Senior Partner, Head of St. Petersburg Office
Partner, Head of Far East Office
Head of the Corporate Disputes Group
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Corporate law / M&A


Pepeliaev Group’s experts participated in a webinar for Indian business On 13 May, experts from Pepeliaev Group, in collaboration with the Consulate General of the Republic of India in Vladivostok and the Indian Chamber of International Business (ICIB), held a webinar: “India and the Far East: Opportunities for Trade and Investments”.
Pepeliaev Group has made great strides in the Pravo.ru-300 ratings Pepeliaev Group has achieved exceptional results in the Pravo.ru-300 ratings. For instance, the Currency Regulation and Currency Control Practice, having put itself forward in the Foreign Trade category for the first time, was immediately ranked in Group 1. The Environmental Practice has risen from Group 3 to Group 1. In the Natural Resources/Energy category, the firm has ascended from Group 2 to Group 1. The Intellectual Property and Trademarks Practice was ranked in Group 1 in the “consulting” and “registration” sections, while the Bankruptcy and Anti-Crisis Protection of Business Practice received the same acclaim in the “restructuring/consulting” section.
Pepeliaev Group’s lawyers have held a seminar for Korean business in Vladivostok

The team from Pepeliaev Group’s Far East Office took part in the seminar for the representatives of Korean business. The event was organised by the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Vladivostok and the representative office of Korea Trade Promotion Corporation (KOTRA) in Vladivostok.

Pepeliaev Group’s Experts Have Ranked Highly in the Individual Rating of Pravo.ru-300 Pepeliaev Group’s Experts Have Ranked Highly in the Individual Rating of Pravo.ru-300
Eight lawyers of our company have made their debut in the rating. Among them are partners Anton Nikiforov (“Tax Disputes”), Maria Nikonova (“Tax Advice”), Andrey Tereschenko (“Tax Disputes” and “Tax Advice”), Konstantin Sharlovsky, Head of the Life Sciences Practice (“Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare”), Alexander Kuznetsov, Head of Corporate Litigation Group (“Commercial Litigation”, mid-market), Anatoly Mashkov, Head of Corporate Law Group (“Corporate / M&A” high market), Egor Lysenko, Head of the Siberian Office (“Energy/Natural Resources”), and Andrey Mikulin, Head of the Sakhalin Office (“Energy / Natural Resources”).
Alexander Kuznetsov has defended his Doctor of Laws dissertation Alexander Kuznetsov, the Head of the Corporate Disputes Group at Pepeliaev Group, has defended before the Dissertation Defence Committee of the Lomonosov Moscow State University his Doctor of Laws dissertation dedicated to the topic: “Reorganisation of business entities: civil law methods to defend the rights and interests of members and creditors”. 
Pepeliaev Group has demonstrated exceptional results in the Chambers Europe 2021 ratings Our Tax Law and Employment and Migration Law Practices occupy their traditional top positions in Band 1. In the individual ratings, the reviewers have given prominent placings to Managing Partner Sergey Pepeliaev (Eminent Practitioner), Partner Julia Borozdna (Band 1), and Head of the IP Practice Valentina Orlova (Band 1). In addition to them, Rustem Ahmetshin, a Senior Partner in the Tax Practice, has improved his individual result and has risen to Band 1.
Pepeliaev Group has been again recognised as Law Firm of the Year for Tax Law according to Best Lawyers™ 2021* Pepeliaev Group has been again recognised as Law Firm of the Year for Tax Law in Russia according to the major legal ratings directory Best Lawyers™ 2021. Moreover, senior partner and head of Pepeliaev Group's St Petersburg office Sergey Spasennov (M&A) and partner Alexander Kosov (customs law) from the Moscow office were acknowledged as lawyers of the year. 44 lawyers from Pepeliaev Group have been listed in the Best Lawyers rankings™, with eight of them making their debuts.