney +7(925) 543-83-74
White Collar Criminal Defence Elena Chelysheva, Senior Partner, Attorney +7(925)772-64-78
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Arthur Bolshakov  photo Mr Arthur Bolshakov Managing Partner, Attorney. Main practice area: economic and white-collar criminal defence, from…
Ms Elena Chelysheva  photo Ms Elena Chelysheva Attorney, Senior partner. Main practice area: economic and white-collar criminal defence, from…
Number of lawyers : 4
Number of partners : 3
English (fluent)