Elizaveta Kapustina

Elizaveta Kapustina is a Head of Practice at FBK Legal. She represents large Russian companies and individuals in corporate and civil disputes, and provides comprehensive legal support in bankruptcy procedures.

Elizaveta also has extensive experience of legal support for M&A projects and is a successful consultant on corporate, procedural, land, town-planning, bankruptcy and intellectual property law.

She specializes in legal due diligence and analysis of title to real estate, support for real estate transfers and legal support for development projects and construction-related disputes.

She teaches an original course titled “Real Estate and Construction” at Kutafin Moscow State Law University and runs a workshop titled “Litigation Strategies and Remedies Against Claims from Business Partners” at the MSU Masters’ Summer School.
She assists the State Duma Committee on Security and Corruption Control in the improvement of residential construction regulations.

Leading media listen to Elizaveta's views on precedent disputes and significant events in the field of disputes, land law, real estate. 


  • Best Lawyers 2022 — Litigation, Land Use and Zoning Law


Industry specialization
Construction / Real estate / Development
Industrial production and engineering
Banking and financial institutions

Practice areas
  • Court representation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Litigation


Tomsk State University, Degree in Law

Major projects:

representing an oil and gas company, which holds the reserves of 180 million tons of oil and 20 billion cubic meters of natural gas, in a series of disputes totalling RUB 0.5 billion;

representing the developer’s interests in a dispute with municipal authority in the amount of 300 mln rub;

representing the customer’s interests in a dispute related to the execution of a well drilling agreement (240 mln rubles); 

protecting the interests in a case on the recovery of losses from a controlling debtor of a person complicated by a foreign element (the amount in dispute is 70 mln rubles); 

representing the customer’s interests in a claim for damages from the contractor (the amount in dispute is 36 mln rubles); 

legal support in a dispute with a contractor related to the commissioning of a booster compressor station at the Ety-Purovskoye field; 

legal support in disputes on declaring a debtor bankrupt, including individuals; 

legal support in a complex of disputes with a state body on the use of forest plots;

protecting the interests of Mass Media companies in a series of disputes featuring business reputation issues;

corporate dispute on a challenging decisions of regulative bodies of a non-profit organization;

representing the controlling person’s interests in a corporate dispute; 

complex support and realization of a shareholder’s rights in the context of the company’s business activities;

legal support in the restructuring of a group of companies, Russian market leader in automation for trade and catering companies, with the development of a model for optimization of the IP ownership system;

review (legal examination) (заменить на legal due diligence) of key contracts and legal support of taking over a large energy company;

legal structuring of a group of companies: developing an optimal corporate structure with the single management centre for a group of five Russian companies owned by one beneficiary;

legal due diligence of an owner of innovative construction printing technology (3D printing using special software).



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