About company


Nortia GKS has been established as a result of the merger of several domestic law firms with an aim to offer and to provide comprehensive consultancy services on a wide spectrum of legal and tax matters. Among our clients are Russian and multinational companies, individuals, state institutions.

Our legal practice operates from the offices in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Arkhangelsk.  The clients’ legal and tax projects are handled by the specialists of our firm in different regions of Russia, as well as abroad through cooperation with partner law firms in the other jurisdictions.

The firm has built up a team of experts who have strong credentials and sound practical experience in various areas of law.  Our specialists have gained education in Russia and abroad, are fluent in English and other European languages, have worked in the largest multinational and domestic law firms and consulting companies, as well as in the companies engaged in different industry sectors.  This allows us to combine the use of modern techniques and the knowledge of the clients’ businesses.

Expertise of our professionals is acknowledged by our clients and recognized by prominent international and Russian legal ratings.

While working on the tasks mandated to us, our key aim is to help our clients both to effectively resolve their business, tax and legal matters and to adopt reasonable management and investment decisions based on our knowledge of law, trends in business, administrative and court practice, our practical experience, as well as our own unique approaches and methods.


  • Vladimir Smolyarzh - the winner of the contest "Lawyer of the Year in the Arkhangelsk Region" in the category "Legal Business Consulting" according to the Association of Russian Lawyers

  • The Gudkov, Korelskiy, Smolyarzh law firm - the winner of the contest "Best Company in the Arkhangelsk Region"

  • First place in the contest "Best Entrepreneur of the Year in Arkhangelsk"

  • Naming in the "Commercial Real Estate / Construction" category in Pravo-300

  • Naming in the "Energy and infrastructure " category in the international rating IFLR1000

  • Artem Kopylov - the winner of the contest "Young lawer of the year in the Arkhangelsk region" according to the Association of Russian lawyers

  • Naming in "Natural resources/Energy" category in Pravo.ru-300

  • The company is recognized by Chambers and Partners ranking as one of the best law firms in 2017

  • The company took the 1st place in the federal ranking Pravo.ru-300 in the category "Maritime Law"

    The company took the 1st place in the federal ranking Pravo.ru-300 in the category "Maritime Law"