18.07.2022 | News
BGP Litigation Announces the Opening of the Customs Law and International Trade Practice

BGP Litigation is happy to announce the opening of the Customs Law and International Trade practice led by Alexander Kirilchenko, Counsel and Attorney. Prior to joining BGP Litigation, for more than 10 years, Alexander worked at the Customs Law practice of the international law firm BCLP.

The practice’s lawyers will advise clients on a wide range of matters relating to customs regulations and international trade, customs audits and inspections, court and out-of-court resolution of disputes with the customs authorities, as well as defend clients in criminal and administrative cases. The practice will also help to promote legislative initiatives in the field of international trade before governmental agencies.

“We are fully prepared to support our clients on all issues of customs law and international trade, including those arising in view the current turbulence in the market. The experience that we have accumulated allows us to meet any customs law needs of our clients, ranging from the search for legal tools that could help save on customs expenses and setting up commodity import and export business processes to providing efficient defence in cases where customs claims arise,” BGP Litigation Counsel Alexander Kirilchenko comments.

“Over the recent years, our team has significantly grown, becoming one of the leaders in the legal market of firms providing comprehensive support to businesses. Due to the increasing number of enquires in this area, the opening of the Customs Law and International Trade practice is the logical next step in the firm’s development strategy towards becoming a one-stop shop law firm, which enables us to even more efficiently undertake client assignments, including through working together with other practices,” says BGP Litigation Partner Timur Unarokov.


BGP Litigation is a leading Russian law firm specialising in comprehensive protection of business. The firm has been active in the Russian market for over 15 years and employs over 140 lawyers. The Customs Law and International Trade practice is the firm’s sixteenth practice.