Sergey specialises in tax law and tax support for restructuring projects. He has broad experience in advising on taxation matters and providing tax assistance to Russian and foreign companies involved in investments, retail, manufacturing, oil & gas, services and other industries.

Before joining Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia), Sergey Likhachev worked for famous Russian companies, such as Pepeliaev, Goltsblat & Partners and FBK.

Sergey has accumulated considerable experience of successfully defending clients in disputes with the tax authorities. He has represented taxpayers in Russian state arbitration courts, in particular in disputes over deductibility of expenses for profit tax purposes, lawfulness of VAT deductions and recovery and/or offset of tax.

Sergey was selected by peers as one of the best lawyers in Russia in the field of Tax Law, according to Best Lawyers in Russia 2019 Edition.

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