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Виктор Петров

Victor Petrov

Head of Litigation practice




+7 (495) 933-08-00

PhD in Law

Recommended by: 

  • Best Lawyers 2020 – 2021
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2018 – 2020
  • Pravo.Ru-300 2019 – recommended lawyer in Litigation (High Market)
  • Kommersant 2020 - recommended lawyer in Russian Litigation (both High and Mid markets)


  • Developing and implementing efficient pre-trial and litigation strategies

  • Representing clients in Russian arbitrazh (commercial) courts in complex corporate, banking, insurance, commercial and other disputes

  • Defending clients’ interests in Russian courts of general jurisdiction

  • Legal counseling and representing clients in major bankruptcy proceedings


  • Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, post-graduate full-time studies, a degree of Candidate of Legal Sciences
  • Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Law, specialized in law

Professional experience

Practical legal work experience – since 2009
  • Present – VEGAS LEX law firm, Head of Litigation practice
  • VEGAS LEX law firm, senior associate, Litigation practice
  • JSC Bank of Moscow, lead counsel


  • English
  • Serbian
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