Legal & Investment Services

Although the legal environment in Russia is constantly improving, we notice there is a need amongst our members for juridical assistance. We therefore are pleased to introduce the following law companies - members of the NRCC: Selmer Law Firm; Simonsen Vogt Wiig; Pepeliaev Group; Sokolov, Maslov & Partners; Mannheimer Swartling; Beiten Burkhardt and Borenius. They may support you with qualified juridical assistance, and below you will find a short presentation of each of the companies with contact details.

Selmer Law Firm


Advokatfirmaet Selmer DA is one of Norway's leading full-service law firms employing over 80 lawyers working in 16 business areas such as banking and finance, employment and labour law, transport and tourism, public sector, restructuring and insolvency, real estate, energy and offshore, taxes and accounting, corporate, marine industry, just to mention some of them.

The company's multidisciplinary environment consists of both lawyers and strategy and finance advisors carrying out services related to legal, strategic and financial advice focused towards both the Norwegian, Russian and international business environment. Among the company's clients there are Norwegian, Russian and international corporations, institutions, organisations, individuals as well as governmental bodies.

Postal address: P.O.Box 1324 Vika, 0112 Oslo, Norway Telephone: + 47 23 11 65 00, fax: +47 23 11 65 01
E-mail: selmer(at)

Simonsen Vogt Wiig

simonsenvogtwiigSimonsen Vogt Wiig is a leading Norwegian business law firm, with offices in Oslo, Kristiansand, Stavanger and Tromsoe. The firm renders professional legal assistance within all aspects of business and administrative law and has a long standing and broad practice in advising foreign clients on Norwegian law and the Norwegian legal regimes, and in assisting Norwegian clients in their business ventures abroad.

Simonsen has extensive experience in litigation, arbitration and ADR, including proceedings before international courts.

Simonsen's relations with Russia have currently special focus on diplomatic relations, oil and gas, shipping and the fisheries. Further challenges in these and other areas will be much welcomed.

Postal address: P. O. Box 2043 Vika, 0125 Oslo, Norway
Telephone: + 47 21 95 55 00, fax: +47 21 95 55 01

Beiten Burkhardt, St. Petersburg office

logo-bbBeiten Burkhardt is a company with around 270 lawyers and tax advisors who work in 11 locations in 5 countries. Thanks to the company's long-established presence in Eastern Europe, Russia and China, they are able offer guidance for a wide range of projects in these regions. The company has also created a network of law firms in various other jurisdictions where Beiten Burkhardt does not yet have own presence.

The Beiten Burkhardt's experience in diverse industries reflects the breadth of the company's clientele. Clients include DAX-listed companies and global market leaders, as well as privately-owned companies, governments and public authorities.

Postal address: Marata str. 47-49 lit. A, office 402, 191002 St. Petersburg, Russia
Telephone: +7 812 4496000, fax:+7 812 4496001
E-mail: bblaw-stpetersburg(at)


Borenius Law Firm

logo boreniusBorenius Russia is a part of the Borenius Group which consists of over 200 lawyers in six jurisdictions. Attorneys at Law Borenius Russia in St. Petersburg was opened in February 2013. The Law Firm provides legal services to local and foreign clients throughout Russia with a particular focus on the Northwest region.

Borenius in Russia advise clients from various industries on all aspects of business law, including M&A, corporate and contract law, real estate, development and construction, dispute resolution, banking and finance, competition, insolvency, intellectual property and information technology, tax, employment and migration.
The Company has thorough understanding of the Russian legal system and business environment and offer hands-on and business focused solutions.
Postal address: Malaya Konyushennaya Street 1/3A, B33, 191186 St. Petersburg, Russia
Telephone : (+7) 812 335 22 20, telefax (+7) 812 335 22 21
E-mail :


Pepeliaev Group - St. Petersburg practice

pg logoPepeliaev Group was established in January, 2002. Today the firm has more than 160 attorneys based in offices in Moscow and St. Petersburg. The company supports its clients in all spheres of Russian law throughout Russia, the CIS and also internationally through partnership networks with leading local law firms in all major capital markets and jurisdictions.

