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Yaroslav Karnakov

Nortia Law Offices

About Yaroslav

Yaroslav holds a Bachelor of Laws and Master of Laws degrees from the St. Petersburg State University School of Law and Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in Corporate Law from the New York University School of Law. He trained at the international firm DLA Piper.
At Nortia Law, he splits his time almost evenly between the Moscow and the St. Petersburg offices of the firm and will concentrate on complicated corporate and financial transactions. Additionally, he heads the Chinese desk and the Korean desks at the firm.

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About their firm

Nortia Law Offices has been established as a result of the merger of several Russian national law firms with an aim to offer and to provide comprehensive consultancy services on a wide spectrum of legal and tax matters.  Among our clients are Russian and multinational companies, individuals, state and local institutions.

Our legal and tax practices operate from the offices in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Arkhangelsk.  The clients’ legal and tax projects are handled by the specialists of our firm in different regions of Russia, as well as abroad by attracting resources of the partner law firms in the relevant countries, as necessary.
Our specialists have gained education in Russia and abroad, are fluent in English and other European languages, have worked in the largest international and Russian law firms and consulting companies, as well as in the companies engaged in different industry sectors.  This allows us to combine the use of modern techniques and the knowledge of the clients’ businesses.
While working on the tasks mandated to us, our key aim is to help our clients both to effectively resolve their business, tax and legal matters and to adopt reasonable management and investment decisions based on our knowledge of law, trends in business, administrative and court practice, our practical experience, as well as our own unique approaches and methods.

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