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ABB

The activities of Swedish-Swiss multinational electrical equipment company ABB in the Russian market are overseen by a group of highly flexible and ambitious lawyers, led by seasoned Russian professional Dmitry Popov. Maintaining close relationships with the business, the team is an active participant in all material issues facing ABB and acts as a ‘team player’, …

ABBYY

ABBYY is a global software company that develops documents capture and language-based techniques that is headquartered in Moscow and has 14 offices scattered around the world (including Europe, the USA, Japan and Canada). Currently the Moscow office houses both ABBYY headquarters, a segment that develops all products for the company that are sold globally, and …

Acron

The legal department at Acron, one of Russia’s leading vertically integrated mineral fertiliser producers, is led by Igor Kuznets and is comprised of 12 lawyers focusing on strategic and international matters, as well as relevant projects of importance. In addition, the Moscow team oversees local teams where necessary, with each production and mining facility having …

Aeroflot

Supporting the activities of the largest airline and national carrier in Russia, Aeroflot’s legal team is described as a ‘fantastic group of experts’ that possess an outstanding level of professionalism, persistence and a results-oriented attitude. Employing over 20,000 people, Aeroflot has a legal department of approximately 60 lawyers who support its large-scale activity in a …

Alfa-Bank

Alfa-Bank’s legal department currently consists of 120 lawyers. Alfa’s legal team leader is Mikhail Grishin, a well-known person in a Russian legal market as a bright legal manager with outstanding professional and communication skills and is deputy chairman of the management board. The legal team is divided into several legal practices, each headed by a …

Alrosa

The centralised legal department at the global and national leader in the mining and production of natural diamonds, Alrosa, consists of 25 lawyers, 14 based in Moscow central office and 11 lawyers in a central office in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), a region that houses most of the company’s mining fields. In addition, there …

Asteros

Asteros is a leading Russian IT organisation that has enjoyed an extremely high growth rate over the past decade. The company specialises in the implementation of complex projects in the field of the construction of engineering, IT and security infrastructure, consultancy, business applications and IT outsourcing. To support the astonishing growth of the company every …

Auchan

The Moscow based legal team that supports the French multinational retail group Auchan in Russia, consists of approximately 40 legal professionals that have consistently shown the ability to immediately solve significant operational issues with major risks behind them. To support the activities of an organisation that has a large geographical span across Russia, the team …

AvtoVAZ

Russia’s largest automaker AvtoVAZ, majority owned through an alliance between French car manufacturer Renault-Nissan Alliance and the Rostec Auto BV company, celebrated its 50th anniversary earlier this year. From some of the largest production facilities in the world it has, for half a century, produced the vehicle most commonly associated with Russia: The Lada. Today, …

Bank Saint-Petersburg

The 70-strong legal team at Bank Saint-Petersburg, a prominent Russian financial institution, performs a wide range of technical and research activities across the corporate, transactional and dispute resolution divisions. Well known in Russia for its innovative focus, the department works to achieve the bank’s goal to “go digital”. A lot of the strategic efforts of …

Bashneft

The past year has been one of increasing opportunity for major oil producer Bashneft. On the back of an increasingly positive business outlook, with credit agency Fitch upgrading the company’s Long-Term Foreign and Local Currency Issuer Default Ratings and proclaiming the business stable, a number of business ventures and other agreements have been entered into. …

Basic Element

Basic Element Group, one of Russia’s largest diversified industrial groups, has over 275 legal employees, with a core team of 25 lawyers working within the holding company and more than 250 legal professionals performing various legal duties throughout the group. As the group encompasses a broad range of various industries including mining, automobiles, agriculture, banking …

BEL Development

The legal team at the Moscow-based real estate business BEL Development is actively involved in defining the strategy and tactics behind the development of landmark projects on the Russian market and has demonstrated an ability to interact effectively with all of the divisions within the company. Over the past several years, the team has managed …

Boeing Russia

The world’s largest aerospace company and second largest defence contractor by revenue, as well as one half of a global duopoly on commercial airliners, The Boeing Company maintains a significant presence in Russia. Russian airlines, along with many others globally, are partially reliant on Boeing aircraft for their operation and this has led to the …

Capital Partners

The relatively small, but highly mobile and effective legal department at the Moscow office of real estate developer Capital Partners, has impressed with the speed of its ability to execute complex real estate transactions in the Russian market. The function headed by Roman Gurochkin has been involved in the implementation of some of the most …

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