List of offices

GRATA International Russia is a dynamic and ambitious Russian legal practice with a footprint in key business centres of Russia: Moscow, St. Petersburg, Rostov-on-Don, Samara and Kazan. The practice is comprised of leading legal experts in various fields, and its development is a further step in global expansion of GRATA International. Moreover, the practice growth reflects the high importance of the Russian market for the firm and its clients. The firm continues to grow in Russia going hand in hand with its clients and their needs.

Our Russian team has many years of consulting experience and knowledge of the real economy, which allows us identifying emerging legal issues, meet challenges, and create conditions for our clients to succeed. We balance deep knowledge and skills of working in the Russian legal system with experience in complex cross-border transactions and projects. We adhere to professional principles and quality standards, always focusing on our clients and their interests.

The Russian team combines the global knowledge, experience and energy of GRATA International to deal with the most complex clients' issues. Each office has a unique expertise in its areas, and the combined firms capabilities allow solving global issues of any complexity. The team's goodwill and experience is recognised by well-known international and regional ratings such as: Chambers & Partners, Legal 500, Best Lawyers, Pravo 300.


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Industries
Banking & Finance
Leading Lawyer 2020
Leading Lawyer 2020
Dmitry Samigullin Vyacheslav Khorovskiy Igor Stepanov Denis Gerasimov
Transport
Legal 500, Tier 3, 2020
Legal 500, Tier 3, 2020
GRATA's maritime team, headed by Inna Makarova, was recognised among the leading transport practices in Russia.
Legal 500, Tier 3, 2016-2019
Legal 500, Tier 3, 2016-2019
The firm advises on vessel registration, ship arrest, shipping contracts and contentious issues.
Chambers & Partners, Band 1, 2019
Chambers & Partners, Band 1, 2019
Sources appreciate that the lawyers "are effective and persistent in their efforts with a clear goal".
Practice areas
Corporate and M&A
Legal 500, Tier 3, 2020
Legal 500, Tier 3, 2020
GRATA's St. Petersburg corporate practice, headed by Vladimir Komarov and Oleg Shevtsiv achieved recognition for its experience in general corporate matters, corporate structures, business strategies and investment issues.
Legal 500, Tier 3, 2019
Legal 500, Tier 3, 2019
'Provide excellent support and know the commercial market very well'.
Restructuring & Insolvency
Leading Lawyer 2020
Leading Lawyer 2020
Dmitry Samigullin Vyacheslav Khorovskiy Igor Stepanov Denis Gerasimov
Employment
Leader of the Legal Services Market
Leader of the Legal Services Market
Michael German was ranked as leading lawyer (Top 5) in Employment law in 2019
Pravo 300, 2019
Pravo 300, 2019
The team of lawyers from the integrated offices of GRATA International in St. Petersburg and Rostov-on-Don have achieved high results in the national ranking of Russian law firms "PRAVO-300".
Awards & rankings
The Lawyer European Awards 2019
The Lawyer European Awards 2019
GRATA International has been shortlisted for Law firm of the year: Russia, Ukraine and the CIS. Each year The Lawyer European Awards showcase the impressive achievements of Europe's finest within the legal industry.
Legal 500, Best Legal Team, 2020
Legal 500, Best Legal Team, 2020
GRATA International's offices in St. Petersburg and Rostov-on-Don were identified among the best legal teams in Russia.
Chambers & Partners, Ranked lawyer, Band 1, 2019
Chambers & Partners, Ranked lawyer, Band 1, 2019
Denis Gerasimov to be "energetic, knowledgeable and with a keen mind".
Dmitriy Samigullin is "able to find the best solution, even in complex situations".
Chambers & Partners, Band 1, 2018, 2019
Chambers & Partners, Band 1, 2018, 2019
Samara, Russia. Recognised by Chambers & Partners.
"They have a very strong, young team; they're very enthusiastic," before going on to note that "they provide good service and they're driven".
Chambers & Partners, Band 2, 2017-2019
Chambers & Partners, Band 2, 2017-2019
Rostov-on-Don, Russia. Recognised by Chambers & Partners.
"They know what they're doing; they chose the best strategy, examine all the risks and find the most successful path for the client".
Chambers & Partners, Ranked lawyer, Band 2, 2019
Chambers & Partners, Ranked lawyer, Band 2, 2019
Igor Stepanov has extensive experience in handling real estate and construction disputes. He acts for contractors, land owners and residents forming class action suits. He is "very creative" and "very dedicated".
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