Yury Pugach > Eversheds Sutherland > Moscow, Russia > Lawyer Profile

Eversheds Sutherland
7 Gasheka Street
123056 MOSCOW

Work Department

Dispute Resolution, Real estate & Construction




Yury is heading Moscow office of the Eversheds Sutherland. He is a partner in the litigation and real estate groups and has extensive experience in construction disputes, construction and development projects and land planning issues, as well as in all aspects of IT / IP and data protection law. Yury is our star litigator and has 25 years of litigation experience covering all aspects of commercial and corporate disputes in Russian courts in all instances, as well as in international arbitration. He also represents clients in criminal proceedings.

Yury’s expertise combines pre-trial advice, negotiations and alternative dispute resolution. He always looks for early opportunities to resolve disputes through negotiation and mediation.


Russian, English


St Petersburg University – Specialist in Law with distinction

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > Restructuring and insolvency

Eversheds Sutherland acts on the side of debtors and creditors, and represents domestic and international clients in bankruptcy litigation and negotiations. Litigators Yury Pugach and Oxana Peters head up the practice, which includes senior associate Pavel Falileev, who is recommended by clients for his niche expertise in debt collection mandates.

Russia > Dispute resolution: Litigation

Eversheds Sutherland represents clients across a wide range of sectors including the financial services, real estate and construction, manufacturing and retail industries; and handles corporate, commercial, tax and IP disputes. Department co-heads Yury Pugach, Oxana Peters and Ekaterina Tilling are the key contacts, while clients also single out senior associate Ilia Tarabrin. In mid-2019, the team expanded its dispute resolution group through its merger with litigation and IP boutique Tilling Peters, which brought Peters and Tilling into the practice.

Russia > Employment

Eversheds Sutherland advises Russian and international companies on the employment-related aspects of corporate transactions, including conducting due diligence reviews of labour issues. The team also advises on the implementation of strategic employment policies relating to trade secrets and data protection, as well as handling litigation. Key figures include corporate partner Mikhail Timonov and disputes specialist Yury Pugach; associate Ekaterina Mironova is also noted for her ‘experience and outstanding work in employment law‘.