Dependable
Experienced
Results driven
Khrenov & Partners provides a comprehensive range of legal services to Russian and international clients. Core areas for the firm include corporate law and dispute resolution where Khrenov & Partners has established a loyal client following and received peer recognition.
Khrenov & Partners is one of the leading law firms in Russia. Established in 2003, the firm has over 50 highly qualified lawyers.
A network of offices across the regions
Moscow
St. Petersburg          
Ekaterinburg     
Team
All team
Olga Goncharova
Olga Goncharova
Partner
Igor Nikolaenko
Igor Nikolaenko
Partner
Alexander Khrenov
Alexander Khrenov
Partner
Evgeny Kolpakov
Evgeny Kolpakov
Partner
Alexander Konkov
Alexander Konkov
Partner
Olga Goncharova

Igor Nikolaenko

Alexander Khrenov

Evgeny Kolpakov

Alexander Konkov

Contacts
Moscow
Moscow
Address
Bolshoy Vatin lane, 3
Phone
+7 (495) 927-0707
Fax
+7 (495) 927-0907
E-mail
mos.office@yklaw.ru
Saint Petersburg
Saint Petersburg
Address
Kirochnaya street, 64A
Phone
+7 (812) 617-0030
Fax
+7 (812) 617-0032
E-mail
spb.office@yklaw.ru
Ekaterinburg
Ekaterinburg
Address
Sacco and Vanzetti street, 99
Phone
+7 (343) 215-68-98 (97)
Fax
+7 (343) 215-68-98 (97)
E-mail
ekt.office@yklaw.ru
Services
Khrenov & Partners provides a wide range of services to Russian and foreign customers. We are the recognized experts in the field of corporate law and dispute resolution. Offices in the regions expand the geography of its presence and create additional convenience for customers.
Clients

«A number of projects materialized as a result of our work together and whereby the firm’s lawyers demonstrated a high standard in the legal services provided, as well as efficiency in resolving the tasks in hand. The distinguishing features of lawyers at Khrenov and Partners which set the firm apart from others are competence and professionalism as well as an individually tailored approach to find solutions».


A. Fedotova, Deputy Chairman of Srednerussky Bank of Sberbank Russia

«We recommend Khrenov & Partners as a reliable and stable business partner».


R. Kvitko, Head of Legal issues directorate of Gazprom Neft


«The lawyers at Khrenov & Partners have the capacity to gain a deep understanding of the tasks they have been set and to find the right solutions aimed at yielding maximum results».


L. Podolskaya, Deputy general director of corporate management at Interregional Distribution Grid Company of the Centre and Volga Region


«In particular in our joint work, most of our dealings are with lawyers who are experts in arbitration and international private practice and of whose performance we have only the best impression» .


A. Linenko, Head of Treaty and Legal Management Contract Work at Chelyabinsk Pipe-Rolling Plant


Since 2005, when IDGC Urals was established as part of reforms to Russia's electrical energy sector, the firm has enjoyed a successful working relationship with Khrenov & Partners, in particular concerning the handling of highly significant lawsuits involving disputes. Complex legal confrontations have been successfully settled with the direct involvement of the firm's lawyers and which in turn set precedents for the entire electrical energy sector. One of the high profile projects handled by the firm deserves mention for the successful representation of IDGS Urals' interests before the Supreme Arbitration Court of the Russian Federation, in a dispute with consumers on "last mile" issues (final leg in the electricity supply chain). The matter in question was the first case under this category of disputes to be deliberated by the presidium of the Supreme Arbitration Cpurt of the Russian Federation and in turn had a substantial impact on the further development of the court practice in such matters.


"In providing us with legal services, the firm’s experts gave a good account of themselves as dependable professionals in the fields of civil and corporate law, as well as electrical energy".


L. Akimov, Director of Legal department at Rosseti


"The legal services from this firm in the field of tax consulting and representation in tax disputes are carried out on a highly professional level".


