ROMAN ZAITSEV has been appointed Partner in the Moscow Dispute Resolution practice. Roman specializes in Russian procedural, civil and corporate law and enforcement proceedings, and has significant experience representing client interests in state commercial courts, where he successfully represented major multinational corporations, individuals and various organizations, including commercial banks, energy companies, car manufacturers, state and municipal authorities, and major defense enterprises.

Dentons has one of the leading Dispute Resolution practices in Russia and has handled some of the most significant and precedent-setting cases in the country. The practice combines 20 lawyers, including 8 partners, with some of its members specializing in tax, employment, competition, intellectual property and international trade dispute resolution.


NADEZHDA GRYAZEVA has been appointed Of Counsel in the Moscow office. Nadezhda's practice focuses on Russian corporate and foreign investments law as well as M&A in the Russian Federation.

MARK WITHEY has joined the Russian Corporate practice as Of Counsel from the London office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy and will be based in the Moscow office. His practice focuses on M&A, JVs, private equity, equity capital markets and corporate reorganizations. Mark is qualified in England and Wales.

Dentons' Russian Corporate/ M&A practice, one of the largest and long-established in Russia, provides first-rate legal advice to the firm's clients in over 12 sectors.


VLADISLAV ARKHIPOV has joined the Russian IP/ IT/ Telecom practice in St. Petersburg as Of Counsel. Vladislav has noteworthy experience advising computer game developers, and will work on developing this aspect in the firm's practice.

ANASTASIA AMOSOVA has been appointed Of Counsel in the St. Petersburg office. She specializes in protecting intellectual property and has experience in carrying out complex legal due diligence on corporate law issues and intellectual property, protecting confidential information, and setting up systems to record intangible asset inventories.

Dentons' Russian IP/ IT/ Telecom practice, top ranked by the Legal 500, combines talented lawyers with expert knowledge of the telecom and IT industries.