Liniya Prava Law Firm is the leading legal adviser in the area of capital markets, corporate law and financial transactions. Clients appreciate the local expertise of Liniya Prava's lawyers on transactions involving securitization of financial assets, project financing and financing of infrastructure projects, Private Equity & Venture Capital, PPP, commercial and banking law, support of M&A transactions, representation and defense of clients in courts and arbitration, and drafting of regulatory acts on finance for different regulators.
For more than 11 years, we have been providing legal services to foreign clients by rendering them legal support to their activities in Russia such as:
- supporting companies in entering the Russian market (business start-up in Russia, support of M&A transactions);
- legal support of activities in the stock market (attraction of equity and debt capital;
- export financing, securitization of financial assets, project financing, support of transactions with derivatives; public offering of foreign issuers’ securities in Russia);
- conclusion of investment and credit loan agreements;
- support for PPP projects, including advising on the structuring of the project and supporting its implementation;
- support for Private Equity & Venture Capital projects;
- representation and defense of clients in courts and arbitration.
As part of its activities, Liniya Prava effectively cooperates with local Russian regulators, such as the Federal Service for Financial Markets, the Central Bank, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Economic Development and also with Russian and foreign exchanges, investment banks and other consultants.
Over the past decade, Liniya Prava has proudly acted as a legal consultant for major projects, representing international financial institutions, leading US and European banks, local and international captains of industry.
Due to the professional expertise of Liniya Prava and the level of projects implemented in the capital markets we have received accolades from international legal rating agencies: Chambers&Partners, The Legal 500 EMEA, IFLR 1000, PLC: Which lawyers? and others.
For the year 2011, Liniya Prava was:
- recommended for Capital Markets by Chambers & Partners (Band 2), The Legal 500 EMEA (Tier 4), IFLR 1000 (Debt: tier 4, Equity: tier 4), PLC:Which lawyers? (Debt and Equity);
- recommended for Corporate Law/M&A by The Legal 500 EMEA;
- recognized for Corporate Law/M&A by PLC:Which lawyers?;
- recognized for Energy by PLC:Which lawyers?;
- recommended for TMT by Chambers & Partners (Band 3)
- recommended for Private Equity by the rating agency Leaders League (Band 1: Highly Recommended) as the best law firm (Russia Best Law Firm);
- ranked among the Top 5 Russian Law Firms (International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards);
- named as “Best Law Firm on the Russian Bond Market” by Cbonds – the leading Russian information agency in the sphere of financial markets.
Key Practice Areas:
Capital Markets, Securitization and Derivatives, Mergers & Acquisitions, Banking & Finance, Dispute Resolution, Telecommunications & IT, Corporate Law, Energy & Natural Resources, Project Finance & Public Private Partnership, Private Equity& Venture Capital, Real Estate.
Credit and financial organizations:
Sberbank of Russia, VTB Bank, VTB24, Alfa-Bank, Absolut Bank, Agency for Housing Mortgage Lending, Bank Petrocommerce, Bank Soyuz, REGION Group, Renova Group, Deutsche Bank, KIT Finance Investment bank, MDM Bank, Raiffeisenbank, Renaissance Capital, Rosbank, Russian Venture Company, Societe Generale, URALSIB, HCF Bank, etc.
Investment funds and insurance companies:
Aurora Capital, PPF Investments Russia Ltd., Prosperity Capital Management, RESO-GARANTIA, Rutley Russia, Svarog Capital Advisors, UGORIA Insurance Company, URALSIB, United Capital Partners etc.
Mining and metals companies:
ALROSA, Amurmetal, ARMZ Uranium Holding Co., EVRAZ Group, Mechel, Polymetal, Rusal, Severstal, TMK, etc.
AVTOVAZ, Volgaburmash, HYDROMASHSERVICE, FESCO, Sukhoi Aviation Holding Company, Machinery & Industrial Group N.V., Irkut Corporation, Novoship, NPO Saturn, Russian Railways, SCF Group, SREI Leasing, etc.
Altayenergo, Astrakhanenergo, Bashneft, Bashkirenergo, GAZPROM, EESK, Yenisei TGC, Ivanovskie PGU, Kuzbassenergo, Lenenergo, LUKOIL, MIPC, Malka Oil, OC Alliance, Novatek, OGK-1, OGK-2, OGK-3, OGK-4, OGK-5, RAO UES of Russia, RITEK, Rushydro, TGC-1, TGC-4, TGC-6, TGC-10, TGC-11, TNK-BP, Tumenenergo, Federal Grid Company of Unified Energy System, Khabarovskenegro, etc.
Corporation “Russian Technologies”, Rosatom, Rusnano, Sintez Group, Sevkabel Holding, Ilim Group, Sibur Holding, etc.
Wimm Bill Dann Food Products, Detskiy Mir Group, Kalina Company, M.Video, Moscow Confectionary Factory «Red October», Nidan Juices, Nutritek Group, Brewing Company Baltika,The Seventh Continent, X5 Retail Group, SOLLERS etc.
Construction and development companies:
PIK Group, Group of Companies Sodrugestvo, Group of Companies Tashir, Inteko, Open Investments, Hals System, Technopromexport etc.
TMT companies (Technology, Media & Telecommunications):
Altimo, Bloomberg, Gazprom-Media, IBS, Komstar, MGTS, MTS, MTT, Rostelecom, Sinterra, Systematika, etc.
Agroindustrial and chemical companies:
Agropromservice, Cherkizovo Group, Evrochem, PhosAgro, Razgulaj Group, Rusagro, Uralchem etc.
OverviewBusiness Centre 'Smolenskiy Passazh' 13th Floor
3 Smolenskaya Sq
Number of lawyers: 30
Number of Partners: 3