Vladimir Vashchenko – attorney-at-law, co-founder and partner of VB PARTNERS law firm.
Specialization: Domestic and international disputes, investigations by regulatory and law enforcement authorities with a special focus on re-privatization, sanction disputes as well as investment disputes.
Most recent work includes the ICSID case and challenging sanctions imposed on European companies.
Has a broad disputes practice with substantial experience of complex commercial, corporate and shareholder/ownership litigation, typically with an international element.
Also advises and represents investors in connection with criminal investigations, at shareholders' meetings, in out-of-court disputes with authorities and in public investigations by parliamentary committees.
His practice encompasses a number of industry sectors as banking, energy, non-ferrous metallurgy, gas distributing and construction.
In 2014 was one of the initiators of creation such non-governmental organization as Tax Advisors Association. The purpose of the association is to unite the intellectual efforts of professionals (lawyers, auditors, tax consultants, accountants, academics) in the field of tax relations and to create a platform for exchange of experience, research activities, to form the appropriate level of tax culture in society, as well as to protect the rights and interests of subjects and objects of tax relations.