DS Law

Corporate, Real Estate and Litigation Law Firm in Moscow, Russia

DS Law

3rd Floor, blg. 8
3rd Kadashevsky Lane

Moscow 115035

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

Website www.ds-law.ru
E-mail  Contact Oleg Ponamarev

Other Offices: St. Petersburg  

Law Firm Overview

DS Law is a Russian-based practice, operating since 2005 in the field of business and tax law. The attorneys at the firm provide legal advice at all stages of development. They provide foreign clients clear understanding of how to do business in Russia.

Lawyers are asked to handle asset ownership and management issues. They also provide support for investment opportunities in court and outside court. The legal team is available whenever clients have a reason in the course of doing business every day.

DS Law relies on relationships with lawyers around the world to help clients. Attorneys at the firm draw on their partners' experiences as well as their own to achieve favorable outcomes for their clients. The firm is recognized as the premier law practice in Russia.

Year this Office was Established: 2005

Languages: Russian, English, German.

Areas of Law

Additional Areas of Law: Tax Due Diligence; Tax Structuring; Tax Consulting; Identification And Realization Of Tax Reserves; Representation In And Out Of Court Regarding Tax Disputes; Optimization Of The Structure Of Business Ownership; Preparation Of And Support For Transactions In A Foreign Legal Framework; Development Of Shareholder Agreements; Protection Of Real Estate Assets; Design Of International Investment Structures; Creation Of Instruments For Personal Wealth Management; 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 firmís 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.


Mikhail Aleksandrov Mr. Mikhail Aleksandrov
Banking and Finance, Business and Industry, International Law, Tax

Alexander Filimonov Mr. Alexander Filimonov
Banking and Finance, Business and Industry, Intellectual Property, International Law, Joint Ventures

Mikhail Kyurdzhev Mr. Mikhail Kyurdzhev
Business and Industry, Estate Planning, Real Estate

Irina Medvedskaya Ms. Irina Medvedskaya
Banking and Finance, Bankruptcy, Business and Industry, Civil Rights, Credit and Mortgage

Oleg Ponamarev Mr. Oleg Ponamarev
Banking and Finance, Business and Industry, International Law, Private Equity, Tax


Denis Belyaev Mr. Denis Belyaev
Senior Associate
Corporate Law, International Investments, Joint Ventures, Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity

Sofya Danilova Ms. Sofya Danilova
Contracts, Corporate Law, Litigation

Elena Voevodina Ms. Elena Voevodina
International Law

Denis Zaytsev Mr. Denis Zaytsev
Senior Associate
Corporate Taxation, Tax, Tax Planning

Of Counsel

Oksana Golubtsova Ms. Oksana Golubtsova
International Law



  • Alliott Group
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  • Association of European Businesses

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 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 ventureís 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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