Practice Areas

Aviation

Bankruptcy

Dispute Resolution

Transactional Support

Migration

Tax &Customs

Antitrust and Competition

Banking & Finance

Corporate and M&A

Employment

Real Estate & Construction

Private Services

Audit

Accounting services

Support of airlines' operations

As part of its services, UBLaw works with international airlines that conduct flights to Russia. Our employees provide a full range of legal services to ensure their activities in Russia, ranging from handling legal issues with passengers to implementation of major projects.

Сотрудники нашей компании полностью обеспечивают их деятельность на территории нашей страны, начиная от разрешения правовых вопросов с пассажирами до реализации крупных проектов.

Cases within our competence include:
  • Representation of clients before aviation authorities (Ministry of Transport, Rosaviatsia);
  • Establishment of representative offices of international airlines in Russia;
  • Extrajudicial assistance in a company's business activities;
  • Representation of clients in disputes with passengers before courts of general jurisdiction;
  • Representation in disputes with contractors before commercial courts;
  • Participation in the improvement of current laws and the development of new laws governing air transport services;
  • And many more.
Our closed cases:
  • Legal support in transferring an international airline from one Moscow airport to another;
  • 20% reduction in an additional fee for take-off and landing at one of the regional airports;
  • 20% reduction in the air navigation maintenance fee at one of the regional airports;
  • VAT exemption for services provided by an airport to the foreign carriers at the regional airport;
  • Settlement of labor disputes of aviation personnel;
  • Representation before Rosaviatsia during the approval process for opening a new air route between Russia and a foreign country, implementation of changes into the intergovernmental agreement;
  • Indemnification of a foreign airline from losses related to APIS data;
  • Establishment of representative offices of a foreign airline in Russia.

For further information, please contact us. UBLaw's experts will provide you with advice.

Bankruptcy

During bankruptcy proceedings, it is vital to have access to effective proactive risk management tools that help a company emerge from this critical situation.

UBLaw experts have experience in representing both creditors and debtors during the insolvency (bankruptcy) proceedings. 

Our goal is to offer you a timely, tailored solution that fits your circumstances.

Assistance in insolvency (bankruptcy) proceedings includes:
  • representation of the creditor in case of bankruptcy of a credit institution;
  • representation of both the creditor and debtor before courts;
  • nomination of the insolvency practitioner;
  • development of the insolvency (bankruptcy) proceedings strategy;
  • debt restructuring;
  • legal assistance in case of attempts to seize assets through bankruptcy;
  • challenging the debtor's transactions;
  • return of illegally retired assets;
  • inclusion of creditors' requirements into the register;
  • challenging the receiver's actions.

For further information, please contact us. UBLaw's experts will provide you with advice.

Dispute Resolution

UBLaw specialists have expertise in representing our clients in commercial and general courts in different types of cases, including:

  • Corporate, antitrust, administrative, commercial and economic disputes.
  • Disputes related to real estate and construction.
  • Financial disputes (including those related to bankruptcy, debt collection and compensation of damages, bank guarantees).
  • Resolution of disputes related to intellectual property rights.
  • Protection of business reputation.
  • Protection of manufacturers' rights in disputes with consumers.
  • Representation of clients in conflicts caused by breach of contract.
  • Assistance in declaring agreements invalid or void.

Our expertise allows us to manage legal risks, including analysis of the possible legal risks at the stage of negotiating the commercial terms of the expected transaction and evaluation of commercial projects (transactions) with respect to sufficient legal protection of the client's interests in case of disputes with contractors.

By offering dispute resolution services, UBLaw experts provide assistance in the execution of court orders.

For further information, please contact us.

Transactional Support

The experienced lawyers of UBLaw provide transactional support at the time of the closure to verify the legality of the transactions and evaluate the risks of disputes.

We believe that expert advice before signing a major contract is the key to its successful execution and mitigates risks of conflicts with partners and state authorities.

Our lawyers specializing in transactional support have vast experience in drafting and preparing agreements, cash flow analysis, and cost performance changes.

