What the team is known for
Hogan Lovells has established itself as a highly regarded presence in Russia. The team in Moscow astutely advises both multinationals and domestic clients on a diverse range of cross-border matters. Moscow serves as an important centre for clients seeking advice relating to the CIS, and the firm is able to draw on connections to local counsel throughout Central Asia. In both transactional and contentious matters, lawyers in Moscow regularly team up with colleagues situated throughout Hogan Lovells' comprehensive international network, adding to the strengths provided by UK and US-qualified practitioners based in Russia.
The firm maintains a strong reputation for its dispute resolution practice based in Moscow. Litigators routinely handle multi-jurisdictional cases, particularly those relating to fraud litigation, asset tracing and insolvency. Clients involved in cross-border contentious proceedings benefit from the close ties Moscow maintains with the firm's overseas disputes teams. Similarly, cross-border corporate transactions are routinely handled from Moscow and will often encompass advice sourced from the firm's network.
A client says: "Their strategic thinking is excellent. Every person you deal with understands the whole deal and is ready to help. They pay attention to detail and keep the big picture in mind. I'm impressed by the diversity of areas they professionally operate in, their amazing industry knowledge and global reach."
Another client comments: "The lawyers make sure we work with the strongest team of lawyers across the firm's network, and the overall level of service we are getting is uniquely high. They have powerful international resources and excellent understanding of local specifics. They always have a detailed process map for every matter and follow it precisely."
possesses significant expertise in cross-border litigation, particularly in relation to asset tracing cases. He is also active in assisting with international arbitration cases. "He's very strategic and practical,"
a client says, adding: "He was keen to know what our business sensitivities were and shaped the case accordingly. He took his lead from us and guided us where appropriate."