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Full-Service Law Firm in Russia

DS Law

3rd Floor, 8, the 3rd Kadashevsky lane
Moscow 115035

Phone+7 (495) 649-8474
Fax +7 (495) 649-8474

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Other Offices: St. Petersburg  

Law Firm Overview

DS Law firm has been operating in the Russian market since 2005. The company has its offices in Moscow and Saint-Petersburg.

We provide business with a whole range of services in legislation and tax consulting at all stages of its development. DS Law provides its foreign clients with solid service within the framework of Russian jurisdiction.

DS Law professionals are usually invited for such operations as: asset ownership and management structuring, legal support for investment operations, pre-trial settlement and legal representation in court, business and assets sell and purchase deals support at the strategic development or change of ownership (control) stages, drawing up shareholders agreements for legal structures and etc.

DS Law is a member of international legal and accounting firms alliance Alliott Group, the membership allows to provide services effectively in over 50 countries.
DS Law Partners are recommended by Global Law Experts
DS Law is a member of Association of European Businesses. AEB unites European companies leading their business in Russia
DS Law operations are secured by «Alfastrakhovanie» (ID № 03465/761/00003/1)

Year this Office was Established: 2005

Languages: Russian, English, German

Areas of Law

Additional Areas of Law: Public-private partnership

Areas of Law Description

DS Law offers legal services related to the following areas of law:

- Corporate Practice

Corporate practice is one of DS Law firm’s key areas of activity. Our accomplishments in this field have played an important role in strengthening our reputation as one of the leading Russian legal firms.

- Tax practice

Our experts are aware of all the subtleties of the Russian tax legislation and its practical application. They have vast consulting experience and employ advanced technology in providing companies with tax protection.

- International practice

Our firm offers its clients a wide range of services in international private law.

Our wide experience and rigorous approach to selecting our foreign partners, including the world's leading law firms and financial institutions, can guarantee our clients a high-quality support of such projects.

- Due Diligence

Complex Legal Due Diligence provides a realistic assessment of a business's conditions and an analysis of legal risks in implementing investment projects.

- Antimonopoly Legislation and Regulation

Contemporary competitive business environment makes many major transactions impossible without a detailed analysis of their compliance with the Russian antimonopoly legislation. Violation of antimonopoly legislation has severe effect and can cause substantial damage to your business.

- Arbitration and Legal Representation

For years, experts at DS Law firm have represented our clients' interests in arbitration, arbitration court, or a court of general jurisdiction during all phases of a trial.

- Shareholders Agreements and Joint Ventures

A shareholders agreement is one of the most effective tools to ensure partners' interests are observed and to efficiently manage a joint venture.

Your joint venture will be productive and long-lasting. Potential conflicts will be resolved in a manner acceptable to all the parties.


  • Association of European Businesses
  • Global Law Experts
  • Alliott Group


Attorney's Picture Mikhail Aleksandrov
Banking and Finance, Business and Industry, International Law, Tax

Attorney's Picture Alexander Filimonov
Banking and Finance, Business and Industry, Intellectual Property, International Law, Joint Ventures

Attorney's Picture Mikhail Kyurdzhev
Business and Industry, Estate Planning, Real Estate

Attorney's Picture Irina Medvedskaya
Banking and Finance, Bankruptcy, Business and Industry, Civil Rights, Credit and Mortgage

Attorney's Picture Oleg Ponamarev
Banking and Finance, Business and Industry, International Law, Private Equity, Tax


Attorney's Picture Anna Anokhina
Corporate Law, Joint Ventures, Public-Private Partnership

Attorney's Picture Anna Bryukhova
International Law

Attorney's Picture Sofya Danilova
Contracts, Corporate Law, Litigation

Attorney's Picture Roman Kolpakov
Senior Associate
Business and Industry, Commercial Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions

Attorney's Picture Svetlana Lazareva
Civil Rights, Corporate Law, Family Law, Labor, Real Estate

Attorney's Picture Elena Voevodina
International Law

Attorney's Picture Denis Zaytsev
Senior Associate
Corporate Taxation, Tax, Tax Planning

Of Counsel

Attorney's Picture Oksana Golubtsova
Of Counsel
International Investments, International Law, Tax


More Information on DS Law

Corporate practice, Russia
Tax practice, Russia
International practice, Russia
Intellectual Property practice, Russia
Litigation practice, Russia
Due diligence
Real Estate practice, Russia
DS Law News and Publications

Articles Published by DS Law

 Doing Business in a Transcontinental Country: Russia

Doing Business in a Transcontinental Country: Russia - What gives you an advantage over local and global competitors in your areas of expertise? We have a deep knowledge of Russian law combined with a strong expertise in cross-border processing based on practical cases. We believe that the main thing about us is our eagerness to evoke trust between us and our clients.

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 Foundation of JV in Russian Jurisdiction

Deciding on a joint venture’s location (joint venture vehicle) is one of the most important steps in the planning and structuring of a joint venture. Such a decision generally depends on different factors, including but not limited to preferable tax regime, flexible corporate legislation, commercial benefits, cost of incorporation and management, nationality specifics, accounting requirements and many others.

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 Legal Aspects of Investing in Russia

This article will attempt to outline some of the legal issues that are of relevance to foreign business in Russia. These will be addressed from a business standpoint rather than a strictly legal one; thus, allowing all readers understand fully what these issues are.

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