Mediation and Negotiations


Andrei Gusev, the Managing Partner at Nordic Star Law Offices, has been working on the Russian legal services market from its early days. He has been successfully applying his extensive experience, intuition and expertise to settle business conflicts through negotiations and mediation. He is one of the best Russian experts in these fields. Andrei has been accredited as a mediator by leading independent organizations that provide services of alternative (out-of-court) dispute resolution in Russia and in Europe.

Areas of Expertise


  • Handling complaints and settling disputes at the pre-trial stage
  • Settling disputes through alternative procedures, known as ADR, including mediation
  • Negotiations

Recent Cases


  • Mediated during the divorce and division of property of a family with considerable assets in Russia, the EU and the UK, providing, among other things, assistance with settling guardianship over a minor son and obtaining an investment residence permit in a developed country
  • Negotiated on behalf of a subsidiary of one of the largest European industrial groups with the customs authorities of a Central Asian country for an alternative classification of imported goods and for a reduction in import customs duties that had been additionally assessed
  • Negotiated on behalf of a Kazakh customer with a western European architect’s bureau regarding complaints as to the quality of and timeframes for the design of an industrial facility
  • Mediated in a conflict between partners of a large cross-border food production business
  • Negotiated on behalf of a German supplier regarding the conditions for terminating its business with its distributor on the CIS market

Additional information

Andrei Gusev
Managing Partner, Attorney-at-Law
+7 921 938 29 90, +34 695 043 424, +376 692 1714
St. Petersburg, Barcelona, Almaty