Services:
  • Drafting and analysis of commercial agreements, negotiations on their terms and conditions;
  • Identification and analysis of commercial risks under new or existing agreements;
  • Preparation of documentation accompanying the agreement;
  • Audit of the company's legal framework;
  • Structuring of contractual relations;
  • Handling issues related to consumer protection laws.

For further information or advice, please contact us.

Migration

The ability help your employees relocate quickly and at a reasonable cost provides your business with a vital competitive advantage. But taking visa requirements into consideration, tax and social insurance issues as well as employment law pose significant difficulties.

The UBLaw team has experts in migration law. They have vast experience in assisting businesses and individuals.

Under tightened legal migration regulations, our experienced lawyers work with you to develop, implement and manage global mobility programs as well as the relocation of subject matter experts. 

We strive to resolve all necessary legal and management aspects of this problem as soon as possible.

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For assistance or further information on migration, please contact us. We will gladly help you.

Tax & Customs

UBLaw's experience in dispute resolution on taxes and customs has been proved with its many victories. 

Our team can assist you in dealings with tax and customs authorities at all levels.

Services:
  • Advice on application of customs laws and foreign economic activities regulations.
  • Assistance in transactions with regard to the customs and currency laws of Russia.
  • rofessional legal advice on conflict management in complicated cases in coordination with the Russian customs authorities, including issues related to the customs value and commodity classification for Foreign Economic Activity.
  • Representation of clients before commercial and general courts in cases related to challenging decisions, actions (absence of actions) of the customs authorities, judgments on administrative cases in customs law and regulations of the Federal Customs Service of Russia.
  • International taxation.
  • audit of financial statements
  • Tax dispute resolution.
  • Support in field and desk inspections and inspections on transfer pricing compliance.
  • Challenging field and desk inspections results. In-court and out-of-court dispute settlement. Support in negotiations with tax authorities regarding the settlement agreement.
  • Defense in disputes concerning tax benefit relevance and taxpayer fairness.
  • Reimbursement of the representation expenses and other legal costs.
  • Proceedings related to the refund of excess taxes withheld.
  • VAT refund cases.

For further information, please contact us. UBLaw's experts will provide you with advice.

Antitrust and Competition

A breach of antitrust laws can lead to negative consequences and seriously damage your business.

UBLaw's experts have vast experience in providing antitrust and competition advice. 

We have the expertise and capability to actively and decisively promote the interests of our clients in courts and with government authorities.  We are ready to provide comprehensive legal assistance in all areas of antitrust and competition law, including: abuse of a dominant position, execution of agreements/coordinated actions limiting competition, unfair competition, etc.

Services:
  • representation of clients before the antitrust authority and in courts; 
  • legal advice on antitrust and competition law;
  • legal advice on different aspects of advertising law;
  • antitrust audit of companies' business activities; 
  • assistance in the antitrust authority's inspections;
  • participation in the preparation of bidding documentation for tenders arranged by the company to attract financial assets; 
  • preparation of analytical reviews of judicial practice on antitrust disputes.
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For additional information or advice on antitrust and competition laws, please contact us.

Banking & Finance

UBLaw's lawyers with expertise in banking and finance provide comprehensive legal support to banks, securities professionals, financial institutions and investors at all stages of business development.

We represent financial institutions before governmental authorities (Central Bank of the Russian Federation) and when carrying out other major projects. The UBLaw team also has expertise in representing banks before general courts in disputes with debtors and before commercial courts in disputes on heavy debt collection. 

The unique team structure, comprising experts in civil, tax and criminal law, ensures our ability to provide comprehensive support to banks, securities professionals, financial institutions and investors at all stages of business development.

Our expertise covers all financial services in all sectors of financial management.

UBLaw develops cost-effective strategies for dispute resolution to ensure the best results for our clients.

Contact the team of professionals in banking and finance

For further information or advice, please contact us.

Corporate Practice of Mergers and Acquisitions

Our team has provided services related to mergers and acquisitions (M&A), initial public offerings (IPO), acquisitions, private equity, bond obligations and assets, fund formation, and corporate restructuring. 

