Why Choose Jus Privatum Law Firm for Your Corporate Legal Needs in Russia?

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Why Choose Jus Privatum Law Firm for Your Corporate Legal Needs in Russia?

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Why Choose Jus Privatum Law Firm for Your Corporate Legal Needs in Russia?

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Comprehensive Legal Support and Dispute Resolution for Foreign Businesses Expanding in Russia

There are many opportunities waiting for international businesses that choose to expand in Russia, but there can also be many challenges. Whether they are just getting started or have already taken the first steps, they want to ensure that their Russian operations are set up properly to succeed. Unfortunately, without consulting an attorney who is deeply experienced with the Russian legal and business environment, foreign businesses can have trouble adjusting.

However, no matter what they hope to accomplish, international companies and investors can make contact with a legal consultant who has local expertise, thereby gaining an experienced guide through every step of setting up business in Russia. The experienced lawyers with Jus Privatum help foreign businesses get started in Russia and recover from the unexpected challenges of doing business in a foreign country. Our attorneys are prepared to assist in many kinds of medium- and large-size business operations, including:

If your foreign company is considering incorporating in Russia, or if you have run into legal issues that are beyond the expertise of your in-house lawyer or external legal advisor, we encourage you to contact our law firm for timely and comprehensive help. Jus Privatum can also help when it comes to issues apart from purely legal work. We have the resources and contacts to refer companies to trustworthy suppliers, which might include accountants, real estate agents, staffing agencies and others.

Why Choose Jus Privatum Law Firm For

Your Company's Legal Needs in Russia?

When Russia began its transition from a command economy to the still developing market-based system that exists today, new laws and procedures were needed to accommodate the private commercial relationships that sustain it. Our name, Jus Privatum, comes from the Latin, and it refers to private legal relations. The lawyers who founded our firm chose the name because it both identifies our area of specialization and conveys the international character of our practice.

The majority of the attorneys with Jus Privatum are graduates of some of the most prestigious universities in Russia. In addition to offering skilled legal support for foreign businesses, our Russian lawyers contribute to law journals and participate in the preparation of textbooks on civil law. Our lawyers use their rigorous legal education, extensive practical experience and fluency in several languages to provide high-quality legal representation in commercial matters for both international and local businesses. When working with the lawyers at Jus Privatum, businesses can expect:

  • A highly personalized, individual approach.
  • A high level of competence and local expertise.
  • Relief from performing many administrative tasks and errands.
  • A transparent payment system with pre-agreed fees or hourly rates.
  • A local law firm with extensive international experience
  • The quality and opportunity of an international law firm at the cost of a local attorney’s service.

Comprehensive Legal Services From Our Law Firm's

Russian Company Registration Lawyers

If you have questions about the services we provide, don’t hesitate to contact our offices. The working languages of our firm are English, German, and Russian, and our receptionists can direct you to the person best able to assist you. For your convenience, we have offices in:

  • Moscow. Clients may reach our Moscow office by calling (+7 495) 755-57-53 between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., Moscow time (6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. GMT).
  • Saint Petersburg. Clients may reach our Saint Petersburg office by calling (+7 812) 386-90-13 between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., Moscow time (6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. GMT).
  • Dusseldorf, Germany. Clients in Germany may call our Dusseldorf office at +49 211 301 32 409 between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. CET.

If you prefer, you can also contact us by filling out the contact form on this page.

Practice Areas

Company Formation in Russia Company Formation in Russia

Operating a foreign business in Russia is much more complicated than renting space and hanging a sign out front. You will need an insider to help you through the complicated process of incorporation, registration, banking, filing documents, hiring employees, and more. The attorneys at Jus Privatum know what it takes to get a foreign business up and running in Moscow or Saint Petersburg, and we can help you every step of the way. From choosing a name that will work in Russia to figuring out the most advantageous tax structure, our attorneys will be your partners in making your business a success.

Corporate Law Corporate Law

The Russian attorneys with Jus Privatum have the skill, experience and resources to provide full-service support for international businesses—whether they need a skilled corporate consultant to handle company formation in Russia, establishing branch offices, filing the appropriate paperwork, performing due diligence, or restructuring an existing company. If you would like to learn more, simply call one of our three offices today to talk about how we can meet your needs for doing business in Russia.

