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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01.09.2021
Irina Krasnova resigns from Criminal Defense Firm
Dear clients and colleagues,   This is to inform that advocate Irina Krasnova is no longer with the firm.  The firm’s partners and employees wish Irina the best and plenty of success in her future endeavours!
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Alexey Kasatkin
Senior Partner, Advocate
30.08.2021
Alexey Kasatkin gave a talk within the course ‘Inheriting a Business: Organize, Transfer, Accept’ organised by Saint Petersburg Institute of Advocateship
On 26th of August Alexey Kasatkin, Criminal Defense Firm Senior Partner, gave a talk that was included in the course ‘Inheriting a Business: Organize, Hand Down, Accept’.  The speakers addressed the questions of business inheritance and estate planning at four aspects that are important for every lawyer: - Estate planning as a new legal service; - Legal instruments of estate planning and succession of business assets; - Inheriting bus...
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Alexey Kasatkin
Senior Partner, Advocate
24.08.2021
ALEXEY KASATKIN JOINED PRO BONO PUBLICO BUREAU OF EXPERTS
Criminal Defense Firm Senior Partner Alexey Kasatkin joined Pro Bono Publico Bureau of Experts. Pro Bono Bureau of Experts is a new deliberative body established in Moscow. It is aimed at further development of Commissioner’s for Entrepreneurs’ Rights Pro Bono Institute that numbers over 170 experts in different branches of law and economics. The engagement of new qualified experts is constant and consistent. The Bureau will handle improvement...
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ABOUT US
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.