Whatever your needs, we're here to help you manage your business.

Our key services
  • Legal support during the restructuring and reorganization of businesses and companies;
  • Legal assistance in issuance of securities (IPO) and transactions with them;
  • Legal support on issues related to corporate law;
  • Performance analysis of the company management bodies and holding entities, development of new management models;
  • Preparation and closure of M&A deals;
  • Legal assistance to clients during implantation of investment projects.
Contact our team

For further information and advice on corporate law, please contact us.

Employment

Today businesses faces serious issues related to employee labor rights. These issues can have serious consequences, especially after the termination of an employment agreement or during corporate restructuring. 

Labor litigations pose numerous problems for a company, including damage to its reputation and finances. 

Relying on the solid expertise our lawyers, we can provide advice on how to mitigate such risks. Our legal team is always ready to provide clients with a simple and effective solution. 

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For further information or advice on labor laws, please contact us.

Real Estate & Construction

UBLaw attorneys provide a full range of legal services to real estate professionals and companies of other industries requiring advice on real estate and construction.

Today UBLaw's experts have the proven practical methods to resolve different types of disputes related to real estate and construction, which are based on a deep understanding of the realities of Russian law.

Scope of services
Real estate transactions
  • Assistance in transactions on the purchase and sale of real estate.
  • Acquisition of rights to land plots that are government/public property.
  • Registration of title to real estate rights and transactions.
Lease
  • Assistance in lease transactions.
  • Representation of clients before the court in lease disputes.
Construction
  • Legal support in negotiations and execution of agreements (general contractor agreement, construction management agreement, agreement with the general project engineer, etc.).
  • Legal assistance during the construction process and connection to the infrastructure.
  • Support of projects on public-private partnership.
  • Representation of clients before the court, including cadastral value litigations.
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For further information or advice on real estate disputes, please contact our team.

Private Services

The UBLaw team can provide immediate legal support to private clients, especially to senior executives of leading Russian and international companies, large and medium business owners in Russia, and entertainers.

The qualified specialists of UBLaw will help you reduce risks of liability related to public relations, such as business operations and management, as well as private life.

The list of services provided by UBLaw's professionals to private clients:

  • acquisition/sale and ownership of personal property and real estate;
  • legal advice on immigration law;
  • housing law;
  • interaction with insurance companies;
  • customs law and navigating customs and migration services;
  • compensation for damage;
  • protection of honor and dignity, business reputation, personal privacy and correspondence privacy rights, information and personal data;
  • issues related to administrative and criminal responsibility, procedural matters;
  • representation before general courts.
Contact us

For further information or advice on labor laws, please contact us.

Audit

We offer high quality audit services based on risk assessment which will take into account your line of business, organizational structure and scale of business operations.

Our specialists provide audit of consolidated financial statements for companies of any form of ownership as well as consulting support for company accounting and finance departments.

As part of the audit, our specialists give advice on how to improve financial documents and bring them into compliance with the IFRS requirements.

The company's team includes certified auditors with over 15 year experience.

Services:

  • audit services based on the International Financial Reporting Services
  • audit services based on the Russian Accounting Standards
  • tax audit
  • аудит финансовой отчётности
  • analysis of financial and business operations of organizations and self-employed persons
  • audit support and services
  • tax consulting
  • calculating taxes and writing tax declarations
  • business and tax accounting services, including recovery of business and tax accounting records
  • management consulting
  • accounting automation

You need audit services, if:

  • your company is subject to compulsory audit procedure
  • audit is required by the company's charter
  • the company's management changes
  • key people in the accounting department change
  • adequacy of decisions made by managers must be checked
  • business and tax accounting records are recovered

Accounting services

We offer business and tax accounting services which enable companies to save money by having no separate accounting department, reduce labor efforts and losses as well as eliminate staff problems.

Our scope of services includes:

  • preparing accounting and tax reports within periods required by law
  • preparing primary documents
  • calculating and paying taxes
  • classifying accounting data
  • calculating depreciation for fixed assets and intangible assets as well as credit and loan interests
  • calculating salaries for company staff