People

Yuri Pustovit, managing partner

Yuri Pustovit is a Managing partner of the company and its leader.
Received law degree with honours from Kuban State University in 2000, and has also studied at Kazan State University, LLM (2010). Was admitted to Krasnodar Bar in 2001. Honoured by the Federal Bar of Russian Federation by the medal of II grade “Legal rights and freedoms of individuals protecting honoris causa” (2008); recommended by Who is Who, Legal, as expert at Commercial, Corporate, Labour, Equity
He has a great experience as a barrister representing clients’ interests in courts of general jurisdiction, arbitrage and international commercial arbitrage on different claims of ownership and other civil controversies as well as in criminal procedures mostly on cases of economics crimes.
Currently Mr. Pustovit specializes in spheres of energy, civil, land, financial, international private law, Public Private Partnership, protection of the intellectual property.
Mr. Pustovit represents  interests of Russian and foreign companies in a significant number of transactional legal matters in the areas of real estate, production, energetic, telecommunications, agriculture, mergers and acquisitions, reorganization and restructuring, organizing of the project financing and realization of investment projects in Russia and CIS countries.
Mr. Pustovit is a member of the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) of Brussels, International Bar Association of London and also the chairman of the Krasnodar Young Lawyers Association of Krasnodar Bar.
A native Russian speaker, he is also fluent in English
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Mariana Yagovkina, of counsel

She has obtained her degree with honor from Perm State University. Having been admitted to practice in Krasnodar Bar in 1995, Mrs Yagovkina specializes in civil law.
Mrs. Mariana Yagovkina has over 20 years of experience in the areas of real estate, securitization and land law. She is a counsel on real estate and the largest investment projects connected with acquisitions and realization of property rights, constructing, sales of commercial and production assets, privatization, converting enterprises into joint-stock companies as well as representing investors at tribunals.

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Sergey Radchenko, senior associate

Sergey Radchenko graduated with distinction from Kuban State University, Faculty of Law, in 2001.
In 2007, Mr Radchenko graduated from the Institute of Legislation and Comparative Jurisprudence under the Government of Russia (extramural postgraduate studies), where in 2008 he successfully completed his Ph.D thesis on the ‘Abuse of rights in Russian civil law’. Sergey has a Ph.D in Law.
Sergey is the author of the monograph ‘Abuse of rights in Russian civil law’ (Wolters Kluwer, 2009) and has had more than 50 articles published in leading legal journals in Russia.
In September 2008, Mr Radchenko was granted the status of advocate.
Sergey Radchenko specializes in complex precedential judicial litigations in the electric power and heat power industries, real estate and corporate law. He successfully completed a series of anti-raiding projects, which received significant public interest. Sergey has vast experience in consulting regional gas companies on the management of accounts receivable.
He is fluent in English.

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Alexey Demekhin, associate

Mr Demekhin graduated in 2003 from Kuban State Agrarian University, Faculty of Law, with a specialization in civil law. He also has a degree from Kuban State University, Faculty of Economics, with a specialization in ‘Finance and Credit’ (2007).
Alexey Demekhin is a practicing trial lawyer with great experience in the legal monitoring of complex interconnected arbitration proceedings. Alexey specializes in commercial and corporate law and  was engaged in projects on the restructuring of major holding companies, as well as on protection from raider attacks and protection of assets.
Mr Demekhin is extremely experienced in real estate, including above all, the construction, leasing, sale and mortgaging of land and buildings, as well as rights registration.
Alexey is the author of various articles and commentaries appearing in leading legal and business publications.
He is also is fluent in English.

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News and events

01.08.2017

Managing partner of Advocates Bureau Yug took part in a meeting of the Foreign Investment Advisory Council.

On August 1st, 2017, Krasnodar hosted the meeting of the Foreign Investment Advisory Council chaired by Veniamin Kondratyev, the Governor of the Krasnodar Region.

19.12.2013

Yuri Pustovit took part in the round table of Federal Counsil of Russia

Yuri Pustovit, Managing partner of Advocates Bureau “Yug”, participated in the round table discussion of the Council of the Federation Committee on Constitutional Legislation on improvement of contemporary mechanisms of the forensic experts’ activity in Russia.