Rustem Ahmetshin

Rustem Ahmetshin is based in Taxand Russia where he is a senior partner with Pepeliaev Group, and focuses on tax law, including tax advice and tax litigation.

Rustem has extensive experience of providing advice to clients on a wide range of tax issues, including the assessment and payment of VAT and profit tax, determination of prices for tax purposes and tax audit procedures. He has represented taxpayers on numerous occasions in disputes with the tax authorities in arbitration courts and in respect of appeals against regulatory documents in the Superior Court of Arbitration, Supreme Court and Constitutional Court.

Rustem has participated as an expert in the drafting of laws and hearing of cases by the Russian Constitutional Court.
He has actively participated in comprehensive consulting projects and provided tax support in multinational M&A and large-scale investment projects.

Rustem provides regular advice to telecommunications companies on tax and industry issues, and regularly participates in industry-specific conferences and seminars as speaker and moderator.

The Legal 500 EMEA, Chambers Europe and Tax Directors Handbook noted Rustem as highly recommended.