Commercial Contracts

The Corporate Practice’s lawyers not only draft commercial agreements ‘from scratch’, but also advise on drafts proposed by another party taking into account the client’s interests and possible risks.

Areas of Expertise

  • Advising on import-export transactions
  • Drafting and analyzing commercial contracts, including international commercial arrangements, offering practical recommendations and taking part in negotiations
  • Structuring commercial contracts
  • Handling legal matters related to the Eurasian Economic Union and WTO
  • Advising on IP issues related to the import of goods and having goods included in the Customs Register of Intellectual Property Items
  • Advising on currency regulation and currency control issues
  • Advising on product registration and certification
  • Representing clients in disputes with customs authorities

Recent Cases

  • Providing legal support to a client in connection with the refinancing of its loans granted by one of the largest state banks in Russia. The project involves a number of securities relating to almost the entire business of the client, state subsidies to an agricultural production company, and communication with some of the largest banking institutions in Russia
  • Providing full transaction support to a Russian subsidiary of one of the largest manufacturers of concrete and concrete goods in Norway during the production of pile caps for the construction of a gas extraction plant in Yamal
  • Acting as Russian counsel to the largest European producer of phosphate fertilizers in the analysis of the provisions of an insurance contract in terms of their compliance with imperative provisions of the Russian law and evaluating the prospects of litigation
  • Assisting the largest Russian supplier of mining equipment with supply chain optimization and advising it on VAT regulation for supplies from EU countries to Russia and other countries of the Eurasian Economic Union
  • Assisted a global leader in the production of automotive safety devices with an intra-group cost allocation solution involving the preparation of a large set of commercial agreements



Chambers Europe

  • General Business Law: St. Petersburg (Band 2: 2013 – 2021)

Chambers | 2020

“They understand the commercial implications and nuances of a deal, so they are able to provide more holistic advice.”

Andrei Gusev
Managing Partner, Attorney-at-Law
+7 921 938 29 90, +34 695 043 424, +376 692 1714
St. Petersburg, Barcelona, Almaty
Artem Zhavoronkov
Partner, Attorney-at-Law
+7 921 905 47 66
St. Petersburg
Anton Borisyuk
+7 921 593 68 90
St. Petersburg