Legal Services in Russia

Legal Services in Russia

Do you have questions regarding Russian law or international law with regards to Russia? Are you planning to enter the Russian market or do you already run a business here?

Our lawyers take your concern very serious and advice and support you. Our main fields are:

  • Corporate Russian law
  • Tax law and tax disputes in Russia
  • Labor and immigration law
  • Double Taxation Convention
  • Trade Law
  • MA & JVs
  • Dispute and Litigation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Company registration in Russia
  • Interim Management in Russia
  • Legal Address
  • Corporate Housekeeping
  • Company liquidation including liquidators services in Russia

Our team of lawyers, tax advisers, and business consultants is here to give you comprehensive consultation and support. We speak English, German and Russian.

Further services we offer

Please see our publications how to do business in Russia:

Company Set Up in Russia
A Powerpoint presentation that gives you an overview of the process of setting up business in Russia
Establishing Company in Russia
Guideline about the process of establishing company in Russia

Our quality promise:

“Your contact person will be a lawyer proficient in English, German, and Russian. Our staff participates in professional training, is permanently employed at Rufil Russia Consulting and based in our Moscow head offices. Don’t settle for less!”

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FAQs about legal consulting in Russia

Can foreigners have companies in Russia?

Foreign investors are allowed to buy, found and own companies in Russia. The Russian commercial law permits foreign investors to hold up to 100% of a Russian legal entity. The participation of a Russian shareholder is not mandatory.

Our support starts with the consultation on the most suitable legal form, the legal and fiscal effects and covers the entire process of incorporation.

What are the responsibilities to be a Managing Director in Russia?

We are updating this answer. If you would like to get it now, don't hesitate to contact us!

How long does it take to get a working permit in Russia? How does the process of getting this permit looks like?

We are updating this answer. If you would like to get it now, don't hesitate to contact us!

How can I protect my intellectual property in Russia?

We are updating this answer. If you would like to get it now, don't hesitate to contact us!

How long does it takes to liquidate a limited liability company in Russia?

We are updating this answer. If you would like to get it now, don't hesitate to contact us!

What is corporate housekeeping? And how can it help you?

We are updating this answer. If you would like to get it now, don't hesitate to contact us!

What is the Russian Arbitrage Court?

Тhe main tasks of the arbitration courts in Russia are protection of the violated or disputed rights and legitimate interests of enterprises, offices, organizations and private citizens in the sphere of entrepreneurial and other economic activity, as well as participation in the enhancement of legality and in delicti prevention in this area.
The activity of the arbitration courts in the Russian Federation is based on the principles of legality, independence of judges, the equality of organizations and individuals before law and court, adversary character and legal equality of parties, the openness of hearings, etc.


What our clients say about us

Highly professional!

“We have been working with Rufil Russia Consulting for many years. We value the professionalism of the RC consultants and that all our enquiries are dealt with immediately.”

Marlies Moretti/ Director Sales Emerging Markets & Direct Markets International Sales

ESCADA SE

Very good experience!

“I can recommend Rufil Russia Consulting based on very good experience with their services. Highly professional. Always reliable.”

Miroslav Cernac/ General Manager Eastern Europe

VELOX CMS

Great experience!

“I recommend Rufil Russia Consulting to all companies that export to Russia or have a business there. We were very satisfied with the working results of the Moscow team.”

Dirk Uhlemann/ CFO

Segment Behälter Bau GmbH

Contact us!

Philipp Rowe
Managing Director in Moscow and Berlin

Viktor Malyshev
General Counsel
Senior Jurist

+7 495 125 09 85
+49 (0)30 120 84 958
info@rufil-consulting.com
Ul. Bolshaya Dmitrovka 23/1, 125009 Moscow, Russia

Contact us!

Philipp Rowe
Managing Director in Moscow and Berlin

Viktor Malyshev
General Counsel
Senior Jurist

+7 495 125 09 85
+49 (0)30 120 84 958
info@rufil-consulting.com
Ul. Bolshaya Dmitrovka 23/1, 125009 Moscow, Russia