Lidings is a leading independent national law firm with a broad base of clientele in Russia and the CIS. Since its launch in the mid-2000s, the firm has achieved impressive growth and built a noteworthy reputation.

The firm advises its predominantly international clients from its two offices in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Specializing in all key practice areas we advise market leaders, international investors, representatives of medium and large global businesses interested in entering the Russian and CIS market and in actively implementing a variety of business and commercial projects in Russia.

Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare practice is one of Lidings’ most rapidly developing practice areas. The firm’s clients are recognized leaders of the pharmaceutical market, such as AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Merck, Ipsen Pharmaceuticals, Astellas Pharma, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, MEDA Pharmaceuticals, Sanofi, Grindex and many others. The firm frequently initiates and supports major international conferences devoted to issues most essential for the pharmaceutical industry in Russia and abroad. Lidings’ lawyers are annually recognized for their expert industry knowledge by such international legal directories as Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500 EMEA, Who is Who Legal, LMG Life Sciences and others.


  • Comprehensive legal advice and counseling in respect to transactions
  • Interaction with state authorities
  • Contractual work
  • Compliance
  • Intellectual property
  • Processing complaints and litigation

Listings & recommendations

  • “Leading legal adviser in dispute resolution field in Russia” Chambers Global, 2016-2014

  • “Leading legal adviser in dispute resolution, corporate and M&A and life sciences fields in Russia”
    Chambers Europe, 2016 -2014

  • “Recommended among the strongest legal advisers in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, real estate and construction and dispute resolution practices”
    The Legal 500 EMEA, 2016-2010

  • “Recommended in regulatory, intellectual property, and corporate and commercial”
    LMG Life Sciences, 2015


Capital City Complex Presnenskaya nab.,8 Bldg.1, Moscow, 123317, Russia

tel: +7 (495) 989-44-10
fax: +7 (495) 989-44-20
Biolegis contact:
Andrey Zelenin

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