Roman Yakovlev


Yakovlev Roman Sergeyevich | Tesla Trial Lawyers
Managing partner
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Securities market specialist (qualification certificate 3.0)


Specialisation and experience

Roman Yakovlev is one of the founders of «Tesla trial Lawyers» and the managing partner of the Company’s Moscow office.

Roman in an experienced legal adviser providing help to international and Russian clients on issues regarding commercial disputes, debt recovery and settling corporate disputes.

Performing as an arbitrator in some cases in the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Russian Federation Chamber of Commerce and Industry, gives Roman understanding of key aspects of protecting Client’s interests in disputes resolution. The abovementioned unique experience helps to point out and minimize legal risks while developing a project (deal) plan and/or gathering all necessary papers for it.

Long list of successfully solved cases is an impelling example of how concentrating on a specific task (settlement of commercial disputes) helps to find a key to the most default situations, when dealing with the most challenging and really complicated problems.

Being the Head of the company, Roman is in charge of the activities carried out by its departments and is responsible for planning further development of «Tesla Trial Lawyers».

Roman is the author of articles published in Russian and foreign editions.


Key areas of work

  • Advocacy in the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Russian Federation Chamber of Commerce and Industry;
  • Representation in arbitration courts of the Russian Federation;
  • Legal assistance within making deals on acquisition of shares in authorized capital, classical shares and other securities. Structuring and arranging corporate procedures;
  • Debt recovery, Representation in cases of insolvency (bankruptcy);
  • Due Diligence services, counselling about the risks connected with purchasing assets/making a deal;
  • Legal examinations and drawing up contracts or other documents, including agreements with foreign participants;
  • Recognition of foreign courts’ decisions in the Russian Federation. Enforcement of arbitration courts’ judgments;
  • Enforcement of Russian courts’ decisions abroad. Solving questions with debtors avoiding their obligations. Bankruptcy of debtors;
  • Criminal prosecution for commercial crimes.



  • Moscow Region State University
  • The Institute of Stock Market and Management
  • University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate