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Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners
21, 1st Tverskaya-Yamskaya Str.
125047 MOSCOW

Work Department

Litigation practice


Counsel, Head of Litigation Practice (St. Petersburg)


For over 12 years, Evgeny has been focused on representing domestic and international companies in litigations over real estate and construction, corporate governance, bankruptcy and restructuring, as well as banking and finance. Evgeny is engaged in multi-billion proceedings in international commercial arbitration and before foreign courts. Evgeny advises on restructuring of company assets and represents clients in related disputes. Evgeny also has necessary qualifications and an extensive experience in private client services, including those related to settlement of family and inheritance disputes.


Russian, English


Graduated cum laude from the Russian School for Private Law

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > Restructuring and insolvency

(Rising stars)

Evgeny GurchenkoEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners

The sizeable department at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has ‘the experience and talent to add invaluable assistance to any dispute’ and stands out for ‘its great judgement, efficiency in court, and its unprecedented victories’. Indeed, the team’s primary strength lies in the area of insolvency litigation – this is also reflected in the expertise of litigation practice head Valery Eremenko, who ‘can lead any difficult case to a successful result’. The department acts for a mix of private clients, as well as large companies active in the banking, transportation, pharmaceuticals and manufacturing sectors, among others. Counsel Evgeny Gurchenko leads the St. Petersburg-based litigation group and is recommended by clients as ‘a true professional; a smart and far-sighted strategist’. Denis Arkhipov and recently promoted partner Vera Rikhterman are also key team members.

Russia > Private client

Equity capital distribution matters, including company appraisals and non-property rights issues, form a core part of the practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners. Away from capital structuring, the team also advises on real estate acquisition, immigration and dual residency issues, succession planning and divorce proceedings. For tax-related mandates, Sergey Kalinin, who recently made partner, is the name to note, while Denis Arkhipov is the key contact for private asset ownership mandates, both in Russia and internationally. Newly promoted counsels Denis Golubev and Oleg Bouiko are also recommended. Away from the Moscow office, clients highlight managing partner Ivan Smirnov and counsel Evgeny Gurchenko, both based in St Petersburg. Senior associate Evgeniya Fedoreeva is another key name.