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Baker & McKenzie - CIS, Limited
125196 MOSCOW

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Russia > White-collar crime

At Baker & McKenzie – CIS, Limited, Edward Bekeschenko, Paul Melling and Vladimir Khvalei jointly lead the department, which also includes associate Oleg Tkachenko. The team is retained by multinational companies and their Russian subsidiaries as well as foreign individuals. The practice handles the full scope of criminal law mandates with particular expertise in criminal defence, criminal proceedings arising out of criminal acts committed against employees, and internal investigations into allegations of white-collar crime. For allegations involving a cross-border element, the department leverages the expertise of the firm’s global offices.

Russia > Dispute resolution: Litigation

Baker & McKenzie – CIS, Limited acts for its corporate clients in all types of commercial disputes and disputes with public authorities. Team members handle litigation in their key areas of specialism: department head Edward Bekeschenko is an expert in the IT and TMT space; Vladimir Khvalei is a go-to contact for arbitration-related proceedings; and Denis Khabarov is a notable figure in IP-related litigation. Counsel Anton Maltsev is noted for his expertise in corporate litigation.

Russia > Dispute resolution: arbitration and mediation

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Vladimir KhvaleiBaker & McKenzie – CIS, Limited

The dispute resolution department at Baker & McKenzie – CIS, Limited is well versed in handling commercial arbitral proceedings as well as investment treaty arbitration; the group has also attracted praise from clients for its ability to handle litigation arising from arbitration. The team has a particular strength in cross-border matters and significantly benefits from the firm’s well-established foothold internationally. Practice head Vladimir Khvalei stands out for his notable international experience gained across multiple arbitral institutions, and works closely with associate Taisiya Vorotilova, who has particular expertise in bankruptcy-related matters.