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Banking and finance: Borrower side
Banking and finance: Borrower side - ranked: tier 1

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright regularly acts for leading Russian and international and corporations in the oil and gas, mining and healthcare sectors. Key areas of activity include syndicated lending, real estate and asset finance, debt capital markets and restructuring. Practice head Alexander Tsakoev is noted for his expertise in structured trade and commodities finance. Others figures of note are Konstantin Konstantinov, who advises on secured financing and project finance, and counsel Ksenia Zolotova, who is a key name for financings involving export credit agencies.

Next Generation Partners

Ksenia Zolotova - Norton Rose Fulbright

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Banking and finance: Lender or arranger side
Banking and finance: Lender or arranger side - ranked: tier 1

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright handles all stages of project financing, syndicated and secured lending transactions under Russian law, and is also recognised for its expertise in sanctions issues. Alexander Tsakoev advises Russian and international financial institutions on all banking transactions, with a particular speciality in structured trade and commodities finance, including pre-export and pre-payment financings. Also of note are Konstantin Konstantinov and Ksenia Zolotova.

Leading individuals

Alexander Tsakoev - Norton Rose Fulbright

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Commercial, corporate and M&a: Moscow
Commercial, corporate and M&a: Moscow - ranked: tier 2

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright’s commercial practice is comprised of ‘highly skilled, internationally qualified partners’, who are ‘excellent at handling complex cross-border M&A transactions’across a diverse range of sectors including energy, financial services, fintech, food and beverage, among others. Key figure and ‘English law expert’ Julian Traill ‘is very experienced in cross-border M&A and joint ventures in the Russian oil and gas sector’. Also of note is Konstantin Konstantinov, who handles joint ventures, project finance and secured financing deals, and Janna Smirnova, who is ‘knowledgeable in all Russian corporate and commercial matters’.

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Dispute resolution: Litigation
Dispute resolution: Litigation - ranked: tier 2

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright is a popular choice for clients in the banking, energy, manufacturing and healthcare sectors. Department head Yaroslav Klimov leads on significant and high-value commercial disputes. Counsel Alexey Borodak has substantial court room experience and is particularly recommended for insurance-related disputes.

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Dispute resolution: arbitration and mediation
Dispute resolution: arbitration and mediation - ranked: tier 2

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright is best known for handling high-value disputes in the energy and natural resources sector and for the domestic enforcement of international arbitral awards. Head of Russia and the CIS -wide dispute resolution practice, Yaroslav Klimov and senior associate Andrey Panov are representing Russian clients across a mix of sectors in significant LCIA proceedings and Stockholm-seated ICC arbitrations.

Next Generation Partners

Andrey Panov - Norton Rose Fulbright

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Energy and natural resources
Energy and natural resources - ranked: tier 1

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright combines its ‘outstanding knowledge in the oil and gas industry’ with ‘expertise in mining and subsoil matters’, and is regularly instructed on large-scale financing, M&A transactions and joint ventures. Key figures Julian Traill and Anatoly Andriash are ‘very experienced in Russian M&A deals in the energy sector’ and advise on joint ventures and project financing. Alexander Tsakoev specialises in financial transactions and oil supply and trading arrangements and Vera Shaftan is recommended for corporate matters. Konstantin Konstantinov and senior associates Daria Litvinova and Oksana Gorshkolepova joined the team from Chadbourne & Parke. Aydin Jebrailov and Levon Kocharyan retired from legal practice.

Leading individuals

Anatoly Andriash - Norton Rose Fulbright

Next Generation Partners

Julian Traill - Norton Rose Fulbright

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

Norton Rose Fulbright

Headed by Valentina Gluhovskaya, the real estate department at Norton Rose Fulbright supports clients with general and transactional advice regarding all types of real estate and construction projects. The firm has significant expertise in handling EPC contracts.

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Transport - ranked: tier 2

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright advises transportation companies on their day-to-day operations, as well as on asset finance, corporate transactions and regulatory matters. The ‘very capable’ team is jointly headed by Alexander Tsakoev and Konstantin Konstantinov.

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