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AVAKOV TARASOV & partners (ATpLaw)  is a medium size Russian law firm, based in Moscow. We are handling a wide range of commercial and corporate matters in the major fields of Russian legislation: corporate law, contract law, real estate law, labour law, competition law, intellectual property, tax law, litigation and arbitration. We counsel companies of all sizes, from owner-managed firms to listed corporations, as well as non-commercials and private individuals on all legal and tax issues. ATpLaw is able to offer well-balanced solutions to clients regardless of their size, legal form, industry sector or complexity of issues.


Most of our clients are foreign and multinational companies and corporations. We understand the expectations and concerns of foreign investors interested in entering the Russian market or implementing business projects in Russia. ATpLaw has participated in start up of about 300 foreign companies in Russia. We support foreign clients not only in their ‘one-time’ transactions (such as mergers and acquisitions, corporate structuring or due diligence procedures), but also in the context of day-to-day operational legal support. We carefully consider all business aspects on the basis of our expert knowledge of Russian legislation and of the intricacies of business culture in Russia, Europe, US and Asia. Our working languages are Russian, English and German.

Accounting outsourcing

For over 20 years ATpLaw has been acting as a one-stop service provider to ensure successful start or expansion of our clients’ business in Russia. Our professional team of lawyers, tax advisors and accountants has accumulated considerable experience in that time. We offer full accounting outsourcing, additionally to bookkeeping routines: statutory and management reporting, tax reports, payroll, etc. The combination of legal advice, tax and accounting services allows our clients to focus on their core business.


Expertise - 20 years of competence gained in all areas of commercial law;
Reliability - many of our client relationships have been in place for years;
Individual approach - every client has a regular contact at the partner level;
Cost-efficiency - our project teams are always as small as possible and as large as necessary to complete the assignment quickly but thoroughly;
Focus on support of foreign businesses - our clients benefit from our international know-how;
One-stop service provider - the combination of legal support, tax consulting and accounting services.