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Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Corporate/M&A

4 ranked lawyersBand 3RussiaGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Highly regarded practice active on high-value domestic transactions across a broad range of industries. Represents IT and pharmaceutical names as well as major private equity, manufacturing, real estate and TMT companies. Additionally offers further expertise in the financial services, energy and FMCG industries. Also maintains a strong corporate advisory practice, providing Russian law and corporate structuring assistance.

Notable practitioners

Eminent practitioner Andrey Goltsblat has an impressive reputation in the Russian M&A market, advising significant clients on strategic and complex transactions and corporate matters.

Practice head Anton Sitnikov is well regarded for his handling of major transactions and regularly assists with the establishment of joint ventures. "He has a structured approach" but is also "flexible and creative," a client says. An impressed client commends the "combination of strong legal knowledge and commercial sense."

Ekaterina Dedova often assists major Russian corporates with transactions and acts on joint venture matters. She is particularly recognised for her detailed knowledge of the TMT sector. Sources praise her client focus and efficiency.

Matvey Kaploukhiy assists clients with high-profile acquisitions across a range of industries. He also advises on corporate issues. "It's comfortable for me as a client to see him lead. He is calm and good at solving conflicts in negotiations," a client reports. Another adds: "He tries to find optimal solutions."

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Russia

Corporate/M&A


Andrey Goltsblat
Eminent Practitioners
Anton Sitnikov
Band 4
Ekaterina Dedova
Up and Coming
Matvey Kaploukhiy
Band 4