Dr. Sergey Milutin, LL.M. | Munich | Hogan Lovells

Dr. Sergey Milutin, LL.M.

Foreign Associate


German, Russian, English, Czech, Italian


Dr. Sergey Milutin, LL.M.
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Sergey Milutin advises national and international clients, especially Fortune 500 and DAX 40 companies, on litigation, investigations, compliance, product liability, ESG issues as well as business law. He supports clients on complex legal matters applying a highly interdisciplinary approach and business thinking based on his strong cross-border legal background.

As a Russian Advocate, also admitted as foreign qualified lawyer by the Munich Bar Association, he advised and represented European, American and Russian companies on complex legal issues and disputes, in particular in the field of commercial and incolvency litigation before Russian commercial courts and courts of general jurisdiction. He also advises on a wide range of business law issues. Being a qualified mediator he also has strong negotiation skills and can keep clients out of court. Speaking five languages and possessing strong intercultural communication skills, he can offer clients reliable cross-boarder legal support, especially in the German-Russian (EU - EAEU) context.  

After his graduation at the Lomonosov Moscow State University with honours he received a master's (LL.M.) and a doctoral degree in law (Dr. jur.) from the University of Regensburg. He also studied German and International Law at the University of Tuebingen. Sergey is also author of over 30 scientific publications on Energy, Business, IT, Banking and Environmental Law and participates regulary in various conferences.

Prior to joining Hogan Lovells he worked as a Legal Counsel for the biggest Russian gas company (Moscow) and as a Senior Associate and Partner for a law firm with a German and international focus in Moscow.

Representative experience

Advising a DAX-40-company from the automotive industry on compliance topics and large scale internal investigations.

Advising a DAX-40-company from the automotive industry on civil litigation procedures.

Advising a globally acting medical devices company on compliance issues regarding business activities in Russia, including due diligence issues.

Supporting a client on conducting an internal investigation into potentially inappropriate behavior by board members and employees in relation to Cum/Ex-Investments. 

Supporting a financial services company on an internal investigation regarding money laundering allegations.

Advising an international robotics, electrical and automation technology company on a cross-border internal investigation into allegations of non-conformity of a product.

Advising on internal investigation of a financial services company regarding money laundering allegations.

Advising a globally acting automotive company on internal investigations and preparation of defense in a potential criminal case.

Supporting a global internet technology company in the design of its compliance processes with a particular focus on the case management process.

Advising a Fortune-500 company - one of the world-leading manufacturers and distributors of electronic components on various questions of Russian and international commercial law.*

Acting for a Fortune-500-company - one of the world-leading distributors of electronic products in complex litigation issues, including bankruptcy litigation.* 

Advising a European energy company regarding its market entry and construction of a wind farm in Russia.* 

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.


  • Dr. iur., Doctorate in Law, University of Regensburg, 2021
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Regensburg, 2021
  • Russian Academy of Advocacy and Notaries, 2020
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, Lomonosov Moscow State University, With honors, 2015
  • Exchange Law Student, University of Tuebingen, 2014
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Munich (as registered foreign lawyer)
  • Russia
  • DIS 40 (German Arbitration Institute)
  • Russian Lawyer’s Association
  • RAA40 (Russian Arbitration Association)


Recognized Lawyer in Litigation

Best Lawyers™ in Russia

Law Firm of the Year for compliance (Team Award)


Recognized Lawyer in Litigation

Best Lawyers™ in Germany