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
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Alexey Novikov
Managing Partner, Advocate
12.10.2022
ALEXEY NOVIKOV ON LEGAL FORUM OF MASTERS
The Legal Forum of Masters was held in Voronezh from 15 to 17 September and gathered over 500 participants – law firms representatives, companies’ in-house lawyers, advocates, government employees and industry-specific ministries, business owners, and journalists.  Criminal Defense Firm Managing Partner Alexey Novikov summarized, ‘I was pleased to be part of this grand event and share my working experience with PR Litigation. I thank Nik...
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09.09.2022
Not by Courts Alone…
On August 23 Criminal Defense Firm Senior Partner Alexey Kasatkin and Lawyer Daniil Gorkov were invited as experts to a Moscow City Business Service Centre ‘Business Defense’ session. The session focused on analyzing strengths and weaknesses of a Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation draft law aimed at filling the gaps in the criminal procedure legislation, including clarification of grounds for detention of those accused of financial ...
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Yury Garmaev
Counsel
08.09.2022
YURY GARMAEV WINS ‘GOLDEN NAMES OF THE HIGHER SCHOOL’ CONTEST
On September 1 the winners of the Russian national contest of university professors ‘Golden Names of the Higher School’ were revealed. Yury Garmaev, Criminal Defense Firm Counsel, won a ‘Contribution to Science and Higher Education’ nomination.  The contest has been held since 2017 within a cognominal project of a transregional nonprofit organization ‘Higher School Professors League’ with support from The Ministry of Education and Presid...
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ABOUT US
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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.