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Suren Avakov, lawyer and the lawyer, partner

Suren Avakov, partner

Phone: +7 /495/ 925 00 94

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International Law Department of the Moscow State University of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Lawyer for Price Waterhouse until 1996.

Licensed by the Appellate Division, First Department, of the New York Supreme Court to practice as a Foreign Legal Consultant in the State of New York.

 

Practice Areas

Corporate law 
Land law and Real estate law

Intellectual property

Transportation and Forwarding

Mergers and Acquisitions

Securities and Privatization

Export-import transactions

 

Languages

Russian, English, French


Dmitry Tarasov, lawyer and the lawyer, partner

Dmitry Tarasov, partner

Phone: +7 /495/ 925 00 94

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CV

Founding and managing member of several trade and production enterprises until 1998. Master's of Science degree and a Master's of Business Administration (MBA) from the Russian Government's Academy of National Economy.

 

Practice Areas

Tax law (tax audits, tax planning and tax advise on construction, hotel business, telecommunications, scientific research, retail, fast food chains, transportation, medicine, export-import transactions, e-commerce and software).
Tax disputes.

 

Other Professional Activities

Publications on taxation matters, related speeches, conferences and seminars.

 

Languages

Russian, English


Andrey Nikishenko, lawyer and the lawyer, partner

Andrey Nikishenko, partner

Phone: +7 /495/ 925 00 94

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CV

Law Department of the Russian University of Peoples' Friendship. Professional experience with the law firms“Baker & McKenzie” (Moscow) and “Deringer Tessin Sedemund” (Cologne), the Supreme Land Court of Dusseldorf, the German Association of Chambers of Commerce & Industry. Private legal practice from 2004. Russian-German Higher School of Management. Master of Laws degree. 

 

Practice Areas

Corporate law

Entrepreneurial law
Customs law

Labor law

International commercial law

Trade financing

Languages

Russian, German, English, French


Igor Nikiforov, lawyer and the lawyer, partner

Igor Nikiforov, partner

Phone: +7 /495/ 925 00 94

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CV

Moscow State Law Academy. Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin. Professional experience with German law firms Gleiss-Lutz and Rossbach & Fischer. Licensed by Berlin Tiergarten Court to act as a foreign legal consultant. Master of Laws degree. 

 

Practice Areas

Intellectual property law
Commercial and international private law

Copyright law

Patent  law

Trademark law

International arbitration and litigation
Criminal law in the areas of economic offenses
Legal support for foreign investment in Russia and the CIS countries in all areas

Languages

Russian, German

 
 
 

Sergey Jernov, lawyer and the lawyer, partner

 

Sergey Jernov, partner

Phone: +7 /495/ 925 00 94

E-mail: s_jernov@atplaw.com

 

СV

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering of the Economical University, Sverdlovsk,Russia. Post Graduate and  Master’s of Science in Offshore Engineering of the Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK

Practice Areas

Localization and Import Substitution in Russia and CIS countries

Knowledge of the latest industry approved standards  in: Oil and Gas, Energy, Ship Building, Nuclear

Strategy planning, Crisis Management, Risk Assessments

Other Professional Activities

Member of Society for Underwater Technology

Publications on offshore technology matters, conference and seminars on Energy and Oil & Gas events

 

Languages

Russian, English


Dina Lapshina, of counsel

Dina Lapshina, of counsel

Phone: +7 /495/ 925 00 94

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CV

Lomonosov Moscow State University (Degree in Law, with honors). Professional experience with the law firm Pepeliaev LaGroup, as well as with a variety of Russian and multinational companies, including top ten companies operating in pharmaceutical, telecommunication, oil & gas, automotive and other industries.  

 

Practice Areas

Tax law
Litigation
Acquisition of real estate and other assets

Due diligence

 

Other Professional Activities

Publications on civil, tax, antimonopoly law issues, data protection etc.

Languages

Russian,  English


Sergey Heifets, of counsel

Sergey Heifets, of counsel

Phone: +7 /495/ 925 00 94

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CV

Moscow State Law Academy. Leading legal counsel for the Insurance Company Ingosstrah, a general counsel for Russian-Asian Investment Trust (managing non-core assets owned by Basic Element Group). Project executive at a legal subdivision of RU-Com Group.

 

Practice Areas

Property development

M&A transactions
Due diligence of accrued assets

Debt recovery and tax disputes

Full legal support for business

Other Professional Activities

Publications on legal and taxation matters

Languages

Russian,  English

 
 
 
 Manvel Vasilyev, of counsel

Manvel Vasilyev, of counsel

Phone: +7 /495/ 925 00 94

 

CV

Duke University School of Law, LLM

Novgorod State University (J.D. equivalent)

Practice with some of the largest regional and national law firms in the United States. Managing Partner of InterlinkLaw LLP

 

Practice Areas

Business and family immigration law

Development of corporate immigration policies                  

Representing start-ups and foreign companies entering the US market

 

Other Professional Activities

Active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the New York Bar Association.

 

 

Languages

Russian,  English

 
   

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