On the Day of Legal Assistance to Children November 20, 2015 the LEAD Consulting attorneys in association with the office of the Plenipotentiary Representative for the Protection of Rights of Children in the Moscow Region held a pro bono session of providing free legal help and advice to families raising several children. Alexander Linnikov, Sergei Sadovoy, Leonid Karpov, and Madina Ruzmetova held a meeting with multi-child families and families, raising disable children. The event was attended by the President of the Association of Multi-Child Families of the Moscow Region Elena Fominykh.
On November 20, 2015 the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of Russian Federation held a round table on issues of legal regulation of the departure of Russian children from the territory of the Russian Federation. The LEAD Consulting partner Alexander Linnikov attended the event organized by the Committee of the Council of Federation on Constitutional Legislation and State-Building and the Commission of the Public Chamber on Support of Family, Children and Motherhood.
The beginning of November of 2015 is marked by a new significant accomplishment of the LEAD Consulting civil litigation team. Dmitry Smola has succeeded in obtaining the ruling of the Commercial Court of one of the regions of the North-Caucasus Federal District for the inclusion of the claim of a foreign investor into the registrar of creditors of a big industrial enterprise for the total amount exceeding 2.5 billion rubles (i.e. roughly $40 million).