Team

020_rybakov
Sergei
Rybakov
partner,
attorney at law
Phone, fax +7 495 229 4092
+7 925 504 9498

Sergei Rybakov is the President of GRAD. He has been operating in the field of legal services since 2000. Mr. Rybakov has been practicing as an attorney since 2005. Sergey’s main areas of practice are corporate law, contract and investment law. He always coordinates and is personally involved in major projects. He has an extensive experience in legal consulting and arbitration.

In 2013 he was awarded as an “Honorary lawyer of the Moscow Region Bar Association”.

In 2014, for his outstanding work, he was awarded by the Federal Union of  Russian Lawyers ( “150 years of Russian advocacy” badge). Sergei was certified to draft opinions on submissions from businesspeople for the Russian Federation Presidential Commissioner for Business Rights.

He graduated from the Law Faculty of Academy of Labor and Social Relations in 2000. For this moment he is getting a master’s degree at Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL).

Mr. Rybakov is the author (co-author) of numerous books, such as:

  • “Doing business: Proper construction of your own business”;
  • “Buying and selling businesses: Russian Experience”;
  • “Commercial real estate: Privatization and Protection”;
  • “Special economic zones in Russia: tax incentives and benefits”

He is the author of numerous articles and commentaries on current legal issues. He is a member of the following professional societies:

  • The Moscow Region Bar Association;
  • Association of Russian Lawyers;
  • International Bar Association (IBA);
  • International Union (Commonwealth) of Advocates;
  • Federal Union of Russian Lawyers;
  • Union of Moscow Lawyers

Languages: English

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Aleksandr
Orlov
partner,
attorney at law
Phone, fax +7 495 229 4092
+7 985 766 2718

Mr.Orlov has been operating in the field of legal services since 2003. He has been practicing as an attorney since 2008. Alexandr specializes in the field of settling legal disputes (in arbitration (commercial) courts and courts of general jurisdiction in Russia).

In 2013 he was awarded as an “Honorary lawyer of the Moscow Region Bar Association”.

In 2014, for his outstanding work, he was awarded by the Moscow Region Bar Association.

Alexander was certified to draft opinions on submissions from businesspeople for the Russian Federation Presidential Commissioner for Business Rights.

He graduated from the Law Faculty of Russian State Social University in 2006. In 2014 he received a master’s degree at Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL). MBA degree was awarded in 2007 (Academy of International Business Collaboration). In 2008 he received his degree in Psychology.

Alexander is a member of the following professional societies:

  • The Moscow Region Bar Association (he is a member of the Board);
  • Association of Russian Lawyers;
  • International Bar Association (IBA);
  • International Union (Commonwealth) of Advocates;
  • Federal Union of Russian Lawyers (Alexsandr is a professional advisor);
  • Union of Moscow Lawyers

He is the author of such books, as: “Corporate disputes’ features in societies with limited liability”, “War of the Market: Competitive fighting without rules”, “Setting up your own business”, “Buying and selling businesses: Russian Experience” and more than 50 articles and commentaries on current legal issues.

Languages: English and French

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Sergei
Yashenko
partner,
attorney at law
Phone, fax +7 495 229 4092
+7 985 225 7225
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Sergei
Kolotov
partner, auditor
Phone, fax +7 495 229 4092
+7 906 709 9966

Mr. Kolotov has been operating in the field of audit services since 2005. Sergei has been practicing as an auditor since 2010. He specializes in the field of accounting and tax reporting, as well as in the field of tax and financial consulting of companies in different fields of economy. He has an extensive experience in workflow systems and accounting policies development, financial analysis of an enterprise and risk assessment of its financial and economic activities, as well as an audit of financial statements.

He graduated from the Faculty of Economics and Foreign Relations of Moscow State Forest University in 2009. In 2014 he received his master’s degree at Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL).

Mr. Kolotov teaches Accounting (Advanced Course), business planning and business valuation courses at Moscow State Forest University.

