• Timur Unarokov Managing Partner – Corporate Restructuring

    Timur is responsible for strategic development of the firm and managing corporate restructuring practice. Before taking the lead of the BGP Litigation team, Timur worked as an Investment Director at A1 Investments, the key investment arm of Alfa-Group, where he led complex restructuring and special situations deals and served as a Board member in a number of Alfa-Group portfolio companies. Before Alfa-Group, he was Investment Director at RUSNANO Corporation and before that at The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES). Prior to that, he advised major Russian and international companies in Moscow and London offices of KPMG Corporate Finance. Timur holds an MBA from INSEAD and studied at The Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania).

  • Alexey Akhuba Managing Partner – M&A, Real Estate

    Alexey has more than 25 years experience advising on all aspects of M&A, real estate transactions and complex corporate law matters. Before joining BGP Litigation he was a Partner, co-founder and Managing Director of the Platforma Group, and Vice President of such companies as PSN Group and Ost West Group. Alexey has also worked at various other well-known investment and legal structures. Alexey is a graduate of Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL).



  • Kirill Parinov Managing Partner – Strategic Growth

    Before joining BGP Litigation, Kirill has been Managing Partner of the Moscow branch of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP, where he has been focusing on cross-border dispute resolution, international arbitration, and complex financial disputes. Earlier, he has been holding the managing positions in group Interros for 10 years. In particular, he has been General Counsel and member of the Management Board in Norilsk Nickel, where he has been managing the international team consisting of 180 employees and facing all litigation aspects. Mr. Parinov has graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University and Harvard Business School.

  • Dmitry Bazarov Partner – Dispute Resolution, Bankruptcy

    Over the past 10 years Dmitry has been representing investors before Russian courts in commercial disputes, including corporate conflicts and bankruptcy procedures. He also advised numerous clients on various aspects of defence against hostile takeovers and greenmail. Before joining BGP Litigation in 2006, Dmitry was Head of Legal Analytics department at the Agency of Anti-Crisis Technologies and Investments, where he focused on commercial disputes, corporate conflicts and implementation of a system for protection of minority shareholders’ interests.

  • Alexander Golikov Partner – Тах Consulting, Tax Disputes

    Alexander focuses on tax disputes, both at pre-trial stage and in court. He also manages projects related to desk and field tax audits for major companies in various industries (oil and gas, energy, investment and real estate, leasing, retail and others). Alexander is a member of tax committees of the Association of European Businesses in Russia and Franco-Russian Chamber of Commerce.

  • Alexander Vaneev Partner – Dispute Resolution including Cross-Border Litigation, Bankruptcy, International Arbitration

    Alexander has been representing both Russian and foreign clients in courts and before numerous arbitral tribunals over 10 years. Alexander focuses on disputes in construction, corporate law, securities, insurance; he also works on bankruptcy and restructuring projects. Before joining BGP Litigation, Alexander was counsel in dispute resolution practice of one of the largest law firms in the CIS and used to be a head of legal department in a Russian subsidiary of an international company active in financial services. Ranked in Chambers & Partners Global and Chambers & Partners Europe (2015, 2016, 2017), Best Lawyers (2016), Who's Who Legal (Asset Recovery).

  • Radzh Shubaev Partner – Corporate Restructuring

    Radzh has been specializing in supporting M&A transactions with distressed companies and dealing with bad debts for over 15 years. Prior to joining BGP Litigation team, Radzh managed business restructuring projects at A1, the key investment arm of Alfa Group. Previously, Radzh dealt with direct investments in oil and gas companies and there were the largest Russian and international companies, including TNK-BP, Lukoil and British Petroleum, among his partners.

  • Dmitry Seleznev Partner – White Collar Criminal Defense, Attorney

    Dmitry leads BGP Litigation’s White Collar Criminal Defense practice, He has more than 17 years’ experience in criminal law and has successfully litigated a range of cases involving charges of fraud, tax evasion, abuse of authority and other matters. He has been an attorney since 2008 and worked for more than 10 years in law enforcement agencies. Dmitry’s clients include some of Russia’s largest private and state companies and financial institutions. Prior to joining BGP Litigation, he was a partner at Znaniye law firm (since 2014).

  • Evgeny Alekseev Partner – White Collar Criminal Defense, Attorney

    Eugene has over 11 years' experience advising clients on criminal law, including complex financial cases and corruption offenses. He has been an attorney since 2008. Prior to joining BGP Litigation, Eugene was managing partner of Znaniye law firm. His clients include senior executives and owners of leading financial institutions and Russian and foreign businesses.