The law firm Vinder specializes in representing the interests of medium and large businesses, as well as resolving issues requiring the highest qualifications. It was founded in 2009 by graduates of the Ural State Law Academy, which is considered one of the strongest law schools in Russia.
Today, Vinder has three offices in Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Yekaterinburg, over 50 highly qualified lawyers, vast experience in over 1500 legal proceedings, and approximately 200 billion rubles of protected assets.
We take special pride in our clients, which include PIK, Medsi, Magnit, Gazprom neft, other major corporations, and private investors. Thanks to their trust, we implement unique solutions that often shape judicial practice.
For over 10 years, Vinder has achieved high ratings in major international and national legal rankings. In 2022, we received 9 nominations from «Pravo.ru» and entered the TOP-20 legal companies by revenue and number of lawyers.
Our work has resulted in over 90% of successful project completions. The qualifications of Vinder specialists provide clients with services in a wide range of areas, from dispute resolution to criminal law practice. Regardless of the project's complexity, our team guarantees an individual and comprehensive approach to work with maximum results.
Managing partner and founder of Vinder Law Office. Head of litigation department of the company. The main areas of expertise are arbitration proceedings, dispute resolution in courts of General jurisdiction and arbitration courts, enforcement proceedings, as well as insolvency and bankruptcy cases, tax law, corporate and contract law.
Artem is experienced legal advisor. He represented corporations and individuals in large-scale, high-profile cases in courts. He accompanied mergers and acquisitions projects, which resulted in the formation of new or largest companies in their industries. Under his leadership, implemented projects for clients such as: A1 (Alfa Group consortium), Marathon Group, SIA International Ltd, Rosvodokanal, SIBUR LLC, «SIBUR-Neftekhim», NPO «Mostovik», «Corporation SPLAV», «Koltso Urala».
Senior partner, managing the company's offices in St. Petersburg and Ekaterinburg. Artem heads the department of transaction support. The main areas of expertise are legal support of investment projects, M&A transactions, due diligence of companies and assets, as well as support of bankruptcy procedures.
Senior partner, managing the company's Moscow office. Dmitriy heads the department of Real estate and Intellectual property. The main areas of expertise are energy, Real Estate and construction, telecommunications.
Dmitriy is a practicing lawyer since 2002. He has extensive experience in managing the legal service, working in large international corporations, advising on dispute resolution, legal support of enterprises and corporations, legal representation.
Partner leading a criminal practice, attorney at law. Graduated from The Ural State Law Academy in 2004. 16 years experienced lawyer including the managing positions, such as an officer of Russian Prosecutor's Office and a head of attorney's office.
Partner of Vinder Law Office. Alisa heads the department of Corporate M&A practice. The main areas of expertise are arbitration, corporate law, bankruptcy.
Alisa has more than 12 years of experience, including in-house, in a large seaport of Leningrad region, as well as in legal consulting. Regularly improves her skills. She participated in projects on acquisition on registration of venture financing of groups of companies, on realization of the right of the client to claim to the large enterprise on purchase of shares. Successfully represented clients in courts in the cases of bankruptcy of large enterprises and pharmacy chains.
The core activity of our company is dispute resolution including general, commercial litigation and arbitration. Due to our diverse professional background we succeed in forging and defending legal positions in complicated real estate, liability, corporate, tax, administrative, labor and intellectual property disputes.
For many years criminal defence lawyers of Vinder Law Office are succed in comprehensive protection of witnesses, suspect and accused persons. We advise victims on real estate, economic and corporate crimes. Our experienced attorneys at law also committed and able to handle hostile takeovers including from the state, represented by law enforcement and supervisory authorities. Our legal team is at the cutting edge of dealing with felony and particularly serious crimes against the person, public order and state security cases.
The practice includes structuring and complex support of transactions related to construction, acquisition, lease and alienation of real estate, enterprises (property complexes), taking into account the specifics of civil and administrative regulation of relations related to real estate, including the rules of land turnover for various purposes.
By drawing on the Vinder’s highly regarded skills and years of experience, business executives and owners get help at every stage of their growth and development, and in all aspects of their businesses. Our focus is on advising businesses through the business life cycle: formation, financing, operation, growth, and transitions. Businesses rely on us for a range of legal services, including representation and advice regarding:
Legal support in the process of acquisition, restructuring, sale of business. Complex legal audit (Due diligence). Development and implementation of a strategy to protect the interests of the client in corporate conflicts, including when leaving the business, when making or challenging transactions by legal entities, their shareholders/ participants, when invalidating decisions and actions of management bodies of legal entities.
Our practice distinguishes itself by providing interdisciplinary counsel that can handle virtually any issue that might arise in a corporate distressed situation. We have broad experience in complex bankruptcy cases, in-court and out-of-court workouts, investigations by court-appointed fiduciaries. We advise a diverse group of clients on insolvency, creditors' rights, distressed acquisitions, structured financing and securitization matters.
We provide practical and innovative tax advice to our clients and possess sophisticated knowledge of the latest laws, regulations, decisions and trends in this ever-changing area. Our extensive experience and skill set enable us to be a true partner with our clients and to assist them in achieving their goals from a tax and business perspective.
Legal expertise in respect of intellectual property, ensuring judicial protection of the interests of copyright holders. Comprehensive support in the use and protection of company names, trademarks, software and other results of intellectual activity. Support of transactions on the disposal of rights to the results of intellectual activity.
Resolution of disputes related to the establishment and application of tariffs in the fields of electric power, heat supply, water supply and sanitation, as well as in the sphere of activities of natural monopolies. Conducting pre-trial procedures and representing clients in court. The practice is in demand among resource-supplying organizations and consumers. The Vinder Law Office team has a successful experience in appealing regional tariff regulations in court, forming a positive judicial practice applicable throughout Russia.