Dmitriy Uryakin explained to Pravo.ru how to recover legal costs after a penalty is cancelled

Having successfully contested the parking fine, the driver decided to recover legal costs and compensation for moral damage from the Ministry of Internal Affairs. The claim was dismissed by the courts of three instances because there was no evidence that the traffic police officer was guilty. The case was then heard by the Supreme Court. As a…


Dmitry Uryakin analyzed for the DP the procedure for collecting debts from individuals

In St. Petersburg there has been an increase in the number of cases of collection of debts from individuals by banks and microfinance organizations. At the same time the number of disputes for amounts up to 50 thousand rubles increases most rapidly. Experts refer this statistic to an increased demand for microloans during the pandemic of…


Dmitry Uryakin attended the SPIBA conference on contract enforcement during the financial crisis

Today the Legal Committee of the St. Petersburg International Business Association (SPIBA) held a conference on "Enforcement of contracts during the next financial crisis: what to consider and how to protect oneself". The experts discussed the experience of previous crises in Russia and previous court practice on contract law issues, the…


Dmitry Uryakin analysed for Pravo.ru the legal nuances of defining zones with special use of territory

One of the most common categories of court cases is land disputes relating to the location of land plots in areas with special use. And sometimes the laws and regulations establishing urban planning restrictions are drafted in such a way that defining the boundaries of a protective zone causes difficulties not only for a land plot owner but also…


Dmitry Uryakin has assessed for Novy Prospect the prospects of the land dispute initiated by City 78 Development Holding

One of the companies withing City 78 Development Holding is trying to recover 267m roubles from Ruchi Breeding Plant in court. The amount of the lawsuit consists of losses and profit lost by the developer due to the disruption of transactions for the sale of 40 hectares of land for the construction of a cottage settlement. In particular, after…


Dmitry Uryakin told "Vecherka" newspaper about ways to defend against consumer extremism

According to media reports, over the past few years, businesses in the service sector have faced more frequent incidents of consumer aggression. Experts point to the economic crisis and restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic as the main reasons for the public tension. Dmitry Uryakin, Lawyer at Maxima Legal, told the "Vecherka" newspaper that…


Dmitry Uryakin commented for DP the situation with the ice-slick in Saint-Petersburg

According to the information from medical facilities and insurance companies the number of claims connected with traumas caused by ice-slick has recently increased in Saint-Petersburg. At the moment the amount of injured due to the road situation accounts for an average of 10% of all hospital admissions. Dmitry Uryakin, Associate at Maxima Legal,…


Specially for the DP, Dmitry Uryakin analysed the situation with the illegal online sale of alcohol

According to analysts, since the start of COVID-19 pandemic-related restrictions, the number of searches for online purchase of alcoholic beverages with delivery has increased several times, and the turnover of the shadow alcohol market in 2021 exceeded the previous year's figures by 266 million roubles. Telegram became the main platform for…


Dmitry Uryakin told the DP about the legal aspects of "digital residency"

From February 2022, the Ministry of Digital Economy intends to launch a "digital residency" mechanism to simplify the procedure for hiring IT specialists from abroad. Foreign residents will have the right to register companies in Russia without having to enter the country, as well as to work there legally remotely with the ability to interact with…


Delovoy Peterburg once again noted Maxima Legal in its annual Legal Rating

The Delovoy Peterburg newspaper, a key business publication of North-West Russia, presented the results of its own annual Legal Rating, in which the publication and legal firms choose the best legal advisors in the city. In 2021 Natalia Demina, Head of Private Wealth Practice at Maxima Legal, was named first in the Breakthrough of the Year…