Krasnopresnenskaya nab., 12
Entrance 7, 15th floor,
World Trade Center-II
General business law practice
Areas of Practice
Pepeliaev Group is the leading Russian law firm, which renders legal services in Russia, the CIS and abroad. The firm has more than 1500 clients representing different industries, most of which are multinational corporations implementing long-term investment projects in Russia. As one of the first Russian law firms to provide comprehensive legal support for foreign direct investment projects executed by multinational clients in Russia, Pepeliaev Group has extensive practical experience founded on a deep understanding of Russia's legal realities, social, economic and political processes and expectations of investors. The firm's lawyers are a team of highly qualified and skilled professionals, representing clients in negotiations with the Russian authorities at all levels. In 2012, Pepeliaev Group was the recipient of The Lawyer’s prestigious Best Law Firm: Russia and the CIS award. Pepeliaev Group’s team was highly commended for the work done on the FIFA project with regard to the hosting and staging of the 2018 football World Cup in Russia. Pepeliaev Group’s lawyers were also part of the delegation that negotiated Russia’s accession to the WTO. For 2013, IFLR 1000 ranked the firm’s Health and Pharmaceuticals practice as Highly Recommended, under the life sciences category. The IFLR 1000 guide also placed Pepeliaev Group’s Private Client Practice in the Recommended category, giving Sergey Pepeliaev, the Managing Partner, an individual recommendation.
The Tax Practice is one of the firm's core practice areas. Pepeliaev Group’s legendary and unparalleled skill in tax law has repeatedly led to numerous commendations and awards. With an over 96% victory on all cases, the firm has developed a reputation for being on the cutting edge of tax advocacy. The firm’s tax lawyers provide comprehensive advice on all complicated tax issues and represent clients in courts at all levels. Pepeliaev Group is Taxand Russia. Pepeliaev Group was also nominated in 2012 for the Russian Tax Firm of the Year and the Russian Transfer Pricing Firm of The Year at the ITR EUROPE AWARDS.
Contact: Sergey Pepeliaev Tel: +7 495 967 00 07 Email: email@example.com
Corporate Law Practice
The Corporate Law Practice has a focus on legal support for corporate restructuring projects, joint ventures and complex cross-border transactions. In multi-jurisdictional projects the lawyers either provide full service legal support for the Russian component of the project or coordinate the whole project, including the work of attorneys in other jurisdictions.
Contact: Vladimir Sokov Tel: +7 495 967 00 07 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The lawyers in the Commercial/M&A Practice have extensive experience of representing both buyers and sellers in complex cross-border M&A transactions, which enables them to provide full assistance and legal support, taking into account both civil law issues and tax and currency regulation, customs and other practical aspects: they advice on all aspects of Russian antimonopoly legislation. The 2013 IFLR 1000 Rankings for Russia placed the firm’s Banking Practice within the Notable firm category.
Contact: Ilya Bolotnov Tel: +7 495 967 00 07 Email: email@example.com
Lawyers from the Banking Practice of Pepeliaev Group provide all types of legal support to investors and bank clients at all stages of doing business, creating solutions that help banks to operate more efficiently and achieve their strategic goals. The 2013 IFLR 1000 Rankings for Russia also placed the firm’s Banking Practice within the Notable firm category.
Contact: Igor Marmalidi Tel: +7 495 967 00 07 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The firm's experts in Real Estate and Construction Practice possess a unique practical experience of focusing on particular issues relating to land and real estate transactions and construction projects. These professionals were actively engaged in drafting and improving the draft Land Code of the Russian Federation, the Law on Agricultural Land Transactions and amendments thereto.
Contact: Alexey Konevsky Tel: +7 495 967 00 07 Email: email@example.com
The firm's Dispute Resolution and Mediation Practice has earned a national reputation for excellence in all areas of high profile and complex business disputes. They successfully represent clients in litigation, legal enforcement, including in the following areas: antitrust, general contractual disputes, commercial finance, shareholder disputes, torts, libel and media defence, eminent domain.
Anti-Monopoly Regulation Practice
Contact: Elena Sokolovskaya Tel: +7 495 967 00 07 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Customs and Foreign Trade Regulation Practice provides extensive legal support, dealing primarily with complex cross-border transactions and direct investment projects, involving the import of complex manufacturing equipment into Russia. Its services include: advice on customs and foreign trade regulation; legal support for investment projects with regards to import/export of technical equipment and spare parts; lease of equipment and vehicles; disputes with the customs authorities; customs issues on the relocation of employees to/from Russia.
Contact: Galina Balandina Tel: +7 495 967 00 07 Email: email@example.com
The Employment and Migration Law Practice is advising on all aspects of employment law and related legal issues. The practice is represented by leading lawyers that have extensive experience of working with leading international law firms and providing legal support in most challenging Russian and international projects. Julia Borozdna, Head of the firm’s employment and migration practice was once again recommended as an expert in her field in the 2013 PLC Which Lawyer rankings; the practice was also one of those recommended by this leading provider of legal know-how, transactional analysis and market intelligence for lawyers.
Contact: Julia Borozdna Tel: +7 495 967 00 07 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The firm's Intellectual Property & Trademarks Practice offers its clients a full set of IP protection services, including the registration of IP rights with the appropriate authorities, negotiation of the licensing of rights or their transfer to third parties and the resolution of possible issues on behalf of clients prior to court action, the adoption of highly efficient anti-piracy initiatives, and successful defence of the IP rights of clients before the Russian Patent and Trade Mark Office, ADR bodies, antimonopoly authorities, other government agencies and in particular in courts.
Health and Pharmaceuticals
The firm’s team of experts solves legal matters that arise in the healthcare and pharmaceuticals sector, with regard to business specifics and applicable regulations, focusing on a comprehensive approach and creating additional opportunities for those involved in this market.
Contact: Irina Naumenko Tel: +7 495 967 00 07 Email: email@example.com
Administrative Defence for Business Group
The Administrative Defence for Business Group has unique experience in the Russian market in dealing with federal, regional and municipal authorities at all levels on behalf of different clients, primarily with respect to numerous issues related to long-term FDI projects.
Contact: Elena Ovcharova Tel: +7 495 967 00 07 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
More detailed information is available at www.pgplaw.ru.
LANGUAGES: English, Russian