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
Representing victims and witnesses
We are always available
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20.04.2021
IT'S A THIN LINE BETWEEN CRIMINAL MISDEEDS AND VICARIOUS LIABILITY
A discussion of the topic ‘It’s A Thin Line Between Criminal Misdeeds And Vicarious Liability’ was held in Clubhouse on April, 13 Speakers: Alexey Kasatkin, Criminal Defense Firm Senior Partner Anna Golub, Criminal Defense Firm Partner Andrey Bezhan, Counsel, ‘Dispute Settlement’ practice of ‘Borenius’ law firm Anastasiya Bogurenko, Deputy Director, Department Head of Bank’s Protection of Interest in Corporate Business and Cooperation wit...
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19.04.2021
CRIMINAL DEFENSE FIRM TO TAKE PART IN LEGAL RUN CHARITY RACE
Team Criminal Defense Firm has become the official partner of the VIII International Charity Race Legal Run in 2021. The project unites legal firms worldwide to support the wards of charitable foundation ‘Podari Zhizh’, and other regional foundations. Same as last year, Legal Run 2021 will be held as a flash mob due to COVID-19 pandemic. Criminal Defense Firm managing partner Alexey Novikov noted: ‘We have started to proactively prepare for ...
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06.04.2021
YURY GARMAEV WINS COUNCIL OF EUROPE GRANT COMPETITION
Criminal Defense Firm Counsel, Doctor of Law, Professor Yury Garmaev has won in the Council of Europe’s grant competition in the “Human Rights Education for the Legal Profession (HELP) in the Russian Federation” international programme. Early in 2021 Yury Garmaev applied to the grant competition, and on March 2 he entered the pool of eight chosen experts from Russia with 4.64 points out of 5. Within the educational programme, Yury will hold ...
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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.