In December 2014, with the legal assistance of Bezrulov & Partners lawyers, the dispute between our Client and the former owner of the Parad Trading Center was resolved.
The case has started as a regular situation: the customer decided not to pay for the services provided by our Client, so the latter filed a debt recovery claim (case No. А03-11116/2013).
To postpone the hearing, the defendant filed the case No. А03-16759/2013 challenging the independent contractor agreement.
The court ruled in favour of our Client. Still, there was one more thing to do: recover the debt. It was not as easy as it might seem: the company was affiliated with an influential individual in the region, even though his name was not mentioned in the legal documents. After the court order had been issued, the defendant’s company has been re-registered in Irkutsk Oblast to make debt recovery more difficult.
Since May 2014, we have developed a PR campaign to enforce the order and obtain payment for the client. Although we are not entitled to disclose the confidential information on our particular actions and the agreements reached, we can say that in December 2014, with the legal assistance of Bezrulov & Partners lawyers, the parties to a dispute resolved their differences and entered into a constructive dialogue to find a mutually acceptable outcome.