Mr Alyona Kucher > Debevoise & Plimpton LLP > Moscow, Russia > Lawyer Profile

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
OKO Tower, 21 First Krasnogvardeysky Drive, Bldg. 1
Floor 41
Moscow, 123112
Russia
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Work Department

Corporate Governance, Dispute Resolution, Oil & Gas, Finance, M&A, Real Estate & Infrastructure, Banking & Insurance

Position

Alyona Kucher is a partner based in the Moscow office. Ms. Kucher has been principally involved in such areas as general corporate practice, construction (in particular, major infrastructure projects), sale/purchase, lease and operation of real estate and other immovable property, oil and gas projects and M&A.

Career

Ms. Kucher graduated from Moscow State University, Faculty of Law in 2000 and from its Faculty of Foreign Languages in 1999. She received her Ph.D. in law from Moscow State University in 2002 and currently lectures corporate and contract law in the Faculty of Law of Moscow State University. In 2004, Ms. Kucher worked in the firm’s New York office and participated in a Global Fellowship Program at New York University.

Languages

English, Russian

Memberships

Ms. Kucher is admitted to practice law in Russia.

Education

Education Moscow State University, Faculty of Law , 2000 , J.D. Moscow State University , 2002 , Ph.D. She graduated from Moscow State University, Faculty of Law in 2000 and from its Faculty of Foreign Languages in 1999. She received her Ph.D. in law from Moscow State University in 2002 and currently lectures corporate and contract law in the Faculty of Law of Moscow State University.

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > Real estate and construction

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is noted for its strength in high-value real estate transactions, a space in which it counts Sberbank of Russia among its longstanding clients. Additional areas of expertise include due diligence work, advice on contractual arrangements, and land law matters. Alyona Kucher heads up the practice.

Russia > Energy and natural resources

Working closely with the London office, the Moscow-based team at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP handles a wide spectrum of complex transactions, including M&A deals, joint ventures, project financings and securities offerings, on behalf of some of the most prominent international natural resources corporations and investors. Managing partner Alan Kartashkin is the name to note for Russian metals and mining companies, and Alyona Kucher is the key contact for clients from the oil and gas sector. Natalia Drebezgina is also noted.

Russia > Commercial, corporate and M&a: Moscow

Acting for a number of prominent Russian public companies, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP focuses on M&A transactions and the related corporate governance issues. The team’s recent workload showcases its ability to handle matters in the energy, mining, telecoms and transport sectors. In addition, the department is well-versed in assisting clients with matters relating to the international sanctions regime; clients also praise its work on force majeure contractual issues arising in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic. Natalia Drebezgina, Alan Kartashkin and Alyona Kucher lead the department, which includes practitioners qualified in the UK and the US.