Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Advocate, Patent Attorney
Rustam focuses on domestic and international investment, M&A, and private equity work, including establishment and dissolution of complex joint ventures (which involved development of a litigation strategy protecting clients' interests and assets).
He is noted for his in-depth sector-specific knowledge and has advised on many high-profile transactions in real estate and infrastructure, energy and natural resources, and retail sectors. Consistently recognised by Chambers & Partners, Legal500, Who’s Who Legal and all major international and Russian legal directories as a leading practitioner and was named Lawyer of the Year in 2017 and 2022 by the Best Lawyers in Russia.
Yury Babichev focuses on international arbitrations and cross-border litigations. He is experienced in commercial and investment arbitrations, fraud and conspiracy claims, derivative litigations, shareholder disputes, contentious M&A transactions, large-scale debt recovery and restructurings, distressed asset sales and other special situations involving multiple jurisdictions.
Yury has advised clients on litigations in various jurisdictions, including England, the USA, the BVI, Bermuda, Cyprus, Ireland, Malta, Turkey, Switzerland, France and The Netherlands, and arbitral proceedings seated in major arbitration centres, such as London, Paris, Stockholm, Moscow, Hong Kong and The Hague, under multiple arbitration rules.
Yury’s clients include major Russian and foreign companies across a broad spectrum of industries, including energy, oil&gas, machine building, metals, banks, IT and FinTech. Yury is recommended for International Arbitration by the major international legal directory The Legal 500 and has been ranked among top arbitration practitioners in Russia by The Russian Arbitration Association (RAA 40) for four years running.
Nikolay established and leads the Antitrust Practice, which has been ranked in the first band / tier of all major international and Russian legal directories.
For many years now, he has been recommended among leading practising international antitrust lawyers in Russia. Nikolay successfully conducts internal audits and investigations, and represents clients before the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia and in court cases.
He has handled a significant number of projects involving contractual arrangements, implementation of compliance systems and approval of complex Russian and international transactions by the antimonopoly authorities.
His key/recent projects include acting for such companies as: United Metallurgical Company, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, NOVATEK, Philips, VimpelCom, PSA Group and Otis Lift.
Ekaterina specialises in complex transactions, including international M&A deals, corporate restructuring projects and joint ventures in Russia and abroad.
Ekaterina is recommended by The Legal 500, Chambers Global and Chambers Europe in the areas of Corporate/M&A law and TMT industry. In addition, in 2021 Best Lawyers recognised her as a FinTech Lawyer of the Year in Russia.
Her key/recent projects include acting for such companies as: MTS, Sovcombank, HeadHunter Group, Intel, Transmashholding, Joom, Da Vinci Capital, Tinkoff Digital, Softline Group and Sova Capital.
Vitaly is a recognised expert in antitrust law specialising in antitrust compliance and investigations and private antitrust claims.
Member of the Competition Experts Association (from 2014 to 2016 and from 2022 to the present – a member of the Association's Board Council). For many years Vitaly has been actively working on a voluntary basis for the Association and has recently been involved in promoting the antitrust compliance institution in Russia.
Recommended as a leading antitrust lawyer by major international and Russian legal directories (Global Competition Review, Legal 500 EMEA, Who's Who Legal (Russia), Best Lawyers in Russia (Lawyer of the Year in 2020), and Chambers Europe, Pravo.ru-300). Awarded the Medal of the Order “For Service to the Fatherland", II class.
His key/recent projects include acting for such companies as: Tatneft, Federal Freight Company, NOVATEK, Aqua Investments (AFK Sistema group), MTS, HP Inc., Sanofi, Elopak, etc.
Nadezhda Ilyushina, has more than 15 years of extensive practical experience advising clients from various industries on labour and immigration law, and personal data protection. Nadezhda successfully acts for employers in court and complex disputes with all type of staff; provides legal support during audits by and court disputes with government authorities; assists in mediating conflicts with employees; helps clients during investigations into industrial accidents and provides comprehensive legal support on other labour issues, including those relating to structuring employment of foreign citizens in Russia, regulation of and structuring labour relations with top managers, personnel restructuring, including staff redundancy, hiring and firing, disciplinary liability, bonus payments, short and long term incentive programmes, communications with trades unions, etc.
Nadezhda has handled a wide range of company due diligence projects with a view to identifying labour risks and providing recommendations on how to mitigate or avoid them.