Sergei is the author of several publications on the assessment of investment projects.

He is a member of self-regulatory organization (SRO) non-profit partnership (NPP) Russian Audit Chamber (RAC)).

Languages: English

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Maria
Agranovskaya
partner,
attorney at law
Phone, fax +7 495 229 4092
+7 903 969 6211

Ms. Agranovskaya is the head of GRAD’s international practice. She deals with international investments, private equity & venture capital issues on a daily basis. Maria is responsible for different issues related to the creation of investment vehicles and funds, trusts, holding companies, asset restructuring, as well as international tax optimization.

Actual issues of “deoffshorization” and of Controlled Foreign Companies (CFC’s), immigration issues (including those by investing in reliable foreign business) – these questions are under Maria’s control at GRAD.

She started her practice in 1997 (in the field of Oil & Gas). Then she headed the legal department of a major Anglo-American holding. After that she was working in a large Family Office for 8 years.

Ms. Agranovskaya has been practicing as an independent attorney at law since 2006.

In 2008 M. Agranovskaya’s Law Office has united efforts with Non-commercial Organization Moscow Attorneys Bar GRAD.

FinTech issues including digital currencies and ICOs have become her expertise back in 2010.

She graduated from the Law Faculty of Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO).  Additionally, she studied in Germany (Haus Rissen, the International Law University) and in the Netherlands (International Bureau of Fiscal Administration).

She is the author of articles and comments on current legal issues as well as on Law of England and Wales and its harmonization with European law.

Languages: English, German, French, Italian and Spanish.

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Alexander
Genko-Starosselsky
attorney at law
Phone, fax +7 495 229 4092
+7 903 543 6843

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Foreign investment in Russia
  • Acquisition and asset management in the EU
  • Litigation in the EU

Since 2000, Alexander Genko-Starosselsky is a member of Paris Bar Association.
His main areas of specialization are international investment and international asset management. Alexander also has extensive experience in representing clients in international arbitration courts and courts of general jurisdiction in the EU.
In 1998, Alexander received a master’s degree in Private International Law and International Business Law at the University of Sorbonne.
He is also a member of The French Russian Law Society and The International Law Association (ILA).

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Kirill
Chesnov
attorney at law, candidate of juridical sciences
Phone, fax +7 495 229 4092
+7 905 723 2777
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Sergei
Makarov
attorney at law, candidate of juridical sciences
Phone, fax +7 495 229 4092
+7 925 517 1948

Mr. Makarov has been operating in the field of legal services since 1996. He has been practicing as an attorney since 2000. Sergey’s main areas of practice are real estate, construction and land use (including disputes over ownership rights, inheritance and family disputes).

In 2012 he was awarded the II degree medal “For merits in the defense of human rights and freedoms” by the Federal Union of Russian Lawyers.

In 2014 he was awarded by the Federal Union of Russian Lawyers (“150 years of Russian advocacy” badge). Furthermore, Sergei is an “Honorary lawyer of the Moscow Region Bar Association”.

He graduated from Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL) in 1997.

Sergei has been teaching Law since 2001. He is an Associate Professor of the Advocacy Institute (MSAL).

He takes part in various scientific and practical activities, including conference “The legal profession. State and Society”, which is annually organized by the Federal Union of Russian Lawyers.

Sergei is the author of such books as: “Different features of legal advisory”, “Inheritance. What to do? Top tips”, “Counseling as a form of legal aid provided by an attorney” etc.

He is the author of publications on various problems of inheritance law, as well as certain aspects of lawyers’ status and the history of legal profession.

Languages: English

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Natalia
Fish
tax expert
Phone, fax +7 495 229 4092
+7 916 620 6625

Natalia is a financial (tax) expert at GRAD. Her main areas of practice are risks and tax planning, support of taxpayers during different inspections, protection of business entities in tax disputes etc. She has an extensive experience of working in the field of taxpayers’ interest protection (more than 16 years in this field). Her experience includes more than 14 years of teaching.

