Andrey Nikonov

Senior Partner

a.nikonov@pgplaw.ae

What he specializes in

Andrey provides legal support in taxation projects that involve tax advice, support in tax disputes and in all surrounding issues that may affect the implementation of tax advice. This includes economic substance, corporate and civil issues pertinent to tax, mergers and acquisitions of companies with multinational corporations being involved, and in major investment projects.

The application and interpretation of MLI and OECD rules have been the subject matter in a considerable number of his consulting projects and dispute resolution cases.

Andrey’s expertise in local tax legislation and the interpretation of local tax regulation have been a notable feature of his support for clients that have expanded their business to such markets as India, China, Mexico, Venezuela, Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Peru, Italy, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Armenia, Ukraine, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Laos, and Türkiye.

His main achievements

Transfer pricing regulation and BEPS reports from the OECD have been applied in a number of the tax disputes and advisory projects where international intra-group payments were involved.

Andrey has 35 years of experience in tax consulting and tax dispute resolutions, while for more than 20 years he has managed a group consisting of more than 10+ tax lawyers.

Andrey also covers personal health care pro bono practice. This part of his professional activity consists of advising patients on medical law, assisting patients in obtaining medicines and medical devices, and providing legal support to patients in disputes with health authorities regarding the provision of expensive medicines.

Andrey has been ranked in Chambers Europe 2020 and Chambers Global 2015, while he was marked out by the Pravo-300 2022 directory in band 1 in tax advice and tax litigation. He was recognized by Best Lawyers 2021 and 2022.