The practical experience of both defence and investigative work allows our lawyers to be one step ahead of procedural opponents and effectively deal with the specific “permissiveness” of the investigation and mistakes of those who enforce the law.
Our practice of white-collar defence was established in 2007. The defence in criminal matters within the firm is provided by former employees of the Prosecutor's Office (The State Attorney) and the Investigative Committee at the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation.
The Head of the practice is Dmitry Nikolaev, who is one of the leading lawyers in the field with more than 20 years of experience in advocacy, as well as with more than 15 years of experience in investigating economic crimes.
The practice has gained recognition among peers and is very popular among clients due to its high effectiveness.
The lawyers of the firm provide their support at all stages of criminal court proceedings, as well as during the investigations. In addition to direct criminal defence, we can assist in assessing the situation and developing a defence strategy.
Our specialization is criminal cases of economic and official crimes character, as well as crimes of a corruption nature, such as:
In practice, our law firm repeatedly encountered situations related to defence in cases where bilateral treaties on legal assistance in criminal cases (including extradition requests) were subject to application.
We traditionally provide criminal defence to foreign citizens in the territory of the Russian Federation, as well as help Russian citizens in criminal cases abroad, and represent our clients in the European Court of Human Rights. Our English-speaking experts are ready to provide operational support during detention, search or interrogation.
Below are the examples of successful defence that our lawyers carried out recently: