Making the choice to expand in Russia is an exciting move for your business, but there can also be challenges waiting for the unprepared. Whether you are just getting started or have already taken the first steps, you want to ensure that your Russian operations are set up properly to succeed. Unfortunately, without an attorney who is deeply experienced with the Russian legal and business environment, foreign businesses can have trouble adjusting.
This is why it’s so important to make contact with an experienced legal consultant who has local expertise and can guide you through every step of setting up business in Russia, no matter what kind of business you are. The experienced Russian lawyers with Jus Privatum happily help foreign businesses of all kinds get started in Russia—or even recover from the unexpected challenges of doing business in a foreign country. Our attorneys are prepared to help with all kinds of business operations, including:
- Subsidiaries in the form of an LLC and/or JSC
- Representative offices
- Branch offices
- Joint ventures with Russian partners
If you are a foreign company that is considering incorporating in Russia, or if you are already working in Moscow or Saint Petersburg but 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.
What Services Does Jus Privatum Provide for Foreign Businesses in Russia?
Jus Privatum provides a wide range of legal services to small and mid-size businesses wishing to do business in Russia, including support in matters of:
- Corporate law
- Real estate law
- Intellectual property
- Litigation and dispute resolution
- Immigration services
- Translation services
These services include virtually everything you need to successfully set up a commercial venture in Russia, such as:
- Setting up your business in accordance with local laws and regulations
- Arranging immigration matters for foreign employees
- Setting up appropriate accounting, bookkeeping, tax reporting, payroll, and human resources matters
- Finding a suitable office location
- Hiring needed staff
- Company registration in Russia
- Company incorporation
- Trademark registration
Jus Privatum can also help when it comes to issues apart from purely legal work. We have the resources and contacts to refer you to trustworthy suppliers, which might include accountants, real estate agents, staffing agencies, and others.
Why Choose Jus Privatum Law Firm for Your Corporate 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 you work with the lawyers at Jus Privatum, you can expect:
- A highly personalized, individual approach.
- A high level of competence and local expertise.
- Relief from performing many tasks and errands while our lawyers handle these issues for you.
- A transparent payment system with pre-agreed fees or hourly rates.
- The quality and opportunity of an international law firm at the cost of a local attorney’s service.