Mr Grigory Marinichev > Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP > Moscow, Russia > Lawyer Profile

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
127051 MOSCOW

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Grigory is a partner in the firm’s Moscow office who represents international lenders and borrowers in structured finance, syndicated lending, debt restructuring transactions, and insolvency issues. Grigory advises clients in the metals, mining, telecommunications, oil and gas, and power generation industries on a range of financial transactions—from syndicated and bilateral credit facilities, refinancing, and bond issues, to export financing, loans, and loan restructurings. He also represents and advises project sponsors, export credit agencies, and multilateral financial institutions. For more information, view Grigory’s biography at


English, Russian


Member, St. Petersburg Baltic Bar Association

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > Restructuring and insolvency

(Leading individuals)

Grigory MarinichevMorgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Grigory Marinichev heads up Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP’s restructuring and insolvency department, which draws on the expertise of the firm’s global group and works closely with the group’s in New York and London. The practice has particular experience acting in claims alleging fraudulent activity and disputes arising out of M&A transactions in Russia. Associate Alexey Chertov is also noted.

Russia > Dispute resolution: Litigation

The Moscow-based litigation group of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is fully integrated in the firm’s global offering, and the department works closely with it’s London-based counterpart. The group focuses on issues concerning the enforcement of judgements, bankruptcy and insolvency-related litigation, and claims arising out of contractual breaches. Dmitry Ivanov and Grigory Marinichev jointly head up the practice.

Russia > Dispute resolution: arbitration and mediation

The team at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP operates as part of the firm’s global dispute resolution group and represents clients in significant cross-border arbitration proceedings in the London Court of International Arbitration, the International Chamber of Commerce and domestic arbitration forums. The practice also handles enforcement matters in jurisdictions spanning Russia, the UK, the US and offshore jurisdictions. Team members are praised by clients for their depth of expertise across the financial services, real estate and construction, chemicals and energy sectors. The ‘dynamic and commercially mindedDmitry Ivanov and the ‘tireless and experiencedGrigory Marinichev are joint practice heads.

Russia > Banking and finance: Lender or arranger side

(Leading individuals)

Grigory MarinichevMorgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Clients praise Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP’s expertise in prepayment finance and trade finance work. Grigory Marinichev heads up the practice, which assists a growing roster of lender clients encompassing leading Russian state-owned banks, large international banks, development institutions and international traders. The department fields US and UK-qualified lawyers, and cooperates extensively with the firm’s office in London, where Bruce Johnston is a key contact for CIS-related transactions. Also singled out is Konstantin Kochetkov, who has expertise in project finance, sovereign debt and infrastructure transactions. Senior associate Alexey Chertov is highly recommended in the prepayment financing space.

Russia > Banking and finance: Borrower side

Leveraging the firm’s strong global market position, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP‘s finance practice in Moscow handles complex cross-border work for its varied client base, which includes domestic and international companies, leading Russian state-owned banks, large international banks, development institutions and international traders. Grigory Marinichev heads up the practice and is regularly retained by international clients. Senior associate Alexey Chertov has a specialism in prepayment financing work and is praised by clients as ‘always professional and available when needed’. Konstantin Kochetkov focuses on project finance, sovereign debt and infrastructure transactions.

Russia > Energy and natural resources

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP fields a highly skilled team of Russian, US and UK-qualified lawyers, with notable experience advising on major multi-jurisdictional M&A transactions, joint ventures, project development and financings across the power, oil and gas, mining and natural resources sectors. Jonathan Hines chairs the CIS-wide energy practice and has significant expertise in projects across Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan. Grigory Marinichev represents international lenders and borrowers in structured finance, syndicated lending and debt restructuring transactions. Alexander Marchenko is another figure to note for upstream oil and gas projects. Cross-border energy transactions specialist Jennifer Josefson joined the team from King & Spalding LLP in November 2019.