Boris Ostroukhov

Boris Ostroukhov

Of Counsel, PhD in Law
Boris Ostroukhov

Chambers Europe

Boris is highly responsive, has a practical approach, a client-driven attitude and great analytical skills.

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Boris Ostroukhov is an Of Counsel in the Commercial Practice, the Dispute Resolution and the Restructuring & Insolvency Practice at ALRUD Law Firm.

Boris has extensive experience of contractual work, resolving disputes, as well as building his experience in restructuring & insolvency matters. Boris is servicing our Clients from commodities markets, the automotive industry, transport, agriculture and manufacturers of industrial products.

Boris deals with complex, high-value, commercial contracts, such as supply contracts and agency agreements, distribution and franchising agreements. Also, he advises on import and export of goods and services, guides clients on the management of commercial risks of Russian companies and foreign companies in Russia. Often, he provides legal assistance to foreign clients setting up businesses in Russia.

As a part of his work for our Commercial Practice, Boris advises clients on various international trade law matters. He has especially extensive experience of representing foreign clients in anti-dumping investigations, in the Eurasian Economic Union.

Boris also provides legal support in disputes arising from commercial contracts in Russia and abroad, as well as managing projects on out-of-court debt restructuring and represents our Clients in bankruptcy cases.

Having vast experience of working on complex international contracts, Boris assists high-net-worth clients with sales and purchases of luxury items, investments and assets.

Boris graduated from Moscow International University with a specialization in International Law, then obtained his PhD. in Law from the Russian Foreign Trade Academy, in 2011.

Boris joined ALRUD in 2008.

Boris is a member of International Bar Association (IBA), Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) and International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA), where he served as national representative of Russian legal community from 2016 to 2019. Boris is also a member of expert advisors of Cross-border Investment Committee of China Counsel for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT).

Includes advising and representing:

A large Russian Coal Company

on various coal export contracts with Asian buyers.

A Russian locomotives servicing company

on the export of locomotives to a buyer from the Middle East.

A European producer of auto components

in connection with supply of auto components, in a project designed by Russian State Research Center “NAMI”, to develop Russian luxury cars.

An American manufacturer of industrial and agriculture equipment

on various contracts with Russian buyers, as well as on customs issues.

An American fast-food company

on setting up a fast-food business in Russia, using a franchise model.

A Japanese producer of non-alcoholic drinks

on setting up a vending business in Russia.

Various Asian clients

caught up in anti-dumping investigations, in the Eurasian Economic Union, in relation to the import of bulldozers, wheels, truck tires and other products.

An American – Japanese joint venture

on the issues of anti-dumping duty circumvention.

European bondholders

in a number of cases of debt restructuring, in connection with potential default of the issuers.

A Czech manufacturer of glass equipment

in a number of disputes and bankruptcy cases, in the courts of all instances, including the Russian Supreme Court.

A Chinese client from the aviation industry

in the bankruptcy case of airline company “Transaero”, the former second-largest airline company in Russia, in terms of annual passenger turnover.

A large European petrochemical company

in a number of disputes and bankruptcy cases, in the courts of all instances, including the Russian Supreme Court.

Best Lawyers, 2022 recommends Boris Ostroukhov for litigation sphere.
The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East&Africa 2021 recommends Boris Ostroukhov for Restructuring and Insolvency.
Best Lawyers, 2021 recommends Boris Ostroukhov for litigation sphere.
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