Our Team
Co-managing Partner
Co-managing Partner
Vladislav Lurye
Andrey Chumakov
We adhere to the principle of meritocracy - we reward employees for their abilities and achievements, create conditions for the disclosure of the abilities of all our employees, taking into account their individuality.
Prior to the establishment of Lurye, Chumakov & Partners, Vladislav worked for 10 years in leading Russian banks such as Rosbank, VTB and MKB, where he specialized in Russian and foreign corporate and banking law.

Vladislav's the most recent experience includes legal advice on the establishment of an accelerator and a venture studio in Europe, support of the entry of an international Fintech startup into the Russian market, and the creation of a venture fund.
Best Lawyers
Kommersant
Corporate law
Financial and Banking Law
Faculty of Law, 2000
Education at the Moscow Higher School of Social and Economic Sciences), LLM, 2003
AWARDS
EDUCATION
University of Manchester
Kemerovo State University
Facts about Vladislav
Enjoys swimming, running, skiing, hiking
specialization
Venture investments, mezzanine financing, creation of investment funds, FinTech projects
Pravo-300
Corporate Law/M&A (Mid Market), Digital Economy
Prior to the creation of Lurye, Chumakov & Partners, Andrey was an employee of EY, where he worked his way up from senior consultant to senior manager of the tax and legal consulting practice.

His portfolio of projects includes consulting on international tax planning and deoffshorization, support and structuring of M&A transactions and investment projects, including, in accordance with English law, corporate restructuring, legal and tax expertise.
Best Lawyers
Kommersant
Corporate Law / Mergers and Acquisitions
Faculty of Law, 2002
Candidate of Legal Sciences, 2006
education
Russian State Social University
Altai State University
awards
Facts about Andrey
Enjoys swimming
Reads one book a week
specialization
Direct and venture investments, M&A transactions, taxation, personal data, IT/IP issues
Pravo-300
Corporate Law/M&A (Mid Market), Digital Economy
Of Counsel, Head of the Investment Funds Practice
Of Counsel,
Practice «Venture investments & M&A»
Of Counsel, Head of the Telemedicine, Medtech practice
Of Counsel,
Practice «Venture investments and M&A»
Anna Andrusova
Denis Ryazanov
Elena Shershneva
Alla Abarysheva
Moscow State Law Academy
education
Facts about Alla
Diploma with honors. Pericles Able Project: English Contract Law Course
Enjoys cooking
Is fond of art
Alla has worked for more than 12 years in international and Russian law firms (Dewey & LeBoeuf, Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov and partners) and international investment groups (PPF). Over the past 2 years, Alla has been fully focused on providing legal support to startups, foundations, business angels, and is also developing in a new direction – digital law.
Support of direct and venture investments, asset tokenization, creation of crypto funds and financial marketplaces and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions
specialization
Altai State University
education
Facts about Elena
Faculty of Law, 2002
Music fan
Can't imagine life without dancing
Elena has more than 19 years of experience, including work in a large engineering equipment manufacturing company ADL Group, EY and a medical startup DOC+
Venture deals, telemedicine, medical technologies
specialization
Digital Economy
Awards
Pravo-300
Denis has more than 20 years of legal experience, including experience in the largest commercial organizations.


Enjoys mountaineering
Contract law and corporate governance issues, Due Diligence, restructuring
Facts about Denis
education
Altai State University
specialization
Faculty of Law, 2000
Anna has worked at PwC for more than 10 years as a legal adviser, head of the legal service, head of the compliance group.

Enjoys swimming
Sings in the choir
Faculty of Economics and Law, 2000
Studies at the Moscow Higher School of Social and Economic Sciences, LLM, 2001
Facts about Anna
Education
University of Manchester
Novosibirsk State University
Venture investments and M&A transactions in retail and trade, FMCG, industry, creation of investment funds in Russia and abroad
specialization
Corporate Law/M&A (Mid Market)
Awards
Pravo-300
Associate
Associate
Arina Makarova
Stepan Morozov
Legal Secretary – Legal Assistant
Anastasia Alkaeva
Natalia Kashina
Head of Data Privacy Practice
Support of venture and M&A transactions, creation of private equity and venture investment funds
Loves theater
Loves to travel
More than 2 years in Russian law firms
Faculty of Law, Master's Degree, 2020
work experience
FACTS ABOUT STEPAN
education
Higher School of Economics
specialization
Arina worked in the Law Firm "Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasyev and Partners", as well as in Russian and international law firms.
Is fond of painting
Is fond of literature
specialization
work experience
FACTS ABOUT ARINA
education
- MGIMO (MFA) of Russia, 2018.
- Lomonosov Moscow State University, 2016
Mergers and acquisitions, corporate law, due diligence, corporate governance
Ural State Law University
Law Faculty, 2021

