Tax and customs disputes


  • Provide tax advice, assess and manage tax risks
  • Advise on transfer pricing and customs laws
  • Advise on whether customs control measures are applied lawfully and correctly
  • Represent clients in the course of tax control procedures (seizures of documents, interrogations, inspections)
  • Provide legal support in the course of desk and on-site audits by tax authorities
  • Help define a defense strategy and tactics based on a tax audit’s findings and assess the chances of success in court
  • Represent clients in out-of-court settlement of tax and customs disputes (objections against a tax audit’s findings, participation in their review and extrajudicial challenging)
  • Defend clients in courts in tax and customs disputes

Key contacts

Dmitry Kletochkin Partner
+7 (495) 150-05-05
Dmitry Kletochkin specializes in representing client interests in litigation involving corporate conflicts, real-estate disputes, hostile takeovers and restructuring & bankruptcy cases. He has a vast amount of experience representing the interests of Russian and international clients at the commercial courts and courts of general jurisdiction. Dmitry has rendered legal assistance to clients in disputes stemming from supply contracts, loan agreements and contracting agreements, disputes involving real-estate rights, and other disputes in the area of civil and commercial law.
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Oleg Permyakov Partner
+7 (495) 150-05-05
Oleg Permyakov specializes in litigation involving cases of bankruptcy, corporate conflict, real-estate disputes, and hostile takeovers. Oleg has tremendous experience representing clients at the commercial courts and courts of general jurisdiction at all levels and instances, as well as experience in criminal defense of top management of major global enterprises.
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Recent experience:

Protecting the regional asset of the client (one of the largest international producers of building materials and road-construction solutions) in Nizhny Novgorod in the course of a joint investigation conducted by the RF Federal Security Service (FSB) and RF Ministry of the Interior, in conjunction with officials from the local territorial division of Rostekhnadzor, prompted by suspicions of unlawful activity under the operation of elevated-hazard facilities. Our team’s provision of legal services made it possible to prove the absence of violations on the part of the client in the course of its business operations, as well as its observance of applicable regulations and the lack of grounds for the bringing of criminal charges.
Technonicol Corporation
Representation of the client’s interests in dealings with Russian law enforcement agencies in different regions of the country in connection with the theft of freight destined for export.
International candy and chewing-gum producer
Defense of the company’s general director as the accused in a criminal case centering on an instance of environmental pollution stemming from an industrial accident.
Global logistics company