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Oleg Shmelev - St. Petersburg

5 Bakunina Prospect191024 St. Petersburg, Russia

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Updated: 09/30/2016

St. Petersburg Complex Litigation Lawyer


Mr. Shmelev is the Managing Partner of the St. Petersburg office, representing the firm before all local and federal authorities. Mr. Shmelev specializes in complex litigation, including white collar defense, defense of business executives before the Tax Inspectorate of Russia, general civil litigation and criminal defense Mr. Shmelev has also served as general counsel to an unincorporated affiliation of Russian businesses, and offers legal and business counseling to numerous Russian and...

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