A full range of legal services to protect your interests, from claims preparation to court order enforcement.

SCHNEIDER GROUP's litigation attorneys will defend your interests in arbitration courts and courts of general jurisdiction. Depending on your needs, we will assemble a team of lawyers specialising in the relevant legal field(s) and procedural experts. We will:

  • Represent you in commercial disputes, such as the recovery of debts for the goods delivered or contractual penalties for late performance of contractual obligations, trademark disputes, corporate disputes, disputes with tax authorities and disputes with employees;
  • Participate in administrative or tax offence proceedings on your behalf.
  • Support your business throughout tax control processes, including the questioning of your employees as witnesses by tax or internal affairs authorities.

What you get

We represent clients in corporate, contractual (supply, contracting, services, etc.), Intellectual property rights, labour and tax disputes. SCHNEIDER GROUP’s litigation attorneys have extensive experience in representing international clients and Russian companies with foreign participation and will guide you through the specifics of Russian litigation.
We pay attention to the details of each case and provide quality legal support. We specialise in medium and small disputes that you may encounter during day-to-day business activities. SCHNEIDER GROUP’s litigation practice attorneys are also experienced in cases of recognition and enforcement of foreign court and arbitration awards in Russia.
SCHNEIDER GROUP’s litigation team includes an attorney-at-law, which enables us to participate in tax control measures and investigative actions, and provide our clients with professional assistance in complicated situations.
Yadviga Pavlovich
Attorney-At-Law, Moscow
Yadviga joined SCHNEIDER GROUP in 2020. She is responsible for litigation services.   Yadviga is an advocate, member of the Moscow City Bar since 2013. In 1994-2005, she worked as an in-house lawyer in major Russian banks and oil and gas companies. Since 2005, she worked in Moscow offices of US and European law firms, specialising in representing client’s interests in Russian arbitrazh and regular courts. She has represented clients in international and Russian arbitration courts in the cases for acceptance and enfrorcement of foreign court decisions.   Yadviga also represented clients in corporate disputes, for example, in the legal dispute between Norwegian telecommunication services provider Telenor and Russian Vympelcom, as well as in disputes arising from agreements on construction, goods supply (including international supplies) and logistics, in tax disputes, bankruptcy cases, labour disputes, banking services for private clients, etc.    She also participated in legal disputes in international regular and arbitration courts in the USA and Great Britain, has prepared expert opinions on Russian Law for the High Court of England and Wales, US district courts and arbitration courts in commercial disputes, including the cases “Boris Berezovsky vs. Roman Abramovich” and “VTB Capital plc vs. Nutritek International Corp”.  She has in-depth knowledge in corporate law, and M&A, and took part in projects on due diligence of Russian oil and gas exploration and oil-processing companies, and telecommunication services providers, where she was responsible for assessment of intellectual property rights, licensing and court proceedings. Yadviga advised clients on the Russian commercial law, including corporate restructuring, and control change, corporate approval of deals, mandatory share buyback, main shareholders’ and management responsibility.  Yadviga graduated with degrees in Law and Foreign Languages and Literature (English) from Lomonosov Moscow State University, she continued her studies there, pursuing a postgraduate degree in Civil and Private International Law at the Faculty of Law. She has a PhD in Independent Documentary Obligations, and a PhD in Law. Yadviga is recognised by the international Legal 500 and “Best Lawyers in Russia” rankings, and listed in the Russian Pravo.ru 300 rating.

Why Schneider group

We assemble a team of procedural experts and lawyers specialising in the relevant area(s) of law to ensure the most favourable outcome for your business.
The attorney-at-law from SCHNEIDER GROUP’s litigation practice has extensive experience in representing clients in Russian courts in many different types of cases, as well as in major international disputes.
We offer our customers tailor-made solutions for court representation on an hourly basis at pre-agreed hourly rates. We are flexible in adapting the scope of our services, if your situation and objectives change.     
We ensure that our representation of your business is fully compliant with the law and help organise effective cooperation between local subsidiaries and head office during court proceedings.

SCHNEIDER GROUP has been helping businesses to expand to new geographical markets since 2003, offering a full range of business support services: from developing strategy for successful market-entry to helping arrange or optimize accounting, reporting and financial planning processes and establishing efficient IT infrastructures.

500 top experts in 9 countries take care of all resource-consuming non-core business tasks, so our customers can focus on achieving their business goals. We offer services in Armenia, Austria, Belarus, Germany, Kazakhstan, Poland, Russia and Uzbekistan, with minor regional variations. Get in touch via our contact form to request details of specific service packages available in your target country.

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