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Lidings is a leading legal advisor to the manufacturing industry sector in Russia. Our team has accumulated invaluable experience in advising international manufacturers and large industrial holdings, market leaders in their respective fields, on all aspects of Russian legislation.


  • Advising Russian subsidiary of the largest Turkish glass company in a dispute with the contractor arising from the construction contract
  • Representing an exclusive distributor of a major Italian industrial company DAB Pumps in auditing IP assets, conducting IP assets transfer and implementing a strategy protecting the client against numerous grey importers and online stores
  • Representing interests of European subsidiary of Japanese holding Ishida producing various packages and other industrial equipment in a dispute with one of the major producers of seafood in Russia in state commercial courts on debt recovery for supplied and installed equipment
  • Representation of the Swedish manufacturer of packaging products in bankruptcy cases heard in courts in different Russian regions: initiation of bankruptcy procedure on behalf of the client as well as working with arbitration managers; successful recovery of debts under bankruptcy procedure
  • 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
  • Representing an Italian producer of packaging material in connection with a workplace accident
  • Representing a client, member of a corporate group engaged in the development of solutions for power-supply network equipment, within the scope of a case involving the criminal prosecution of the management of the company’s Russian division for damages suffered as a result of substandard management
  • Representing interests of an engineering company, a world leader in the field of the manufacture of measurement equipment and industrial automation, in connection with an investigation into a fire at the company’s finished-goods warehouse
  • Representing Alpha Innovations as part of a group of powering solutions provider companies in a series of disputes on recovery of losses inflicted from improper management of a Russian LLC
  • Advising large Swiss railway equipment manufacturer Stadler on entering the Russian market and establishing a Russian subsidiary
  • Advising Swedish packaging solutions company Tetra Pak on the issues of applying new provisions of Federal law “About production and consumption wastes” introducing necessity to pay ecological fee
  • Advising large engineering company S&A Engineering Solutions on the issue of termination of the contract for delivery and commissioning of the equipment with its customer in court
  • Advising Swedish packaging solutions company Tetra Pak on all corporate law matters in connection with its daily business activity in Russia
  • Representing German integrated packaging solutions provider Multivac in a series of dispute connected with debt recovery procedure
  • Advising Western Group on tax and customs issues related to importing goods to Russia
  • Advising consortium of Malaysian companies - Straits Consulting Engineers on Consultancy Agreement they intended to enter into with the relevant Authorities of city of Kazan (Tatarstan) within the frame of the local project on construction of Kazan Smart City
  • Advising Swedish packaging solutions company Tetra Pak on restructuring (including sale, acquisition and lease) of its land assets in the city of Lobnya, Moscow region
  • Advising a US technology corporation Emerson on appropriate protection measures against trademark infringements committed by competitors in their domain names
  • Advising La Farga Group on establishment of a joint venture with a Russian counterparty
  • Advising Japanese corporation Yokogawa Electric on the issues arising in the process of oil refinery construction project in the Republic of Tatarstan
  • Advising Japanese corporation Yokogawa Electric on import-export IP issues
  • Advising German industrial concern GEA Group on privatization of a land plot in Moscow
  • Representing Swedish packaging solutions company Tetra Pak in Arbitrazh courts, located in different regions of Russia, in a series of disputes related to debt collection, foreclosure of the mortgaged property and in bankruptcy proceedings
  • Structuring the transactions of German integrated packaging solutions provider Multivac on import and export of packaging materials in Russia and the CIS
  • Advising a large Turkish company EKSTRA Muhendislik on multiple land plot acquisitions in the Tula region of Russia
  • Advising Czech company Ferrit on the issues of establishing joint venture with a large Russian mechanical-drive machinery construction holding
  • Advising oil and gas equipment distributor STEP Oiltools in regards to establishing a working unit Russia
  • Advising oil and gas equipment distributor STEP Oiltools in negotiations connected with office lease agreement conclusion
  • Advising English company Parafix manufacturing self-adhesive products on joint venture establishment in Russia
  • Advising Chinese company Zoomlion on the employment and labour legislation of the Russian Federation
  • Advising French company Nexans on the office lease agreements

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