11.11.2021 — Interview for Civilistics Magazine: Unexpected Circumstances and Other Issues of Lease Contracts

Partner of the bureau Artem Sirota and senior associate Ekaterina Ivanova gave an interview to Mr. Andrey Egorov for the “Civilistics” Magazine. Based on the analysis of particular cases, they discussed the legal nature of the cancellation fee, the admissibility of its reduction, the structure of the lessor’s losses in case of the lease termination, as well as the abuse of rights by the landlord during the pandemic.

The text of the interview was published in the “Civilistics” Magazine, the video of the interview is available here.

14.10.2021 — conference: COVID-19 and Lease Agreements

Artem Sirota made a report at the conference “Construction in 2021: legal problems and their solutions”. In his report Artem focused on drafting lease agreements during the COVID-19 pandemic. In his report Artem explained how to draft lease agreements with preventing adverse consequences for a tenant (such as currency fluctuations), and how the pandemic affects the conditions of the use of premises. In respect of the need to reduce rent due to the non-use of premises during the pandemic, Artem suggested providing for the partial rent reduction in a lease agreement if the certain number of employees cannot be present in a premises.

More information on this event is available at the following link.


16.04.2021 — Sirota & Partners Was Ranked by LEGAL 500 EMEA 2021 Worldwide Rankings

We are glad to inform you that the Legal 500 EMEA 2021 Rankings has recognized Sirota & Partners as one of the leading law firms in Europe, Middle East and Africa in Real Estate and Construction practice. Sirota & Partners has been distinguished as a law firm “focused on solving clients’ tasks and bringing them to the final point”; the firm’s team “is always in touch, efficient”. The partner Artem Sirota was also recognized as a specialist, whose work for clients “is always done professionally and on time”.

Sirota & Partners also have contributed to Russia chapters in the Legal 500 Comparative Guides devoted to Real Estate and Construction law.

For more information, please see the following link.

13.04.2021 — Sirota & Partners Has Contributed to Chambers and Partners Real Estate Comparative Guide 2021

Based on almost 20 years’ experience in assisting clients with complex real estate projects implementation, Sirota & Partners has contributed to Russia chapter in the Chambers and Partners Real Estate Country Comparative Guide. The Guide is available at the Chambers and Partners website.


31.03.2021 — PRAVO.RU Conference on Real Estate and Construction in 2021

On 31 March 2021, the conference on the development of the real estate and construction market in 2021 and related legal risks for developers was held. At the conference, the partner Artem Sirota moderated the session focused on the latest real estate disputes. During the session Artem also made the report and provided an analysis of the key lease disputes in 2020 and 2021.

More information on this event is available at the following link.