Banking, Finance & Capital Markets:
Kinstellar’s integrated team of experts covers the full spectrum of finance work. The clients include commercial banks, international financial institutions, funds, sponsors and borrowers.
Competition / State Aid:
Kinstellar brings to the table deep understanding of legislative details across multiple jurisdictions, together with the proven ability to quickly develop customized strategies. The firm’s experts have helped to clear some of the largest transactions in the region and assist both international and domestic investors with the full range of competition and state aid issues.
Compliance, Risk & Sensitive Investigations:
Kinstellar’s strengths include cross-border capabilities, a multi-disciplinary approach, deep knowledge of the region’s anti-corruption laws and culture, familiarity with regional enforcement trends and proficiency in dealing with local authorities. The firm acts on behalf of clients in sensitive investigations, enforcement proceedings and cross-border actions and represents individuals as well as domestic and international companies at all stages of criminal procedures.
Kinstellar’s experts bring the right mix of local knowledge regarding legal frameworks and judicial structures together with an in-depth understanding of international law and disputes with multijurisdictional implications. Kinstellar has extensive experience representing international and domestic clients on individual or collective claims throughout the region. The firm has also successfully negotiated arbitration and out-of-court settlements and has prevailed in court.
Employment & Labour:
The firm’s labour law specialists advise a broad spectrum of clients on managing the employment law aspects of their businesses to keep pace with social, economic and regulatory changes. The team advises on collective labour law matters, negotiates with works councils and labour unions and assists in resolving complex litigation matters.
Kinstellar’s well-established practice has been involved in many of the most significant energy deals across the region. The firm’s experts deliver industry-specific knowledge to a diverse range of clients including power plant operators, multinational energy holding companies, energy traders, project companies and consortia, lenders and governments.
Infrastructure & Projects:
Kinstellar’s advisory work covers a wide variety of sectors, and the team has experience advising the full spectrum of project participants including sponsors, contractors, off-takers, host governments and lenders. With the firm’s in-depth understanding of international legal structures and local law, the team helps clients structure PFI and PPP deals and develops creative solutions to support project financing.
Life Sciences & Healthcare:
Kinstellar’s Life Sciences & Healthcare practice offers a broad spectrum of legal services for clients active across a wide range of industry sectors, including pharmaceuticals, healthcare, biotechnology, medical devices, diagnostics, chemicals, nutrition, agro-sciences and cosmetics.
M&A & Corporate:
Kinstellar’s highly experienced team successfully advises on acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, corporate reorganisations, restructurings, mergers, spin-offs and public takeovers and can steer clients through the full range of IPO issues. The team is expert at implementing cross-border transactions and provides timely, clear, commercially focused advice based on deep knowledge, real experience and the right networks to move faster and bring deals together.
Kinstellar understands the opportunities and the drivers for private equity transactions and delivers commercially focused advice. The firm acts on behalf of a broad range of clients involved in private equity transactions, including sponsors, lenders, portfolio companies, buyers and sellers, who benefit from its regulatory know-how and ability to provide seamless, cross-border service.
Kinstellar’s team of specialists brings extensive knowledge of local markets across the region, together with the proven ability to handle complex cross-border assignments. The team is well known for delivering innovative solutions across the full spectrum of property transactions, including acquisitions, corporate real estate, funding options, real estate joint-venture structures, sale and leaseback, and construction contracts throughout the region.
Restructuring & Insolvency:
Kinstellar’s multidisciplinary team has extensive experience advising clients across a range of local and cross-border debt restructuring and insolvency matters. The firm brings together legal experts in areas such as banking, corporate, energy, employment, real estate, environmental and tax to ensure the right level of sector expertise, resolve issues, and plan effective strategies.
Telecoms, Media & Technology:
Kinstellar’s dedicated TMT practice has handled many of the most significant sector-related transactions across the region. The firm’s clients include network operators, equipment manufacturers, publishers, content and service providers, and lenders and borrowers.