Herbert Smith Freehills

Restructuring/Insolvency Department

Russia
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What the team is known for Advises major international financial institutions as creditors on large restructuring projects as well as representing corporate creditors in insolvency mandates. Experienced in cross-border debt recovery, freezing orders and enforcement proceedings against both corporate and high net worth individual borrowers. Cross-border asset-tracing cases are a particular strength. Draws on the combined expertise of finance and litigation lawyers. Clients include banks and insurance corporates.

Strengths One impressed client highlights the team's commercial focus, noting that "each step is well thought out and we always have a plan B if something extraordinary comes up."

Another client praises their "commitment and ability to handle demanding situations."

Notable practitioners

Artjom Buligin is the key contact at the practice.