CMS Russia is delighted to announce the promotion of Artashes Oganov to a Partner in its Moscow office. He will continue to head and further actively develop the CMS Russia’s Real Estate & Construction practice.
Artashes has extensive experience of working on a broad spectrum of real estate projects. He advises clients on both domestic and cross-border M&A transactions involving commercial and residential properties, joint ventures in the real estate sector as well as secured financing for construction and acquisition of properties. Artashes also represents landlords and tenants on all issues, ranging from simple to complex lease agreements on offices, retail premises and warehousing facilities.
Artashes is ranked among the leading legal practitioners in Russia by Best Lawyers and Pravo.ru-300. In 2019, he gained further recognition in the Russian real estate industry as he was listed by the prestigious Commercial Real Estate (CRE) journal among the most influential people on the local commercial real estate market in its Top CRE-100 Market Makers 2019 rankings. Prior to joining CMS Russia in 2017 as a Counsel and Head of Real Estate & Construction practice, Artashes had worked in two other international law firms in Moscow for over 12 years.
Commenting on the promotion, Jean-François Marquaire, Managing Partner of CMS Russia, said the firm is delighted to welcome Artashes in his new role as a CMS Russia partner. “Our Real Estate & Construction practice has shown an impressive growth over the past years and Artashes, with his exceptional skills and depth of knowledge, will continue to develop this strategically important sector for us, providing clients with comprehensive legal support on real estate projects of any complexity.”