Genrikh Padva
Name: Genrikh Padva
Firm Name: Padva & Partners
Country: Russian Federation
Expertise: Criminal Law

Telephone: +7 495 737 43 03
Fax: +7 (495) 737-43-08
Email: [email protected]

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Professional Biography:

Genrikh Padva is one of the most renowned Russian attorneys. Currently he is a member of the Central Council of the Russian Lawyers Association, member of the Academic Council of the Federal Chamber of Advocates of Russia, Board member of the Moscow Bar. He has broad experience in acting before courts of all levels, including the Supreme Court and the Constitutional Court of Russia.

He defends clients in criminal cases, both in preliminary investigation and in court; represents clients before Russian arbitrazh and general courts on a variety of matters, including anti-libel suits, shareholder rights and inheritance disputes; advises on a broad range of matters arising in corporate relations, including protection of investments, ownership rights, antimonopoly issues etc.

Genrikh Padva is the author of numerous publications on various legal topics and in particular, on advocacy in Russia. He is awarded the title of “The Honoured Lawyer of Russia”, is a laureate of the Badge of Honour “Public Recognition” and the Plevako Gold Medal. Genrikh Padva’s name has been listed many times at the top of Russian ratings of lawyers and in the international “Who’s Who of Professionals”. In 2001 Genrikh Padva was voted “Man of the Year” in the category “Law” by a Rambler poll.

Genrikh Padva has practiced as an advocate since 1953, having graduated in 1953 from the Moscow Law Institute with a law degree, and from the Kalinin Pedagogical Institute in 1961 with a degree in history. In 1971 he became a member of the Moscow Bar. He is the founder and Managing Partner of Padva and Partners

Law Firm Overview:

Padva and Partners is one of the oldest and most renowned attorneys’ offices in Russia.

Padva and Partners deservedly occupies a leading position among attorneys’ offices in Russia, representing clients before Russian arbitrazh and general courts of all levels, including the Constitutional Court of Russia, and before arbitration tribunals. The efforts of our attorneys have been instrumental in achieving judgments in the Higher Arbitrazh Court, Supreme Court and the Constitutional Court of Russia that made a significant impact on law enforcement practices. Many attorneys of the Law Office have been rated best lawyers in various practice areas.

Many times our attorneys have been invited as Russian law experts, in particular, their opinions have been accepted by the High Court of Justice of England and Wales, LCIA, International Court of Arbitration in Paris, Arbitration Tribunal of Zurich Chamber of Commerce, the Bermuda Supreme Court, district courts of the State of New York and Illinois, and other judiciary bodies abroad.

The Law Office practices in a wide variety of areas, including transaction support and advice on civil, land, tax, employment, administrative, corporate, customs law, real estate and construction, as well as subsoil use and energy, antimonopoly, banking, financial law and intellectual property. Professionals of the Law Office perform due diligence exercises, including compliance and anticorruption due diligence, and provide legal support in developing appropriate internal corporate policies.

The Law Office offers legal services on anti-libel suits and on all matters of family and inheritance law; our attorneys represent parties in cases involving the rights and interests of children of spouses of different nationalities and in disputes involving marital community property located in different jurisdictions.

Our attorneys represent individuals and legal entities in all stages of criminal proceedings involving all types and categories of charges, and in the course of pre-trial checks and special investigative measures performed by law enforcement authorities. Our attorneys have gained large experience in representing clients in extradition cases and before the European Court for Human Rights.

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