Maxim Simonov

Partner. Department of Taxation of Private Clients

  • Candidate of Legal Sciences – Ural State Law Academy
  • ADIT (Advanced Diploma in International Taxation) —CIOT, United Kingdom
  • APCIT (Advanced Professional Certificate in International Taxation) — IBFD, Netherlands
  • Recommended among the leading Taxation specialists in Russia by Kommersant
Key competencies
  • Tax structuring of real estate and M&A transactions

  • Tax planning and currency compliance for wealthy individuals (investment portfolios in foreign banks and managed by brokers)

  • Controlled foreign companies

  • Tax risk assessment and restructuring of business holdings, personal assets and debt financing

  • HNWIs support under four capital amnesties (2015-2022) and tax-free transfer of assets from controlled foreign companies

  • Maxim has extensive experience in taxation and transaction structuring. He worked in leading consulting companies in Russia, specializing in taxation issues.

  • He has more than 150 professional publications on topical issues of tax law («Forbes», «Business Emirates» (Dubai), «Chief Accountant», «Financial Director», «Tax Specialist», «Taxes and Financial Law», «Tax Disputes», etc.)