Verkhovodko & Partners

Corporate/Commercial Department

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What the team is known for Notable team that stands out for its work on construction mandates. Has experience advising on large investments, in particular in relation to the energy and industrial sectors. Popular with foreign investors and domestic corporates from various sectors, including energy, transport and IT. Offers advice on M&A and market entry matters.

Strengths A client notes the team's "ability to find non-standard and effective solutions."

Market interviewees praise the lawyers for attention to detail, with a source saying: "I want to highlight their accuracy," adding that the team demonstrated "awareness of the possible risks."

Work highlights Advised Zemlyakoff on its establishment in Belarus.

Notable practitioners

Dmitry Bokhan
is highly respected by peers and clients, noting his creativity, practical approach and wide-ranging knowledge of the market practice. He is adept at handling investment projects and transactions, and advises on commercial work. "Even during the weekends or holidays, he is ready to support you," a client reports.

Igor Verkhovodko
is valued by clients for the broad scope of his practice and his search for "non-standard solutions in every situation." He possesses extensive expertise in corporate mandates and is particularly recognised for his experience in litigation.

Nina Knyazeva
commands significant expertise in a range of corporate and commercial matters, often assisting clients in the aviation and FMCG industries. She also advises on investment projects. One source praises her extensive knowledge of law and her detail-oriented approach.

Sergey Khromov
enters the rankings this year as a result of positive market feedback. He assists with M&A transactions and corporate mandates. "He has an eye for detail," a source reports.