- We specialize in solving complex legal cases related to Russian and international litigation, corporate conflicts and M&A, bankruptcy, and criminal-law risks. Protection of the client’s interests plays a special role in our practice.  

Throughout the 15 years of  work we have participated in more than 2,000 court proceedings and corporate disputes, the net value of  successfully defended assets exceeds $7 billion. The share of won cases exceeds 90%.

Among our Clients are Russian and foreign entities featured in Forbes 200, Fortune Global 500, The Banker 1000: banks, state authorities, mass media, NGOs, various business, IT companies, etc.

S&K Vertical’s attorneys have experience of successful representation before the highest Russian courts: the Constitutional Court, the Supreme Court and the Supreme Commercial Court; quite a number of cases produced precedent judgments.

Facts and figures

More than
lawyers and attorneys
Legal 500
recommends SK Vertical's litigation practice
Defended the assets worth more than

EU countries, USA, BVI, Swiss, China, UAE etc.

consecutive years of ranking among Russia’s top law firms

The Firm won a record-breaking moral compensation
in favor of its client

SK Vertical has
of successfully completed projects

in the
leading firms in the field of bankruptcy, corporate disputes, criminal law (according to the publishing house “Kommersant”)

of practice
recommends the Bankruptcy practice of SK Vertical

More than
court cases

The Firm case ranked as the best commercial dispute of
according to Legal Insight

Landmark cases in the
Constitutional Court, Supreme Court, Supreme Arbitrazh Court

Liubov Duyko is recognized as one of the most influential women of St. Petersburg
5 times
for in a row

practice is recommended by Legal 500
SK Vertical in the
law firms by revenue

A significant part of our work is dedicated to the legal support of cultural and socially-important  projects. The partners of S&K Vertical sit on the Supervisory Boards in a number of foundations and non-governmental organizations in Russia and abroad.

To date, more than 50 attorneys and legal professionals work in S&K Vertical. The offices are based in Moscow and St. Petersburg, in 2011 there was established an active representative office in Beijing, China.

S&K Vertical has considerable expertise in the sphere of Russia-China relations, ensures judicial protection of Russian clients in China and represents the interests of large Chinese business in Russia. 


2002 year
Sergey Slagoda and Konstantin Krutilnikov established “S&K Legal and Investment Services”
2003 year
Lyubov Duyko becomes a partner of the company and leads the Private Clients Practice.
2009 year
Andrey Mikoni became the Firm’s partner and head of litigation
2011 year
Beijing office started its operation
2003 year
Brand “Green Corridor” is established. The company is among Russia’s 10 leading law firms in protection of assets (according to Mergers & Acquisitions Magazine)
2008 year
“S&K Vertical” establishing
2010 year
Moscow office is established


Our achievements are distinguished by various Russian and international rankings, such as Chambers, Legal500, IFLR1000, Pravo.ru-300, Kommersant, etc. Our projects are considered as  most significant for Russian judicial practice.

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