Clear guidance for business transparency

Awara Law provides legal services to international and local clients who invest and conduct business operations in Russia, Ukraine and CIS countries. We currently have offices in Moscow and St Petersburg, as well as representatives in Yekaterinburg, Helsinki and Stockholm. We focus on providing practical business solutions and clear risk management guidance, with a special emphasis on tax compliance and tax advice.

Our services

Tax law

Consulting on tax optimization, assessment of tax risks, tax planning, representation in disputes

Transfer pricing

Transfer pricing policy, transfer pricing documentation, reports on controlled transactions

Labor law

Employment contracts, KPI systems, documents for employment of foreign nationals

Due Diligence / M&A

Legal due diligence of acquired assets, mergers and acquisitions, business restructuring

Corporate law

Creation, reorganization, restructuring and liquidation of companies and business

Intellectual property

Strategic IP planning, IP contracts, assignment and licensing, reputation management

Litigation and dispute resolution

Representation in court, dispute risk management, defense strategies, appeals

Commercial practice

Business agreements and commercial contracts, participation in negotiations, terminating contracts


Maintenance of bankruptcy procedure, inclusion in the register of creditors, debt collection

Last articles


To whom pay royalty and for what?

Is it always necessary to pay royalty? How to determine the payment amount? Can royalties be included in salaries?



Annual general meeting of shareholders for russian subsidiaries

It is mandatory under Russian law to hold an annual general meeting of shareholders/participants.


News and events

  2017-02-10 | Anton Kabakov received a certificate of appreciation for his contribution to the development of the annual World Bank report Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All

The report has been very well received and benefits from extensive media coverage. It is also interesting to note that not only investors and the business community use the World Bank reports as a reference, but also state authorities when they plan sectoral reforms and work on improving the investment climate in Russia.


  2017-02-09 | Anton Kabakov spoke at open event by AEB “It is All about Money: Financial Outlook for 2017 – News for Successful Business”

On February 09, 2017, the European Business Association held an open event at the Consulate General of Sweden on the topic “It is All about Money: Financial Outlook for 2017 – News for Successful Business”.