Pen & Paper, Attorneys at Law

Dispute Resolution Department

Russia
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What the team is known for Increasingly prominent corporate crime practice based in St Petersburg. Regularly defends individuals in fraud and embezzlement cases. Also experienced in handling abuse of power allegations. Represents business owners, high-profile and high net worth individuals as well as political figures alongside significant domestic corporate clients.

Strengths"They have a very good office in St Petersburg. They have a lot of experience and are very well informed. They are very commercial on proposals, and the quantity and quality of work is very good," lauds one impressed client.

Sources also describe the lawyers as "very sharp and very bright."

Work highlights Represented Dmitry Kostygin, co-owner of Ulmart, in criminal proceedings pertaining to an alleged large-scale embezzlement from Sberbank.

Notable practitioners

Aleksey Dobrynin enters the rankings this year following a raft of praise from market sources. He regularly defends individuals involved in criminal cases, including embezzlement and fraud. He also handles administrative disputes with criminal elements, including tax disputes. Interviewees highlight his proactive approach, with one reporting that he is "good, dynamic and active."