Firm Profile > LP Law Firm > Moscow, Russia

LP Law Firm
BUSINESS CENTRE ROSSO RIVA
4 SHLUZOVAYA EMBANKMENT
115114 MOSCOW
Russia

PPP and infrastructure projects Tier 2

LP Law Firm primarily focuses on advising private investors, public bodies and financial institutions in relation to project finance, due diligence and concession agreements for a variety of infrastructure projects, spanning the automotive, public transportation, utilities, healthcare and leisure sectors. Andrey Novakovskiy is the lead partner for all PPP infrastructure work.

Practice head(s):

Andrey Novakovski

Key clients

Vnukovo International Airport

Avtodor Invest

Regional Medical Service Company

Restructuring and insolvency Tier 2

LP Law Firm’s insolvency department assists companies with debt restructuring matters, and has wide-ranging expertise across multiple sectors including the real estate, engineering and financial services industries. The team leverages its international 'best friends' network on cross-border issues involving China and India. Department head Dmitriy Chepurenko utilises his ‘in-depth knowledge of procedural law’ in civil and arbitral bankruptcy proceedings. Senior associate Alexander Dondokov is another key figure in the team. Vladislav Ganzhala left the firm.

Practice head(s):

Dmitriy Chepurenko

Testimonials

Dmitriy Chepurenko is known for his in-depth knowledge of procedural law.’

Key clients

Kirovsky Zavod

AS Reverta

Rusnano

Alexander Ryabchikov

Perm-Energetika

Capital markets Tier 3

LP Law Firm has a notable reputation in the Russian equity capital market and acts for leading investment banks, Russian companies and foreign issuers; the team also works with its ‘best friends’ network in India. Department co-head Andrey Novakovskiy has substantial experience assisting with raising capital and regulatory matters. In mid-2019, the practice expanded its transactional expertise with the appointment of department co-head Alexandra Fasakhova, who joined from Danilov & Partners.

Practice head(s):

Andrey Novakovskiy; Alexandra Fasakhova

Key clients

Gazprombank

VTB Capital

Russian Highways (Avtodor)

Sberbank

Sberbank CIB

TMT Tier 3

LP Law Firm focuses on corporate and M&A transactions in the TMT sector, as well as on related issues such as intellectual property, competition and data protection. Ruslan Nagaybekov is the key partner, diving his time between the Moscow and St Petersburg offices.

Practice head(s):

Ruslan Nagaybekov

Transport Tier 3

With a strong specialisation in the PPP, projects and infrastructure sector, LP Law Firm fields a team of lawyers experienced in corporate and commercial transactions, banking, tax, projects and dispute resolution. Andrey Novakovskiy is the lead partner, focusing on transactions and infrastructure projects with a significant transportation angle.

Practice head(s):

Andrey Novakovskiy

Key clients

Vnukovo International Airport

Avtodor Invest LLC

Banking and finance: Lender or arranger side Tier 4

LP Law Firm advises a range of financial organisations on issues regarding financial services regulation. The team also has a strong track record in handling credit financing transactions and complex interbank syndicated and subordinated loans. Project finance practitioner Andrey Novakovskiy leads the department with corporate finance specialist Alexandra Fasakhova, who joined the team from Danilov & Partners in 2019.

Practice head(s):

Andrey Novakovskiy; Alexandra Fasakhova

Key clients

Sberbank of Russia

Sberbank Investments

China Development Bank

Commercial, corporate and M&a: Moscow Tier 4

LP Law Firm is well versed in handling M&A and joint venture transactions, conducting due diligence, and providing general corporate law advice. The team is jointly led up by Ruslan Nagaybekov and Andrey Novakovskiy.

Practice head(s):

Ruslan Nagaybekov; Andrey Novakovskiy

Testimonials

The team is recommended for its high availability and its ability to prioritise urgent matters. We highly appreciate the timely and professional help of Ruslan Nagaybekov.

Key clients

Ruselectronics

Telene S.A.S.

PJSC Rosseti

Concern Tractor Plants

LLC “NPO Techanalitika”

Sberbank Investments

Dispute resolution: Litigation Tier 4

At LP Law Firm, Dmitriy Chepurenko heads up the dispute resolution practice and is a specialist in insolvency-related litigation. Alexey Kostovarov is a key name for contentious competition law expertise. The team is also recognised for its strength in disputes arising in the financial services, investment and real estate sectors. Vladislav Ganzhala left the firm in 2020.

Practice head(s):

Dmitriy Chepurenko

Key clients

Starr Russia Investments III B.V.

Trust National Bank

Kirovsky Zavod PJSC

Moscow Radiotechnical Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences

Dorinda

Uralneftegazprom

Qube Medical Products Sdn Bhd

Danton Ptitseprom

Tax Tier 4

At LP Law Firm, the team acts for corporate clients and private individuals in disputes with the tax authorities and handles domestic and international tax structuring mandates, the tax aspects of M&A transactions, transfer pricing work and due diligence projects. Lidia Charikova left the firm in 2020.

Testimonials

My main impression is that the team provides continuous and efficient support. The manner in which the team members work with us is very comfortable due to their style of communication —I do not need to send them a written request for services and wait for several days, I can call during any time of the day and discuss everything very quickly.

Key clients

Severstal

Vnukovo International Airport

ZAO “Sky Food Vnukovo”

Amond Smith Ltd.

