Timur Khutov

Timur Khutov is a recognized specialist in the field of criminal and procedural law, his main specialization being criminal cases in the financial sector, against the interests of service in commercial and other organizations, impacting individuals, public security or public order, as well as crimes against the State, with an emphasis on corporate fraud and corruption, along with corporate raiding.

He was directly involved in a number of high-profile criminal cases. He provides an effective defense for clients in criminal cases involving financial crime and corruption.

In 2018, 2020 Mr. Khutov received an award from the President's Commission for the Defense of Businesses for his consistent and effective advocacy in this sphere. In addition, in 2019, Timur Khutov received an award from the Deputy of the Russian Federal Duma, A. B. Vyborny, for staunchly defending the rights and interests of the business community.
Senior Partner
Basic Facts
In 2007, he graduated with honors from the Law Faculty of the Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas.
From 2005 to 2008, he served as in-house counsel for the international oil company TNK-BP, employed in the internal security division.
In 2011, he was certified as a defense advocacy lawyer.
He served as an expert advisor on the Federal Committee of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry for Business Safety.
He served as an expert for the Center for Public procedures "Business against corruption" under the Presidential Commissioner for the Defense of Entrepreneurial rights.
Advisor and contributor to the prestigious Corporate Lawyer magazine.
He is the author of articles in professional legal journals.
He is fluent in English.
Areas of Practice
Crimes in the Financial Sector
Crimes against the State
Crimes against the interests of commercial and non-commercial organizations
Crimes against people, public safety and public order
Industry Experience
Fuel and Energy Complex
Banking and Financial Activities
Advocacy against corporate fraud, corruption, and corporate raiding
Work Experience
Victim Advocacy
– defended the Chairman of the governing board of a major Russian Bank against charges of fraud and embezzlement;

– defended the Deputy Chairman of a major Russian Bank against fraud charges;

– represented the largest Russian oil company in a criminal case involving alleged oil theft;

– represented the owner of an oil refinery on charges of fraud and embezzlement;

– defended the head of a large construction company against charges of criminal collusion and illegal banking activities. Defendant was found not guilty of the charge of criminal collusion;

– represented the largest private Russian supplier of electricity in a criminal case alleging fraud and corruption;

– successfully represented an international retailer charged with employee discrimination;

– successfully defended the chairman of the board of a large regional bank against charges of fraud and embezzlement.
Professional Recognition
Presidential Commissioner's Award for the Defense of Entrepreneurial Rights for actively supporting and defending the rights of Russian businesses.

Commendation of the deputy of the Russian Federal Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Mr Anatoliy Viborniy for contributing to the safety and security of national business interests.
The Legal 500 EMEA
Chambers Europe
White Collar Crime (2021)
Dispute Resolution: Corporate crime (2021)
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