Chadbourne "staffs appropriate and well-integrated teams, and provides excellent services in Russian, English and US law. It shows in-depth knowledge of the client’s business and the ability to provide good value for money.” - The Legal 500 EMEA: Russia
Chadbourne has maintained a strong presence in Russia since 1990 when it became one of the first foreign law firms to open an office in Moscow. We are widely recognized as one of the leading law firms in the region. Throughout the past 25 years, we have not only advised on numerous complex first-of-a-kind transactions, but also on the day-to-day operations of our clients that impact their bottom line. We combine a strong local presence in the region with the depth of experience necessary to provide meaningful and practical business advice.
Our lawyers are recognized by Russian and international legal publications, such as Chambers, The Legal 500, IFLR 1000 and Pravo.ru for their work in the fields of corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, dispute resolution, oil and gas, energy and natural resources, capital markets and other areas.
Chadbourne’s diverse clientele includes leading international and local companies and financial institutions. Our goal is to understand, anticipate and satisfy our clients’ legal needs in order to deliver the highest level of service. Our almost 25 year experience in the Russian legal market gives us the skills and insights to achieve that goal and to help our clients navigate the challenges of this dynamic economy.
Chadbourne Represents Sberbank CIB on an Acquisition Acron Group's Subsidiary
Chadbourne represented Sberbank CIB in connection with the acquisition of a 19.9 percent stake in CJSC Verkhnekamsk Potash Company (Acron Group's subsidiary), which is developing the Talitsky portion of the Verkhnekamsk potassium-magnesium salt deposit in Perm Krai.
Chadbourne Represents Russian Cafe Chain Shokoladnitsa on its Acquisition of Rival Coffee House
Chadbourne represented the purchaser, Shokoladnitsa, one of Russia's largest coffee shop chains, on its acquisition of its rival, Coffee House chain.
Coffee House and Shokoladnitsa are the largest coffee house chains in Moscow launched one year apart in 1999 and 2000, respectively.
Chadbourne represents Rosatom State Nuclear Energy Corporation in connection with financing of the construction of a nuclear power plant in Finland
Chadbourne represented Rosatom State Nuclear Energy Corporation in connection with drafting a €2.4 billion subordinate loan agreement with Fennovoima Oy for financing the construction of a 1,200 MW greenfield nuclear power plant, Hanhikivi I, in Pyhäjoki in northern Finland.
It is the first time in the post-Soviet era that the Russian company will be building a new nuclear power station in the EU.
Andrei Baev has more than 25 years of experience in project finance and corporate transactions. His work concentrates on the emerging markets of Eastern and Central Europe, Russia, Central Asia and the Middle East. He has also done significant work in Latin America and the United States. His...