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Established in 1992 in Moscow, YUST is a successful Russian law firm with offices in Moscow and Saint Petersburg, as well as a chain of reliable partner firms all over Russia, the CIS and the Baltic states.

YUST professionals provide a full spectrum of legal services and advice to corporate and private clients, both domestic and foreign. Advising clients on a diverse range of corporate and contractual legal issues is one of the firm’s core activities. The firm is also quite famous for its strong litigation team. In addition, YUST has experienced professionals advising on labor, IP and data protection, real estate and construction, tax, family, antitrust, insolvency, PPP, international arbitration and other legal issues.

The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners have been consistently rating YUST as one of the leading Russian law firms.

Our main aim is to provide our clients with prompt and professionally-executed legal services. We strive to provide our clients with legal security, to protect their interests and to generally promote the legal environment based on fairness, knowledge and good faith.

Our strong and cohesive team of professionals works efficiently to provide prompt and highly-skilled legal assistance, supported by a weight of knowledge, extensive experience in the various spheres of law, enthusiasm and adherence to the firm’s values.

YUST professionals have graduated from Russia’s leading universities, academies and institutes, including the Lomonosov Moscow State University, the St. Petersburg State University, the Moscow State Institute of International Relations of the Russian Federation’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Kutafin Moscow State Law University, the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, the Russian School of Private Law, the Institute of the State and Law of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Many of our employees have been awarded with higher academic qualifications.

YUST adopts a holistic approach to the trends and prospective changes in Russian legislation, in cooperation with the Institute of State and Law of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

YUST experts are able to concentrate not only on domestic legal knowledge, but also on international academic and practical experience. A number of our partners, attorneys-at-law and associates have studied in leading US and European universities and worked at international scientific legal centers and law firms abroad.
YUST values the contribution made by each and every one of its partners, of counsels, attorneys-at-law and associates. Years of successful work have allowed our experts to gain wide recognition in the legal community and, more importantly, the confidence of our clients.
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Anna Kotova-SmolenskayaPartner, Attorney-at-law[email protected]Primary Contact3304 
Roman CherlenyakPartner, Head of Corporate and Commercial, Attorney-at-law[email protected]Primary Contact1912 

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