Taxation Taxation

Opening or operating a business, subsidiary or branch office in Russia comes with the responsibility to be aware of—and compliant with—matters of taxation. The Russian tax system can be complicated and unfamiliar, even for large international businesses, and it is important to be prepared. Appropriate planning and adherence is necessary at the federal, regional and local levels, and it is up to companies and investors to make sure that they are handling their tax responsibilities in accordance with the law.

If you have questions about what is required, or if you prefer to have skilled tax guidance while you go through the process of setting up a business in Russia, our experienced attorneys are ready to help. Simply reach out to one of our three office locations today for personal assistance with your concerns.

Real Estate Law Real Estate Law

Many real estate concerns naturally come up as international businesses get involved in the Russian market. Our corporate consultants in Russia can help your foreign company purchase or lease land, lease or buy a building, invest in real estate, and successfully navigate the legal issues that arise. We can also provide guidance in matters of real estate development, mergers, transfers, and more, and we are always ready to act as skilled legal representation for foreign businesses should disputes arise.

For more information about the comprehensive legal services we offer to foreign businesses in Russia, including guidance at every stage of any kind of real estate transaction, don’t hesitate to contact the Jus Privatum law firm.

Intellectual Property Intellectual Property

Intellectual property issues aren’t just important to large, high-tech companies. International businesses of all kinds and sizes need to protect their most innovative assets, especially in foreign and unfamiliar markets. If you have questions about how your business can protect its intellectual property rights in Russia, don’t hesitate to contact our skilled corporate attorneys today at one of our three office locations. We have the resources, knowledge and skills to make sure that you are able to identify the needs of your business and protect your unique trademarks, copyrights, patents and trade secrets.

Litigation & Dispute Resolution Litigation & Dispute Resolution

International companies and investors in Russia sometimes need informed guidance through their options for dispute resolution and strong legal representation in matters of potential litigation. The skilled attorneys with Jus Privatum can help foreign legal entities find alternative solutions to difficult business disputes, as well as offer full-service representation should the matter move into litigation. For more information about the services we provide, or for specific answers about an issue you currently face, don’t hesitate to contact us today at our offices in Moscow, Saint Petersburg or Dusseldorf.

Arbitration Arbitration

Arbitration may be a better way to resolve commercial disputes that arise for foreign businesses and investors in the Russian Federation. The skilled arbitration attorneys with the Jus Privatum law firm have a history of successfully resolving international commercial disputes out of court, and we would be happy to talk with you about your options for alternative dispute resolution related to a company or investment in Russia. For more information about our arbitration services, simply fill out the contact form on this page or contact one of our three convenient offices.

Immigration Services Immigration Services

A skilled workforce is an important asset for any business, but international businesses must take thorough steps to make sure their best talent is available when the time is right. It is often necessary to get legal help to secure work permits and business visas, submit appropriate documentation, and understand the many intricacies of corporate immigration law in Russia. To ensure that your business or branch office is able to handle immigration issues appropriately from the start, reach out to the law firm of Jus Privatum. From our offices in Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Dusseldorf, our attorneys focus their skill, experience, expertise and intimate knowledge of local laws and customs on making sure that international businesses can bring in the talented employees they count on—no matter where they are.

Translation Services Translation Services

Most international businesses in Russia need quality translation services as they open new locations or evolve over time. Jus Privatum operates a bureau of highly qualified, professional translators who specialize in the translation of legal documents for foreign companies and investors. Whether the document is a law, contract, certificate, license, power of attorney, or extract from a registry or other legal instrument, our bureau can render a precise and accurate translation. Our law firm can also provide additional support for the legalization and apostillization of official documents, as well as ensure the security of documents entrusted to us. For more information about our legal translation services, contact our law offices today.

Clients and Partners

Barry Callebaut Russia
Boart Longyear
Bright Capital - Management
EasternGraphics Russia
ee engineering - GmbH
Ferratum Russia
GTC Technology Europe
Hansa Meyer Global Transport GmbH
Inter Partner Assistance (member of AXA Assistance group of companies)
Krispi Oil Russia (member of Mewah Commodities group of companies)
Lurgi GmbH
Marsilli & Co
Micron Bio-Systems
Miedema Landbouwwerktuigenfabriek BV
N&W Global Vending
Pasmos GmbH
The Siemon Company
TLSContact (RU) (member of Teleperformance group of companies)
TransGlobal Energy
Rhode Kellermann Wawrosky
MacDougall Arts Ltd
Intertech Corporation