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Rybalkin, Gortsunyan & Partners
MOSCOW, 127051

Work Department

Corporate and M&A


Managing Partner


Suren Gortsunyan is a founding and managing partner of RGP and heads our Corporate practice. Suren specialises in advising both domestic and international companies on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, joint ventures, private equity transactions, international arbitration of corporate disputes and corporate restructurings. His clients include companies in the industrial, real estate, retail and consumer, telecommunications, oil services and financial services sectors including fintech and blockchain. Prior to founding RGP, Suren was a partner with Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld and, prior to that, a partner at Hogan Lovells and Lovells, a senior associate at White & Case and an associate at Herbert Smith CIS. He has extensive experience participating in legislative initiatives for the Russian Federation in the area of corporate and securities laws and has acted as an adviser to the Federal Commission on the Securities Market of the Russian Federation (currently the Bank of Russia). Suren was also a co-author of the commentary to the Russian Federal Law ‘On Insolvency (Bankruptcy)’ STATUT, 1998.


Russian, English, Armenian


Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales (2010)


DL, Russian Law Academy, 1998
LLB, Russian Law Academy, 1997

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > Commercial, corporate and M&a: Moscow

Rybalkin, Gortsunyan & Partners assists a well-balanced mix of large Russian and foreign companies with M&A and joint venture transactions, typically in its core sectors of expertise, including the financial services, energy, transport, real estate and TMT industries. Managing partner Suren Gortsunyan heads up the department; private equity practice head Oleg Isaev is also singled out.