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WESTSIDE LAW FIRM

The Westside law firm is one of few Russian law firms practicing business law at the highest level of international standards. The firm’s basic areas of focus are corporate law, legal support for foreign investment in Russia, M&A and real estate transactions, support for project financing and provision of legal services in the area of corporate finance. Our lawyers have accumulated vast experience in resolving commercial disputes. We look after our clients’ interests in court or at international arbitration tribunals in Russia as well as overseas. We have established direct contact with service providers in favorable tax jurisdictions and can consequently provide practical implementation and qualified support for the client’s international business framework with respect to tax optimization. Our firm’s multiple years of experience in many different areas of law, highly qualified lawyers and upholding of professional and ethical standards guarantee reliable legal protection for our clients.

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Westside’s activities in finance sector includes provision of advice to banks and other banking institutions as well as provision of legal support to investment, construction and trade companies within the framework of project financing, financial risk management, receivables restructuring. Among the major projects of Westside in this area: Work in international team of law firms when structuring International Bank of Reconstruction and Development investments into a Russian-Ukrainian agro-industrial holding; Legal due diligence of an acquired bank (Top-20) on the purchaser’s part; Protection of bank owners and management at the stage of the bankruptcy proceedings; restructuring of a major agro-producer credit portfolio between two major Russian banks. Also Westside represents Russian and international financial and investment institutions’ interests in state courts and arbitration proceedings in Russia and abroad.

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Westside clients carrying on agricultural business request legal services for agricultural business structuring, structuring and legal support of investments (including foreign investments) to agricultural entities, dispute resolution between owners, granting of credits and state grants for agricultural business, legal advice in the area of land law. Westside lawyers took part in bankruptcy proceedings of agricultural entities, conducted legal due diligence of agricultural entities prior to acquisition of the shares in business by the clients. Therefore Westside has a vast experience of cooperation with clients of the agricultural sector as well as an impressive list of successful projects in this area.

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Westside law firm participates in investment projects on the part of investors as well as on the part of fund raising companies. Structuring of relationships between investors and fund raising companies requires complex approach to resolving of challenging issues. Arrangements reached by the parties as well as conditions for investments provision, investor status, cross-border nature of investment provision deals sometimes require involvement of companies from various jurisdictions, integration of various legal systems in the deal. Support and subsequent protection of foreign investments in Russia is one of the key focus areas of Westside law firm.

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Westside law firm provides legal support to companies specializing in the area of trade. There are major trade networks as well as small enterprises realizing own-produced production among the firm’s clients. We provide services starting from the registration of the company, provide legal advice to companies in the area of tax and customs law, intellectual property protection and in many other legal issues.

Company info

Key figures

  • Company headcount
    11 – 50

Organisation

  • Year established
    2002
  • Site status
    Registered office – Parent company
  • Main activity
    Service Provider
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