Mr Sergey Trakhtenberg > Dentons > Moscow, Russia > Lawyer Profile

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125196 Moscow

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Dentons' Russian Real Estate and Construction Practice


Sergey Trakhtenberg is a partner in Dentons’ Moscow office and Head of Russian Real Estate and Construction practice.

Sergey is a transactional partner who focuses on structuring and supporting complex real estate M&A transactions and establishing joint ventures to invest in the construction of new real estate or acquisition of existing properties. He also has significant experience advising banks and borrowers on real estate financings. Sergey conducted numerous full and limited-scope due diligence reviews, and coordinated due diligence exercises by offshore counsel in multi-jurisdictional transactions.

Sergey has almost 20 years of real estate experience, during which he has successfully implemented hundreds of transactions involving virtually all types of commercial property (offices, shopping centers, warehouses, industrial objects), many of which have been landmark deals on the Russian market. He provides clients with comprehensive solutions that include strategic planning, project structuring, handling difficult negotiations and supporting clients at all stages of the transactions to successful signing and completion. Sergey advises major Western and Russian investment funds, developers, management companies and family offices on all matters related to investments in or operation of real estate. 


Russian, English


Moscow State University, 2003, Law Degree

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > Real estate and construction

(Leading individuals)

Sergey TrakhtenbergDentons

The ‘brilliant’ team at Dentons handles the full gamut of real estate and construction matters, with a particular emphasis on domestic and cross-border M&A transactions involving high-value real estate assets, an area in which department head Sergey Trakhtenberg is a recognised leading practitioner. In addition, the firm fields a top construction practice with a strong reputation in green and brownfield projects; in a matter led by Florian Schneider, the group is assisting Raiffeisenbank with the first built-to-suit acquisition of an office building. Headed up by Karina Chichkanova, the St. Petersburg-based team demonstrates strength in retail sector construction work. Other sectors of principal focus for the national group include the hospitality, pharmaceuticals and fast-moving consumer goods industries. Senior associate Olga Elliott is also noted.