Grigoriev Alexander
Tax Litigation Project Manager

Alexander Grigoriev is a Tax Litigation Project Manager, and in particular successfully represents clients at tax authorities and arbitration courts. He also provides consulting services on the tax specifics in various industries.

Alexander has more than 14 years of practical experience. In the course of his professional career he has mastered the technical aspects of mining and extracting mineral and other natural resources and has thoroughly studied the specifics of taxation in the energy industry. He systematically continues his self-education in this area.

Prior to joining FBK Legal in 2006, Alexander was a senior lawyer at a commercial organization, as well as the chief expert of the legal division at a regional tax office.

Alexander was named among best tax litigators in Russia in 2017 by the International Tax Review Magazine (Tax Controversy Leaders). He was personally recommended by World Tax 2018.

A speaker at various conferences and seminars, including on harmonizing industry terminology in the oil and gas industry. An author of articles in professional and business journals.

Major projects:

  • successfully challenging claims of more than RUB 1 billion made against the gas producing companies of the Gazprom Group in connection with the construction and liquidation of exploration wells;
  • successfully supporting a tax dispute of more than RUB 300 million involving a power supply company related to the application of double taxation agreements and qualification of cross-border transactions;
  • legally representing a major engineering company in a tax dispute involving an additional assessment of 140 million rubles in taxes and tax penalties;
    successfully representing a major fast food caterer in court;
  • successfully defending a manufacturer of windows and doors in a dispute with tax authorities which had penal consequences for the client;
  • a court challenge of a judgement on the results of a tax inspection at a pharmaceutical manufacturer owned by the Sanofi group, including taxation of unclaimed goods.


Supporting tax inspections, pre-trial tax appeals against decisions of tax authorities, court representation in tax disputes, tax risks assessment


2008 Russian State Tax Academy of the Russian Ministry of Finance, Faculty of Law, Degree in Tax Law



  • Food industry
  • Industrial production and engineering
  • Pharmaceuticals, healthcare
  • Science / Innovations
  • IT / TMT / Technology
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