Cliff Law Firm was founded in Moscow in 1994 to offer standard legal services to small and medium businesses (incorporation, sale of existing companies and business activity licensing ).
The firm grew steadily, adding attorneys and expanding its services. In 1998, we began offering securities registration and licensing for companies in the securities market. In 2000, we opened civil law and international law practices. The audit and accounting practice was established in 2001.
Cliff Law Firm opened an office in London, Law Tax International Solutions (UK) Ltd.
Cliff Law Firm began handling real estate transactions for its clients.
Cliff Law Firm opened ICF Legal Service, its office in Kiev, Ukraine, in November 2005.
In the same year, the firm was recognized by Expert Rating Agency and Dengi (Money) magazine as one of the 100 largest consulting companies in Russia.
Cliff Law Firm opened an international real estate practice and launched a new service, called Firma4You, offering online registration of legal entities.
Cliff Law Firm earned a listing in The Legal 500 and joined the in international association World Link for Law.
In the frame of state contract with Moscow Department of Science, Industrial Policy and Business the research project was successfully realized, it concerned the benefits within the procedure of registration the companies in the top countries according to Doing Business rank.
Influential magazine for lawyers Legal Success (№4, 2013) noticed the company within the special project «20 years of Russian legal business». So law firm «Cliff» is one of the oldest law firms at the Russian market.
The office in Saint-Petersburg was opened.
Law firm «Cliff» is 20 years old.
It strengthened position in the professional business network, increased the number of clients among private business and large state organizations and the number of employees also increased.
Today, Cliff Law Firm employs over 60 highly qualified attorneys who specialize in various fields of the law. We offer a wide range of services, including comprehensive legal support for companies and organizations.
Our clients include large industrial enterprises, service companies, lending institutions and government agencies. The firm also offers efficient service packages for companies that are small but growing. Over 50% of our business comes from regular clients.
Cliff Law Firm is a dynamic group committed to continually improving its technology and expertise to serve clients, initiating radically new projects and expanding the types of services it offers. Our attorneys serve as experts for leading business and legal publications like Vedomosti, Sekret Firmy, Kommersant-Dengi and Forbes. We organize business conferences and trainings on Russian and international law. In October 2006, Cliff Law Firm and Law Tax International Solutions (UK) Ltd. held a two-day international conference entitled “Cyprus: Tax Planning Opportunities. Latest Techniques and Practices.”
Our success is based on our attorneys and consultants, all professionals with years of experience creating solutions and providing the highest quality service.
We cultivate a workplace culture of respect so that our professionals can thrive and do their best work. Professional growth is encouraged, and several of the firm’s consultants originally started out as administrative assistants.