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About

The Law Firm “YUST” was founded in 1992, uniting leaders of Russian advocacy. Today it is one of the oldest and most reliable law firms in Russia and the entire CIS.

The Firm’s specialists cover the entire spectrum of legal services for the B2B sector, as well as for individuals in Russia and Ukraine. A wide network of international partners enables us to expertly solve our clients’ tasks in many regions of the world.

The clients of the Firm are guaranteed consistently high quality services, delivered with a high-level of professional responsibility.

Both the trust of our long-term clients and the level of international recognition achieved by YUST lawyers has helped to build our sterling reputation.

Every year, leading Russian and international law ratings authorities Pravo300, The Legal 500, Chambers Global and The Best Lawyers place “YUST” as among the best law companies in Russia.

Our Mission

We strive to provide our clients with legal security, to protect their interests and to foster a legal environment based on fairness, knowledge and trust.

Our Structure:

The Moscow Bar Association “Law Firm «YUST»” (Moscow, Novosibirsk, Russia);

Our Aims

Our main aim is to provide our clients with prompt and professionally-executed legal services. In order to provide such services, a number of other objectives must be achieved. These include:

  • effective management of the firm, to ensure that pertinent legal advice is provided to all private individuals and legal entities;
  • provision of an on-going program of additional training and skills-updates for the benefit of all our professional staff and their legal assistants.

We strive to continuously expand the geographical range of our services.

In addition, YUST seeks, in the public interest, to promote important social outreach such as:

  • the on-going development of legal institutions, for example the professional community of lawyers;
  • the proliferation of the rule of law and the raising of the levels of legal awareness within the community, and society in general.

Our Principles

Independence
An advocate is an independent, professional legal advisor. Independence is the basic principle underlying the professional duties of an advocate – a principle embodied in the Russian federal law “On advocacy in the Russian Federation”. Advocates are obliged to avoid any attempt to restrict their independence and are bound to observe a strict code of ethics. The professional activities of YUST are also based on this principle. Our first duty, with respect to any client, is to ensure that no conflict of interests exists, and that none can arise. Our adherence to this principle ensures objectivity and maintains independence.

Professionalism
We provide legal services and advice of the highest quality. All our partners, lawyers and counsellors have graduated from the leading universities and institutes of law in Russia and abroad. We provide our team members with the opportunity to continuously develop their professional skills. YUST employees attend regular training courses, both in Russia and in other countries, to upgrade their professional skills. The firm’s partners and associates are actively involved in lecturing and research activities in Russia’s leading law schools. Our experts have extensive knowledge and experience of a diverse range of legal subjects. This allows YUST to be consistently successful in resolving difficult legal cases and winning complex lawsuits for our clients.

Accountability
The only position worth adopting is one based on legal grounds. Law is our business and is what we offer our clients, together with its qualified interpretation. We are always completely fair and candid with our clients. When putting forward proposals to resolve a legal issue, we always keep the client fully informed as to the potential risks and prospects of success, whilst at the same time taking into account judicial trends and pending changes in legislation. We take our responsibilities with respect to the client very seriously, a factor acknowledged in the high standard of legal services we provide.

Why Choose YUST?

  • 23 years of successful legal practice

  • Reputation for having the best specialists in court practice – advocates with a high level of professional accountability

  • Over 100 lawyers, recognized and rated by Russian and international law networks

  • Experts in supporting complex projects at a federal level

  • Our strong team of Partners, comprised of several generations of representatives, gives the team a wealth of experience, combined with cutting edge approaches to project management