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Firm Profile

Capital Legal Services International LLC

Firm Profile

Moscow

  • Profile
  • Sadovaya Plaza Business Center
  • 7 Dolgorukovskaya Str
  • Moscow
  • Moscow
  • Russia
  • 127006

Firm profile submitted by Capital Legal Services International LLC

Managing Partner: Vladislav Zabrodin
Number of partners: 4
Number of lawyers: 50+
Languages: English, Finnish, Russian


Capital Legal Services, is a leading Russian law firm, providing full-service support since 1999. The firm has offices in Moscow, St.Petersburg and Helsinki. The firm provides support for foreign investment projects entering the Russian market, as well as for business development in such areas as real estate and construction, antitrust law, public-private partnerships, corporate law, tax law, pre-trial dispute resolution and litigation, labour law and intellectual property. Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 - global rating agencies researching the legal market - recommend Capital Legal Services as legal counsel for companies entering the Russian market or already working in Russia.

Corporate/M&A:
The scope of the firm’s services includes:
■Due diligence
■Support for merger and acquisition transactions
■Developing effective corporate structure alternatives and supporting company restructuring
■Developing options programs
■Corporate management services
■Support for foreign investments
Contact: Vladislav Zabrodin, Managing Partner
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Pavel Karpunin, Partner
Email: [email protected]

Commercial:
The scope of the firm’s services includes:
■Performing pre-contract and contract work, drafting primary pre-contract instruments (letters of intent, preliminary agreements, etc.)
■Drafting commercial agreements, including multilateral foreign trade agreements and foreign law contracts
■Advising on arrangement and development of a distribution network
■Advising on currency regulation and foreign trade transactions
■Advising on advertising and marketing
■E-trade
Contact: Pavel Karpunin, Partner
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate & Construction:
The scope of the firm’s services includes:
■Due diligence and support in real estate transactions
■Legal assessment of land plot suitability for construction
■Support in real estate construction, including infrastructure
■Drafting and approving construction contracts, including FIDIC contracts
■Developing a lease policy for facilities under construction, negotiating and signing lease agreements with tenants
■Representing and protecting investors’ interests before state authorities
Contact: Vladislav Zabrodin, Managing Partner
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Elena Stepanova, Partner
Email: [email protected]

Project Financing / Public-Private Partnership:
The firm has solid experience in advising state and private clients on project financing and project implementation. The firm is official consultant of the World Bank on legal issues in infrastructure project implementation.
Contact: Pavel Karpunin, Partner
Email: [email protected]

Antitrust:
The scope of the firm’s services includes:
■Developing business models and effective competition strategies
■Support in the course of antitrust inspections
■Representing interests in disputes with antitrust authorities
■Antitrust approvals for economic concentration transactions and investments in strategic companies
■Support in tender procedures related to state procurement
■Advising on current antitrust issues
Contact: Vladislav Zabrodin, Managing Partner
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Irina Akimova, Of Counsel
Email: [email protected]

Dispute Resolution:
The firm has a reputation of a reliable partner for clients involved in a dispute and represents clients in commercial arbitration courts and general jurisdiction courts of all levels. The scope of the firm’s services also includes supporting court cases in foreign jurisdictions and alternative dispute resolution.
Contact: Irina Onikienko, Partner
Email: [email protected]

Anti-corruption/Compliance:
The firm offers a full range of services on practical application of Russian and international anti-corruption laws, including trainings on application of the FCPA and the Bribery Act.
Contact: Irina Onikienko, Partner
Email: [email protected]

Employment:
The scope of the firm’s activities includes comprehensive legal support of projects concerning labour law and migration legislation.
Contact: Pavel Karpunin, Partner
Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property:
The firm renders a full range of services in the field of intellectual property and ensures comprehensive and case-by-case approach to any issue pertaining to protection of rights to clients’ intangible assets.
Contact: Irina Onikienko, Partner
Email: [email protected]

Branches

  • Sadovaya Plaza Business Center,
  • 7 Dolgorukovskaya Str,
  • Moscow,
  • Russia
  • 127006
  • Tel +7 495 970 1090
  • Fax +7 495 970 1091
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Website : www.cls.ru
  • 17 Italianskaya Street,
  • Boutique Office Center ,
  • “Passage / Italianskaya 17,” ,
  • St Petersburg,
  • Russia
  • 191186
  • Tel +7 (812) 346-79-90
  • Fax +7 (812) 346-79-91
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Mannerheimintie 16 A 4,
  • Helsinki,
  • Uusimaa
  • Finland
  • Fin-00100
  • Tel +358 (0) 20-490