Dentons becomes Mikhailovsky Theatre’s official tax and legal partner

Press release

November 23, 2018 – Dentons global law firm and the Mikhailovsky Theatre (the “Theatre”) have signed a cooperation agreement. Dentons will be the Theatre’s official tax and legal partner and will actively participate in its projects.

Dentons has many years of experience, an impeccable reputation on the legal services market and the largest network of offices in the world. This cooperation opens up new opportunities for both parties to the agreement.

“Our theatre can rightly be called a unique stage where centuries-old classical traditions exist side-by-side with the most modern theatre trends. We are actively growing and developing. Of course, we run up against legal and tax issues both in Russia and abroad, so we are very happy to receive Dentons’ support and enjoy the services of the world’s highest quality lawyers and tax experts,” says Irina Deligach, the Mikhailovsky Theatre’s general director.

“We have the great honor of representing this world-famous legendary theatre in the legal and tax regulation of its activities,” says Victor Naumov, Dentons’ St. Petersburg office managing partner. “This isn’t just a corporate social project for us: it is an opportunity to connect with Russia’s theatre culture and personally participate in developing our wonderful city.”

The agreement with the St. Petersburg Mussorgsky State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre – Mikhailovsky Theatre is not Dentons’ only cultural project in St. Petersburg. Since 2011 Dentons has been the legal partner of the St. Petersburg State Academic Capella, whose activity has made and developed Russian professional musical culture.

Media contact

Olga Karavaeva, head of Dentons’ communications department,, +7 921 869 8230.

About Dentons

Dentons is the world’s largest law firm*, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Global Referral Network. Dentons provides legal services to international and Russian corporations, banks and other financial institutions, private equity funds, state enterprises and non-profits.


* The American Lawyer 2017 – Ranking of 100 international law firms by number of lawyers (Global 100).

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