Russia

Commercial Courts of the Moscow District and Higher Courts

Representing English court-appointed receivers Russian litigation proceedings related to the recovery of dissipated Russian assets worth US$5bn controlled by the Kazakh oligarch Mukhtar Ablyasov.
Representing a Russian industrial gas producer in litigation proceedings for the recovery of a US$120m debt under an onerous agency agreement entered into by the company’s previous…

Commercial Courts of the North-West District

Representing a Russian chemical producer in a corporate dispute in which shares where attached and the court’s jurisdiction was based on forged documents.
Representing the interests of JSC MDM Bank, JSC Rost Bank and LLC Politeks (BINBANK Group) as creditors with claims totalling RUB 6 billion in insolvency proceedings against two debtors located in Saint-Petersburg. The case includes a whole range of measures…

Commercial Courts of the Volga and Volga-Vyatka Districts

Representing a major chemical producer in several dozen litigations concerning a complex corporate dispute (invalidation of privatisation transactions dating back to the mid-1990s, return of shares, greenmail claims, disputes with administrative bodies relating to such greenmail claims, liaising and communicating with court bailiffs trying to seize the shares etc.).
Representing…

Commercial Courts of the Ural and West Siberian districts

Representing a German company in a series of litigations aimed at preventing the enforcement of an arbitral award.
Representing a Russian investment company in a dispute in relation to a 25 per cent share in a Russian mobile operator.
Representing a lender in an appeal against commercial court decisions to recover RUB 1.5 billion from…

Commercial Courts of the North Caucasian District

Representing a port owner in a series of litigations concerning the amount of lease fees for lease of land from the state.
Representing the client in bankruptcy proceedings in relation to the responsibility of the debtor’s shareholder for its debts.
Representing a railway leasing company acting as lender in bankruptcy case against a rolling stock manufacturer, which was complicated by a sharp change in…

Commercial Courts of the Central District

Advising the client in relation to a corporate dispute litigation relating to the appointment of a CEO in a Russian seaport.