Ratings and Awards


  • Restructuring and insolvency – Tier 3
Yulia Litovtseva - Highly regarded (individual ranking for lawyers who are highly regarded by their peers and possess a strong transactional record and positive client feedback)
  • M&A – Tier 4
  • Banking - Tier 5

Project development
  • Power - Tier 5
  • Mining - Other notable

Practices overview and client comments

Financial and corporate
Pepeliaev Group is a domestic firm that works in banking, M&A, and project development, with particular strength in restructuring and insolvency. The firm has historically been active in both energy and mining project work.

In banking, the firm did some work on trade financing operations for clients and on regulatory compliance.

In M&A, the firm extensively advised buyers on due diligence for acquisition transactions, and on joint ventures.

In restructuring and insolvency the firm often represents clients in bankruptcy proceedings in court, representing both distressed institutions and creditors.

Notable clients of the firm include Kellogg, some notable banks, and Gazprom.

Client feedback

"I can highlight the qualifications and professionalism of Pepeliaev Group consultants." – Restructuring and insolvency

"Pepeliaev Group's main strengths are its client-orientated and cost-efficient service, within a highly professional team." – Restructuring and insolvency

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Pepeliaev Group has elected a new partner
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The National Research University Higher School of Economics has held a graduation event for its masters of the compliance programme in which Pepeliaev Group took the role of partner
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The RAUIE has declared Pepeliaev Group the law firm of the year
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