Corporate Law

We provide a wide range of legal services in corporate law with a particular focus on advising foreign businesses in Russia. Being familiar with foreign legal systems and traditions allows us to cooperate effectively with our colleagues from many jurisdictions.

Corporate Consulting

Legal due diligence

Establishing and structuring businesses, setting up joint ventures with Russian partners and further day-to-day support of its operations

Advising on restructuring, corporate governance and compliance

Corporate Litigation

We have represented our clients in a number of corporate battles and know how to handle those in a contentious environment.


We have never actually fancied ourselves as M&A lawyers but life decided otherwise, that said, we have a fair amount of successful M&A mid-size transactions under the belt as well.


Guerrilla tactics in arbitration and how to deal with them

Disputes involving parties from Russia, CIS and Eastern Europe can be anything but boring. Victor Dumler shares his experience in dozens of arbitrations under the rules of ICC, LCIA, SCC, ICAC and other arbitration institutions.    

Russian Arbitration Reform: Must Know For Users

Russia is going through a major arbitration reform: as of 1 September 2016, the new legal framework came into force and thus triggered some very substantial changes in this area. The legislator has kept the original dualism in regulating international and domestic arbitration separately. In practical terms, it means that one would have to check whether its dispute falls within the scope of international or domestic arbitration and also whether a particular arbitral institution has the right to hear international or domestic cases, or both.… More

The effect of sanctions on international arbitration

The study showed about the users ' preferences in the choice of the arbitration rules, applicable law and place of arbitration. Despite the fact that key European centres remained the leader, the Russian companies are carefully studying the possibility of transferring their disputes in arbitration centres in South-East Asia.
View blog


Baltic Arbitration Days 2017

Victor Dumler to speak at the Baltic Arbitration Days organized under the auspices of Deutsche Institution für Shiedsgerichtsbarkeit (DIS).

View all news