Our services

Legal consulting

Corporate practices

Within the framework of corporate practices, we can provide services at any stage of your business development including foundation of a new company with documenting of agreements reached by the parties at the very beginning, incorporation of businesses into one manageable holding company, presentation of your company to investors and settlement of legal relationship with such investors, sale or purchase of a ready-made business, settlement of any corporate conflicts, reorganization of a business or liquidation of a company terminating its life cycle. The legal support of our experts will facilitate all the above operations and we will take care of strict adherence to the applicable laws in the course of handling your tasks. Having high experience in Russian and foreign corporate legislation, we will give you the benefit of such experience.


  • Consulting with regard to choosing the form of business entity and founding the companies in Russia, registration of branches and representative offices (including accreditation of branches and representative offices of foreign companies).
  • Registration of securities issues.
  • Development and implementation of legal structures of the groups of companies including the structures with foreign jurisdictions.
  • Support in foundation and acquisition of foreign companies, arrangement of their routine servicing, reorganization and liquidation.
  • Development of the corporate documents regulating corporate relationship (articles of association, provisions on company governance and supervisory bodies, provisions on branches and representative offices, corporate agreements, etc.).
  • Legal support of transactions related to encouragement of investment (private offering).
  • Comprehensive legal support in business sale or purchase – from letters of intent and provisional antimonopoly agreements to transaction completion as well as support in exercising of the rights upon transaction completion when required.
  • Conducting the regulatory audits of the companies with involvement of professional auditors and tax advisors where necessary.
  • Legal support in prevention and resolution of corporate disputes through mediation and legal proceedings.
  • Legal support of any kinds of reorganization.
  • Legal support of company liquidation including tax inspection support.
  • Oral and written advices on application of the corporate legislation.
M&A services.

2012 – conducted legal audit and presales preparation of a producer company in Volgograd Oblast.

M&A services.

2014 – conducted legal and tax audit of a company working in mass media and provided legal assistance in purchasing it.

M&A services.

2012 – provided legal support to a foreign partner leaving a joint manufacturing venture and regulated issues connected with using intellectual activity results in Russia. Transaction amount totaled 15.8 million USD

2013 – provided legal assistance in purchasing a group of European chemical companies. Transaction amount totaled 23 million Euros.

 2013 – conducted due diligence of 9 foreign companies forming a part of a European Chemical production holding and registered in 8 different European jurisdictions for the purpose of purchasing them.

M&A services.

2011 – 2012 – provided legal support of interests of an investor joining Russian and foreign venture projects and investing 1 billion Rubles.

M&A services.

2011 – provided legal assistance in presales audit of a food industry plant and legal support to the seller in concluding and executing deals for selling shares of a company being sold. Total transaction amount was over 1.3 billion Rubles

2011 – 2012  – provided legal support in purchasing shares of a food industry plant to the amount of over 200 million Rubles

2012 – conducted due diligence of a brewery company.

M&A services.

2011 – provided legal support in purchasing oil company’s assets: a filling station network. Transaction amount was over 700 million Rubles.

 2012 – conducted due diligence and presales preparation of servicing and trade companies.

M&A services.

2007-2008 – provided legal support in purchasing road construction companies. Transaction amount totaled 1,2 billion Rubles.

R.N.VagizovErmak Investment Company, OAO (Open Joint-Stock Company) Director General
Ermak Investment Company has been cooperating with Ukey since 2009. Within this cooperation, UKey advisors are involved in providing current and strategic legal support for Ermak investment activities including the issues connected with company’s working with its foreign shareholders incorporated in the Republic of Cyprus and on British Virgin Islands in the area of corporate, antitrust, labour and other branches of law. Our advisors always represent Ermak in court.
А.Е. Novokshonov"VERRA-MOTORS Perm"
UKey is a team of highly qualified experts. People who know how to ensure legal protection of any business process: organize and provide high quality current support for business, resolve problems in any law branches, perform complicated project tasks. When a team of practicing lawyers is assisting your company you feel that your business is safe under a reliable legal protection.
Armen Gayosovich GarslyanMetafrax BOD Chairman
Metafrax, OAO (Open Joint-Stock Company) has been cooperating with UKey since 2001. We use UKey advisors for providing legal support in most complicated tasks Metafrax group has. Firstly, they are issues connected with corporate law, including that of foreign states; issues connected with antitrust, administrative and tax laws. Besides, UKey advisors provide legal assistance in handling Metafrax shareholder’s problems relating both to the exercising of their rights in the company and to supporting any corporate actions (deals). Ukey advisors demonstrate high professionalism, responsible attitude to work and ability to successfully resolve most complicated problems relating to both Russian and foreign laws. UKey features high quality of services, quick provision of information required on any unusual issues, ability to work to a most tight schedule. All that characterizes UKey as a trustworthy partner who performs its obligations in full and meets deadlines.
S.V.BelosludtsevSoda-Chlorad, OOO (Limited Liability Company) Director General
Over years of cooperation, UKey has proved to be a serious partner able to resolve complicated problems. When problems arise in connection with unusual situations we always have a highly qualified assistance meeting our requirements within the shortest time.