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Problems of legal regulation in labour and immigration law are among the most relevant to any company that values its personnel and strives to build its human resources policy in perfect compliance with the law. Lidings offers legal advice on all matters of labour legislation of the Russian Federation. Our clients, mainly foreign companies actively developing their presence in Russia, appreciate the practical expertise of the firm's professionals in dealing with personnel management issues. We strive to provide the best level of support in all legal aspects, taking into consideration the industrial and commercial specifics of the client's business in Russia and the CIS.

Lidings offers legal services in elaboration of HR-related documentation and structuring internal corporate policies to ensure compliance with Russian legislation. We also provide legal advice in relation to salaries, bonuses, insurance, social benefits, and pensions. Together with our dispute resolutions experts, the labour practice offers legal defense in employment disputes and advises in relation to corporate restructuring, staff reduction programs, and related compensatory payments. In addition, we assist clients with legal aspects of employment of foreign nationals, outsourcing and outstaffing projects, and advise in relation to protection of personal data and confidential information.

Our services in labour law include:

  • Legal assistance in drafting internal employment policies and producing documentation
  • Review and analysis of internal corporate regulations to ensure compliance with Russian legislation
  • Advising on employment of foreign nationals, assistance in obtaining work permits
  • Advising in relation to salaries, bonuses, insurance, and pension payments
  • Restructuring of employment relations, staff reductions
  • Protection in labour disputes, legal defense and court representation
  • Advising on outsourcing and outstaffing procedures
  • Advising on health and safety issues
  • Protection of personal data and confidential information

Recent Deals

  • Advising a large French company specializing in outdoor advertising and design of promotional constructions Defi Group S.A.S. on the procedure of dismissal of its Russian subsidiary General director and appointment of the new General director
  • Advising China CAMC Engineering on entering the Russian market, admission to participate in self-regulatory organization (SRO) in construction industry, and obtaining work permits for foreign employees in Russia
  • Advising large medical equipment manufacturer Coloplast during staff reduction process and conflict with a high-ranking manager
  • Advising Chinese Zhuoda Group in relation to obtaining work permits for foreign employees
  • Advising Flydubai airline on migration requirements for aircraft crews in Russia
  • Legal analysis for the Swiss pharmaceutical company Ferring Pharmaceuticals of its internal policies on interaction with medical personnel
  • Representing Swedish pharmaceutical holding Meda Pharmaceuticals in a labour dispute
  • Advising UK business and technology service company Logica on the procedure of transferring number of employees from its subsidiary’s staff list to out-staffing
  • Advising global company Williams Lea on the issues of obtaining a work permit for a foreign employee to work in Russia
  • Advising English media company Telegraph Media Group in relation to staff changes in its Moscow reporter station
  • Advising largest French radio station Radio France in the process of settling a number of labor disputes with its employees
  • Advising a large tobacco company Imperial Tobacco in relation to change of management in a Russian subsidiary
  • Representing Japanese company AGC Flat Glass in a labour dispute
  • Advising a major Japanese office equipment manufacturer Kyocera Group with respect to staff recruitment in Russia
  • Advising Austrian company Brenntag on the issues of obtaining a work permits for a foreign employee to work in Russia
  • Advising French company Sperian Safety on elaboration of internal labour documentation
  • Advising Chinese company Zoomlion on the employment and labour legislation of the Russian Federation
  • Advising Finnish company CITEC Engineering Russia on the issues of obtaining a work permit for a foreign employee to work in Russia
  • Advising Japanese company Seiko Holdings on registration of internal labour regulations with employees
  • Advising German company Multivac on elaboration of internal labour documentation



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