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Maxim Barashev

Maxim Barashev

Managing Partner

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Corporate and M&A

Maxim has a 15 years experience of dispute resolution in Russian courts, International Commercial Arbitration Courts, e.g. at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Russian Federation. Maxim focuses his practice in the areas of international delivery contracts, corporate disputes, damages recovery. Maxim`s experience includes advising foreign companies in the way of formation of joint ventures in Russia.

Representative Legal Matters:

  • Represented Russian sports company in a dispute with ADIDAS
  • Represented Weborama in a dispute with Gala Records
  • Represented the Man & Law magazine in a dispute with CJSC "Ostankino" Television company
  • Represented Czech Merchant Bank in a dispute with shareholders of OJSC “NNP “Volgotanker”
  • Represented Rostselmash in Italian court cojointly with Italian lawyers
  • Represented Russian company in a dispute with SBARRO
  • Represented Russian travel operator in a dispute with Krasnoyarsk Airlines
  • Advising Corning, Gates, Vita Media, Specta, Hilton, Teijin and other major holdings in the area of construction, delivery, labour, lease issues
  • Advising the organizers of the exhibition devoted to Marlene Dietrich’s life and art held in Moscow in "Tsaritsino" museum.

Professional experience:

Before joining BBNP for 5 years have worked as a deputy chief of legal department of a management company, under control of which were several large industrial enterprises.
Practices: M&A transactions, bankruptcy, dispute resolution.

Professional Associations and Memberships

Co-chair of the Moscow chapter of New York State Bar Association (NYSBA, International section)
Member of Association of Lawyers of Russia
Member of New York State Bar Association


2002-2005. Postgraduate course. Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia
2000-2002. Master`s Degree. Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia
1995-2000. Law Degree. Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Lecturer of Arbitration process and bankruptcy in the Moscow State University.



Selective publications

2011 - Recognition and execution of dispositions of foreign arbitration courts in Russia. Review and problems. (International Center for Dispute Resolution)
2009 - International planning of property management for US citizens: integrated approach. Thomson Reuters. Estate Planning (Co-author)
2008 - Corruption: issues of determination and counteraction. Contemporary Law Magazine No. 2 (1) 2008
2007 - Protection of foreign investors’ rights through International Arbitration. ┬áRepresentative Authority Magazine (Power charter: issues of Russia’s contractual liability) Co-author.

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