We have gained in-depth knowledge in this area working closely with leading family lawyers in Europe and dealing with Russian elements of the financial arrangements between spouses.
We have extensive experience in advising private clients and their solicitors/advisors on matters of Russian law at pre-divorce stage and during divorce and division of assets proceedings with a Russian element.
As there are no treaties for legal assistance between Russia and a number of EU countries, the issue of parallel proceedings often arise. With our teams located in London and Moscow we provide a responsive and specialised representation in Russian courts in support of English proceedings or those in the EU.
Preparation of legal opinions on matters of Russian family law.
Preparation of expert reports on matters of Russian family law for litigation proceedings.
Preparation of strategy for family law litigations and negotiations.
Representation of the interests of clients in Russian courts, state authorities and dispute settlement procedures on family law matters including recognition and enforcement procedures.
Drafting pre and post nuptial agreements covering Russian individuals and/or assets.
Project management of complex family matters.