Natalia is a professor at Russian School of Management, author of different courses, such as “Understanding Tax Risks: How to protect your business” etc.

She is a speaker at different conferences, organized by:

  • “Accounting. Taxes. Law”;
  • “Agency of social and economic development”;
  • Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation etc.

She is the author of more than 300 articles and books. Many of her articles are published by ConsultantPlus and Garant.

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Roman
Romanov
attorney at law
Phone, fax +7 495 229 4092
+7 965 290 8879

Roman has been operating in the field of legal services since 2003. He has been practicing as an attorney since 2007. He specializes in the field of disputes resolution in arbitration (commercial) courts of Russia. He has an extensive experience in litigations involving foreign entities as well as in the field of property rights protection.

Roman graduated from the Law Faculty of Chuvash State University in 2005. LL.M degree was awarded in 2009 (University of Manchester, UK). In 2013 he received his master’s degree at Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL).

Mr. Romanov is a professor at Collège Universitaire Français de Moscou.

He is the author of articles and comments on current legal issues.

Roman is a member of the following professional societies:

  • The International Bar Association (IBA);
  • International Union (Commonwealth) of Advocates;
  • Association of Russian Lawyers etc.

Languages: English, Turkish

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Yelena
Sviridova
attorney at law
Phone, fax +7 495 229 4092
+7 925 040 5433
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Vera
Tikhonova
attorney at law
Phone, fax +7 495 229 4092
+7 926 915 0304

Vera has been operating in the field of legal services since 2008. She has been practicing as an attorney at law since 2012. Ms. Tikhonova is very experienced in representing clients in arbitration (commercial) courts as well as in the courts of general jurisdiction.

She graduated from the Law Faculty of Saratov State Law Academy in 2012. Vera finished her postgraduate courses in 2013 (“Actual issues of Law and legal profession in the Russian Federation”). In 2014 she received her master’s degree at Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL). Additionally, she has a degree in History (with honors). She is a member of International Union (Commonwealth) of Advocates.

She is the author of numerous articles and commentaries on current legal issues.

Languages: English

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Yekaterina
Orlova
attorney at law
Phone, fax +7 495 229 4092
+7 916 877 2345
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Yelena
Ivanenko
executive director
Phone, fax +7 495 229 4092
+7 926 225 3371
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Georgy
Kulua
attorney at law
Phone, fax +7 495 229 4092
+7 926 915 0224

Georgy has been operating in the field of legal services since 2009. He has been practicing as an attorney at law since 2015.

He graduated from the Law Faculty of Academy of Labor and Social Relations in 2008. Georgy finished postgraduate “M-Logos” courses in 2012 (“Bankruptcy Law: analyzing current practical issues and legislation”). In 2014 he received his master’s degree at Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL).

He is a member of:

  • International Union (Commonwealth) of Advocates;
  • Union of Moscow Lawyers

Languages: English

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Valeriya
Aryamova
attorney at law
Phone, fax +7 495 229 4092
+7 926 915 0069

Valeriya has been operating in the field of legal services since 2014. She has been practicing as an attorney at law since 2015.

She graduated from the Law Faculty of Moscow State University of Technologies and Management (with honors). In 2014 she received her master’s degree at Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL). Since 2010, she teaches at Moscow State University of Technologies and Management.

Languages: English

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Tatyana
Bukhovets
tax consultant
Phone, fax +7 495 229 4092
+7 926 523 4875
012_stamosi_a
Antonio
Stamosi
junior associate
Phone, fax +7 495 229 4092
+7 926 915 0006
027_chuprov
Anatoly
Chuprov
junior associate
Phone, fax +7 495 229 4092
+7 915 242 1656
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Ivan
Nikiforov
junior associate
Phone, fax +7 495 229 4092
+7 925 090 2231