Who we are


Hellevig, Klein & Usov is a law firm that serves international and local clients who invest and conduct business operations in Russia, Ukraine and CIS countries. Presently we have offices in Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Kiev, Yekaterinburg and Tver. We focus on practical solutions for business needs and clear guidance for risk management. We are especially focused on tax compliance and tax advice work.

We are a local company with international credentials. We are therefore the right partner to deal with when you look for a local lawyer with quality service.

We form part of Awara Group, a leading provider of business administration services including: accounting; tax compliance; HR and recruitment; ERP, financial software, and other IT solutions; management consulting; market research. Being part of the 150 person strong Awara Group the attorneys at Hellevig, Klein & Usov can really offer practical solutions in all the business needs that our clients face.

The history of Hellevig, Klein & Usov dates back to the beginning of Russian market reforms in early 1990's when Jon Hellevig began practicing law in Russia. The corporate structure emerged in 1998 when Hellevig, Klein & Usov law practice was set up as part of Avenir, the predecessor of Awara. During the recent years the firm has steadily expanded and opened new offices in major economic areas of the Russia and Ukraine.

Hellevig, Klein & Usov or the Awara Group are members of American Chamber of Commerce in Moscow and St Petersburg, Association of European Businesses in the Russian Federation. Jon Hellevig is a member of the International Bar Association and the International Fiscal Association.