V. Vasiliev, Vice President for taxation at Lukoil


‘Central Suburban Passenger Company’ recommends ‘Khrenov and Partners’ as a reliable legal consultant providing full support given the specifics of railway transportation industry as well as providing legal advice on tariff regulation issues. 'Khrenov and Partners’ successfully represented our interests in courts. Lawyers, in collaboration with our leadership, are able to find creative legal solutions, some of which are precedent setting solutions.

‘Khrenov and Partners’ are highly skilled professionals who efficiently and effectively provide legal assistance in various areas.


M. Dyakonov, Executive Director of ‘Central Suburban Passenger Company’



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02 October 2017
Pravo.ru - Pavel Krasheninnikov introduced a bill that sparked a heated discussion among lawyers and sharp criticism of the Russian Federal Chamber of Lawyers. The deputy proposes to allow the representation in courts only for those lawyers who have a higher legal education and a special accreditation of the relevant authorities.

Dmitry Shniger, a lawyer at Khrenov & Partners commented on the bill.

27 September 2017
Forbes - In June 2015, Boris Kovalchuk, the chairman of Inter RAO holding and son of the Rossiya bank owner, Yuri Kovalchuk, announced the intention of Inter RAO to consolidate 100% of Mosenergosbyt (MES). At the beginning of September 2017, the holding announced that it had finally collected 95.17% of MES shares and has the right to buy back shares from minority shareholders (the so-called squeeze-out).
It will not be easy to do this. Minority shareholders of MES have been trying for a year to prove that Inter RAO got the right to squeeze out bypassing the law. Not having succeed in two instances, minority shareholders on Wednesday, September 20, won in the cassation. Forbes, with the help of lawyers Dmitry Lobachev and Alexander Kondratyuk from Khrenov & Partners, figured out the reasons for the corporate dispute.
15 September 2017

Toronto, September 14 - On September 14-15, Alexander Konkov, head of the international dispute resolution practice of Khrenov & Partners visited the annual meeting of Interlex member companies in Toronto.

Interlex is a worldwide association of leading law firms that cooperate to provide a complete range of international legal and business services to clients. Interlex was founded in 1973 and currently consists of 47 firms in 61 countries.

Khrenov & Partners successfully passed all stages of strict selection among Russian law firms for inclusion in Interlex: analysis of expertise, preliminary interviews, etc. Based on the results of the selection, Khrenov & Partners was included in the list of members of the association in August 2017.

07 July 2017

CIS Arbitration Forum - On 1 September 2016 important amendments relating to recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in Russia came into force. The most significant novelty consists in the introduction of Article 245.1 of the Arbitrazh [Commercial] Procedure Code of the Russian Federation (hereinafter referred to as “the APC”) establishing new rules for recognition of those foreign judgements on economic disputes, which do not require enforcement due to their nature.

K&Ps lawyers Alexander Kosin and Victoria Kholodova prepared an analysis of the amendments: "Certain issues relating to recognition of foreign judgments on economic disputes, which do not require enforcement under Arbitrazh [Commercial] Procedure Code of Russian Federation".

 



07 July 2017
Vedomosti - A secretary at the company "Border Security"  worked without a vacation for more than five years. This is stated in her claim to the employer. After the dismissal, she demanded the employer to recover compensation for unused vacation – 221 761 RUB plus penalties for violation of payment terms.The court satisfied the claim partially, arguing that the employee initiated the proceedings belatedly.
Head of employment law practice at Khrenov and Partners Tatyana Nikolaenko has analyzed legislative aspect relating to unused vacation.
06 July 2017
Pravo.ru - As a part of a ringing process initiated by Rosneft due to the restructuring of Bashneft, AFK Sistema, despite the recent events that clearly went not good for the company, continues to adhere to the most open policy: at this time the company has offered those who are interested in the dispute, to become familiar with its response to the petition. A 62-pages document gives a detailed explanation  the court should support AFK Sistema, referring to the position of the higher courts on a number of controversial issues.

Mikhail Budashevsky, K&Ps associate, has revised and commented on a document.

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