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Energy & Natural Resources Department

Russia
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What the team is known for Acts for Russian and international oil and gas clients on matters that include joint ventures, transactions and exploration projects. Involved in LNG projects. Assists with regulatory issues, including in relation to several jurisdictions.

Strengths Sources note the team's ability to combine pragmatic and detail-oriented advice: "They have both very strong technical skills and business knowledge."

Work highlights Advised Rosneft on its joint venture with Beijing Gas to develop a network of compressed natural gas filling stations.

Notable practitioners

Practice head Natalia Kozyrenko is noted for her transactional strength in mandates pertaining to the oil and gas sector. She represents both domestic and international corporates, often in cross-border deals. "It's a pleasure to work with her; she's very good in everything," a client says, adding: "She tries to find win-win solutions."