Dispute resolution

Shapenko & Partners Law Firm has been representing Clients in Russian courts and international arbitration for more than 10 years. A comprehensive approach to the problem, knowledge, experience and effective teamwork make it possible to achieve success at all stages of dispute resolution. More than 300 cases have been won. 

Representation of interests in Russian courts

We represent Clients in various civil law disputes. We represent Clients in administrative cases, including disputes with tax authorities, the Federal Antimonopoly Service, Rospotrebnadzor, Labor Inspectorate, etc. We provide legal support for enforcement of court decisions in enforcement proceedings up to recovery of adjudicated amounts. 

International arbitration

We represent Russian and foreign companies in international arbitration in various fields of law. Our lawyers have accompanied Clients’ cases at the Arbitration Institute at the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, London Court of International Arbitration, International Chamber of Commerce in Paris, International Commercial Arbitration Court (ICAC) in Moscow.


We assist in resolving disputes out of court through mediation procedures. Our advantage is mediation in the Mediation Committee at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation. Managing Partner of the Firm Vladimir Shapenko is Depute Chairman of Mediation Committee at the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

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  • Recognition of violation of antimonopoly legislation by the Federal Antimonopoly Service for in Chukotka
    Investigation of circumstances related to violation of antimonopoly legislation by a legal entity, due diligence of relevant documents, filing an appeal with the antimonopoly authority for taking measures to stop violations of antimonopoly laws and holding the respective persons liable for such violations
  • Out of court dispute resolution procedure (mediation) with the General designer in the Mediation Committee at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation
  • Protection of Client’s interests in a dispute over provision of a land plot for a seaport
  • Settlement of disputes on the recognition of title to real estate
  • Protection of Client’s interests in a dispute on bringing to subsidiary liability in the amount of 200 million Rubles
  • Representation of Client’s interests in a tax dispute in the amount of 2 billion Rubles
  • Creating a court precedent – recovery of the maximum statutory fine for gray (illegal) import in the amount of 5 mln Rubles


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