Counsel, Doctor of Law, Professor
In his academic career, Gennady Esakov specializes in the study of economic crime, general issues of criminal law, international and comparative criminal law. On these issues, he has given expert opinions in Russian and foreign courts and international jurisdictional bodies, including the High Court of Justice (Commercial Court (QBD), the UK), the Supreme Court of the State of New York, the Permanent Court of Arbitration, the LCIA.
In recent years, he worked with Baker McKenzie, Debevoise & Plimpton, Clifford Chance CIS, FBK Legal, Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasyev & Partners, Sberbank and other large Russian and foreign companies.
Mr. Esakov joined ZKS Law Attorneys in order to further enhance the expertise in defending clients in criminal cases in the field of economic crimes, developing a legal position, and consulting on Russian and international criminal law. He acted as an expert in Russian and foreign courts and international jurisdictional bodies.
He provides legal support on issues of Russian, foreign, and international criminal law. He speaks English. He authored, co-authored, and edited over 200 publications, including in English, French, German, Spanish, Chinese, Serbian. Main works include:
- “Economic criminal law.General Part” (2019)
- Commentary on the CriminalCode of the Russian Federation, edited (8 issues, starting in 2010)
- Textbook on the General Partof Criminal Law, edited (2019)
- A textbook on the Special Part of Criminal Law (2020) is being prepared under his editing
He is a co-author and editor of more than 10 textbooks and commentaries on criminal law. At various times, he was a visiting researcher at Hong Kong City University, Lancaster University, University of Liverpool.