As one of the first Russian law firms to provide comprehensive legal support for foreign direct investment projects implemented by multinational clients in Russia, the Pepeliaev Group has accumulated considerable practical experience based on a profound understanding of all the nuances of Russia’s legal realities, social, economic and political developments, the local culture and the mentality and expectations of investors.

The main practice areas of the firm include: legal support for investment projects in Russia; tax advice and tax litigation; corporate; commercial / M&A; antimonopoly regulation; land, real estate and construction; commercial dispute resolution; intellectual property; employment law; banking; customs and foreign trade regulation. The company is a member of TerraLex, the largest international association of law firms, and Taxand, a well-known tax consulting group.

Postal address: 54 Shpalernaya St., Golden Shpalernaya Business Center, St. Petersburg 191015, Russia
Telephone: + (+7) 812 333 07 17, fax: (+7) 812 333 07 16
E-mail: spb(at)

Sokolov, Maslov & Partners

Sokolov logoSokolov, Maslov & Partners was established in 1992. The law firm, specializing initially on shipping and transport law, gradually extended its practice and now offers a broad scale of legal services to its clients, which includes, apart from maritime law, energy, insurance, commercial law, corporate law, arbitration and litigation.

The firm has been continuously acting for Norwegian clients since 1994. The firm’s lawyers assisted Norwegian entities in establishing and managing their business presence in Russia, represented Norwegian and other Scandinavian clients in Russian courts, advised Norwegian companies in the sphere of fishing, shipbuilding and ship finance, construction, land law, various commercial arrangements and disputes an other matters.

The firm has been very active in the sphere of oil & gas exploration and production, with a focus on offshore activities. The advantage of the firm in this field is that its lawyers possess a profound knowledge of both maritime and energy law.

Postal address: 17, Ulitsa Barklaya, 121309 Moscow, Russia
Telephone: +7 (499) 145 21 30, fax: + 7 (495) 956 22 45

Mannheimer Swartling

mannheimer logoMannheimer Swartling is the leading law firm in the Nordic region. It is a full service Swedish law firm with extensive international practice. With more than 400 lawyers in twelve offices, the firm provides legal advice to many national and multinational corporations, financial institutions and organisations.

Mannheimer Swartling has a long history in Russia. The firm opened its first Russian office in 1990 and was the first European law firm which established itself in the then Soviet Union. The firm’s Russian practice involves a broad range of advisory and transactional work, including M&A and corporate, real estate, banking and finance, litigation and arbitration, competition, intellectual property and information technology, as well as labour law and tax and customs matters.

Postal address: Romanov Dvor Business Centre, 4 Romanov per., 125009 Moscow, Russia
Telephone: +7 495 380 32 80, fax: +7 495 380 32 81


Hannes Snellman

SnellmanHannes Snellman is a premier Nordic law firm focusing on transactions and dispute resolution in Helsinki, Moscow, St. Petersburg and Stockholm.

In 1995 Finland joined the EU, as a result of which companies were given more international opportunities. Hannes Snellman laid the foundation for its international expansion. And that leads us to today, when Hannes Snellman continues its expansion and is becoming the first real Pan-Nordic law firm with a strong Russian capacity.

33 Schepkina Street, Moscow, 129090, Russia
Telephone : (+7) 495 662 6434
Telefax : (+7) 495 662 6434
Contact person : Yury Pugach, Partner Russia, Head of Real Estate Practice – Russia
E-mail :
Mobile phone : (+7) 921 894 9515


In addition to the mentioned law companies; - through our cooperation agreement with the Russian Federation Chamber of Commerce and Industry – we also can make use of the vast juridical knowledge in the RF CCI. The CCI besides conducts several Arbitrational Courts and regulatory bodies for the Russian authorities and is through its various Committees they are always on top of Russian law regulations related to business. These services can as well be ordered from the RF CCI directly or through our representative in Moscow.


The aim of the NRCC is to stimulate and improve business relations between Norwegian and Russian companies regarding import, export, shipping, business development, tourism or investment activities. More...


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