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Infralex
Capital City Tower, North Block, 5th Floor
8 Presnenskaya Naberezhnaya, Building 1
Moscow 123112
Russia
7 495 653 8299

Firm Details

INFRALEX is a national law firm, established in early 2014 by a team of highly experienced alumni of Moscow State University.

INFRALEX's partners and attorneys combine outstanding legal expertise with in-depth industry knowledge in fields ranging from real estate to banking, and transportation to the petrochemical industry. Through this strength, the firm can deliver top-notch services in a wide range of practices, including competition law, due diligence, M&A and litigation.

The founders and lead partners, Artem Kukin, Alexey Popov and Artur Rokhlin, are a 'tightly knit team of specialists' (The Legal 500 EMEA 2015), having worked together for over 15 years prior to founding INFRALEX. Recent promotion to partnership of Yulia Karpova, Dmitry Ivanov and Maxim Chernigovsky addressed the rapid growth of the firm and new practices developing.INFRALEX prides itself on its value-added service and customized approach tailored to the needs of every client and every project.

The firm's strengths make it uniquely suited for highly complex projects undertaken by major industry players, such as Sberbank or United Aircraft Corporation of Russia. Notable landmark cases include legal advice that enabled the extensive transfer of petrochemical assets in the Samara Region to the leading Russian oil company Rosneft.

Areas of practice INFRALEX's core strengths include the following:

In the field of competition law, INFRALEX provides consulting regarding economic concentration and the application of antitrust law and advertising law, as well as strategic guidance on foreign investment in Russian strategic enterprises and government procurement. The firm's partners and attorneys represent clients in dealings with antitrust authorities, as well as in court cases regarding antitrust violations, including issues relating to cartels, abuse of dominance and anticompetitive agreements with government authorities.

The corporate, commercial and M&A team advises clients on corporate relations, corporate governance and corporate procedures, delivers legal support to facilitate M&A transactions and ensures compliance with both Russian and foreign laws. It carries out legal due diligence, oversees resolution of corporate disputes, provides legal advice on matters of business restructuring, enterprise reorganisation and liquidation.

The firm's dispute resolution experts represent the clients' interests on all levels of the judicial system, including the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation, the state commercial courts, and international arbitration institutions.

INFRALEX's real estate and construction team advises on investments in capital construction, delivers legal support to enable activity of developers, investors, contractors, provides assistance in the registration of titles, and carries out due diligence of real estate investment and real estate objects.

PPP practice lawyers offer the clients concept design for the development of PPP projects (including concession agreements) and legal support for their implementation on the federal and regional level as well as risk legal assessment.

Finally, the firm's intellectual property and data protection attorneys advise clients on intellectual property related issues, carry out due diligence of intellectual property portfolios, resolve patent and trademark disputes, represent the clients in anti-patent troll litigation and ensure compliance with personal data protection laws.

Management

Artem Kukin
Attorney, Managing Partner
Alexey Popov
Attorney, Partner
Artur Rokhlin
Attorney, Partner
Sergey Shumilov
Attorney, Head of Real estate practice
Yulia Eremenko
Head of Corporate and M&A practice
Dmitry Ivanov
Head of Transport & Infrastructure practice
Ivan Shienok
Attorney, Head of Tax practice
Pavel Shulga
Associate, Intellectual property practice
Stanislav Petrov
Senior associate, Insolvency (Bankruptcy) practice
Irina Zimina
Attorney, Corporate and M&A practice
Yulia Karpova
Head of Dispute resolution practice
Artem Karakasiyan
Attorney, Criminal defence practice
Alexander Vasanov
Attorney, Criminal defence practice

Awards

  • Best Lawyers
  • Legal 500 EMEA
  • Chambers & Partners Europe
  • Pravo.ru-300 (national Russian rating)
  • IFLR1000

Contacts

Artem Kukin
Managing Partner, Attorney
+7 (495) 653 82 99
Alexey Popov
Partner, Attorney
+7 (495) 653 82 99
Artur Rokhlin
Partner, Attorney
+7 (495) 653 82 99

Firm Practice Areas

  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Competition / Antitrust Law
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense
  • Family Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Information Technology Law
  • Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International Arbitration
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Mining Law
  • Project Finance and Development Practice
  • Railroad Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Sports Law
  • Tax Law
  • Transportation Law

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