Artem Pravdin

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Artem Pravdin
Senior Associate
Artem Pravdin
Artem Pravdin Senior Associate
Leontievsky pereulok, 25
Artem Pravdin advises clients on all aspects of labour law and labour relations regulation, including individual and mass dismissals, legal termination of employment contracts, hiring employees, particular aspects of the legal regime for certain categories of employees, documenting remote work models, etc.

Artem has extensive experience in preparing HR documentation, developing various local regulations and company policies on labour relations, assisting in the registration of foreign workers, and advising on various sports law matters.

Another key area of Artem’s experience is conducting internal investigations on a range of anti-bribery and corruption and business conduct issues, including fraud, commercial bribery, and sanctions compliance. He conducts such investigations and compliance system reviews and advises clients on both the application of measures on violators and on the implementation and/or strengthening of compliance systems, including drafting company policies and developing compliance procedures taking into account the requirements of current legislation.

In addition, Artem has experience in advising on corporate law issues and on antitrust and foreign investment regulation in the Russian Federation, supporting various transactions, and conducting legal due diligence.
Kutafin Moscow State Law University, Master’s Degree in Jurisprudence, with honours, 2018

Vernadsky Crimean Federal University, Bachelor’s Degree in Jurisprudence, with honours, 2016



  • Advising an international perfumes manufacturer in connection with a number of labour disputes with former employees regarding reinstatement to their job positions, and the payment of bonuses and “golden parachutes” upon dismissal
  • Advising a multinational hotel chain operator on disciplinary sanctions matters, including dismissals on disciplinary grounds in relation to several executives for violating the company’s privacy and anti-harassment policies
  • Advising a German chemicals company on terminating employment relations with employees in Russia, including developing a dismissals strategy, identifying protected categories of employees, assessing preferential rights, determining the compensation package, preparing necessary documents and assisting in negotiations with employees
  • Advising a multinational toys producer in connection with the suspension of the company’s operations in Russia and the termination of employment matters in the Russian subsidiary, including preparing all necessary documents and participating in negotiations with employees
  • Advising a Russian manufacturer of mechanical engineering products on all issues related to the development and implementation of the company’s updated compliance system, including the preparation of a framework compliance policy for the functioning of a separate compliance division
  • Advising a US manufacturer of industrial equipment in connection with an audit of the wide network of distributors of the company in Russia regarding compliance by distributors with the company’s policies regarding the import and sale of the company’s products
  • Advising a German battery manufacturer on an internal investigation into potential corruption schemes involving the withdrawal of funds from the company and the commercial bribery of representatives of individual counterparties in order to increase sales of the company’s products and receive bribes from distributors
  • Advising a US clothing manufacturer in connection with an internal investigation into cases of possible fraud and withdrawal of funds from the company by the former management of a Russian subsidiary


  • 2024-present

    Senior Associate, Denuo (Moscow)
  • 2022-23

    Associate, Denuo (Moscow)
  • 2019-22

    Associate, DLA Piper (Moscow)
  • 2017-19

    Paralegal, DLA Piper (Moscow)