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

Auchan

Retail
Advised Auchan on acquiring an existing supermarket chain in Russia.

RusHydro

Energy, Natural Resources, Mining & Infrastructure
  • Advised RusHydro on a joint venture with Voith, an Austrian industrial group, for the construction of manufacturing facilities for the production of turbines in Russia. 
  • Represented RusHydro on a joint venture with JSC Electric power stations (Kyrgyzstan) providing for construction of four hydro power plants in the Kyrgyz Republic. 
  • Advised RusHydro in connection with a strategic alliance and joint venture with Alstom.

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).

British American Tobacco

FMCG
Represented British American Tobacco in litigation with Moscow authorities over land plot privatisation.

Sale of a bakery plant

FMCG
Advised the client on corporate sale of a bakery plant in the Moscow Region to Lantmännen Unibake, a major Swedish agricultural holding.

Rossium group

Banks & Financial Institutions
Advised on the acquisition by Rossium group (Credit Bank of Moscow) of a 90.99% stake in ONEXIM's PJSС OPIN.

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.

Mars Inc.

FMCG
Food & Beverages / Restaurants
Provided comprehensive support for Mars Inc. projects in Russia, including the construction of nine plants in four Russian regions, major acquisitions (for example, Royal Canin, Wrigley and Korkunov), permission documentation, land use, land re-categorisation and permitted use issues, environmental aspects, representation in state arbitration courts, engineering infrastructure, and public tenders.

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.