Akin Gump has advised PJSC LUKOIL in the sale of its 50 percent stake in Caspian Investments Resources Ltd. to China-based Sinopec for a consideration of approximately $1.1 billion. The permits to make the transfer were signed and approved by the authorities in Kazakhstan in July 2015. The deal closed today. (more…)
Dentons announced today that Maria Oleinik and Richard Cowie have joined its Corporate and M&A practice as partners in the Moscow office.
Maria Oleinik has joined from White & Case together with associates Victoria Gorbunova and Antonina Zhigalova. Richard Cowie has joined from Hogan Lovells. (more…)
Chadbourne & Parke LLP announced today that Andrei Baev has joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate Department, resident in the London and Moscow offices. Mr. Baev was previously a partner with Berwin Leighton Paisner and will serve as the Managing Partner of Chadbourne’s Moscow office, which opened in 1990 (more…)
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP announced today that Konstantin Kroll has joined the firm as a partner in its M&A and Private Equity Practice Group, resident in its Moscow office. Formerly with Jones Day, Mr. Kroll is a market leader in advising Russian-origin and international clients in M&A and capital markets transactions. (more…)
Global legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright has announced today that Julian Traill will join the Moscow office as a partner.
Julian has been based in Russia since 2008. He advises international and Russian clients in various sectors including financial services, natural resources, agriculture, transport and infrastructure, consumer products and retail, IT and pharmaceuticals. His practice focuses primarily on corporate, M&A and private equity. Julian has previously practised with leading law firms in London and Sydney. (more…)