Our Team


Alexander Novak - Managing Partner

Founder of AN Consulting. Leads legal & GR practices. Experienced international legal advisor with background in public sector and major international law firm. Consulted clients on a wide range of transactions in Russia and CIS countries worth in aggregate of over 30 bln. US dollars. Advised on acquisition, leasing and financing of over 100 commercial civil aircraft & business jets. Expert & board member of several Russian NGOs aimed at civil society, socio-economic & cultural development.

Passionate about: bringing top quality & enthusiasm to every project, mindful management, "green" & "eco" projects, cross-cultural dialogue. Mallorca Ironman participant.

             Tel. no. + 7 977 84-74-516

Gleb Plesovskikh - Head of Investigations &
White Collar

After spending almost 10 years as a criminal investigator (white collar, finance & military sectors) of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, Gleb decided to pursue a defense attorney path. He has been involved in a number of high profile cases well covered in local and federal media. A university lecturer, NGO leader & volunteer, Gleb is also well known for his advocacy promoting civil society and rule of law in Russia.

Artur Mukhametshin - Head of Legal Translation

Graduate of MGIMO & FLEX exchange alumnus, started his career at White & Case law firm. After spending several years advising Forbes 500 clients, Artur launched his own translation agency bringing first-notch quality to the realm of Russian legal translation market. On one occasion, Artur's team managed urgent translation of about 1,000 pages of contracts in 72 hours contributing to successful resolution of dispute & repossession of the client's aircraft fleet from a defaulting airline.


Passionate about: achieving the highest quality and exceeding clients' expectation, innovative troubleshooting and transforming strategic plans into workable solutions, ancient Chinese and Vedic philosophy, Daoism and qigong.

Alexey Gurskiy - Head of Far East
Representative Office

Alexey leads the firm's Far East representative office. A prominent litigator & negotiator, he has been instrumental in resolution of a vast number of disputes and antimonopoly investigations in the Russian Far East. Alexey has been praised by the clients for his deep understanding of local business realities and ability to resolve complex issues in a timely and cost-effective fashion. He is a key point of contact and legal support for business leaders exploring opportunities in the East of Russia. Before moving to private practice in 2011, Alexey served as an investigator at the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation specializing in economic & finance matters.


Passionate about: Asia, hiking in taiga and spiritual growth. Happy father of four children.

Alla Martynenko - Counsel
(Procurement Compliance & GR)

Alla is our GR counsel and procurement compliance expert. She specializes in public procurement law - under both Russian & EU regulations. Alla has also advised clients on the procurement requirements of major Russian state companies, such as Gazprom, Russian Railways and MosEnergo. She has navigated over 20 local and international companies in building their tender expertise and compliance departments.

Egor Sudakov - Counsel
(IP, Venture Capital & Technology)

Leads the IP & TMT practice. Experienced international legal advisor with background as in-house counsel in private IT-companies and major international law film. Primarily focuses on matters involving copyright, entertainment law, software licensing, EU and Russian data protection, M&A, joint ventures and structuring transactions involving intangibles. Foster expertise in international tax and IP-related tax matters.


Passionate about: complex legal and tax matters, developing projects from scratch, tennis and travelling.

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