ABOUT US
Effective criminal defense
Criminal legal assistance
For corporate and private clients
A passion for freedom and a thirst for justice
legal assistance to private and corporate clients
Alexey Novikov
Managing partner, advocate
Corporate clients:
Criminal law audit of Russian and foreign firms for the purposes of identifying and managing possible criminal law risks to their business
Arranging, coordinating and carrying out internal corporate investigations of alleged offences
Defending businesses against illegal actions of law enforcement agencies at all stages of criminal proceedings, including pre-investigation and unscheduled inspections
Protecting businesses from fraud and illegal takeovers
Identifying and managing criminal law risks in connection with insolvency procedures
Arranging and providing workshops on interacting with representatives of law enforcement agencies
Private clients:
Defending the rights and legal interests of suspects, accused persons and defendants at all stages of criminal proceedings, including pre-investigation inspections
Representing victims and witnesses
We are always available
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Yury Garmaev
Counsel
20.05.2022
ANTI-CORRUPTION ENLIGHTENMENT: YURY GARMAEV’S INTERVIEW FOR KRASNOYARSK TELEVISION
On May 4 Doctor of Law and Criminal Defense Firm Counsel Yury Garmaev gave an interview for Channel 8 of Krasnoyarsk television on anti-corruption enlightenment. Yury closely focused on the topic ‘What’s the Difference Between a Bribe and a Gift?’ and dispelled common misconceptions about anti-corruption efforts. Follow the link to watch the full interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TL-XELcjMGg
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Artyom Polovinkin
Partner, Advocate
17.05.2022
CDF: THE ADVOCATE’S APPEAL SATISFIED
Acknowledging professional achievements in our work, we are happy to share good news. On May 4, 2022, Moscow City Court accorded appeals of Criminal Defense Firm Partner Artyom Polovinkin and other advocates on violation of an owner’s rights and reversed the judgement of Basmanny District Court of Moscow to seize property of clients at over 20 m rubles. The court has remitted the matter for further consideration to eliminate criminal...
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29.04.2022
CRIMINAL DEFENSE FIRM LISTED ON THE PRIVATE CAPITAL SERVICES MARKET
Criminal Defense Firm has been listed among companies that provide services for the private capital. Pravo.ru conducted research amid unprecedented sanction pressure on business owners and high-net-worth individuals.  CDF’s activity was acknowledged in the following areas: o   Close cooperation with clients from jurisdictions of the United Kingdom and Cyprus; o   Interaction with government agencies and state regulation: fina...
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Criminal Defense Law Firm
Criminal Defense is a law firm established by qualified advocates with significant experience working in the RF Public Prosecution Service, the RF Investigative Committee and the RF Ministry of Internal Affairs.

We are very familiar with all aspects of the methods and approaches of law enforcement agencies. Our experience means we work as effectively as possible with law enforcement officers to achieve our clients’ desired results.

We focus on complex criminal business, job-related and corruption cases. We represent business owners, Russian and foreign companies, their employees and public officials.