Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners is pleased to announce the expansion of its White Collar Crime Practice. On January 27, 2020, Konstantin Tretyakov will join the Firm as a Partner together with Senior Associate Konstantin Elfimov and Associate Maria Kilesso.
Konstantin Tretyakov has over 20 years of practical experience in criminal law, 15 of which as an attorney. He has successfully represented clients before law enforcement authorities and courts of various instances in the Russian Federation.
Konstantin’s key expertise lies across criminal, civil and other areas of law and covers business and economic crimes, fraud, abuse of authority, tax crimes and money laundering, and bankruptcy-related crimes. His team’s track record includes an extensive range of high-profile economic cases, including the unique experience of successfully defending a client accused of organising a criminal group operating in the banking sector.
Prior to joining the Firm, Konstantin Tretyakov was a partner at Dentons – a leading international law firm – where he successfully launched and headed their White Collar Crime practice. Konstantin started his career with the prosecution authorities where he had worked his way up from an investigator to a prosecutor, and then acted as a legal advisor to the top management team of a major financial and industrial group.
Since 2004, Konstantin has been a member of the Moscow Bar Association
Konstantin is active in teaching and research and focuses on various aspects of Russian and international criminal law. He holds a PhD in Law and has authored a number of academic papers on controversial matters of criminal law enforcement.
Konstantin Tretyakov is a recognized criminal law expert, he is individually recommended by Legal 500, and is ranked among the leading dispute resolution lawyers by Best Lawyers.
“It is a great honor for me to join a flagship team on the market. I am sure that my team’s experience and potential will contribute to successful implementation of defense strategies for the benefit of the Firm’s clients and facilitate overall stronger positions of the practice on the market,” says Konstantin.