Chambers Europe 2020 has recognised KK&P as one of the top three Russian law firms in the Dispute Resolution: Domestic High-End in Russia and Restructuring/Insolvency: Litigation in Russia categories

KK&P’s position in Chambers Europe 2020’s Restructuring/Insolvency: Litigation in Russia category has been upgraded to Band 2, and is, therefore, now among the top three Russian firms in the category. The ranking indicates that the firm is “highly visible in bankruptcy and insolvency matters” and, according to one of its clients, is distinguished by its […]...
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The Court of Appeal (England and Wales) has upheld the judgment of the High Court of England and Wales – where Maxim Kulkov (as a Russian law expert) defended the respondents’ position – which dismissed Oleg Deripaska’s claim against his former business partner regarding the Trekhgornaya Manufaktura site

In early February 2020, the Court of Appeal (England and Wales) dismissed the appeals by Mr Deripaska and Filatona Trading Limited against the judgment of the High Court of England and Wales in favour of Mr Chernukhin, former chairman of Vnesheconombank (VEB). The case which lasted for several years concerned the ownership dispute over a […]...
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On 6 March, Maxim Kulkov will speak at the C5 conference in Geneva on the Corporate and Shareholder Disputes in the Context of Civil Fraud panel

KK&P Managing Partner Maxim Kulkov will speak at the annual Fraud, Asset Tracing and Recovery Conference about the liability of shadow directors in a discussion on a hypothetical case study combining a few real life examples (e.g., the Samin Tan, Kekhman, Ablyazov and 1MDB cases). Along with Maxim, Edmund Nourse QC (One Essex Court) and […]...
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On 28 January, Maxim Kulkov spoke at the C5 conference in London on the Impact of Russian and Foreign Sanctions on Disputes in Russian Courts

KK&P Managing Partner Maxim Kulkov spoke at the annual International Disputes and Asset Recovery Involving Former Soviet Union Parties Conference in the Latest Developments in Russia Sanctions session. Maxim touched upon the subject of Lugovoy’s draft law (changes to the Russian Commercial Procedure Code and Civil Procedure Code in connection with US and EU sanctions, […]...
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On 28 January, Maxim Kulkov will speak at the C5 conference in London on the Impact of Russian and Foreign Sanctions on Disputes in Russian Courts

KK&P Managing Partner Maxim Kulkov will be a speaker on the Recent Developments in Russia Sanctions panel at the annual International Disputes and Asset Recovery Involving Former Soviet Union Parties Conference. Maxim will focus on two things: Lugovoy’s draft law on changes to the Russian Commercial Procedure Code and Russian Civil Procedure Code in connection […]...
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Pravo.ru–300 2019: most KK&P practices maintain leading positions

In 2019, KK&P took the following positions in the relevant categories of the Pravo.ru–300 ranking: Bankruptcy (Group I) International arbitration (Group I) International litigation (Group I) Arbitration proceedings (major disputes) (Group II)   Pravo.ru–300 is Russia’s most extensive legal market research. It evaluates law firms’ project experience, and customer feedback on the quality of work, […]...
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Maxim Kulkov’s expert evidence on Russian law in the High Court of England and Wales helped to defend the defendants from a US$40 million claim by the former management of YUKOS Oil Company

  “…where they differed I preferred the views of Mr Kulkov. He seemed to me to be the more objective, and to deliver his evidence more calmly…” Sir Michael Burton   In Yukos Finance B.V. & Ors v Stephen Lynch & Ors, the claimants (including former directors of Yukos Finance BV) alleged that, in 2007, […]...
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On 18 September, Maxim Kulkov shared the secrets of oral persuasion in the courtroom at the XI ABA Conference in Moscow

KK&P Managing Partner Maxim Kulkov spoke at the Making your case: Practical tips on oral persuasion and advocacy session at the XI Annual Conference of the American Bar Association on the Resolution of CIS-Related Business Disputes. The topic raised by Maxim was devoted to dealing with difficult opponents in court proceedings, including what to do […]...
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Maxim Kulkov to share the secrets of oral advocacy in trial proceedings at the XI ABA Conference on the Resolution of CIS-Related Business Disputes

On 18 September, Maxim Kulkov, Managing Partner of KK&P law firm, will speak at one of the final sessions of the event – Making your case: Practical tips on oral persuasion and advocacy. One of the best trial lawyers in Russia, Maxim will address international delegates on the specifics of defending clients’ interests in Russian courts. […]...
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On 2 August, Maxim Kulkov will speak at the 3rd Asia Pacific Mediation Conference in Seoul

The focus of the conference will be Asia-Pacific region countries’ consideration of the Singapore Convention on Mediation (which was adopted by the UN General Assembly in December 2018 and will be open for signature on 7 August 2019). It is expected that the adoption of the Convention will significantly affect the development of mediation as […]...
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