Nadezhda was named 2016 Labour and Employment Law ‘Lawyer of the Year’ by Best Lawyers and was also selected by peers as one of the best lawyers in Russia in the field of Labour and Employment Law (2016-2022), Immigration Law (2021-2022) and Employee Benefits Law (2022), according to Best Lawyers in Russia.
For several years in a row, Nadezhda is recommended in the area of labour and employment law by the leading international legal directories, such as The Legal 500 EMEA and Chambers Europe. Since 2018, Nadezhda Ilyushina has co-chaired the American Chamber of Commerce in Russia (AmCham) HR Committee.
Her key/recent projects include acting for such companies as Mars, Uralkali, Teva Pharmaceutical, Intel, Pipe Metallurgical Company (Trubnaya Metallurgicheskaya Kompaniya, TMK), South Stream, Castorama, Saint-Gobain, Guardian.
Vitaly has more than 25 years’ experience of rendering legal support to investment, infrastructure and construction projects, transactions involving land and real estate (sale and purchase, lease, mortgage), commercial development of agricultural and forestry lands, land and other realty privatisation, acquisitions of Russian companies by foreign direct investors, project finance and advising on subsoil use, environmental law and other matters.
He has been top-ranked by major international legal directories (Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500 EMEA and Who’s Who Legal) and has been named 2021, 2019 and 2016 Construction Law Lawyer of the Year, 2017 Environmental Law Lawyer of the Year, and 2014-2015 Real Estate Law Lawyer of the Year, according to the Best Lawyers in Russia. 1 place in the “CRE 100 100 Market Makers in the Legal Practice chapter” ranking by the Commercial Real Estate Magazine.
His key/recent projects include acting for such companies as: Sheremetyevo International Airport, Nord Stream AG / Nord Stream 2 AG, South/TurkStream Offshore Pipeline project, Teva Pharmaceuticals, New Concession Company, AIG Global Real Estate, etc.
Tatiana Parshak is an experienced Russian-law qualified lawyer who has worked on a broad range of finance and banking transactions, such as general secured and unsecured bilateral and syndicated lending, real estate finance, project finance, asset finance and capital markets transactions, including securitisations, DCM and derivatives-related matters.
Tatiana is an active member of the Russian Association of Banks (ASROS) committee on syndicated lending and has taken part in various market discussions of the new legislation on syndicated lending under Russian law.
Tatiana Parshak is recommended by Chambers&Partners and The Legal500 for Banking & Finance, as well as for Transport. She has also been recognised in the IFLR1000 ranking for the Banking practice area in Russia. Tatiana has been selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Russia in the fields of Banking & Finance Law, and most recently for Asset Finance Law and Capital Markets Law. Her key/recent projects include acting for such companies as: Sberbank, PAO Mechel, Sovcombank, International Investment Bank (IIB), Raven Property Group, KARO Film Management, Mirland Development Corporation, Petropavlovsk Plc, DOM.RF, A1 and Russian Agricultural Bank.
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Elena Trusova specialises in:
Elena has vast experience of representing clients in Russian courts at all levels, in litigation over different commercial disputes, in cross-border disputes and international arbitration (ICAC, SCC, ICC), before state bodies, including the Federal Antimonopoly Service, Rospatent, Rosstandart, the Customs and others.
Elena has contributed to the successful outcome of a number of projects, including disputes under leases, investment agreements and construction contracts relating to unique power assets, corporate and bankruptcy disputes, and CEO secondary liability disputes.
The team led by Elena has successfully handled major advisory projects and ground-breaking cases, among them high-profile and complex digital technology disputes over development and implementation of software and digital services.
For many years, Elena has been ranked by the most reputable international and domestic legal directories, such as The Legal 500, Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, Best Lawyers in Russia and Pravo.ru-300, as a leading individual in IP and litigation.
Her key/recent projects include acting for such companies as: Nike, Double Data, Prosveshcheniye Publishing House, Delrus, TECHNONICOL, Vimpel Communications, Mars, Teva, Johnson & Johnson and Reckitt Benckiser.
Yuri advises on a wide range of real estate and construction matters, investment projects, commercial and industrial real estate transactions, and due diligence. He is widely known on the real estate market as a lease expert with extensive experience in representing tenants and landlords in lease transactions for office, warehouse and retail space.
He has been recognised as one of the best real estate lawyers in Russia by major international legal directories, such as Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500 EMEA, Best Lawyers in Russia. His key/recent projects include acting for such companies as: Tinkoff Group, Accent Capital Partners, Procter & Gamble, ADG Group, Deutsche Bank, NTK Nedvizhimost, Alfa Bank, Sheremetyevo International Airport, Mail.Ru, etc.