Ural State Law University
Translator of a foreign language in the field of professional communication, 2020

Kutafin Moscow State Law University
Education
Facts about anastasiya
Work experience
Practices yoga and pilates
Studies psychoanalysis
Anastasia worked as a lawyer in the Reception of a deputy of the State Duma in Yekaterinburg, and also has experience as a junior lawyer in an architectural bureau.
Data Privacy, GDPR

Before Natalia joined Lurye, Chumakov & Partners she worked as a lawyer at KPMG and Borenius law firms. She has an experience in advising Russian and foreign clients on TMT, commercial, corporate and tax matters.
Robert Gordon University
International Commercial Law, LLM, 2015

Saint-Petersburg State University, Master’s degree, 2014
Education
Facts
Specialization
Natalia is fond of reading sci-fi and classic anti-utopia
Loves alpine skiing and snowboarding
Our Team
Of Counsel,
Head of the Investment Funds Practice
Associate
Of Counsel,
Practice «Venture investments & M&A»
Associate
Of Counsel,
Head of the Telemedicine, Medtech practice
Co-managing Partner
Of Counsel,
Practice «Venture investments and M&A»
Co-managing Partner
Anna Andrusova
Arina Makarova
Denis Ryazanov
Stepan Morozov
Elena Shershneva
Vladislav Lurye
Alla Abarysheva
Andrey Chumakov
We adhere to the principle of meritocracy - we reward employees for their abilities and achievements, create conditions for the disclosure of the abilities of all our employees, taking into account their individuality.
Legal Secretary – Legal Assistant
Anastasia Alkaeva
Head of Data Privacy Practice
Natalia Kashina
We have taken the best from our experience with Big-4 companies, international law firms, investment funds and IT companies and in 2015 we created Lurye, Chumakov & Partners, a firm specializing in venture capital, M&A and technology project support.
deals on the investor side
deals on the startup side
BACKGROUND
Our Experience
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48
M&A deals
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Today we are one of the leading law firms for the innovation industry and technology entrepreneurs.
Our Clients
Our clients are all kinds of players from the investment and technology industries: from startups to large real sector companies implementing innovative technologies; from business angels to the largest public and private investment funds and development institutions. We help our clients become leaders in their industries.
funds established
Fintech projects we brought to foreign and international markets
CLIENTS
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We have reliable partners in all major technology hubs such as the US, UK, Israel, Singapore, China and India
PARTNERS
Thanks to our team's lawyers` knowledge, experience, dedication and engagement, 89% of clients contact us two or more times. Since more than 70% of the projects we handle are international, we are not limited to a single jurisdiction, but provide legal services all over the world thanks to our network of partner law firms.
Our Partners
Contacts
Moscow, Business Center "Gruzinka 30", Bolshaya Gruzinskaya str., 30A, bldg. 1
We are always ready to provide comments for media on legal matters.
Contact us: ekh@lch.legal
Co-managing Partner
Vladislav Lurye
Prior to the establishment of Lurye, Chumakov & Partners, Vladislav worked for 10 years in leading Russian banks such as Rosbank, VTB and MKB, where he specialized in Russian and foreign corporate and banking law.
Vladislav's the most recent experience includes legal advice on the establishment of an accelerator and a venture studio in Europe, support of the entry of an international Fintech startup into the Russian market, and the creation of a venture fund.
Best Lawyers
Kommersant
Corporate Law
Financial and banking Law
Faculty of Law, 2000
Education at the Moscow Higher School of Social and Economic Sciences), LLM, 2003
AWARDS
EDUCATION
University of Manchester
Kemerovo State University
Facts about Vladislav
Enjoys swimming, running,
skiing, hiking
CONTACTS
lurye@lch.legal
+7 916 342 40 94
specialization
Venture investments, mezzanine financing, creation of investment funds, FinTech projects
Pravo-300
Corporate Law/M&A (Mid Market),
Digital Economy
Co-managing Partner
Andrey Chumakov
Prior to the creation of Lurye, Chumakov & Partners, Andrey was an employee of EY, where he worked his way up from senior consultant to senior manager of the tax and legal consulting practice.

