Russin & Vecchi’s attorneys have substantial experience in providing continuing corporate support to both domestic companies and multinational corporations opening their offices in Russia, and provide a wide range of corporate services from incorporation of companies and following relevant formalities to conducting comprehensive corporate due diligence and providing assistance in negotiating and closing corporate deals. 


 Some of the notable corporate matters dealt with by the firm’s attorneys include:   

  • providing a client with full legal assistance in connection with purchase of shares of a joint stock company, including drafting the share purchase agreement and assisting in the registration of the share transfer in the registry of shareholders; 

  • providing a client with full legal assistance in connection with sale and purchase of shares of a Russian Joint Venture involved in import of machinery and equipment to Russia; 

  • providing legal assistance to a worldwide provider of asset integrity, quality assurance, quality control and engineering services to leading oil and gas companies worldwide in connection with optimization of management structure of its Russian subsidiaries, analyzing corporate documents and bringing them into compliance with applicable Russian laws; 

  • advising a client on and assisting in incorporation of a joint venture for operation of a specialized maritime port, including advising on antitrust issues and requirements provided for by applicable Russian laws; 

  • conducting due diligence and preparation of all documents necessary for the purchase of shares of a joint venture, advising a client on relevant corporate governance procedures; 

  • structuring a transaction for the acquisition of participation interest in a group of Russian coal mining and export companies, conducting due diligence of the coal mining company and port operator, procuring government approval and permits, and developing operational guidelines to ensure compliance with Russian maritime and natural resources laws. 


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Sergei Lazarev

Managing Partner


T: +7 495 783 0522


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Sergey Parinov



T: +7 495 783 0522