Since 1999, Vladimir specializes in advising clients on various aspects of corporate practice, administrative law, M&A, private equity, commercial law. 

Vladimir Komarov is an expert in the field of corporate, commercial and tax law, and also advises on issues of concluding corporate agreements under Russian law. Provides legal support to Russian and foreign clients operating in such industries as construction, energy, industry, financial sector, telecommunications, consumer goods and retail.

Vladimir Komarov has an extensive experience in reorganisation, business creation and legal support of companies with foreign investments.

Vladimir frequently appears in Russian and international forums on legal aspects of operation of holding companies and corporations in the Russian Federation.

Since 2012, he has founded and headed the Legal Firm "Legal Studio".

From 2018, Arbitrator for internal disputes at the ICAC at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the RF (International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation).


2002 - Kaliningrad State University, Russia - Bachelor of Law.

2013 - Saint Petersburg State University of Economics - Postgraduate (labour and corporate law).

Public work:

  • Head of the basic department at the Faculty of Law of SPbEEU.

  • Initiated the creation of the Endowment of the Foundation, whose purpose is to support projects of the St. Petersburg State Economic University (SPbEEU).

  • Co-founder and mentor of the Future Leaders Foundation.

  • Corporate Law, M&A
  • Private equity
  • Commercial Law
Industry Sectors:
  • Construction and Infrastructure
  • Energy Sector
  • Finance and Securities
  • Telecommunications
  • Industry and Trade   


Expert of the public movement "People's experts" («Народные эксперты») (

Mentor in the social project "Foundation for future leaders".

Member of the International Association of International Business Law Consortium.

Expert of the public movement "People's experts" («Народные эксперты») (

Mentor in the social project "Foundation for future leaders".

Member of the International Association of International Business Law Consortium.

  • Support for the reorganisation of an Austrian holding, a major supplier of equipment and materials for the production of food products and their packaging. In the process of reorganization there were tasks to change the location of individual companies in other regions of the Russian Federation, the liquidation of unprofitable enterprises and the creation of new legal entities based on them, redistribution of assets of the group of companies. Turnover of the Russian part of the holding is 28 mln. euros

  • Representation of interests of one of the largest developers of St. Petersburg, which carried out the construction of a football stadium in preparation for the 2018 World Football Championship in a dispute with the Federal Tax Service of Russia. The result was a reduction in the requirements of tax authorities more than 5 times: from 200mln. rub, up to 35 mln. Rub
  • Legal support of a transaction for the acquisition of a large complex of commercial real estate in the Leningrad region. The cost of the project is over 40 million dollars.
  • Consultation on the issue of creating a joint venture in the Northwestern Federal District with an investment volume of more than 100 million dollars.
  • Legal support for several additional issues of shares of a large energy company, paid through the property of a single shareholder. The aggregate value of additional issues exceeds 1 billion rubles.
  • Full legal support of the activity of a power equipment-building enterprise specializing in the development of equipment for the nuclear industry, as well as tracking procurement procedures, pre-trial and litigation with counterparties.
  • Preparation of legal opinion and legal support of reorganization procedures in connection with the construction of a holding structure of one of the largest construction companies in the region with the participation of construction and manufacturing companies.
  • Legal support for a project on attracting private funding to a large agricultural holding company, including due diligence that preceded a pledge of a large block of shares in an open joint-stock company (production in the field of agriculture).
  • Development of the organizational-legal model of the project of reorganization of the large trading complex of St. Petersburg. On the basis of the analysis of international experience and legislation of the Russian Federation, legal mechanisms of investment in the project are proposed, taking into account the historically diversified forms of ownership on the territory of the complex.
  • Settlement of tax claims against one of the oldest manufacturing enterprises in the Leningrad Region LLC "Lomonosov Ceramics". As a result, tax claims were completely withdrawn.
  • Representation of interests of St. Petersburg State Mechanical Recycling Plant in the relations with the Department of the Federal Service for Supervision in the Field of Natural Resources Management in the Northwestern District on the withdrawal and recognition claims for payment for negative environmental impacts as unlawful.
  • Research work on the subject: "Scientifically substantiated proposals for the development of a coordinated road development program for the member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)".
  • Development of regulations, procedures and procedures of the RCFG (Regional Center for Financial Literacy) to provide the population with advisory services in the field of financial literacy and protection of the rights of consumers of financial services.
  • Development of a program to promote economic development of the Kaliningrad and Pskov regions.
  • The project of the Ministry of Finance of the Kaliningrad Region, the municipalities of Gdansk and Gdynia (Poland) within the framework of the implementation of the co-financing of the International Program on Cross-Border Cooperation Lithuania-Poland-Russia European Neighborhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI).
  • Preparation and consultation in connection with the conclusion of a joint stock agreement, structuring of corporate governance bodies, legal due diligence.

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On the bankruptcy. The tax authority now must estimate the economic feasibility of a bankruptcy procedure before appealing to a court.

The Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation has obliged a tax authority to check the relevancy of the claim to recognize a debtor as a bankrupt in terms of prospects and economic feasibility of initiating such dispute.

Legal Studio in «Best Legal practice» Top 5 Ranking of «Kommersant» newspaper

According to Russian newspaper «Kommersant,» Legal Studio, the associate office of GRATA International in Saint-Petersburg, is at Top 5 Ranking «Best Legal practice», specifically «Employment Dispute Resolution» nomination.

Things you need to know about digital rights: new developments of autumn 2019

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State Procurement System reform: the FAS Proposals on Simplifying the Process

The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has made a set of proposals to further reform the public procurement law. The main idea is aimed at eliminating too complicated procedures, which occur in the process of state procurements between customers and suppliers.

GRATA International in Legal 500 EMEA 2019

Legal 500 has recently released its annual rankings of international law firms – Legal 500 EMEA 2019.

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