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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
127051 MOSCOW
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Energy Transactions


Jon is a partner in the firm’s energy transactions team. He represents private and state-owned companies in major transactions, including project development, joint ventures, acquisitions and dispositions. Jon focuses primarily on large-scale oil and gas projects, including liquefied natural gas deals, as well as mining development and other industrial ventures. He advises on such transactions—including related financings—in Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and the other members of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), and assists major Russian companies in their projects worldwide. For more information, view Jonathan’s biography at


University of Virginia School of Law, 1978, J.D., With Distinction. Moscow State University, Russia, 1978-1980, exchange scholar at Civil Law Department. Princeton University, 1974, B.A., Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs, and Russian Studies, With Distinction.

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Russia > Energy and natural resources

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Jonathan Hines

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP has a strong reputation for M&A transactions, joint ventures and project development in the energy and natural resources space and is particularly active in upstream oil and gas projects. The team’s extensive expertise in high-value cross border transactions saw practice head Jonathan Hines, alongside Alexander Marchenko and Kseniya Lopatkina, advise Gazprom Neft on its entry into a joint venture with Mubadala Petroleum and Russian Direct Investment Fund and assisted Oil India with its intended acquisition of a minority stake in the Vankor cluster oilfields in the Krasnoyarsk region from Rosneft. Finance specialist Grigory Marinichev advises on refinancing, bond issues, export financing, loans and loan restructurings for major energy, oil and gas, and mining clients. Jennifer Josefson was a new arrival from King & Spalding LLP in November 2019.