His portfolio of projects includes consulting on international tax planning and deoffshorization, support and structuring of M&A transactions and investment projects, including, in accordance with English law, corporate restructuring, legal and tax expertise.
Best Lawyers
Kommersant
Corporate Law / Mergers and Acquisitions
Faculty of Law, 2002
Candidate of Legal Sciences, 2006
awards
education
Russian State Social University
Altai State University
Facts about Andrey
Enjoys swimming
Reads one book a week
CONTACTS
specialization
Direct and venture investments, M&A transactions, taxation, personal data, IT/IP issues
Pravo-300
Corporate Law/M&A (Mid Market),
Digital Economy
Of Counsel,
Practice «Venture investments & M&A»
Denis Ryazanov
Denis has more than 20 years of legal experience, including experience in the largest commercial organizations.

Is fond of mountaineering
Contract law and corporate governance issues, Due Diligence, restructuring
Facts about Denis
education
Altai State University
specialization
CONTACTS
Faculty of Law, 2000
Of Counsel,
Head of the Investment Funds Practice
Anna Andrusova
Anna has worked at PwC for more than 10 years as a legal adviser, head of the legal service, head of the compliance group.
Likes to swim
Sings in the choir
Faculty of Economics and Law, 2000
Studies at the Moscow Higher School of Social and Economic Sciences, LLM, 2001
Facts about Anna
Education
University of Manchester
Novosibirsk State University
CONTACTS
specialization
Venture investments and M&A transactions in retail and trade, FMCG, industry, creation of investment funds in Russia and abroad
Corporate Law/M&A (Mid Market)
awards
Pravo-300
Of Counsel,
Head of the Telemedicine, Medtech practice
Elena Shershneva
Elena has more than 19 years of experience, including work in a large engineering equipment manufacturing company ADL Group, EY and a medical startup DOC+
Music fan
Can't imagine life without dancing
Faculty of Law, 2002
Facts about Elena
education
Altai State University
CONTACTS
specialization
Venture deals, telemedicine, medical technologies
Digital Economy
Awards
Pravo-300
Of Counsel,
Practice «Venture investments and M&A»
Alla Abarysheva
Alla has worked for more than 12 years in international and Russian law firms (Dewey & LeBoeuf, Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov and partners) and international investment groups (PPF). Over the past 2 years, Alla has been fully focused on providing legal support to startups, foundations, business angels, and is also developing in a new direction – digital law.
Enjoys cooking
Is fond of art
Diploma with honors. Pericles Able Project: English Contract Law Course
Facts about Alla
education
Moscow State Law Academy
CONTACTS
specialization
Support of direct and venture investments, asset tokenization, creation of crypto funds and financial marketplaces and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions
Associate
Stepan Morozov
Support of venture and M&A transactions, creation of private equity and venture investment funds
Loves theater
Loves to travel
More than 2 years in Russian law firms
Faculty of Law, Master's Degree, 2020
work experience
FACTS ABOUT STEPAN
education
Higher School of Economics
specialization
CONTACTS
Associate
Arina Makarova
Arina worked in the Law Firm «‎Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasyev and Partners»‎, as well as in Russian and international law firms.
Is fond of painting
Is fond of literature
specialization
work experience
FACTS ABOUT ARINA
education
MGIMO
Mergers and acquisitions, corporate law, Due Diligence, corporate governance
CONTACTS
Law Faculty, 2018
MSU
Law Faculty, 2016
Legal Secretary – Legal Assistant
Anastasia Alkaeva
Anastasia worked as a lawyer in the Reception of a deputy of the State Duma in Yekaterinburg, and also has experience as a junior lawyer in an architectural bureau.
Practices yoga and pilates
Studies psychoanalysis
Work experience
Facts about anastasiya
Education
Ural State Law University,
Law Faculty, 2021

Ural State Law University,
Translator of a foreign language in the field of professional communication, 2020

Kutafin Moscow State Law University,
Business Law Institute, 2023

contacts
Head of Data Privacy Practice
Natalia Kashina
Data Privacy, GDPR

Before Natalia joined Lurye, Chumakov & Partners she worked as a lawyer at KPMG and Borenius law firms. She has an experience in advising Russian and foreign clients on TMT, commercial, corporate and tax matters.