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Legato Law Firm

About us

About us

LEGATO Legal was founded by lawyers and attorneys, who had gained an extensive experience in Russian and International consulting, public authorities and large Russian companies. We represent leading Russian companies and use the accumulated experience in every case.

Specialization

  • legal representation in complex disputes in commercial courts and courts of general jurisdiction
  • complete legal assistance of complex business projects
  • consulting and drafting memorandums on Russian, foreign, and international private law issues
82% court victories
3000+ hours a year we spend in courts, helping our clients
100+ billion rubles of protected assets of our clients
10+ lawyers protect clients

Who entrust us

Advantages of LEGATO:

  • We do not divide our clients on important and not important enough.
  • We do more and faster than you expect.
  • We are in touch whenever you need.
  • Use bold approaches when conservative methods are ineffective.
  • Regularly report on the progress of work, respecting your peace of mind.
  • We take care of all legal issues so that you can focus on the business.

Team

There are more than 10 lawyers and attorneys in our team

Andrey Timchyk

Partner, attorney

Andrey Timtchouk

Andrey Timtchouk

Partner, attorney
Legal experience more than 15 years

Arbitrator of the Dispute resolution Chamber of the Russian Football Union

Speaker on behalf of Russia at the World Bank conference «Ease of doing business» (Seoul, 2018)

National champion in debating (2002)

Acted for major Russian companies, such as: Sistema JFSC, Rusal, MTS, Alfa-Bank, Renova, Euroset



Career

Attorney at Delcredere law firm

Head of the Legal Department of National Recovery Service LLC

Chief Consultant of the Committee of local government of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation

Andrey Zhiltsov

Partner

Andrey Zhiltsov

Andrey Zhiltsov

Partner
Legal experience more than 13 years

The winner of international and domestic debating championships (2000–2008)

Acted for major companies, such as: Sistema JFSC, Rusal, Shipping Company ARC, Mosfundamentstroy-6, Gidrostroy, Drillmec, Caterpillar, Volkswagen Group



Career

Senior Associate at Forward legal

Associate at Delcredere law firm

Associate at Goltsblat BLP

Lead Counsel of the Litigation Department of Eurocement group CJSC

Andrey Stoyanov

Attorney

Andrey Stoyanov

Andrey Stoyanov

Attorney
Legal experience more than 15 years

Head of the Legal Committee of the campaign headquarters on mayoral elections

Acted for major companies, such as: Shipping Company ARC, SumiRiko AVS Germany GmbH, Brose, Faurecia Automotive Development, Lysvensky Metallurgical Plant, Gazbank, Petrocommerce Bank



Career

Acting as attorney in complex commercial disputes during more than 12 years. Acted for major Russian and foreign companies

Services

The courts

The courts

LEGATO lawyers conduct complex cases in arbitration and courts of general jurisdiction. We confirm our experience with following cases:

  • acting on behalf of Sistema JFSC against Rosneft PJSC in the dispute on the recovery of 170 billion rubles losses;
  • representing RUSAL in a dispute against Krasnoyarsk HES for the recovery of more than 4.5 billion rubles losses;
  • acting in the International Tribunal on behalf of Saraf Agencies against the Russian Federation for the recovery of costs of a joint venture for the production of titanium dioxide;
  • acting in bankruptcy of the largest oil refinery in the Irkutsk region;
  • collecting a debt of 900 million rubles from a bank;
  • regular legal service for different companies like Shipping Company “ARK”.
Due diligence

Due diligence

Don’t risk, conduct a legal audit of assets and companies before making transactions.  By contacting us, you get a competent assessment of:

  • literacy of contracts;
  • the presence of risks of law violation;
  • compliance with the rules on licensing;
  • the presence of asset encumbrances (such as arrest or bail).
Memorandum

Memorandum

We have already done a lot of memorandums on different topics, such as:

  • the effect of US economic sanctions;
  • the use of a closed-end unit investment fund in construction;
  • legal regulation of mortgage pipelines;
  • the interdependence of persons under Russian tax law;
  • withdrawal of land for state needs;
  • inheritance of a share in LLC.
Deals

Deals

Secure yourself when concluding a contract. By contacting the experienced LEGATO specialists, you get:

  • full support of the preparation and execution of the transaction;
  • minimization of risks;
  • negotiating and agreeing with counterparties;
  • closing deals on time.
Regular legal service

Regular legal service

If the company does not have a legal department, we will help with legal issues. Our lawyers:

  • will consult;
  • will choose an individual cooperation scheme for each client, taking into account the scope and nature of the work;
  • will find the right solution in time.
For foreign companies

For foreign companies

LEGATO has more than 6 years of experience in working with companies from the UK, France, China, Poland, Cyprus, Germany, Belarus, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Ukraine. You can contact us if you need:

  • to conduct a trial in a Russian court;
  • to prepare a memorandum;
  • to perform notarial acts;
  • to prepare a certified translation of documents into Russian;
  • to draw up documents for closing transactions under Russian law;
  • to conduct a legal audit of a Russian company or asset.

Contacts

Moscow

+7 (495) 955-76-70

W-plaza

607-A, 1 building, 1-2 Varshavskoye shosse

Moscow 117105 Russia

St. Petersburg

+7 (812) 44-838-44

Suvorovsky

307, 2B Suvorovsky prospect

St. Petersburg 191167 Russia

Moscow St. Petersburg

+7 (495) 955-76-70

W-plaza

607-A, 1 building, 1-2 Varshavskoye shosse

Moscow 117105 Russia

+7 (812) 44-838-44

Suvorovsky

307, 2B Suvorovsky prospect

St. Petersburg 191167 Russia