Head of litigation practice. Specialisation in commercial and corporate dispute resolution, due diligence, asset security, personal bankruptcy and insolvency, invalidity of transactions, recovery of losses and subsidiary liability of top managers. Focus on construction, aviation, shipment and production.
Vast experience in development of legal strategy for complex litigation cases. Mr. Smirnov has represented clients across Russia including in the courts of the Novosibirsk, Tomsk, Kemerovo, Omsk, Moscow regions, the Altai Territory, the Krasnoyarsk Territory, the Krasnodar Territory, the Republics of Altai, Tyva, Khakassia and Buryatia. He has argued before numerous levels of Russian courts including the courts of appeal and cassation courts.
13 years of professional experience in judicial proceedings and dispute resolution. From 2006 to October 2012, Mr Smirnov practised as a lawyer in a regional law firm, specialising in commercial dispute resolution and bankruptcy. Joined LexProf in 2012. From November 2015, Mr Smirnov has lead the firm’s litigation practice.
Graduated from Novosibirsk State University, Law Faculty. Languages: Russian, English.