Alexander Nadmitov has 20 years of experience in legal support of corporate and financial transactions in excess of US $ 1 billion, where he represented various parties, including buyers and sellers, shareholders and management, borrowers and financial institutions. Mr. Nadmitov has also represented parties in complex commercial and corporate disputes over US $ 300 million in arbitrazh courts, foreign courts and international arbitration tribunals.
Alexander specializes in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, shareholder agreements and joint ventures, finance transactions, private equity and venture capital, support for fintech and blockchain projects, personal data, antitrust law, dispute resolution in courts and international arbitration. Among his clients are large and medium-sized Russian and foreign companies and banks, as well as investment funds, venture capital companies and private clients.
Prior to establishing the Firm, Mr. Nadmitov was a partner with a Russian law firm. Before that Alexander worked as an associate in corporate, finance and dispute resolution and dispute resolution departments of leading international law firms,. He began his legal career in a litigation department of a Russian law firm.
Alexander Nadmitov is the President of Harvard Club of Russia. Prior to being elected to his current position on June 30, 2021, Alexander has served as the vice-president and executive Secretary of Harvard Club of Russia since 2009. Mr. Nadmitov served as the HCR President in 2016 - 2018.
Alexander received a LL.M. degree from Harvard Law School, where he completed the International Finance concentration and won the Addison Brown Prize in Private International Law in 2004. Mr. Nadmitov holds a Magister Juris degree from Oxford University. He spent a year as a post-graduate Chevening Scholar at Essex University. Mr. Nadmitov also obtained Master in Law and Bachelor in Law degrees from the Peoples Friendship University of Russia.
Alexander is an expert at the BRICS Antimonopoly Center established under the aegis of the HSE-Skolkovo Institute for Law and Development. He has also given a number of lectures as a part of the Financial Transactions course and English contract law course at the Faculty of Law of the Higher School of Economics. He also taught the WTO Dispute Resolution course at the Russian Academy for Foreign Trade (RFTA), regularly serves as a member of the jury of the Model WTO international competition, which has been held under the aegis of the RFTA since 2012 every two years. Also takes part in legislative activities.
In January 2020, Chambers & Partners ranked Alexander Nadmitov among the recommended lawyers in FinTech Legal in Russia.
Alexander Nadmitov is also the arbitrator of the Caspian Arbitration Society and the arbitrator of the Russian Arbitration Center at the Russian Institute of Modern Arbitration.
Mr. Lapin specializes in mergers and acquisitions, securities markets, international arbitration and fintech. Has extensive experience in legal support of transactions of large Russian and international companies and investment banks.
Prior to joining the firm, Sergei Lapin worked as a senior associate at one of the leading international investment banks and as a lawyer at several leading international and Russian law firms. Sergey is fluent in English and French.
Sergey has the status of attorney. He has significant professional experience in representation in arbitration courts in various categories of cases: corporate disputes, debt recovery and foreclosure of the pledged property, invalidation of transactions and decisions of governing bodies, reclamation of property, recognition of property rights, challenging non-normative acts and actions of state bodies, compensation for losses and unjust enrichment, legal representation in cases on bankruptcy of legal entities, as well as in complex corporate and financial transactions.
Bulat Tugutov is an advisor to the firm's administrative and criminal law practice in the economic sphere, a practice to ensure the interests of participants in enforcement proceedings.
Bulat has over fifteen years of practical experience, including in leading positions in the prosecutor's office and the Federal Bailiff Service, including the investigation and inquiry bodies.
He has an academic degree of Candidate of Legal Sciences, the academic title of associate professor, the class rank of the 3rd grade counselor of justice, and is also actively involved in teaching at the Russian State University of Justice.
He is the author of over 50 scientific works in the field of criminal procedure, criminal law, prosecutor's supervision and enforcement proceedings
Ph.D. in Law, 2014, Ph.D. thesis on "Functions of the Prosecutor at the Judicial Stages of Criminal Procedure", Faculty of Law, Lomonosov Moscow State University.
In 2007 completed his postgraduate studies at the Department of Criminal Procedure, Justice and Prosecutor's Supervision of the Lomonosov Moscow State University
In 2004, graduated with honors from the Law Faculty of the Lomonosov Moscow State University with a degree in jurisprudence.
Mr. Maruev specializes in corporate and civil law. Pavel is fluent in English and German, and heads Russian corporate and commercial practice of the Firm.
Prior to joining the firm, Pavel Maruev worked as a senior lawyer in construction companies and international law firms.
Michael specializes in litigation of commercial disputes, energy disputes, administrative disputes. He has ten years of experience in the judicial field.
Eduard has the status of a patent attorney of the Russian Federation (registration number 901). He has extensive experience in the field of intellectual property law, namely: