As the firm’s senior partner, Vassily Rudomino is an expert with extensive experience in all aspects of Russian competition legislation, including the merger control clearance of complex transactions and cartel investigations. He represents the interests of clients before the Federal Antimonopoly Service and its territorial divisions, during inspections and in anti-monopoly disputes in the courts. Vassily advises clients from a range of industries, including healthcare, life sciences and chemicals, banking and finance, consumer goods and retail, technology and media and telecommunications.

Vassily is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA) and the American Bar Association, he has served on the IBA Legal Practice Division Council (2014 to 2016) and is a board member of the Russian Arbitration Association. He is chairman of the Board Committee of the non-commercial partnership Competition Support Association for the CIS countries, the creation of which he initiated, and is a founder member of Russia’s Competition Experts Association. Through his roles in these organisations, Vassily participates actively in the preparation of the latest amendments to competition law.

On 16 July 2015, Vassily was awarded the Medal of the Order ‘For Merit to the Fatherland’, Class II, in recognition of the formation of effective practice in competition law enforcement and active participation in antitrust lawmaking.

Best Lawyers in Russia (2020) recommends Vassily for competition and antitrust law, arbitration and mediation, bankruptcy and restructuring, investment, litigation, corporate law, and mergers and acquisitions. The Russian edition of Best Lawyers named Vassily the Moscow investment lawyer of the year in 2018 and in 2020. Chambers Europe 2019 recommends him for competition and antitrust, and corporate and mergers and acquisitions.