Practice Areas

Padva and Partners is one of the oldest and most renowned attorneys’ offices in Russia.

Padva and Partners deservedly occupies a leading position among attorneys’ offices in Russia, representing clients before Russian arbitrazh and general courts of all levels, including the Constitutional Court of Russia, and before arbitration tribunals. The efforts of  our attorneys have been instrumental in achieving judgments in the Higher Arbitrazh Court, Supreme Court and the Constitutional Court of Russia that made a significant impact on law enforcement practices. Many attorneys of the Law Office have been rated best lawyers in various practice areas.

Many times our attorneys have been invited as Russian law experts,  in particular, their opinions have been accepted by the High Court of Justice of England and Wales, LCIA, International Court of Arbitration in Paris, Arbitration Tribunal of Zurich Chamber of Commerce, the Bermuda Supreme Court, district courts of the State of New York and Illinois, and other judiciary bodies abroad.

The Law Office practices in a wide variety of areas,  including transaction support and advice on civil, land, tax, employment, administrative, corporate, customs law, real estate and construction, as well as subsoil use and energy, antimonopoly, banking, financial law and intellectual property. Professionals of the Law Office perform due diligence exercises, including compliance and anticorruption due diligence, and provide legal support in developing appropriate internal corporate policies. 

The Law Office offers legal services on anti-libel suits and on all matters of family and inheritance law; our attorneys represent parties in cases involving the rights and interests of children of spouses of different  nationalities and in disputes involving marital community property located in different jurisdictions.

Our attorneys represent individuals and legal entities in all stages of criminal proceedings involving all types and categories of charges,  and in the course of pre-trial checks and special investigative measures  performed by law enforcement authorities. Our attorneys have gained large experience in representing clients in extradition cases and before the European Court for Human Rights.

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