Andrey Zuykov is a Managing partner, Head of Tax practice of "Architecture of Law" Law firm. Prior to Andrey was a Tax partner of KIAP, Attorneys at Law, and Tax Director in the Group of companies of “Gazprom-Media Holding”.
Andrey - highly qualified tax professional with overall 20+ years of experience in taxes, including a unique combination of specialization in tax planning, tax compliance, tax due diligence, corporate and international tax, tax dispute resolution and practical experience in management of all kinds of taxes.
Andrey is personally recommended by the Best Lawyers since 2018 (Tax law, Litigation and Arbitration&Mediation area), by the "Kommersant" Publishing House 2019 in the field of taxation and identified by "Who`s Who Legal" as being amongst the world’s leading tax and government contracts lawyers (nominations Thought Leaders in Corporate Tax 2019-2020, Corporate Tax (Advisory, Controversy) 2016-2020 and Government Contracts 2016-2017).
The main achievement of tax disputes and litigation - the result of the appeal: pre-trial stage - more than 1.5 billion RUR, tax litigation - more than 2.8 billion RUR on procedural grounds, in the presence of tax debt; more than 0.5 billion RUR - VAT refund; more than 1 billion RUR – tax checks.
Great experience in startup of the business process «Taxation» (creation and integration) and Implementation a tax risk management system, which helped to reduce claims of field tax audits more than 99%, and reduce asserted against claims as a result of their appeal more than 97%.
Andrey has significant experience in advising on Government related contracts and PPP projects.Has provided the full legal support for the first Moscow region PPP project regarding concession agreement to private initiatives.
Andrey is a member of the Advisory Board of the Chamber of Commerce of the Russian Federation to improve tax legislation and law enforcement and a member of the Chamber of Tax Consultants of Russian Federation
Specialties: tax dispute resolution, managing tax risk, development of tax strategies, tax due diligence, tax compliance, tax structuring, tax planning, Tax due diligence, PPP.