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).

Nord Stream AG, Nord Stream 2 AG

Energy, Natural Resources, Mining & Infrastructure
Advised Nord Stream AG, Nord Stream 2 AG on the legal aspects of construction of the Russian component of the submarine gas pipeline. Matters advised on included international law, environmental aspects, re-categorisation of forest and agricultural land, liaisons with government authorities, permission documentation, construction, permits, authorisations and licences.

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.

Sheremetyevo International Airport

Transportation & Logistics
Comprehensive legal support on the USD 1 bn reconstruction of Sheremetyevo International Airport: construction of two passenger and one cargo terminals, demolition of an old terminal and construction of a unique tunnel under the runway to connect the passenger terminals. We are also advised on supply of passenger and luggage transport equipment and relocation of the existing utilities and infrastructure, and are provided support for construction of a new fueling facility. Our mandate also included consolidation of the airport’s asset consolidation, project finance and preparation of the airport for privatisation, corporate, finance and tax matters, etc.

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.

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.

Tuapse Commercial Sea Port

Transportation & Logistics
Advised Tuapse Commercial Sea Port (the main operator of one of Russia’s biggest ports in Krasnodar Region and one of the biggest stevedoring companies in Russia) on a JV structure, land, project finance, spatial planning and construction matters related to re-development of the former seaport passenger terminal.

Hochtief AirPory GmbH

Transportation & Logistics
Advised Hochtief AirPory GmbH on setting up and operation of a PPP, a concession agreement for the purpose of development (complex reconstruction and modernisation) of the air transport infrastructure of the Pulkovo Airport in St. Petersburg.

Moscow - St. Petersburg toll motorway

Transportation & Logistics
Acted for a consortium bidding for the "Moscow - St. Petersburg toll motorway from Km. 15 to 58" (Stage 1) and "A new access to the Moscow Ring Road from the M1 Federal Highway" projects, including: review of the application options, comprehensive advice; elaboration of concepts for liability of non-resident participants in financing the project; structuring and registration of a company applying to participate in the tender.