Mr Georgy Kalashnikov > Hogan Lovells (CIS) > Moscow, Russia > Lawyer Profile

Hogan Lovells (CIS)
MOSCOW 125009

Work Department



Clients benefit from Georgy Kalashnikov’s experience in leading cross-border strategic mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and joint venture projects. He has acted on strategic M&A and joint venture projects in real estate, oil and gas, metals and mining, aviation, and other industry sectors in Europe, Africa, South America, and Asia. He has substantial experience in advising companies on corporate structuring of debt/equity portfolios (business and private assets).

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > Commercial, corporate and M&a: Moscow

Hogan Lovells (CIS) has an impressive client roster encompassing some of the largest domestic and international names in the TMT, energy and natural resources, fintech, and automotive sectors. It handles a wide range of M&A transactions in regulated industries, often backed by the firm’s global capabilities in cross-border deals. Key figures include counsels Leonid Ervits and Maria Baeva, as well as senior associate Maria Kazakova. Former managing partner and practice head Oxana Balayan left to found her own firm; Georgy Kalashnikov took over the leadership of the practice and splits his time between London and Moscow.

Russia > Banking and finance: Lender or arranger side

Hogan Lovells (CIS) has extensive experience across a wide spectrum of financing transactions, but is particularly active in trade and export finance, as well as regulatory matters. Clients draw attention to the group’s ability to act efficiently on cross-border mandates; indeed, the team benefits from its close ties with the London office, where David Leggott is the key contact for CIS work. Splitting time between London and Moscow, Georgy Kalashnikov heads up the wider corporate and finance group. Counsel Alexander Gasparyan leads the banking and finance practice, which is equally adept at assisting both lenders and borrowers.