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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18.10.2021
CRIMINAL DEFENSE FIRM: ACCREDITED VENDOR OF VEB.RF
We are happy to announce that Criminal Defense Firm made the cut of VEB.RF procurement procedure and entered the registry of certified legal services vendors representing the interests of a government-owned development corporation and its employees in law enforcement and judicial agencies during pre-investigation reviews and criminal proceedings. ‘For us, accreditation is one of the milestones, as it verifies our competency, let alone gives p...
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Alexey Kasatkin
Senior Partner, Advocate
05.10.2021
TOP 5 DESIRABLE ELEMENTS OF THE CRIMINAL CODE OF RUSSIAN FEDERATION: ALEXEY KASATKIN SPOKE AT PRAVO.RU CONFERENCE
 ‘Company’s Top Managers Liability’ conference organized by Pravo.ru was held on September 23. It united over 100 business and legal market representatives, and journalists. The following issues were discussed at the four-session conference: -          Security of the Director’s property in case of forfeiture; -          Subsidiary liability of t...
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Alexey Novikov
Managing Partner, Advocate
01.10.2021
LEGAL ANTIFORUM OF MIDDLE-EARTH: ALEXEY NOVIKOV AND ANNA GOLUB TOOK PART AT A CONFERENCE
Criminal Defense Firm Managing Partner Alexey Novikov and the firm’s partner Anna Golub took part at a conference in Voronezh that was held on 23-25 September. The conference joined two events, V Legal Forum of Chernozemye and Minsk Legal Forum. ‘For most lawyers, every Forum is an event where speakers give talks on the same topics and show presentations. As for the name, Legal means its belonging to the sector, and Antiforum means that it d...
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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.