CANDEY & KK&P to hold a joint webinar on 19 June – Legal developments in Russia & England in times of change

The webinar will cover recent legal developments in England and Russia.   Topics Updates to bankruptcy and property legislation; Ability to use the English & Russian courts in support of arbitral proceedings; Unexplained wealth orders; Third party funding developments in Russia & England; Will new Russian anti-sanctions legislation frustrate foreign litigation and arbitration proceedings?; COVID-19 […]...
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Best Lawyers 2021: Maxim Kulkov recognised as Lawyer of the Year in International Arbitration

The Russian legal community has named KK&P Managing Partner Maxim Kulkov Lawyer of the Year (Moscow) in the International Arbitration category in the Best Lawyers 2021 directory. Maxim received the highest number of votes among 50 Moscow lawyers recognised by colleagues as the best in the category. Previously, Best Lawyers ranked Maxim as Lawyer of […]...
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KK&P has once again been ranked high in The Legal 500 EMEA (2020) directory

The firm is listed in the categories of: Dispute Resolution: Arbitration and Mediation; Dispute Resolution: Litigation; Restructuring and Insolvency.   As the legal directory indicates, ‘They find common ground with judges, counterparties and clients.’ According to The Legal 500, ‘The team is excellent to work with – it remains innovative and responsive to the tightest […]...
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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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