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DUVERNOIX LEGAL
Website: www.duvernoixlegal.ru
Tel: +7 812 702 62 00
Fax: +7 812 702 62 55

Chairman: Egor Noskov 
Managing partners: Igor Guschev, Alexander Arbouzov
Number of lawyers: 40
Languages: English, Russian

FIRM OVERVIEW:
Duvernoix Legal has traded since 1999. For the past twenty years, the company has been listed as one of the leading companies in its sector for both in Russia, and Internationally.

The firm was named after Nikolay Lvovich Duvernois, a famous Russian legal historian and lawyer. He was also author of numerous works in the field of law.

The main values of Duvernoix Legal are to provide quality services with an individual approach to customers.

The period from 2008 till 2013 was an important stage of development for Duvernoix Legal when the company became the first Russian firm associated with Dentons (until 2012 SNR Denton) – one of the largest law firms in the world. Since 2013 Duvernoix Legal has chosen the development strategy of an independent Russian law firm.

Effective cooperation between the two companies had a positive impact on the quality standards of Duvernoix Legal, and strengthened the company's position among the leading players in the market of legal services in Russia.

To date, the team at Duvernoix Legal has more than 40 lawyers, many of whom are recognized by leading international rating agencies. The team at Duvernoix Legal provides legal support on issues of any complexity throughout the Russian Federation and maintains partnerships with legal companies around the world.

MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE:

Managing partner – Egor Noskov (London);
Senior partner – Igor Guschev (St. Petersburg);
Partner – Alexander Arbouzov (St. Petersburg);

Corporate practice
Corporate and M&A practice: 3 partners, 3 fee earners based in St. Petersburg

Projects:
• Stafory’s project. We carried out full legal support of investment of Kirovsky Zavod in Stafory’s project: from the legal inspection of documents to the signing of the contract by the parties;
• Sinomec. We supported transactions (on the part of a Chinese subcontractor – SINOMEC) on the start of construction of transmission facilities within the framework of the project "Beloporozhskaya HPP" in Kemskiy district of the Republic of Karelia (the first major project of China in Russia, financed by the BRICS Bank).
• Active Component. We provided services for comprehensive legal support of an investment project (private equity) created by “Active Component” of Europe's largest plant for the production of active pharmaceutical substances in Pushkin at a cost of about 2 billion rubles. In this project Duvernoix Legal represented the part of the manufacturer ("Active Component") and its founders.
Key Clients: JSC "Acticomp", PJSC "Kirovsky Zavod", Sinomec,

Contact: Alexander Arbouzov Tel: 7 812 702 62 00
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate and PPP practice:
2 partners, 5 fee earners based in St. Petersburg

Real estate and PPP practice key clients: LLC "VIY Management", LLC "RBI", JSC "Astaldi Ictas JV", Colliers International.

Projects:
• Inapp Limited. We supported the investment project of the Cyprus company Inapp Limited together with Setl City on the development of 6.7 hectares of land and the construction of 110 thousand m2 of residential areas;
• The Western High-Speed Diameter (WHSD). We provided full organizational, legal and analytical support to the Italian-Turkish concern Ictas Astaldi in connection with the start of the project for the construction of WHSD section (WHSD is a major investment project implemented in St. Petersburg by the forces of international cooperation, where the main contractor is the Italian-Turkish company ICA). The support included: risk analysis, consulting in the process of preparation of the contract with the general contractor, development of projects and support of the conclusion of contracts with subcontractors, permanent secondment of legal experts on the construction site to provide day-to-day services, claim and judicial work, advising on all legal issues.
• Pulkovo Airport. During the construction of Pulkovo airport, we were engaged in full legal support of the general contractor, including: risk analysis, consulting in the process of preparation of the contract with the general contractor, development of projects and support of the conclusion of contracts with subcontractors, permanent secondment of legal experts on the construction site to provide day-to-day services, claim and judicial work, advising on all legal issues.
Key Clients: Inapp Limited, Ictas Astaldi, VIY Management,

Contact: Igor Guschev Tel: 7 812 702 62 00
Email: [email protected]

PRACTICE AREAS
• Corporate practice
• Tax practice
• Real estate and PPP practice
• Litigation practice
• Criminal practice

OFFICES:

1. London.
84 Brook Street,
W1K 5EH
+44 203 7 097 097
[email protected]

2. Moscow
4 Molochny pereulok,
119034, Moscow, Russia
+7 495 668 07 86
[email protected]

3. St. Petersburg
140 Nevsky Prospekt,
191036, St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 812 702 62 00
[email protected]