The firm: Liniya Prava (LP) is a leading Russian law firm with a 20-year track-record of supporting major deals on domestic market and providing a full range of services in various areas of law and industries.

The firm is noted for an ability to analyze the client’s matter from different legal perspectives through collaborative work of lawyers from different  practice areas of LP. This comprehensive approach provides the client with a possibility to assess all major legal risks related to the contemplated project or transaction.

Among LP’s key clients are: MTS, Rosseti, Evraz, Rostec, AFK Sistema, Sberbank, Raiffaisenbank, Vnesheconombank, VTB Group, China Development Bank, Deutsche Bank, EBRD, Gazprom, the Federal Agency for State Property Management, Integra Group, Latvijas Krajbanka, Leader Management company, LUKOIL, Russian Venture Company, Russian Direct Investment Fund, ROSATOM, RUSNANO, RUSAL, Rosneft, Transneft, Rusenergo, Severstal, SUEK, TOM TAILOR, Vnukovo Airport, Pulkovo etc.

Areas of practice: Capital markets: LP law firm is a primary advisor in national and cross-border transactions involving equity and debt capital. So far, the firm has supported more than 350 large scale share and bond issues (including IPOs/SPOs, bonds, RDRs, MPCs, MTOs, securitization). LP law firm also acts as a trustee in bond issues that facilitate the co-operation process among bond holders and various issuers. In the last five years, the value of funds raised through securities offerings advised by LP exceeded $27bn.

Corporate: the corporate team of LP law firm is recognised on the Russian legal market for an ability to grasp the full range of corporate and commercial law issues, providing a top-notch quality product to a client.

The firm advises its clients on complex transactions and restructuring projects, as well as providing ongoing legal support throughout a company’s life cycle.

M&A: LP law firm is one of the top Russian law firms for M&A work. The firm advises major local, foreign and international retail, steel, mining, energy, telecom and investment industries including, inter alia, Fortune 500 Global companies and clients listed on the LSE, NYSE, HKEX, SSE, SZSE and IPX.

Project finance and PPP: LP law firm has a solid track record in advising major corporations and institutional investors on various PPP and project finance transactions. LP law firm assists with the commercial and financial closing of infrastructure projects in various sectors.

Foreign investment: LP law firm provides full legal support to complex inbound and outbound foreign investment projects, involving parties from Russia, China, APR countries, Europe, Middle East, US, etc. The team’s expertise includes advising leading corporations and private investors on various issues: from establishing legal presence to multi-jurisdictional M&A and JV projects.

Dispute resolution and insolvency: LP law firm has a proven track record of successful representation of clients’ interests in courts of general jurisdiction and commercial courts in disputes involving securities, bankruptcy, corporate issues, antitrust regulation, subsurface resources, IP and real estate. Over 90% of disputes have been settled in favour of its clients.

Antitrust law and procurements: LP law firm provides a full range of services related to supporting clients in the course of inspections carried out by the anti-monopoly authority and representation of clients in disputes against the anti-monopoly authority.

Tax law : LP law firm provides a wide range of consulting services on Russian and international tax matters. In addition to ongoing tax advice, the firm advises on domestic and cross-border transactions with equity and debt capital, and on international tax structuring; provides support during tax audit; and conducts tax due diligence.

Banking and finance: LP law firm advises on a wide range of financial transactions including syndicated lending, bank licensing, establishment of management companies, venture capital funds, PE funds, unit investment funds, broker, depository and exchange operations.

Debt restructuring: with the economic crisis and further sanctions imposed on various Russian entities, LP law firm is among the preferred Russian advisors offering solutions to restructure debts. The firm advises on major restructurings of public and private borrowings.

Department Name Email Telephone
Debt restructuring Dmitriy Chepurenko
Dispute resolution and insolvency Dmitriy Chepurenko
Banking and finance Andrey Novakovskiy
Capital markets Andrey Novakovskiy
Corporate Andrey Novakovskiy
Private equity Andrey Novakovskiy
Project finance and PPP Andrey Novakovskiy
TMT and digital law Andrey Novakovskiy
Venture capital and IP Andrey Novakovskiy
Debt restructuring Vladislav Ganzhala
Dispute resolution and insolvency Vladislav Ganzhala
Corporate Ruslan Nagaybekov
Foreign investments Ruslan Nagaybekov
M&A Ruslan Nagaybekov
Business defence Vladislav Teplyashin
White Collar Crime Vladislav Teplyashin
Antitrust law and procurements Alexey Kostovarov
Dispute resolution and insolvency Alexey Kostovarov
Corporate Valeriya Kachura
M&A Valeriya Kachura
Private clients Valeriya Kachura
Dispute resolution and insolvency Valeriya Kachura
Number of lawyers : 30
Chinese
English
French
Russian
Contacts : Dmitriy Chepurenko (partner)
Contacts : Andrey Novakovskiy (partner)
Contacts : Vladislav Ganzhala (partner)
Contacts : Ruslan Nagaybekov (managing partner)
: Vladislav Teplyashin (partner)
Contacts : Valeriya Kachura (partner)
Contacts : Alexey Kostovarov (partner)

Valeriya Kachura is a new partner at LP Law Firm.

LP Law Firm is pleased to announce the promotion of counsel Valeriya Kachura to a partner of the Bureau as of March 2, 2020.

Alexey Kostovarov is a new partner at LP Law Firm.

LP Law Firm is pleased to announce the promotion of counsel Alexey Kostovarov to a partner of the Bureau as of January 1, 2020.