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Anna McDonald

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Dentons

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Dentons' Russian Real Estate Practice, Dentons' Russian Life Sciences Practice

Position

Anna McDonald is a partner in Dentons' Moscow office and the co-head of the Russian Life Sciences Group. Anna advises on a wide range of real estate and construction matters in Russia. She acts for companies, developers, occupiers, investors and financial institutions on the sale and purchase of real estate assets, real estate financing, leasing, due diligence, construction, joint ventures and development of Brown- and Greenfield sites. She focuses on logistics, industrial, retail and office property. In addition to Anna’s real estate capabilities, she also advises on a broad spectrum of corporate and commercial law issues. She represents clients in all phases of their investment activity in Russia, from market entry to expansion, restructuring and exiting. In particular, her experience includes advising several multinationals in connection with structuring and restructuring their presence and operations in the Russian Federation and various antimonopoly issues. Anna is also the co-head of the Russian Life Sciences Practice. She advises major international and European pharmaceutical companies on all legal aspects of their operations in Russia.

Career

Partner - Dentons (formerly Salans), Moscow (2003 to date), Of Counsel - Salans, Moscow (2002), Associate - Salans, Moscow (1992-2001), Paralegal - Cole Corette & Abrutyn (1991-1992), Senior Expert - Sovtelexport V/O (1989-1991)

Languages

Russian, English.

Education

Moscow State University (Law Degree, with honours, 1989).


Russia

Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Dentons fields ‘one of the strongest real estate teams in the market’ and is ‘able to find efficient solutions to issues of the highest complexity’. Practice head Sergey Trakhtenberg is ‘an excellent practitioner’, and Anna McDonald advised Auchan on acquiring a land plot in the Moscow region.

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