Recent Deals

"Coming up with hidden critical issues."
Nalco Company
Vaclav Harant, General Director for Russia and CIS
"The team of real professionals, each of them capable, when necessary, of providing robust legal support for achieving any business objective."
Siberian Coal Energy Company (SUEK)
Alexander Redkin, Legal Director
"We would like to note the impeccable quality of the services provided to us and the high standard of professionalism demonstrated by the team, together with a profound understanding of our business specifics and strategic mission."
Sibur
Aleksey Nikiforov, Legal Support,
"… a profound understanding of how the Russian energy industry ticks and an impressive track record of energy and infrastructure projects, including with an international footprint."
RusHydro
Dmitry Panchenko, Legal Director
"An undeniable strength of the firm is its high level of competence and the ability to find the best solution to complex legal challenges."
United Metallurgical Company (OMK)
Vladimir Markin, President

Rosatom/ Akkuyu NPP

Energy, Natural Resources, Mining & Infrastructure
Advising Rosatom/ Akkuyu on construction of a nuclear power station in Turkey, including drafting of the EPC contract, project finance, etc. (in cooperation with the US law firm Pillsbury).

Far East and Baikal Region Development Fund

Real Estate Development / Construction & Property Development
Acted for the Far East and Baikal Region Development Fund on a RUB 2 bn secured loan for construction of a new terminal at Khabarovsk International Airport servicing domestic flights and the airport infrastructure.

EDB and IIB

Banks & Financial Institutions
Advised a syndicate of the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) and International Investment Bank (IIB) on a project finance transaction for construction of two hydro-power plants with a total capacity of 49.8 MW in the Republic of Karelia (Russia). The RUB 8.15 bn facility will be repaid in 12 years. This is also a pilot project in Russia for the New Development Bank set up by the BRICS countries, as the creditors have used its resources for funding.

Multinational food-products corporation

FMCG
Food & Beverages / Restaurants
Advised multinational food-products corporation in connection with a project finance transaction with an element of quasi-equity finance.

VEB.RF

Banks & Financial Institutions
Provided legal advice to VEB.RF on developing a concept and relevant legislative changes to adopt infrastructure bonds issuance vehicles and project finance structures in Russia. The project included preparation of the draft amendments to the relevant laws and normative acts of the Russian Federation.

RusHydro

Energy, Natural Resources, Mining & Infrastructure
We represent RusHydro, Russia's largest hydropower company, on project financing of the construction of four hydro power plants in Upper Naryn, Kyrgyzstan.

South/ TurkStream

Energy, Natural Resources, Mining & Infrastructure
Advised South/ TurkStream on construction of the Russian Sector of the South/TurkStream Offshore Pipeline project from Russia to Turkey: land acquisition, spatial planning, environmental, corporate, financing arrangements, constructions, permitting and regulatory, liaisons with government authorities, authorisations and licenses, etc.

Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC)

Banks & Financial Institutions
Advised Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) in connection with overall regulatory, tax, customs, tariffs, permits and licences, spatial planning, land, environmental, public procedures, etc. matters applicable to PPP projects in Russia, and performed a case study review.

Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

Entertainment & Media
Participated in drafting a package of laws regulating the preparation for and holding of Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, including: condemnation and allocation of land plots, infrastructure, construction, environment, town planning and zoning, financing, corporate and migration matters.