Ruslan Zakalyuzhnyy

Senior Partner
Ruslan Zakalyuzhnyy is one of the recognized leaders in the field of criminal and criminal procedural law in Russia.

Ruslan specializes in complex criminal cases involving bribery, official malfeasance, financial crime and government misconduct, as well as jury trials. He was directly involved in many high-profile criminal cases.

He has received professional recognition both in Russia and abroad and is highly ranked among legal professionals in the field.
The Legal 500 EMEA, 2020
"Ruslan Zakalyuzhny is a master of judicial debate".
Basic Facts
Member of the Moscow Bar Association.
Vice-President of Moscow Lawyers Club.
Vice-president of the Moscow Bar Association.
Born in 1967.
Ruslan completed his legal education in 1989, graduating from the Faculty of Law at the Military Institute of the USSR Ministry of defense (Military University).
For over a decade he served in the military prosecutor's office.
Ruslan has an extensive experience in investigative work.
Since 2002 he has been practicing as a defence attorney.
By the completion of his service, he was stationed in the main military prosecutor's office, with a rank of Lieutenant Colonel of Justice in Reserve.
Areas of Practice
White collar defence
Criminal court proceedings and jury trials
Financial crimes
Official malfeasance
Industry Experience
Construction and Real Estate Development
Banking and Finance
Work Experience
Professional Recognition
White Collar Crime (2019, 2020, 2021)
Criminal law, Band 1 (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022)
Dispute Resolution: Corporate Crime (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)
The Legal 500 EMEA
Chambers Europe
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