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Russia

Muranov Chernyakov & Partners

Moscow

Main Office Address

Bld. 6, 23 Denisovsky Lane,
Moscow
Russian Federation 105005

Other Info

Primary Contact Lawyers

Alexandre Muranov

Firm Profile

Muranov Chernyakov & Partners

Founded in 2003 Muranov, Chernyakov & Partners is now ranked as one of Russia’s top 10 national law firms according to a number of national and international rankings. The firm is comprised of 30 lawyers and co-headed by co-managing partners Alexander Muranov and Dmitry Chernyakov.

According to Chambers Europe 2013, Muranov, Chernyakov and Partners is widely considered to be one of the most reputable Russian disputes practices, and it is one of the few firms in the country to offer guidance on WTO law. Sources say: “Excellent litigators with a great success rate.”

The main sectors the firm focuses on are Energy & Infrastructure; TMT; Financial Institutions and Real Estate.

The firm's areas of expertise include Litigation and Dispute Resolution; International Commercial Arbitration; Corporate; WTO Practice; Competition and Antimonopoly; Intellectual Property; Tax.

The firm is annually included in the ratings of international legal directories including Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, The Legal 500, Who's Who Legal, Best Lawyers. Deep expertise and knowledge of the firm’s lawyers are recently proved by leading global legal awards including The Lawyer European Awards 2012, The Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2012, ILASA Awards 2012, Corporate INTL Global Awards 2013, The British Legal Awards 2011, and others.

All professionals are fluent in English.

  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • WTO Practice
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Competition and Antimonopoly
  • Intellectual Property
  • Tax

International Directories

Awards and Recommendations

  • Best Lawyers 2013: Managing partners Alexander Muranov and Dmitry Chernyakov are listed as best lawyers in Russia.
  • Corporate INTL Global Awards 2013: Litigation Firm of the Year in Russia.
  • Legal 500 2013: Recommended in Dispute Resolution, Corporate and M&A, Energy & Natural Resources.
  • Chambers Europe 2013: Recommended in Dispute Resolution.
  • Chambers Global 2013: One of the best Dispute Resolution teams in Russia; Chambers Global 2013 about the firm’s co-managing partners; Dmitry Chernyakov and Alexander Muranov, co-managing partners of the firm, are highly ranked by the legal market and the business community: "Alexander Muranov moves up the rankings after receiving enthusiastic praise from both clients and peers. He is the main contact for arbitration cases, and regularly represents clients in the oil and gas, telecommunications and financial services sectors"; "Dmitry Chernyakov is the key partner for litigation, and wins praise for his substantial knowledge of all levels of the Russian court system".
  • IFLR1000 2013 Recognized Firm: Recognized by IFLR1000 2013 in Mergers & Acquisitions category.
  • Legal Success Law Firms Awards 2013 "Best Social Initiatives": Muranov, Chernyakov & Partners law firm is the winner in category "Research and Scientific Activities".
  • ACQ Finance Law Awards 2012 Winner: Acquisition Finance Magazine has awarded Muranov, Chernyakov & Partners in the category Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the year 2012 - Russia & CIS.
  • The Lawyer European Awards 2012: Finalist in the category Law Firm of the Year: Russia & The CIS.
  • The International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards (ILASA) 2012: Silver Award in the category Best Russian Law Firm.
  • Corporate INTL Global Awards 2012: Winner in the category Mid-Market Litigation Firm of the Year in Russia.
  • The Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2012: Winner in the category Alternative Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year; Winner in the category Corporate Law Firm of the Year.
  • Chambers Global 2012 about the firm’s co-managing partners: "Dmitry Chernyakov is a well-known expert in state court litigation, and his busy practice focuses on servicing prominent Russian clients."; "Alexander Muranov focuses on international clients with Russian interests and is described as a "really extraordinary lawyer." He is deeply involved in the development of arbitration legislation.".
  • Legal Success Law Firms Awards 2012 "Best Social Initiatives": Muranov, Chernyakov & Partners law firm is the winner in category "Research and Scientific Activities".
  • The International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards (ILASA) Silver Award 2011: Silver Award for the Best Russian Law Firm of the Year.
  • Corporate INTL Global Awards 2011 Clients’ Choice Winner: Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year in Russia.
  • The British Legal Awards 2011: Finalist in the category The European Partner of the Year.
  • Chambers Europe 2011: "[…] provides good value for money"
  • Best Lawyers 2010: Listed as best lawyers in Russia.
  • The Lawyer European Awards 2010: Finalist in the category Law Firm of the Year: Russia & The CIS.
  • British Legal Awards 2010: Finalist in the category The European Partner of the Year.
  • Corporate Counsel Magazine Award 2010: Recognized for the input into academic development of legal profession.
  • Corporate INTL Legal Awards 2009: Best Law Firm of the Year in Russia for Dispute Resolution.
  • Legal 500 2009: "[…] knows the law inside out".
  • Femida 2009, the highest legal award in Russia: Winner in the category The Bar.