Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners


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What the team is known for

Highly respected litigation-focused firm with notable expertise in handling insolvency cases. Acts for domestic corporate clients from a broad range of sectors in complex bankruptcy proceedings representing both debtors and creditors. Offers additional expertise in claims concerning debt recovery. Consults on issues of secondary liability. Particularly active in the oil and gas and financial services industries.


A source says: "We worked with them and against them. We think they are strong."

Work highlights

Handles the enforcement in Russia of the foreign judgment against Vladimir Romanov on behalf of his creditors in Lithuania.

Notable practitioners

Practice head Anton Aleksandrov is the key contact at the practice.

Department Information

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We offer a wide variety of bankruptcy-related legal services.

We have represented:

  • shareholders of Bank Yugra in the bank’s bankruptcy proceedings and associated disputes
  • Prodimex Group, the largest sugar producer in Russia, in bankruptcy proceedings of Ivolga-Center and Sugar Zolotukhino against Royal Bank of Scotland, with the bank’s claims exceeding US$ 300 million
  • A1, an investment arm of Alfa Group, in bankruptcy proceedings of Stroyfarfor, a major Russian ceramic tile producer
  • Ūkio Bankas (Latvia) in more than 20 related disputes within the bankruptcy proceedings of Russian Karavai, including challenging claims by another creditor under suspicious bills of exchange in excess of US$ 13 million
  • VR Global Partners and Tudor BVI Global Portfolio in bankruptcy proceedings of Factoring Company Eurocommerce, with the clients’ claims exceeding US$ 25 million
  • Halyk Bank (Kazakhstan) in bankruptcy proceedings of ORGSTROY to register the bank’s claims under loan agreements exceeding US$ 65 million
  • Halyk Bank and NBK Bank (Kazakhstan) in bankruptcy proceedings of Rostov Electrometallurgical Plant to register a claim exceeding US$ 80 million 
  • a Korean investment fund in bankruptcy proceedings of TAGAZ, a Russia-based producer of Hyundai cars, to register a US$ 25 million claim arising out of a secured loan
  • Nibulon (Switzerland) in bankruptcy proceedings of Yuzhuralkhlebtorg to register the client’s claims and represent the client at creditors’ meetings


Aleksandrov, Anton

Lovyrev, Dmitry

Muzyka, Maxim

Restructuring/Insolvency Department

Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners

Department location

3/1 Novinsky Boulevard





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