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Russia Regions
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What the team is known for Highly regarded disputes-focused firm based in Novosibirsk. Regularly assists regional clients with bankruptcy, liability and debt recovery disputes, as well as construction and real estate disputes, across Siberia. Predominantly represents significant regional corporates often from the agriculture, banking, construction and manufacturing sectors. Additionally, maintains a corporate advisory offering and represents private individuals.

Strengths A client enthuses: "Their negotiation and court skills impressed me."

Sources further laud the team's client-centric manner, with one explaining: "They are very good on client care, they take me seriously."

Work highlights Advised Sibir Expocentre on a lease agreement cancellation and debt recovery dispute.

Notable practitioners

Semen Smirnov goes up in the rankings as a result of positive market feedback. He is applauded for his attention to detail as well as his analytical approach to contentious mandates. "He is critical in evaluating legal steps; he is able to see potential risks or weak points in a case." Another client explains: "He can look at things from different angles and come up with interesting ideas."

Managing partner Tatiana Goncharova "really helps clients solve problems," according to satisfied clients. She is applauded for her results-focused approach as well as the comprehensive support she provides. "She is a talented negotiator. She often suggests unusual solutions to problems. She really cares about her clients." She is further highlighted for her market insight. "She has a good understanding of risk assessments and she can evaluate situations in a broader context."