Managing partner

Genrikh Padva

Genrikh Padva defends clients in pre-trial investigation and in court on criminal charges; represents clients before Russian arbitrazh and general courts on a variety of matters, including anti-libel suits, shareholder rights and inheritance disputes; advises on a broad range of matters arising in corporate relations, including protection of investments, ownership rights, antimonopoly issues etc.

Genrikh Padva is the author of numerous publications on various legal topics and in particular, on advocacy in Russia.

He is awarded the title of “The Honoured Lawyer of Russia”, is a laureate of the Badge of Honour “Public Recognition" and the Plevako Gold Medal. Genrikh Padva's name has been listed many times at the top of Russian ratings of lawyers and in the international "Who’s Who of Professionals". In 2001 Genrikh Padva was voted “Man of the Year” in the category “Law” by a Rambler poll.

Genrikh Padva graduated in 1953 from the Moscow Law Institute with a law degree, and from the Kalinin Pedagogical Institute in 1961 with a degree in history. He has practiced law as an advocate since 1953, and since 1971 he has been a member of the Moscow Bar. Genrikh Padva is the founder and Managing Partner of Padva and Partners.

Ekaterina I. Zenina
Attorney at Law


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