Firm Profile > Allen & Overy Legal Services > Moscow, Russia
Allen & Overy Legal Services Offices
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Transport Tier 1
The practice at Allen & Overy Legal Services is headed by Ilya Dvorkin, who is recognised as an expert in the field of asset finance and regularly advises leading Russian and international lessors such as KrasAir, KD Avia and Aeroflot Cargo. Dvorkin's practice focuses on a wide range of aircraft financing matters, including pre-delivery payment financings, export credit agency (ECA) financings, aircraft sale and purchase transactions, portfolio sales and leasing, as well as related Russian restructuring and regulatory issues.
The banking team at Allen & Overy Legal Services has notable strength in syndicated loans and structured finance work. Department co-head Igor Gorchakov specialises in project finance, real estate finance, and financial services regulation, while fellow co-head Ilya Dvorkin is an expert in asset finance matters, particularly in the shipping and aviation sectors. Co-head Oleg Khomenko specialises in financing mandates in developing markets, and splits his time between London and Moscow. Counsel Sergey Blinov is also recommended for his well-rounded banking and finance transactional expertise.
‘I have mainly worked with Sergey Blinov. He is very professional and experienced. It is easy to reach him, and he responds very quickly to queries.‘
Jacobs Douwe Egberts BV
State Transport Leasing Company
GTLK Europe DAC
At Allen & Overy Legal Services, Igor Gorchakov, Ilya Dvorkin and recently promoted partner Oleg Khomenko jointly head up the practice, which regularly leads on cross-border transactions, working closely with the firm's London office. Particular areas of strength for the group include syndicated lending work and structured finance matters. Dvorkin has expertise in asset finance issues, and counsel Sergey Blinov is also recommended.
‘Great skills in negotiation and legal analysis‘
‘The team is noted for its high responsiveness and its ability to seek the solution for the client.‘
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Sberbank of Russia / Sberbank Europe AG
Gazprombank / GPB International SA
AO Raiffeisenbank / Raiffeisen Bank International AG
Allen & Overy Legal Services utilises its global network to advise clients on complex cross-border M&A and corporate transactions, with particular expertise in the oil and gas industry and financial services sector. The team has notable multi-jurisdictional project management skills, for which clients single out the expertise of practice co-head and recently promoted partner Bulat Zhambalnimbuev. Managing partner Anton Konnov also heads up the group and is a key contact for general corporate and commercial matters, regulatory advice and infrastructure-related issues.
‘First-class client orientation and deep business insight‘
‘A good team of professionals with great reputation and efficient approach to transactions‘
‘Bulat Zhambalnimbuev is our trusted adviser. Bulat is equally efficient in providing domestically focused business-oriented advice, as well as in coordinating work across multiple offices if we need expertise from abroad.‘
Mubadala Development Company
Russian Direct Investment Fund
Restructuring and insolvency Tier 3
Allen & Overy Legal Services' banking team has strong capabilities in bankruptcy proceedings and asset recovery matters. In the restructuring space, the team assists a variety of companies, financial institutions and investors. Igor Gorchakov and Ilya Dvorkin act as department co-heads.
Allen & Overy Legal Services fields a practice, which has in-depth knowledge of litigation in key focus areas including financial services, competition law, aviation, and property-related disputes. The team has experience in cross-border contentious work thanks to its close integration with the firm’s global dispute resolution group. Igor Gorchakov leads the department, which recently strengthened its offering following the arrival of counsel Andrey Panov from Norton Rose Fulbright in late 2019. Senior associate Igor Kokin and associate Gennady Yurin are also key contacts.
Morgan Stanley Bank International
UniCredit Bank AG
VTB Leasing OJSC
VTB Bank (Europe) SE
Bank of Scotland
Czech Export Bank
PayPal Pte. Ltd.
mBank S.A. (Poland)
Kuke S.A. (Poland)
Energy and natural resources Tier 4
At Allen & Overy Legal Services, managing partner Anton Konnov and Bulat Zhambalnimbuev, who made partner in May 2019, act alongside their London-based colleagues on cross-border M&A, projects and financing transactions in the energy and natural resources sector.
Allen & Overy Legal Services > Firm Profile
The firm: Allen & Overy is one of the largest international legal practices with approximately 5,500 staff including 550 partners worldwide. Since opening our first office in London in 1930, we have grown into a global organisation with over 40 offices across Europe, Asia Pacific, North America, Central & South America, Africa and the Middle East. Our network combines broad international cover with deep local roots, and we are present in those locations which are the source or destination of the major international capital flows and in the financial centres that handle those flows. Our lawyers are qualified to practise in some 30 countries and speak 41 languages, ensuring our clients receive consistency of quality wherever they work with us.
Office in Russia: Allen & Overy has over 40 years of experience advising on transactions concerning the former Soviet Union and has been particularly active in Russia since 1993 when Allen & Overy Legal Services opened its Moscow office. Allen & Overy Legal Services in Moscow has
five partners and over 20 lawyers who are capable of advising on all aspects of English, Russian and U.S. law focusing, in particular, on banking and finance, corporate and M&A, dispute resolution, international arbitration, antitrust/competition, employment and benefits, capital markets, restructurings and projects.
|Managing Partner, Corporate and M&A, Private Equity, Energy and Natural Resources, TMT, Mining and Metals, Projects||Anton Konnov|
|Partner/Advocate, Banking and Finance, Dispute Resolution, Restructuring, Projects||Igor Gorchakov|
|Partner/Advocate, Aircraft Finance, Transport, Dispute Resolution, Restructuring||Ilya Dvorkin|
|Partner, Corporate and M&A, Private Equity, Energy and Natural Resources, TMT||Bulat Zhambalnimbuev|
|Partner, Banking and Finance||Oleg Khomenko|
|Counsel, Banking and Finance, Restructuring, Projects||Sergey Blinov|
|Counsel, International Arbitration, Dispute Resolution||Andrey Panov|
|Anton Konnov||Anton Konnov is the Managing partner of the Moscow office and Head…||View Profile|