Konstantin Krutilnikov

Over the 11-year period S&K Vertical has built up a team of highly qualified attorneys and lawyers with many years of exceptional experience and spotless reputation.
Today, S&K Vertical has more than 30 attorneys and lawyers who are able to offer Clients legal support of the highest standard.

Konstantin Krutilnikov Senior partner

Practice areas

Konstantin Krutilnikov concentrates on corporate law, M&A transactions, bankruptcy, foreclosure and debt settlement, corporate conflicts, protection against hostile takeovers, public property and real estate, mediation and dispute resolution. He also handles transactions with works of art.


1998 - St. Petersburg State University, Law Department
2001 - St. Petersburg International Management Institute (IMISP) – participated in the Presidential internship program in Japan.
Konstantin Krutilnikov

Project experience (examples):

  • in 2001-2011 – participation in the programs of legal protection of businesses from hostile takeovers under over 50 projects in Russia worth $2 billion in assets (including the Ilim Pulp vs. Basic Element and Containerships vs. Rosstroi)
  •  Assistant manager of Moscow Region State Property Committee, supervisor of the legal department (tenure, privatization, FSUE lease activities, etc.), manager of the committee to counter corporate bankruptcies (realization of anti-bankruptcy programs for more than 30 companies);
  • Representing the largest bank in Central and Eastern Europe on recovery and settlement of corporate debts in excess of $150 million.
  •  Representing shareholders of Russian banking holding in the settlement of corporate conflicts and management of a property complex worth over $2 billion.
  • Representing the Russian oil company in the settlement of $ 1.5 billion bank debt.
  • Representing several Russian banks in the recovery of a $150 million corporate debt.


  • According to the public reputation rating, K. Krutilnikov was recognized as one of the most professional counselors in St. Petersburg, Russia (Kommersant, 2008)
  • K.Krutilnikov is Ex-official (3rd Class adviser of the State Civil Service of the Russian Federation), from 2009 to 2010 was in public service as an assistant manager of Moscow Region State Property Committee, supervised the legal department, headed a Commission for counteraction against bankruptcy and conducted practical seminars for Committee employees.
  • Founder and head of Green Corridor law firm, one of the 10 largest law companies in Russia to hostile takeover defense, according to Mergers and Acquisitions magazine.
  • Co-author of the educational and methodical complex "Takeovers: civil and criminal law aspects" (2009), recommended by Russian Prosecutor General’s Office
  • Member of the editorial board of the First Russian Commercial Law Yearbook.
  • Organized and delivered presentations at numerous seminars and conferences held jointly with St. Petersburg State University Law Department and Kommersant, Vedomosti, RBC and other publishers
  • Fluent in English



Konstantin Krutilnikov on the purchase by UCP Foundation of the companies owned by the VKontakte founder Pavel Durov


Konstantin Krutilnikov has been interviewed by Aleksandr Moskovkin, LEXPRO


Managing partner Konstantin Krutilnikov made comments in “Delovoy Petersburg” concerning raiders and corporate disputes


The “Delovoy Peterburg” newspaper published comments made by Konstantin Krutilnikov to an article dedicated to how Vladislav Piotrovsky, the ex-head of the Directorate of Internal Affairs of St. Petersburg, began working for JSFC “Sistema”.


The managing partner Konstantin Krutilnikov commented the potential union of St.-Petersburg and Leningrad region in the “Kommersant” newspaper


“Delovoy Peterburg” published comments made by managing partner Konstantin Krutilnikov concerning ineffective criminal defense against corporate raids


Comments made by managing partner Konstantin Кrutilnikov to an article titled “Mutual guarantee of Faeton. Petrol is the key.” Published by Delovoy Peterburg newspaper.


Interview with Konstantin Krutilnikov, senior partner of S&K Vertical law firm, in RBC Daily


The Managing Partner of S&K Vertical Konstantin Krutilnikov comments on the situation regarding the hostile takeovers in the state of crisis for RBС


The May issue of the magazine “New legislation and legal practice” publishes the comments of the Managing Partner Konstantin Krutilnikov in the release “Mergers and Divisions”


The Managing Partner Konstantin Krutilnikov tells the “Delovoy Petersburg” as regards the strategy of the law firm S&K Vertical in 2009


S&K Vertical Partners’ Live statement in the radio City FM

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