RI-Consulting's criminal defense practice ensures the protection of Clients' interests in criminal proceedings and in connection with the application of criminal law.
We advise the Clients, physical and legal persons, in the course of investigative actions, law enforcement intelligence and other checks conducted by law-enforcement authorities. The range of our services includes initial assessment of the risks of criminal prosecution and the preparation of a legal position, and also we conduct cases at all stages of criminal proceedings and in courts of all instances.
OUR CRIMINAL DEFENSE SERVICES:
- Assessment of the prospects of criminal proceedings and risks of prosecution;
- Identification of risks of criminal-law nature in entrepreneurial activities;
- Providing comprehensive legal support in connection with institution of proceedings, representation of clients' interests in the investigation and procedural actions;
- Advising and representing clients in the course of criminal proceedings;
- Protection from criminal prosecution in economic crimes;
- Representation of interests of persons who suffered from unlawful actions in the course of law enforcement investigations;
- Search for and return of assets lost as a result of criminal actions by third parties;
- Return of property seized in the course of criminal proceedings.
Represented a company on abuse of authority in preparing documents and concluding government contracts for the supply of medical equipment at an inflated cost, resulting in significant material damage to the Ministry of Health of one of the regions. Despite the obvious gross violations of public procurement rules, it was possible to prove the innocence of the Client, and thus achieve the goal. The defense position was based on temporary, low-quality legislation on procurement of medical equipment during the pandemic. The reputation in the market of medical equipment supplies for state needs was preserved, because bringing the General Director to responsibility jeopardized the entire business due to the relevant regulation of the state order.
Represented the Client in a criminal case under p. b, Part 4, Article 291 of the Russian Criminal Code, specifically, large-scale bribery for illegal actions in the interests of a company. Effective organization of work for collection of evidence confirming Client's innocence to the incriminated actions, refutation of the legal position of the prosecution, systematic work on appealing against illegal and unfounded decisions of the investigation was carried out. Criminal prosecution of a person in custody was terminated.
Represented the Client in two criminal cases in which the company's management and beneficiaries were held liable. The defense succeeded in having the investigation authority accept documents of the attorney's investigation conducted in three foreign jurisdictions, which created prerequisites for the failure to hold the management and beneficiaries of the Client criminally liable.
Representation of interests in the collection of evidence of innocence imputed by the Investigation Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for participation in an organized group, which committed embezzlement of funds, preparation of a position for the Interpol in order to abandon the search for the Client, as well as for the English court to refuse to extradite him and terminate criminal prosecution.