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Whether you are planning a merger as part of your growth strategy, thinking about diversifying into new sectors or looking for new funding options such as non-bank lending or through equity investment, our experts offer you the right mix of legal and commercial advice. Having lawyers who think and act beyond their traditional role and seek to add value can help you secure the competitive edge you need in an ever-changing business environment. Our international team corporate lawyers operating in over 40 countries worldwide can assist you in all aspects of corporate law and M&A, both domestically and internationally.

Whatever your size, a large publicly listed company or a small privately owned business, we can deliver a tailored, commercial, cost effective solution for you, covering areas such as M&A, private equity, equity capital markets, outsourcing, group restructuring and privatisations. Our cross-border teams consist of experts from all practice areas and sectors such as banking, consumer products, energy, infrastructure, insurance, lifesciences, real estate and construction, hotels and leisure, technology and media. This allows us to understand your specific issues for a transaction and provide you with advice within context, saving time and money and allows us to pinpoint your real commercial issues and risks in a transaction.

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Jean-Francois Marquaire
Man­aging Part­ner
Head of Infrastructure & Projects
Russia, Moscow
Jean-Francois’ practice focuses primarily on mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganisations, project financing, constructions and PPP projects. Jean-François has over 20 years' experience as executive...
Zubarev Leonid
Leonid Zubarev
Seni­or Part­ner
Head of Commercial | Head of Insurance
Russia, Moscow
Leonid Zubarev has been working at CMS Russia since 1995. He heads Commercial Practice Group, leads the firm’s Insurance Group in Central and Eastern Europe.Leonid advises many Russian and international...
Artashes Oganov
Head of Real Estate & Construction
Russia, Moscow
Artashes Oganov is a Partner in the Moscow office of CMS and Head of the Russian Head of Real Estate & Construction practice.Artashes has extensive experience of working on a broad spectrum of real estate...
Fedoreev Valeriy
Valeriy Fedoreev
Head of Employment and Sports Law
Russia, Moscow
Valeriy has extensive experience working in the Russian legal services market, including his work as a partner with another major international law firm and as executive director with one of the leading...
Zenin Vladimir
Vladimir Zenin
Head of M&A
Russia, Moscow
Vladimir’s experience covers a variety of acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures and private placements across oil and gas upstream, midstream and downstream sectors both in and outside Russia.Prior...
Maxim Boulba
Head of Competition & Public Procurement | Head of TMT
Russia, Moscow
Maxim’s TMT expertise covers the following areas: obtaining telecom regulatory and editorial (for mass-media) licenses; regulation of frequency spectrum (broadcasting, telephone network, satellites,...
Heidemann Thomas
Dr. Thomas Heidemann
Russia, Moscow
Germany, Duesseldorf
Thomas Heidemann advises numerous national and international construction, industrial, manufacturing, utility, and waste management clients on a wide range of non-contentious and contentious environment...
Kozyrenko Natalia
Natalia Kozyrenko
Head of Energy & Climate Change
Russia, Moscow
Natalia is a partner and the head of Energy & Natural Resources practice in Russia. For over 20 years Natalia has advised clients in Russia and CIS on energy and corporate matters. She focuses on international...
Gregor Kennedy
Russia, Moscow
Gregor advises on all areas of corporate law with a focus on domestic and cross-border acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures, as well as management buy-outs and buy-ins,  corporate restructuring...
Daneliya Georgy
Georgy Daneliya
Head of Japanese Desk
Russia, Moscow
Georgy Daneliya is a counsel in Commercial Law Practice, CMS Russia.His specialities include international equipment supply contracts, joint ventures and development projects in the oil & gas, infrastructure...