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Nikita Korobeinikov

Director, Head of Deloitte Legal in Russia

E-mail: nkorobeinikov@deloitte.ru

Phone: +74957870600

Nikita has over 15 years of legal consulting experience in Russia. 

Before joining Deloitte, Nikita worked at another Big Four company and led the corporate practice at one of the leading Russian law firms.

Nikita specialises in M&A advisory and establishing joint ventures, including in foreign jurisdictions. He has extensive experience in structuring transactions and preparing contract documentation under both Russian and English law.

Nikita’s competencies include restructuring and simplification of holding structures for corporate and private clients.

Nikita is recognized as one of the leading experts in corporate law in Russia by the international ranking Best Lawyers.  

Nikita graduated from the Ural State Law Academy in 2005 and holds a Candidate’s degree in Laws (a PhD equivalent). 

 

Anton Zykov

Partner

E-mail: azykov@deloitte.ru

Phone: +74957870600     

Anton Zykov leads the Tax Dispute Resolution (TDR) group in Deloitte CIS. Anton has been representing client interests in disputes with tax and customs authorities, currency control bodies and other government agencies since 2000.

He advises companies and individuals on tax audits and assists with out-of-court settlement of tax disputes. On multiple occasions, Anton was able to achieve successful outcomes when appealing against decisions of tax bodies with the central department of the Russian Federal Tax Service.

Anton has represented client interests in Russian courts in disputes on transfer pricing and economic justification of interest expense, and defended clients against claims of obtaining unjustified tax benefits. On numerous occasions, he acted as an expert on Russian law in international courts.

He is included in the Legal 500, Chambers Europe and Tax Controversy Leaders ratings. Anton is a graduate of the Faculty of Law of Voronezh State University and has been a certified lawyer since 2003.

Ildar Zverev

Senior Lawyer

E-mail: ilzverev@deloitte.ru

Phone: +74957870600 

Ildar has over 10 years of legal advisory experience. Before joining Deloitte, Ildar was a partner in a law firm that focused on IT projects and prior to that worked as a senior lawyer in a leading Russian legal firm.

Ildar focuses on legal due diligence, M&A support, venture investments and joint venture establishment, design of participation agreements, and corporate law advisory. 

Ildar has been named a leading expert in Mergers and Acquisitions Law by the Best Lawyers international ranking.

Ildar graduated from the National Research University – Higher School of Economics, majoring in law.

Anastasia Matveeva

Director

E-mail: amatveeva@deloitte.ru

Phone: +78127037106 

Anastasia has over 12 years of experience in legal consulting. Most of her clients are automotive and consumer sector companies.

Before joining Deloitte Legal, Anastasia worked for a Russian subsidiary of a major oil company and for one of the largest mobile and portable equipment retailers.

Anastasia has extensive experience of consulting Russian and international customers on various issues of corporate and commercial law and applicable regulations. More specifically, she focuses on antitrust matters (antitrust practices and market concentration), currency control, exchange of legally binding electronic documents and implementation of digital signatures, cash register usage, etc.

Anastasia supports customers of various size, from international and Russian majors to medium-sized enterprises.

Anastasia is recognised by the Best Lawyers international rating as one of the leading legal experts in Russia in Regulatory Practice.

Anastasia holds an honors degree in law from Udmurtia State University, where she also qualified as a legal interpreter.

Vladimir Nikitinskiy

Senior Lawyer

E-mail: vnikitinskiy@deloitte.ru

Phone: +74957870600  

Vladimir has ten years of experience in international consulting. Within Deloitte Legal team, he is responsible for developing and promoting the Dispute Resolution Group’s offering in Russia and the CIS.

Vladimir handles litigations of all types in courts of all instances, supports bankruptcy and enforcement proceedings. He also has experience in M&As, general corporate matters, contractual law, real estate transactions, and joint ventures.

Vladimir is recognised as one of the leading experts in bankruptcy and debt restructuring (Insolvency and Reorganisation Law) by the Best Lawyers international ranking.

Vladimir earned his degree in law at the National Research University – Higher School of Economics. 

Ekaterina Seryakova

Senior Lawyer

E-mail: eseryakova@deloitte.ru

Phone: +74957870600  

Ekaterina joined Deloitte in 2012 and has over eight years of professional legal experience.

She has participated in corporate restructuring projects and has extensive experience in consulting clients on the legal aspects of employment, commercial, corporate, currency control, and other matters.

Ekaterina is currently leading the development of Deloitte’s corporate management automation tool, enabling clients to create various corporate documents based on templates and manage corporate events.

Ekaterina graduated from Saint Petersburg State University in 2013 with an LLM in commercial law.

Ekaterina Streltsova

Senior Lawyer

E-mail: ekstreltsova@deloitte.ru

Phone: +78127037106    

Ekaterina has more than nine years of civil law experience in Russia.

She specializes in commercial law, antitrust law, and compliance. Ekaterina provides legal services to major Russian and international clients, including automotive companies.

Before coming to Deloitte Legal, Ekaterina worked as an in-house lawyer at several of the largest companies in the banking, automotive, and consumer sectors.

Ekaterina has considerable experience offering on-going legal advice in different areas of law, providing legal support for investment projects, and drafting various types of commercial contracts. Leveraging her experience as an in-house lawyer (including at companies with an extensive holding structure), she also participates in legal function optimization projects.

Konstantin Fisunov

Senior Lawyer

E-mail: kfisunov@deloitte.ru

Phone: +74957870600  

Konstantin has more than eleven years of legal experience in Russia, including litigation.

