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Dechert Russia LLC

Yuri Makhonin

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Dechert LLP

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Yuri Makhonin focuses on litigation and arbitration in the Russian Federation. Mr. Makhonin advises clients on commercial, real estate, construction, corporate, debt recovery, bankruptcy, and administrative disputes. He also has broad experience in advising Russian and international clients on real estate, development and construction projects in Russia, as well as in providing legal support on M&A transactions and joint ventures.


Moscow State Linguistic University, Law Degree, 2006, magna cum laude


Dispute resolution: Litigation

Within: Next generation lawyers

Yuri Makhonin  - Dechert Russia LLC

Within: Dispute resolution: Litigation

Dechert Russia LLC has 'a superb reputation for its advocacy in complex international litigation’. A key figure in the ‘responsive, experienced and value-for-money’ team is Yuri Makhonin, who regularly assists managing partner Laura Brank  in high-value cross-border disputes in the banking and finance and construction space. The team is representing Eurobank Ergasias in several bankruptcy-related domestic proceedings.

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Dispute resolution: arbitration and mediation

Within: Dispute resolution: arbitration and mediation

Dechert Russia LLC provides a first-rate service and top quality advice for reasonable fees’. Yuri Makhonin, who leads on international arbitration matters, ‘is very knowledgeable, committed and commercially driven’ and is a ‘superb litigator’. Alexander Lazarev moved to Rybalkin, Gortsunyan & Partners.

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Restructuring and insolvency

Within: Restructuring and insolvency

At Dechert Russia LLC, Moscow managing partner Laura Brank  is representing Hochtief Projektentwicklung in bankruptcy proceedings against its Russian subsidiary, as well defending against several claims initiated by the subsidiaries’ creditors. She is also representing Metrolit, as one of the creditors of a Russian ceramics plant, in a dispute arising out of the insolvency initiation proceedings initiated by another creditor. Yuri Makhonin focuses on disputes and regularly supports Brank in insolvency proceedings.

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