About company


The Gudkov, Korelskiy, Smolyarzh is the leading law firm in the regional market of legal services.

For over 12 years, the knowledge of the specific features of the Arctic region, experience and competence of our lawyers make it possible for the company professionals to successfully meet the needs of Russian and foreign clients providing legal support for:

  • -investment projects;
  • -projects associated with construction and development;
  • -insolvency (bankruptcy) procedures;
  • -litigations, including corporate and tax disputes;
  • -ongoing operations of commercial and non-profit organizations.

The lawyers of the company run the cases of their clients in Moscow, St. Petersburg, the Leningrad, Vologda and Murmansk Regions, in the Republics of Karelia and Komi and the Nenets Autonomous District.

In 2014 the Gudkov, Korelskiy, Smolyarzh law firm became the winner of the contest "Best Company in Arkhangelsk" and a prize winner of the regional contest "Best Company of the Year of the Arkhangelsk Region", its Managing Partner Vladimir Smolyarzh received the "Best Lawyer in the Arkhangelsk Region" award.

The partners of the company are members of the Councils of non-governmental organization, such as: Business Russia, Association of Russian Lawyers, the Arkhangelsk Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Association of Oil and Gas Suppliers "Sozvezdye", Public council of the Public Procedures center “Business against corruption”. The partners are also constitutors of Association “Arctic legal center”.

    The Gudkov, Korelskiy, Smolyarzh legal firm provides legal support to non-profit organizations aiming to preserve the national cultural heritage, such as:

  • -The Union of National (Folk) Professional Performance Groups;
  • -Oleg Deripaska's Foundation "Volnoe Delo" - one of the largest charity organizations in Russia;
  • -Kuban Cossack Chorus, Federal State-Funded Scientific and Art Institution of Culture of the Krasnodar Territory;

-The Arkhangelsk M.V. Lomonosov Regional Drama Theatre.

Why us?

  • You Can Trust us
  • For 12 years of impeccable work we have earned the trust of big business and public authorities, which is confirmed by awards and the figures of independent ratings. 
  • We know our business
  • We took part in major Russian and international projects, which allowed us to gain valuable all-round experience. Constant liaising with clients and partners, both in Russia and abroad, promotes our continuous development and ability to meet international service quality standards.
  • We care for your interests
  • Our lawyers invest the same degree of responsibility and professionalism into both dealing with current legal issues, and very challenging non-standard problems. For us, there are no second-priority clients. 
  • We bring added value
  • The price of our services is worth their quality, and value of the result of our work always exceeds your expenses.


  • 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"