Practices

Comprehensive Legal Advice in a Wide Range of Areas

Since 1995, we have provided a wide range of services in critical business-oriented areas of law, and at present we have an impressive portfolio of successful cases. VEGAS LEX lawyers have a successful track record of handling complex transactions and resolving court disputes, and they have often been invited to work on draft laws and act for their clients in major investment projects. Many court cases of our Firm serve as precedents and have become history of the Russian case law.

The services of VEGAS LEX have been refined during decades of successful practice, which is codified in the Work Regulations and Standards. You will find our credentials on the quality of our work on the page "Recognition and testimonials", or you may request them directly from our lawyers.


Our practice areas

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Antitrust practice


More than 20 years experts Practice accompany projects of its clients, providing the ability to operate in competitive markets and eliminating the risks of prosecution for violation of antitrust laws. At the same time, being an active participant in the anti-trust legislation in the direction, VEGAS LEX affects the development and promotion of competition in the country.

Commercial practice


Our lawyers assist clients in building successful relations with their partners and counterparties in business.

Corporate fraud prevention


VEGAS LEX lawyers have vast experience investigating corporate crimes and will find the most optimal solution for your business.

Corporate practice. M&A


Corporate practice encompasses the full spectrum of services, including legal advice on issues of corporate procedures, mergers and acquisitions, corporate management, reorganization, transactions on the securities market, and restructuring of corporate groups.

Dispute resolution


Dispute resolution has been one of VEGAS LEX’s most prominent practice areas since 1995. This practice group represents clients at any stage of any conflict situation, in all Russian regions and abroad.

Energy


Energy has been one of the firm’s principal focus areas more than 20 years. This practice group takes an integrated approach to resolving clients’ problems offering fundamental understanding of the specific nature of this area and knowledge of the regulation in the energy sector. Most of the experts in the practice group previously occupied high-level positions in major energy companies.

Government Relations (GR)


VEGAS LEX has solved complex business tasks for commercial companies and NGOs in interaction with federal and regional authorities, regulatory agencies and the Government of Russia in order to develop a unified approach to regulation of certain sectors of business and other activities and application of specific legal norms.

Intellectual property


Under current market conditions where intellectual property asset is frequently comprised of a significant volume of a company’s intangible assets, the successful development of business is directly dependent upon the effective protection of such intangible assets.

International investments


Complex representation of foreign investors in Russia and Russian companies making investments abroad.

Investments


VEGAS LEX provides legal advice for investment projects at all stages. We know how to create the most efficient legal framework for any project which allows to minimize risk while maximizing financial return.

Labour law


VEGAS LEX attorneys have a wealth of experience on all aspects of labour legislation. We serve as counsel to major Russian and foreign companies.

Public-private partnership


VEGAS LEX was the first Russian-based legal firm acting on public-private partnership transactions. The firm is now working on the country’s largest infrastructure projects, including projects involving lifecycle contracts.

Real Estate. Land. Construction


Two decades of VEGAS LEX experience in real estate and construction have earned the firm a reputation as the leading legal consultant for investment and construction, real estate and land matters.

Restructuring and bankruptcy


VEGAS LEX has served as counsel to major Russian companies since 1995, and has considerable experience on projects relating to restructuring, insolvency and bankruptcy.

Tax practice


Our tax practice has brought multiple high-profile successful cases before highest courts and has a solid track record of handling some of the largest transactions and providing tax advice on comprehensive projects.
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