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Restructuring/Insolvency Department

Russia
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What the team is known for Focuses on contentious matters, advising both Russian and international banks as creditors on restructuring and insolvency matters. Active in bankruptcy cases, enforcing claims from creditors and defending against proposed invalidation of transactions. Also acts on restructuring of financing provided to distressed borrowers.

Strengths Commentators appreciate the group's pragmatism, one saying: "The team is good at finding solutions tailored to our business and handling complex issues under time pressure."

Work highlights Defended General Reinsurance against claims of estate managers of several bankrupt Russian insurance companies.

Notable practitioners

Konstantin Baranov and Sergey Yuryev are key contacts for clients.