SHESTAKOV Dmitry, Doctor of Law, Professor

Managing Partner of Moscow Office


Phone: +7 (495) 223 60 30

Professional Experience

  • Specht Shestakov & Partner  (since 2017)
  • «Phoenix» Moscow Bar Association, Chairman (2012-2017)
  • Moscow Bar Association «Kutafin & Partners», Managing Partner (2008-2012)
  • Moscow State Law University. Director of the Institute of Banking Law (2008-2012)

Practice Areas

  • Corporate/Commercial Law
  • Contract Law
  • International Transaction
  • International Trade Law
  • Russian Corporate Law
  • Mediation
  • International Commercial Arbitration


  • Studies in Canada, Switzerland, France
  • Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. Department of International Law. PhD Degree.
  • Faculty of History and Law Moscow State Pedagogical University. Law degree.

Awards and titles:

  • Doctor of Law, Professor
  • State Counselor of the Russian Federation
  • First Vice-President of the International Academy of Human Sciences
  • Full member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, British Academy of Business, New York Academy of Sciences
  • Member of the National Register of Independent Directors at the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.

Professional awards:

  • The Order „For Fidelity to Advocate’s Duty“
  • Medal of first degree „For merits in the protection of rights and freedoms of citizens“
  • Sign „For contribution to the development of the legal profession“
  • Sign „Honorary Advocate“.


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