S&K Vertical Attorneys at Law

  • The history of S&K Vertical begins in 2002, when Sergey Slagoda and Konstantin Krutilnikov, graduates of the Faculty of Law of the Saint-Petersburg State University, decided to start an independent law practice.
    Today, S&K Vertical has more than 30 attorneys and lawyers; its offices are located in Saint-Petersburg and Moscow, and since 2011, a representative of S&K Vertical has been working in Beijing, China.
    Over the 13-year period S&K Vertical has become one of the recognized leaders in the market of legal services in the areas of litigation, corporate law, M&A transactions, bankruptcy, intellectual property, and defense for business in the sphere of criminal law, which is confirmed by Russian and international ratings and appreciation expressed by the Clients.

  • Effective dealing with complex legal matters, litigation and conflict situations that requires a high level of professionalism and ability to find the right legal solution has become the  distinctive feature of S&K Vertical. Over the 13 year period our attorneys and lawyers took part in more than 1,500 judicial contests and corporate disputes, the value of protected assets exceeds USD 5 billion in total, while the percentage of successful cases reaches 90%. 
    Russian and foreign corporations and banks included in the ratings of Forbes-200, Fortune Global 500, The Banker, as well as public authorities, the media, civil society organizations, Internet companies, are among our clients.
    S&K Vertical have extensive and proven expertise in litigation at the higher judicial authorities of Russia, that is the Constitutional Court, the Supreme Commercial Court, and the Supreme Court. In several instances the higher Courts rendered precedent-setting decisions.
    From 2003 to 2008, the partners and part of the S&K Vertical team provided legal services under the name of "The Green Corridor". That firm was then reputed as one of the leaders of the Russian market of legal services for the protection of property and representation of clients in corporate conflicts.

  • S&K Vertical mission: 
    The right and the law serve human society. The law should help its members to realize their ambitions and protect the results of work and life-sustaining activities.
    Attorneys and lawyers of S&K Vertical use their knowledge and experience to inspire in Clients confidence that their businesses and their private life values will only be influenced by life situations in a predictable way.