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Firm Profile

Ivanyan & Partners

Firm Profile


  • Kadashevskaya nab. 14, bldg. 3
  • Moscow
  • Moscow
  • Russia
  • 119017

Firm profile submitted by Ivanyan & Partners

Managing Partners: Natalia Malyamina, Khristofor Ivanyan
Number of partners: 7
Number of lawyers: 70
Languages: Russian and English

Ivanyan & Partners was established in 2006 by a small group of attorneys and political advisors to represent the interests of corporate, private, and public clients. Today, with 70 attorneys in the firm’s offices in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Ivanyan & Partners is a leading Russian full service law firm advising on M&A and other corporate transactions, the resolution of domestic and cross-border disputes, infrastructure & PPP projects, private wealth, and tax issues arising from clients’ activities around the globe. The firm’s clients are large and mid-sized companies from diverse industries – both Russian and international – institutional investors, and banks, as well as HNWIs/UHNWIs and non-profit organisations.
At the same time, the hallmark of Ivanyan & Partners is its international practice, one of the few in Russia. The firm has unrivalled expertise in Public International Law, as well as foreign national regulatory and compliance legislation, economic sanctions, international commercial and fraud-related litigation, foreign investigations, and asset recovery.

PRACTICE AREASBanking & Finance Competition / Antitrust Corporate / M&A Domestic Dispute Resolution Energy & Natural Resources Foreign & Russian Regulatory & Compliance Insolvency / Restructuring Intellectual Property International Commercial Litigation International Public Law Private Client Public Policy & GR Real Estate & Investments Tax

Banking & Finance

Advising on both providing and attracting financing, including working capital facilities, project and PPP financing, acquisition of assets and stakes, (pre-) export financing, debt refinancing, and restructuring.
Contact: Daria Semenikhina
Email: [email protected]

Corporate / M&A
Advising on large public and private M&As in Russia and abroad and rendering a full range of related services, including securities, corporate structuring and governance, merger control and strategic investment filings, licensing, and insolvency and liquidation.
Contact: Maria Miroshnikova
Email: [email protected]

Domestic Dispute Resolution
Representing clients in Russian state courts and commercial arbitration tribunals, mainly in major commercial disputes. These typically include disputes out of SHAs and on mandatory share buyouts, challenging corporate transactions/actions, debt recovery out of supply, loan and construction agreements, and foreclosures. Another focus is challenging statutory actions and tax-, competition-, and IP-related disputes before state regulatory authorities.
Contacts: Sergey Chuprygin, Alexey Kozyakov
Emails: [email protected] [email protected]

Energy & Natural Resources
Advising investors, traders, engineering and transportation companies, and state authorities on structuring and implementing large-scale exploration, construction, and field production projects, including PSAs, EPC contracts, drilling and service contracts, and all related regulatory, licensing, corporate, finance, and litigation issues.
Contact: Yuri Arkhipov
Email: [email protected]

Foreign & Russian Regulatory & Compliance
Advising globally operating companies on compliance with EU and member state sanction policies and US sanctions, including OFAC- and EAR-related matters, as well as local and foreign investors on Russian regulatory issues, e.g. investments in strategic companies; AML legislation; and design, upgrade, and application of compliance systems and policies.
Contacts: Khristofor Ivanyan, Vasily Torkanovskiy
Emails: [email protected] [email protected]

Insolvency / Restructuring
Representing distressed businesses and their creditors in large-scale and complex bankruptcy litigation, both nationally and transnationally, and advising on debt restructuring, crisis management and financing, and company reorganisation.
Contacts: Alexey Kozyakov, Sergey Chuprygin
Emails: [email protected] [email protected]

International Commercial Litigation
Taking the lead in transnational disputes in on- and off-shore jurisdictions, in particular representing clients in commercial, corporate, real estate, and fraud-related litigation; pursuing foreign investigations, asset tracing, and recovery; and advising on insolvency.
Contacts: Vasily Torkanovskiy, Khristofor Ivanyan
Emails: [email protected] [email protected]

International Public Law
Acting for public clients in proceedings before international courts, e.g. for the Russian state in disputes before the ECHR and ICJ.
Contacts: Vasily Torkanovskiy, Khristofor Ivanyan
Emails: [email protected] [email protected]

Private Client
Advising (ultra) high-net-worth individuals and families, their family offices, and their advisors on all legal and tax issues regarding asset, real estate, business, philanthropic, and succession planning and management.
Contacts: Yulia Chekmareva, Dmitry Mikhailov
Emails: [email protected] [email protected]

Real Estate & Investments
Leading on large and mid-sized real asset investment projects in Russia and abroad. Services range from setting up investment structures in various jurisdictions to advice on real estate transactions, financing, and management; land, water, and surface rights; development, industrial construction, and PPP projects; environmental and regulatory compliance; tax structuring; and real estate dispute resolution.
Contacts: Maria Miroshnikova, Sergey Kushnarenko
Emails: [email protected] [email protected]

Providing all-around tax planning advice for corporations and private clients, including tax structuring of domestic and cross-border M&A transactions and wealth planning for UHNWIs/ HNWIs, as well as tax disputes, with an emphasis on pre-trial resolution.
Contacts: Dmitry Mikhailov, Mark Rovinskiy
Emails: [email protected], [email protected]


  • Floor 3, 10/4 Bolshaya Dmitrovka St,
  • Moscow,
  • Russia
  • Tel +7 495 6470046
  • Fax +7 495 6470045
  • Office 21H,
  • St Petersburg,
  • Russia
  • Tel +7 812 3250223
  • Fax +7 812 3250224