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Firm Profile

Liniya Prava Law Firm

Firm Profile

Moscow

  • Business Centre Rosso Riva
  • 4 Shluzovaya Embankment
  • Moscow
  • Moscow
  • Russia
  • 115114

Firm profile submitted by Liniya Prava Law Firm

Managing Partner: Andrey Novakovskiy
Partners: Dmitriy Chepurenko, Vladislav Ganzhala, Ruslan Nagaybekov, Oleg Bychkov, Vadim Konyushkevich 
Number of partners: 6
Number of lawyers: 40
Languages:
Russian, English


Liniya Prava is a leading Russian law firm that delivers the full range of services in capital markets, corporate and M&A, banking and finance, project finance and PPP, litigation and dispute resolution, tax matters, energy and natural resources and TMT. Foreign clients value the expertise of the firm’s lawyers on foreign investments in several regions of Russia. Due to Liniya Prava’s effective work for and in cooperation with various state authorities, firm’s lawyers can swiftly handle legal matters related to securities legislation, antitrust and banking regulation. For Liniya Prava, being a leader on the Russian legal market means setting the highest standards for legal services, continually monitoring clients’ needs and offering unique legal solutions to the clients in order to assist them in achieving their business goals.

Capital Markets:
Liniya Prava advises on national and cross-border transactions with equity and debt capital. The firm has provided legal support for more than 300 share and bond issues (including IPOs/ SPOs, bonds, RDRs and MPCs). Funds raised by way of securities offerings advised by Liniya Prava for the last 5 years amounted to more than $ 25 bln.
Key Clients: Avtodor-Invest, AFK Sistema Group, ALROSA Group, Federal Grid Company, Kvintess F&DI, MTS, Hals-Development, Polyus Gold, ROSATOM, ROSBANK, Sberbank of Russia, Severstal, Sukhoi Company, SUEK, Transneft, UC RUSAL, VTB Group, X5-Retail Group, UTair, etc.
Contact: Oleg Bychkov
Tel: +7 495 937 80 00  
Email: [email protected]

Corporate / M&A:
Corporate team of Liniya Prava advises on a wide range of corporate matters including acquisitions, restructuring and reorganisations; setting up and optimisation of holding structures; structuring joint ventures; mitigation of risks upon assessment through legal due diligence; investments in capital markets. Liniya Prava is one of the top Russian law firms for M&A work. The firm has a very experienced team that advised major Russian retail, iron and steel, mining, energy, telecom and investment companies including Fortune 500 Global companies and clients listed on the London Stock Exchange.
Key Clients: AFK Sistema, IES-Holding (T Plus Group), Kentz LTD, Mechel, MTS, Otkritie Financial Corporation, Power Machines, RVC, RT-Business Development, Rossiyskiy Capital Bank, RUSNANO, Renaissance Capital, Sberbank of Russia, SUEK, Vnesheconombank, VTB Group, Vnukovo Airport, Vostochniy Express Bank, etc.
Contact: Ruslan Nagaybekov
Tel: +7 495 937 80 00
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Oleg Bychkov 
Tel: +7 495 937 80 00
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Vadim Konyushkevich 
Tel: +7 495 937 80 00
Email: [email protected]

Litigation & Dispute Resolution:
Liniya Prava has a proven track record of success protecting clients’ interests in courts of general jurisdiction and state commercial courts. Over 90% of disputes have been settled in favour of the clients. Liniya Prava represents clients in disputes involving securities, bankruptcy, corporate issues, borrowing/lending obligations, antitrust regulation, subsurface resources, contractual relations, IP, tax and real estate.
Key Clients: AFK Sistema, Eldorado, Kavminkurortresursy, Kirovskiy zavod, LLC “Corporate Governance” Concern “Tractor Plants”, Latvijas Krajbanka, Meridian, Nutritek Group, Reverta (Parex bank), Razguliay Group, RUSNANO, Rusenergo Fund Limited, Sberbank of Russia, Sevcable Group, VTB Group, etc.
Contact: Dmitriy Chepurenko
Tel: +7 495 937 80 00
Email: [email protected]

Banking & Finance:
Liniya Prava advises on a variety of financial transactions including syndicated lending, trade and project finance, specifics of the use of foreign financial products on the Russian market, bank licensing, establishment of management companies, venture capital funds, private equity funds, unit investment funds, broker, depository and exchange operations.
Key Clients: Agency for Housing Mortgage Lending, Bank of Khanty-Mansiysk (Otkritie), China Development Bank, Clydesdale Bank PLC, Credit Europe Bank, Housing Finance Bank, MBRD, ROSBANK, Rossiyskiy Capital Bank, Sberbank of Russia, Setelem Bank, Soyuz, Vnesheconombank, VTB Group, etc.
Contact: Andrey Novakovskiy
Tel: +7 495 937 80 00
Email: [email protected]

Debt Restructuring:
During the financial crisis of 2008 Liniya Prava was the first Russian advisor that offered legal solutions to restructure companies’ debts. As a result, the firm advised on major restructurings of public borrowings including cross-border debt restructurings.
Key Clients: Centroobuv, Latvijas Krajbanka, LLC “Corporate Governance” Concern “Tractor Plants”, MLK Group, Reverta (Parex bank), Rossiyskiy Capital Bank, Soyuz-Quadro Trade House, Sevcable Group, etc.
Contact: Vladislav Ganzhala
Tel: +7 495 937 80 00
Email: [email protected]

Project Finance & PPP:
Liniya Prava has a solid record in advising representatives of state and private capital on financing arrangements, including drafting transaction documents, in a diverse range of transactions of varying complexity and duration. Liniya Prava assists with the implementation of infrastructure projects based on concession contracts in the social sector (healthcare, housing and utilities, sports) at the regional level and in transport (airport) system development sector at the federal level.
Key Clients: Federal Center for Project Finance, Investment and Strategic projects committee of Saint-Petersburg, Leader, The Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, Vnukovo International Airport, Volgograd Region Governor’s Office, etc.
Contact: Andrey Novakovskiy
Tel: +7 495 937 80 00
Email: [email protected]

Tax:
Liniya Prava provides a wide range of services concerning Russian and international tax law. Apart from ongoing tax advice the firm offers the following services to its clients: advising on domestic and cross-border transactions with equity and debt capital including syndicate lending and securitisation transactions as well as taxation of financial instruments; international tax structuring aimed at developing the most optimal business model in order to invest in Russia or abroad with minimum tax leakage; tax litigation including support during tax audit; tax due diligence.
Key Clients: Bank of Moscow, Cesar Satellite Company, China Development Bank, Inteco, Integro, Fora-Bank, Soyuz, Russian Venture Company, Mashinostroitelny Zavod, RUSNANO, Vnesheconombank, UBS AG, VTB Group, etc.
Contact: Lidiya Charikova
Tel: +7 495 937 80 00
Email: [email protected]

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