Konstantin specialises in civil law, advising on real estate, construction, and commercial law matters, dispute resolution, and M&A transactions.

Konstantin joined Deloitte from the international development holding ENKA.

Among his clients are largest Russian and international companies from across the economy sectors, including mining, oil & gas, energy, and real estate.

In real estate and construction, Konstantin acts for clients seeking EPC/EPCM advice, assistance with FIDIC implementation, advises on compliance with land and town planning legislation, supports lease transactions, facilitates legal due diligence of real estate and asset transfer transactions.

Konstantin was ranked by Best Lawyers as one of the leading experts in Construction Law and Litigation in Russia.

Konstantin graduated from the State University of Management in 2009, majoring in civil law.

He obtained LLM degree from Queen Mary University of London, UK, in International Business Law (2017)

Yuriy Khalimovskiy

Director

E-mail: yukhalimovskiy@deloitte.ru

Phone: +78127037106

Yuriy focuses on servicing clients from the energy & natural resources, development, construction, automotive, healthcare, and retail sectors.  

Yuriy has extensive experience in comprehensive support of investment projects, public-private partnership projects, infrastructure project finance, M&A and real estate transactions, and LegalTech projects.


Yuriy’s other projects include hazardous production facility operations and environmental protection, and relatedlitigation.

Yuriy has been recognized by the Best Lawyers international ranking as a leading expert in Real Estate Law, Land Use and Zoning Law, and Project Finance and Development Practice.

Irina Bakaeva

Senior Lawyer

E-mail: ibakaeva@deloitte.ru

Phone: +74957870600    

Irina is a Senior lawyer with the Tax Dispute Resolution group.

She draws on her 17-year experience to represent clients at all stages of tax disputes, including support during tax audits, administrative and court appeals against decisions of tax authorities, preparation of defence files for various types of tax benefits; assistance in all types of interactions with tax authorities; preparing and supporting client’s staff during tax control measures, including witness questioning, and drafting responses to information requests.

She has consulted companies from across various economy sectors and high-net-worth individuals on various tax issues, including all practical tax aspects of doing business in Russia, tax implications of using a particular corporate structure, tax treatment of all types of contracts, claiming DTT benefits, application of the thin capitalisation rules, tax structuring, and other tax issues.

Irina frequently hosts and speaks at tax lectures and seminars and contributes to various tax publications.

Pavel Baranov

Senior Lawyer

E-mail: pbaranov@deloitte.ru

Phone: +74957870600   

Pavel is a Senior lawyer with the Tax Dispute Resolution group.

Pavel has been involved in resolving tax disputes for more than five years; he has significant experience in advising clients on taxation and law matters and in tax risks assessment for audit purposes.

Pavel’s experience includes representing clients with the Russian tax authorities at all stages of dispute resolution, participating in court hearings, assessing tax risks for audit purposes, advising on DTT benefits, tax reliefs, and other tax matters.

Pavel earned his LLM in tax law from Kutafin Moscow State Law University in 2016.

Evgenia Baranova

Senior Lawyer

E-mail: evbaranova@deloitte.ru

Phone: +74957870600    

Evgenia is a Senior lawyer with the Tax Dispute Resolution group.

Evgenia has over 10 ten years of professional experience in tax controversy and litigation, tax and legal consulting, and tax risks assessment for audit purposes.

Evgenia has represented clients in disputes with the Russian tax authorities before and in court, supporting the client’s employees during interrogations and other tax control measures, drafting responses to requests for information, and participating in court hearings.

Evgenia has successfully represented clients from the oil & gas, engineering and construction, industrial, retail, advertising, logistics, IT, telecommunications, and media sectors during all stages of tax disputes.

Evgenia has extensive expertise in tax consulting: taxation of complex deals, VAT and other tax refunds, claiming DTT benefits, resolving ambiguous tax issues.

Evgenia has industry knowledge in the oil & gas, manufacturing, IT, telecommunications and media sectors.

Evgenia earned her degree from the National Research University – Higher School of Economics in 2010, majoring in financial law.

Irina Barchuk

Senior Lawyer

E-mail: ibarchuk@deloitte.ru

Phone: +74957870600  

Irina is a Senior lawyer in the Tax Dispute Resolution group.

Irina has more than seven years of experience in representing clients during tax audits and at the pre-trial and litigation stages of tax disputes. She is proficient in drafting all relevant documents, preparing employees for tax control measures, interactions with the tax authorities, and participation in court hearings.

In 2019–2020, Irina successfully represented her client before the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation in administrative proceedings (case No. AKPI19-899).

Another project Irina participated in was advising the legal department of a major Russian telecommunications company on complex tax legislation issues and tax due diligence of transactions. 

Irina earned her degree in law from the Russian State Social University in 2014.

She also holds a degree in finance from the Russian State Social University, Faculty of Social Insurance, which she earned in 2013.

Anastasiya Puchenkina

Senior Lawyer

E-mail: apuchenkina@deloitte.ru

Phone: +74957870600  

Anastasiya is a Senior lawyer with the Tax Dispute Resolution group.

Anastasiya has specialised in tax and administrative litigation since 2012, successfully representing Russian and international clients in arbitration courts and before the tax authorities.

Anastasiya has a wide experience in tax consulting and tax dispute resolution, supporting clients during tax and TP audits and other tax control measures, representation at the pre-trial and trial stages (including case escalation to the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation).

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