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Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners

Dispute Resolution

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What the team is known for

Outstanding domestic litigation-focused firm. Regularly instructed by notable international companies and significant domestic corporates from a broad range of industries. Known for handling high-value commercial, contractual and debt recovery disputes. Additionally, maintains a strong regulatory disputes practice, representing blue-chip companies in contentious antitrust and tax matters. Represents clients from the financial services, retail, banking, and oil and gas sectors. Additionally, active in international disputes, including international arbitration and cross-border litigation.

Strengths

Clients laud the lawyers' creative and detail-oriented approach to contentious mandates, saying: "Their work in court and preparing documents was approached with the utmost detail."

One impressed source remarks: "I especially want to note that they were attentive to each problem and always offered several solutions to it."

Work highlights

Represented Yugra Bank in several proceedings against the Central Bank of Russia relating to the bank being declared bankrupt.

Notable practitioners

Anton Aleksandrov enters the rankings as a result of positive market feedback and visibility. He is well versed in bankruptcy proceedings and corporate disputes.

Dmitry Lovyrev is widely acclaimed as a market-leading practitioner in the dispute resolution arena. He is particularly highly regarded for his handling of complex commercial litigation mandates. "He is well prepared for cases. He analyses the cases and delivers structured arguments in a way that the judges are forced to listen to him," a source says.

Yuri Monastyrsky is recognised for his longstanding experience in the Russian market. He provides strategic advice to domestic and international clients. He also commands a wealth of expertise in international litigation and arbitration.

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Overview

  • Challenging an order by the Federal Antimonopoly Service (issued upon a complaint by Yandex) holding Google as having abused its dominant market position with respect to OS Android. Also represented Google in a number of related proceedings.
  • Received instructions from Transneft on a number of disputes with the Federal Antimonopoly Service regarding regulated procurement policies and contracts.
  • Representing IKEA in nearly all judicial and arbitration cases for the past years, including a major one against local electricity supplier for the amount in dispute exceeding US$1 billion (reviewed by the Higher Arbitration Court and the Supreme Court) and in a related US$ multi-million tax case.
  • Received instructions from Prosperity Capital on the recovery from the board of GAZ, Russia's leading producer of commercial trucks, of US$ multi-million damages caused by the sale of quasi-treasury stock and US$ 250 million damages recovery from board members of TGK-2, one of the Russia's largest electricity producers; we also assist the client in their US$ multi-million shareholder dispute relating to TGK-2 and heard in the BVI courts.
  • Representing Yugra Bank in their dispute with the Russia's Central Bank - this is one of the largest cases currently heard in Russia.
  • Received instructions from AFK Sistema in their US$ multi-billion disputes with Rosneft and others regarding Bashneft. 

Members

Aleksandrov, Anton

Aleksandrov, Anton

Lovyrev, Dmitry

Monastyrsky, Yuri

Mukhomorov, Dmitry

Zyuba, Alexander

Clients

A1

Aeroflot

AFK Sistema

Bashneft

Boeing

EBRD

Gazprom

Google

Halyk Bank of Kazakhstan

IKEA

Nokia Solutions

Norilsk Nickel

O1

Porsche Rusland

Prosperity Capital

Rosseti

Rostelecom

Samsung

Tele2

UralVagonZavod

VTB

Yugra Bank

Dispute Resolution Department

Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners

firm
Department location

3/1 Novinsky Boulevard

Moscow

Moscow

Russia

121099

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Russia

Dispute Resolution: Domestic High-End


Anton Aleksandrov
Band 4
Dmitry Lovyrev
Band 1
Yuri Monastyrsky
Eminent Practitioners

Dispute Resolution: International


Yuri Monastyrsky
Eminent Practitioners