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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
107031 MOSCOW
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Work Department

Partner; Cross-Border Transactions, Energy


Natalia Baratiants is the partner in charge of Akin Gump’s Moscow office. She focuses on energy sector, and has extensive experience representing clients on cross-border transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring and joint ventures. Ms. Baratiants represents major domestic and international oil companies in connection with their strategic alliances in Russia. She advises Russian companies in raising capital in the international debt and equity markets. To learn more about Ms. Baratiants, please visit her full profile:


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D.L., Moscow University, summa cum laude, 1983 LLM, University of Illinois College of Law, 1992

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > Commercial, corporate and M&a: Moscow

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Natalia Baratiants

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP‘s expertise in handling complex and sophisticated M&A transactions in the oil and gas and aviation space saw the team act for Lukoil in the sale of 25% indirect interest to Renaissance Oil Corporation from Marak Capital, as part of the partnership between Renaissance and Lukoil to develop the Amatitlán Oil Block in Mexico. Vladimir Kouznetsov specialises in deal structuring, cross-border M&A, joint ventures and corporate finance transactions. Managing partner Natalia Baratiants focuses on domestic and international corporate transactions. Svetlana Volevich and Alexander Shalaev are also noted. Ilya Rybalkin and Suren Gortsunyan and their corporate team left the practice to launch Rybalkin, Gortsunyan & Partners.

Russia > Energy and natural resources

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Natalia Baratiants

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has a strong reputation in the mining, energy and oil and gas sectors, where it continues to support long-standing client Lukoil with M&A transactions. Practice head Natalia Baratiants advised Lukoil-West Siberia on the acquisition of 99.9% of the shares in Chumpasneftedobycha.