Expertise

England is the birth-place of a trust. Persons wishing to secure ownership of their assets and attain confidentiality have traditionally reverted to trusts in common law jurisdictions. Currently managing property through trusts is becoming increasingly popular worldwide.

Jean-Pierre Jacquemoud Managing partner

Each country imposes its own rules regarding ownership, management and taxation of companies. Effective corporate strategic and taxation planning cannot be achieved without intricate knowledge of the relevant legislation.

Areti Charidemou Managing partner

A successful and secure development of medium and large business is impossible without access to sophisticated legal assistance in courts of different jurisdictions.

Konstantin Rybalov Managing partner

Trusts and corporate services:

  • Creation and management of trusts;
  • Structuring and management of individuals’ assets, including tax and inheritance planning;
  • Defence against hostile take-overs of assets, such as real estate, aircrafts, ships, bonds, banking accounts and art pieces;
  • Establishment of family offices and on-going support;
  • Creation of companies and funds in jurisdictions worldwide and provision of services of nominal shareholders and directors;
  • Creation of trusts in jurisdictions worldwide and provision of beneficial ownership management services;
  • Opening and management of foreign bank accounts;
  • Clients’ representation in the course of execution of international projects;
  • Creation and management of virtual offices in jurisdictions worldwide.

Legal services:

  • Comprehensive legal advice in respect of complex business transactions in jurisdictions worldwide, including real estate, aviation, shipping, bonds, mergers and acquisitions transactions;
  • Escrow agent services;
  • Preparing companies for IPOs and assistance with listing;
  • Debts restructuring, including debts before banks and private creditors;
  • Project financing;
  • Tax planning for businesses and individuals in jurisdictions worldwide;
  • International tax planning for businesses and individuals;
  • Immigration planning in jurisdictions worldwide, including assistance with obtaining residence permits.

Legal representation and acting in defence of interests:

  • Civil and commercial litigation in jurisdictions worldwide;
  • Legal representation of individuals and companies in criminal procedures worldwide;
  • Legal representation in disputes with banks, including freezing of bank accounts.