Maksim Chengaev

Максим Ченгаев

Executive partner

Maxim Chengaev is the managing partner of Che Group, an international law group of companies. He has been practicing law for over 20 years.

Field of activity:

Significant management experience in organizing and leading project teams, specializing in corporate and tax aspects, including foreign markets. He has helped many companies establish a presence in jurisdictions such as the UAE, Cyprus, China, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Georgia and others. He has experience in developing and implementing international holding arrangements and structuring international transactions.

Work Experience:

  • Accredited by the Ministry of Justice of Russia as an independent expert authorized to conduct anti-corruption expertise of normative legal acts and draft normative legal acts;
  • 2007 - General Director, Western Investment Construction Company LLC;
  • 2011 - Advisor to the General Director of OOO Gaz-Oil, OAO Gazprom;
  • 2018 - Director of ANO "Arbitration Center of the International Congress of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs";
  • 2019 - lawyer, human rights activist, member of the Public Council.


  • In 2000 graduated from Kaliningrad State University with a degree in law;
  • In 2007 he graduated from the North-Western Academy of State and Municipal Service under the President of the Russian Federation;
  • In 2011 was awarded the title of Candidate of Psychological Sciences of the Russian Academy of State and Municipal Service under the President of the Russian Federation;
  • In 2007 he was awarded the title "Honorary Builder of Russia";
  • In 2014, he underwent professional retraining at the Kaliningrad State Technical University, specializing in Industrial and Civil Construction;
  • Certificates of successful completion of courses in tax law, anti-corruption and anti-money laundering legislation.