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  • 1990

    Beginning of joint law practice of Alexey Sikaylo and Svetlana Romakhova (Joint Venture «MOST», law firm «MOST-Pravo»): preparation of documents on incorporation, registration of MOST Group enterprises, legal support of their business.

  • 1991

    The first experience on cooperation with foreign law firms (Arnold & Porter, Shearman & Sterling, Gide Loyrette Nouel, etc.) in legal support of investment projects in Russia (creation of first joint ventures on trade and mining).

«Always start small. On the first day the Lord created only the heavens and the earth»

Emile Krotkiy
  • 1993

    Alexey Sikaylo and Svetlana Romakhova become attorneys of the Inter-territorial Attorneys Bar (MKA) «Klishin & Partners», founded on the basis of law firm «MOST-Pravo» («Klishin & Partners»).

    Start-up of work with oil companies (OJSC «SIDANCO», OJSC «Varyoganneftegaz» and others).

  • 1994

    Representation of state authorities’ interests in disputes, connected with creation of defense industry enterprises.

«The impossible we do every day, miracles takes a bit longer»

US Air Force Motto
  • 1995

    Legal support of M&A transactions for «Soyuzkontrakt» company.

    Consulting Italian, Turkish and Yugoslavian construction companies.

  • 1996

    Participation in disputes on shares of OJSC «Purneftegaz» («Rosneft» Group), assets of «Evrazmetall» (West-Siberian Metallurgical Plant, Nizhniy Tagil Metallurgical Plant, «Raspadskaya» Mines).

    Consulting OJSC VEO «Tehnostroyekport» and representation of its interests before court.

    Consulting bank groups: Onexim bank, SBS-Agro, Bank «Imperial», Avia-bank.

  • 1999

    Alexey Sikaylo and Svetlana Romakhova found independent Attorneys at law office under Moscow City Attorneys Bar.

  • 2000

    Representation of «Gazprom» interests in the disputes on assets of «MOST-Media» (NTV, «Echo of Moscow», etc.).

    Representation of interests of CJSC «Truboimpex» in disputes on shares of tube rolling plants.

    The beginning of Viktoria Sikaylo’s practice at the Attorneys at law office.

  • 2001

    Participation in bankruptcy process of Orsk-Khalilovskiy metallurgic plant (NOSTA)

    Protection of Ilim Pulp Company (St. Petersburg) interests regarding attempt of takeover of Bratsk paper plant (OJSC «Bratskcomplexholding»)

    Beginning of active work with «Rosneft» Group.

    Foundation of Bulgarian-Russian Law Club, aimed at renewal of professional relations between Russian and Bulgarian lawyers, organization of theoretical and practical conferences with the participation of judges of Supreme Court of RF, Higher Commercial Court of RF, Constitutional Court of RF, the judges of higher courts of Bulgaria, leading legal scholars, professors and teachers of law faculties of the Moscow State University, Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, Moscow State Institute of International Relations, Moscow State Law Academy, Sofia and Veliko Tarnovo universities of Bulgaria, publication of legal literature in Russian and Bulgarian.

  • 2002

    Protection of Ilim Pulp (St. Petersburg) interests in connection with a new attempt of takeover of Bratsk, Kotlass, Ust-Ilimsk paper plants’ assets.

    The beginning of Sergey Zadorogin’s practice at the Attorneys at law office.

  • 2003

    Participation in the major commercial litigations connected with bankruptcy, assets restructuring, corporate disputes involving enterprises of chemical industry and market makers.

    Representation of interests of the crew member’s families in relations with insurance company LLC «Aviakos» after plane crush in East Timor.

    The beginning of Alexey Afonin’s practice at the Attorneys at law office.

  • 2004

    The beginning of active legal practice of Attorneys at law on intellectual property issues: protection of rights of music band leader Skripka O.Y.; disputes connected with patents of Russian Railways (RZhD); Attorneys at law in cooperation with Russian Academy of Justice under the Supreme Court of RF and of Higher Arbitration Court of RF analyze judicial practice on IP-connected cases for the future improvement of legislation, and organize international conference on the practice of application of IP legislation.

«It used to be that people needed products to survive. Now products need people to survive»

Nickolas Johnson
  • 2004

    Participating in legal support of investments projects on launching production of foreign companies in Russia (VELUX, PipeLife, ROCKWOOL).

«Never invest in a going concern until you know which way it is going»

Thomas Robert Dewar
  • 2005

    Protecting the interests of the group of Bashkortostan energy companies (OJSC ANK «Bashneft», OJSC «Ufimsky NPZ», OJSC «Novoil», OJSC «Ufaneftehim») in the disputes with tax authorities.

    Alexey Afonin, Sergey Zadorogin and Viktoria Sikaylo become attorneys at law and the partners of Attorneys at law firm.

  • 2007

    Conducting Due Diligence and legal support of M&A transactions for OJSC «Severstal» structures.

    Consulting and representing the interests of OJSC «Russian Railways» (RZhD), AFK «Sistema», State Corporation «Rosatom», OJSC «Atomstroyeskport».

«Consciousness of our powers augments them»

L. Vauvenargues
  • 2008

    The beginning of active work on the crisis-connected issues: liquidation and bankruptcy of enterprises, debt restructuring, litigation on credit transactions, labour and employment disputes.

    Moving to the own office at the Maliy Kozikhinskiy lane.

  • 2009

    Consulting enterprises of the forest industry.

    Participation in the series of complicated corporate disputes between shareholders of enterprises of North-Western Region of Russia (St. Petersburg, Leningrad region), including disputes between shareholders of enterprises, producing and processing ethanol and providing services in hotel business.

    The beginning of Alexandra Tagirova’s practice at the Attorneys at law office.

Written in Chinese, the word «crisis» consists of two hieroglyphs: one means «danger»,other — «favorable opportunity»

John Kennedy
  • 2010

    Working on new projects after the crisis: consulting and supporting priority investment projects on forest development, restructuring enterprises’ assets, representation of the clients’ interests before various state authorities of Russia, active participation in lawmaking.

  • 2012

    Alexandra Tagirova become attorney at law.

«Create your own myths; hat is how the gods got started»

Stanisław Jerzy Lec
  • 2014

  • 2016

  • 2018

    Galina Ponomarenko becomes a lawyer.


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