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Anatoly Loginov

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Joined the Pen & Paper team in 2015, and has since advanced from lawyer to partner at the firm. His field of activity is criminal law and criminal proceedings. He specializes in legal support of criminal cases involved with crimes in the economic field. From 2003 to 2014, he served in government agencies, including in investigative subdivisions. He worked on investigations of economic crimes, and managed an investigative agency. He was awarded a medal for outstanding service by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia.

He provides legal support to business with regard to issues of criminal law, the establishment of mechanisms for criminal compliance, and the provision of legal security. He handles legal investigations and criminal due diligence. His ongoing projects include providing support for executives at Ilim Group JSC, at the largest mobile communications company in the Russian Federation, and at the leading Russian online retail firm, and he also represents the interests of companies during pre-investigation reviews and criminal investigations.

He contributes to the discourse on issues concerning the reform of criminal and criminal-procedural legislation.

Anatoly Loginov


Faculty of training for officers of investigative authorities, Saint Petersburg University of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia (specialization – criminal law)

Membership of Professional Bodies

Member of the Saint Petersburg Chamber of Advoccates


  • Development and implementation of a complex of defensive measures with regard to the tax inspection of a holding company accused of fraudulent VAT recovery of sums of around 160 million rubles, which bore the risk for management of criminal liability under Paragraph 4 Article 159 of the Criminal Code of Russia (serious fraud). Thanks to effective work after the pre-investigative review, the decision was taken not to open a criminal case due to lack of evidence of criminal activity.
  • Criminal legal defense of the beneficiaries and executives of the subsidiary of a leading online retailer in relations with supervisory and law-enforcement agencies, and with creditor banks. This include work on the defense in a criminal case under which pre-trial restrictions were placed on one beneficiary in the form of house arrest. Implementation of the defense strategy resulted in the replacement of pre-trial a restrictions of custodial or liberty-restricting nature with bail set at 25 million rubles.
  • Defense of the Client’s management in criminal case undertaken as a result of the death of two employees at their place of work. As a result of the professional legal assistance provided to the defendant, the court issued a judgment of acquittal that was upheld by the higher courts of the Russian Federation.
  • Support during inspections and criminal proceedings against a major Russian mobile communications operator, with the aim of defending the firm’s employees against unlawful criminal prosecution, timely dismissal of unfounded accusations of criminal violations, and unjustified financial claims against the company by government agencies.

Specialist areas

  • Criminal law and criminal proceedings
  • Performance of legal investigations
  • Criminal consulting for business projects (criminal due diligence)
  • Creating criminal compliance procedures for companies
  • Consultation on and provision of defense of Clients’ interests during the initiation of criminal proceedings, pre-trial investigation, and court proceedings.
  • Defense of Clients during scheduled and unscheduled inspections by tax authorities, regulatory authorities, and other supervisory agencies.
  • Recovery of debts employing the mechanisms of criminal law against unscrupulous conterparties.