Russian employment law

Employment is an essential factor when a person run a business in Russia. However, this area of law includes many specifics depend on area of business and category of employee. The Russian Employment Law’s purpose is a safeguarding the equal relations between parties and guaranteeing a protection of their rights.

The main act that regulates relations between employers and employees is the Russian Labor Code. The Russian Labor Code sets forth provisions related to employment relations, namely the requirements to the employment contract, working time and holidays, the obligations of an employer and employee etc. 

Under Russian employment law foreign legal entities have an opportunity to hire workers through their branches and subsidiaries in Russia. Furthermore, it does not mean the workers must be only Russian citizens. These legal entities can hire foreign workers too. However, the devil is in the details. Because of foreign legal entities dealt with a plenty of issues, We provide following services:

  • Migration support services to our clients, for managers and their families. The team also provides support in obtaining residence permits and Russian citizenship;
  • Legal support in all employment law matters arising in connection with business restructuring, including corporate mergers and organizational restructuring;
  • Representation of clients at all stages of litigation, and assist in settling conflicts with employees in pre-trial proceedings;
  • Providing full legal support for internal investigations related to employee misconduct.
  • Others.

VALEN lawyers are high professional specialists with long-term experience in the field of labour law. We are ready to help you deal with issues related to the employment law.

You can contact our lawyers using any available method of communication and visit VALEN office by appointing a meeting by phone +7 (495) 7-888-096

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Kirill Chemlaev
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Law degree in Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL)

Foreign Languages: English

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Roman Matyushekov
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Maxim Verbov
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Russian Foreign Trade Academy, Faculty – international law

Foreign Languages: English, French

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