Arkady Krasnikhin > Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners > Moscow, Russia > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

M&A and Corporate


Head of the M&A and Corporate Practice


Arkady is a Partner and Head of the M&A and Corporate Practice. His areas of practice include corporate law, M&A and finance. He has extensive experience in representing major Russian and international clients on deals, structuring complex corporate and financial transactions, and providing day-to-day legal support.

Arkady joined Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners in 2004, and became a Partner in 2007.


Russian, English


He is a member of the St. Petersburg Bar Association and is licenced to practice in the State of New York.


He graduated with honours from the St. Petersburg State University School of Law and obtained an LLM degree from New York University.

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > Commercial, corporate and M&a: Moscow

(Leading individuals)

Arkady KrasnikhinEgorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners

Rated for its unique business-oriented mentality’, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners’ lawyers are adept at handling large-scale domestic M&A and joint venture transactions, as well as regulatory matters. Particular sectors of focus include the energy, mining, financial services and real estate industries. US-qualified Arkady Krasnikhin and Dimitry Afanasiev jointly lead the department. Dividing her time between Kiev and Moscow, European desk head Ilona Zekely is recommended by clients alongside St. Petersburg-based counsel Elena Agaeva.

Russia > Banking and finance: Lender or arranger side

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has a notable strength in financial regulation, where it maintains a close relationship with the regulator, the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. The group has additional expertise in project financing and acquisition matters, which are areas of specialism for Arkady Krasnikhin. Clients laud practice head Dmitriy Glazounov as ‘a brilliant manager’. Counsels Oleg Ushakov and Roman Malovitsky are also key team members.