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Summary: The Moscow Office is part of the Russian Practice Group of Russin & Vecchi which provides advice on Russian law through attorneys located in offices in Moscow, Vladivostok, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk and Washington, D.C. Russin & Vecchi was one of the first international firms to open in Russia (1991), and offers comprehensive corporate and commercial legal services relating to all areas of Russian law at the federal, regional, oblast, krai and municipal levels. The Russian Practice Group offices are linked by the most advanced communications equipment. Click here for additional information on the Russian Practice Group.

Attorneys: Jonathan Russin is the founder of the firm. The company is headed by Managing Partner and Executive Director Sergei L. Lazarev. The Group offices are staffed with attorneys trained both locally and in leading universities throughout the world. English is the common language, and all attorneys are bilingual. Click for Moscow attorneys.

The Moscow Office acts as Russian counsel to law firms in Europe, Asia and the United States who do not have offices in Russia.

Legal Services: The Moscow Office concentrates and specializes in the domestic law of Russia and the NIS countries in order to address the full spectrum of legal issues that confront multinational enterprises today. Moscow attorneys work closely with Russian Practice Group lawyers in Vladivostok, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk and Washington D.C. to provide comprehensive and coordinated advice for clients faced with both federal and regional/local concerns. Through both computer based legal research capabilities and in-depth knowledge of federal and local law, practice and institutions, our lawyers meet the same standards of ethics, quality, timeliness, responsiveness and reliability clients would expect from lawyers practicing in the world’s leading commercial centers. Our hourly fees are competitive, and we are pleased to offer alternative fee arrangements where circumstances permit. All attorneys and support personnel are English-speaking.

The Russian Practice Group’s Moscow Office advises on all areas of commercial activity, including

  • corporate law/mergers and acquisitions (M&A)
  • civil and contract law
  • foreign investment
  • real estate
  • bankruptcy
  • labor law and labor disputes
  • banking law and currency regulation
  • immigration law
  • land and forest law
  • licensing
  • maritime law and ship arrest
  • tax and customs law
  • anti-trust law and securities law
  • intellectual property (click for details)
  • litigation and arbitration
  • oil and gas/natural resources law
  • telecommunications

The Russian Practice Group’s Moscow Office specializes in complex commercial transactions integrating the talents of attorneys trained in both common law and civil law jurisdictions. While working within a restructured and evolving legal system, the Moscow Office seeks to achieve the goals of our clients by offering sensible advice and practical, workable solutions. Our lawyers are trained to give maximum priority to promptly responding to client communications.

The Moscow Office’s commercial clients are involved in the broadest range of foreign investment and foreign trade transactions throughout Russia. These include export and import sales to and from Russia, installation of manufacturing plants and production facilities, corporate transactions with and without Russian participants, purchase of Russian stocks and government bonds, ship registration and secured maritime financing, mineral exploration and extraction ventures, and hotel and tourism related enterprises. The Moscow Office also conducts company due diligence on prospective investment targets and business partners, litigates and arbitrates in Russian courts and international forums, carries out the registration and accreditation of foreign legal entities, and provides continuing assistance to expatriate personnel working in Russia and other countries of the former Soviet Union. In addition, the Moscow Office assists clients in dealing with the United States Export Import Bank, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the International Finance Corporation, the World Bank, the US Agency for International Development, and other international institutions.

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Ulitsa Sadovnicheskaya, 35
Building 2, Suite 406
Moscow 115035, Russia
T: 7-495-783-0522
F: 7-495-783-0523