Sergey Popov > KIAP (Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law) > Moscow, Russia > Lawyer Profile

KIAP (Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law)
3RD FLOOR, 4/5 BAKER PLAZA
68/70 BUTYRSKIY VAL STR.
127055 MOSCOW
Russia
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Work Department

Position

Head of Real Estate, Land and Construction practice

Career

Sergey comes highly recommended by the international legal directories Legal 500 EMEA and Best Lawyers. He specializes in the resolution of disputes and advising on real estate issues, property law, construction and privatization. He is active in supporting the complex business activity of companies such as METRO Cash & Carry, Inditex, Globus, Eurochem, Auchan, Diageo, Panalpina, Cisco, Gucci, Qlik and others.

Languages

Russian, English

Education

  • Law Faculty of Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, Moscow (Bachelor Diploma with honours 1993-1998)
  • Law at Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, Moscow (Graduate Diploma with honours 1998-2000)
  • Fellowship in the Law Faculty of Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, Ph.D in Law (2000-2003)

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > Dispute resolution: Litigation

KIAP (Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law) has a strong track record in financial, insurance and IP disputes, representing major clients from a mix of sectors, including manufacturing, investments and pharmaceutical. The practice represented Takeda in seeking a recovery of insurance compensation payment of approximately $1.6m. Anna Grishchenkova is noted for commercial disputes and Sergey Popov for litigation in the real estate and construction sector. Managing partner Andrey Korelskiy is ‘an expert litigator’.

Russia > Real estate and construction

Assisting clients with both contentious and non-contentious matters, KIAP (Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law) fields a team of ‘highly qualified lawyers with an in-depth understanding of the Russian real estate market’, which ‘solves all issues very quickly and professionally’. Practice head Sergey Popov is ‘great at negotiating with contractors, thereby successfully defending his clients’ interests’. Also recommended are associates Tatyana Elmakova and Julia Usacheva. The team assisted Fosun with the acquisition of high-value real estate assets, among other matters. Other notable clients include retail company Decathlon, real estate company Hines, and hypermarket chain O’Key.