Healys CIS/Russia desk is uniquely placed to help Russian speaking individuals and companies with structuring and migrating businesses, exploring business opportunities, finding strategic partners and investors, settling in a new jurisdiction, settling disputes and addressing other related legal issues in the UK, Cyprus, Africa, Pakistan and the Middles East.
With the Head of the desk of Russian origin, our CIS/Russia team has unparalleled knowledge and a broad range of strong commercial contacts, together with “magic circle” quality legal expertise in several jurisdictions where CIS and Russian companies are currently active.
The team is led by Andrei Baev who has practised extensively in the region and understands the market and key players very well. A specialist in project finance with a particular focus on oil & gas, energy and infrastructure projects, Andrei has advised on several high-profile projects of major significance in the region, as well as in the USA, EU and Latin America.
With 25 years’ legal experience with major international UK and US law firms in Los Angeles, New York, London and Moscow, Andrei and Healys CIS/ Russia desk offer their clients a high quality comprehensive legal service in the region and the UK. As trusted advisors, we also help you to develop your business ideas, find partners and investors, buy, sell or migrate businesses, buy or sell commercial or residential real estate, and assist you with all your personal wealth structuring and immigration matters, as well as commercial litigation or arbitration.
The Head of our team has more than 25 years of experience in project development and project finance, working on high-profile mining, oil & gas (upstream, midstream and downstream), and infrastructure and energy projects around the world representing sponsors, governments, export credit agencies and multilaterals.
The members of our team have extensive experience and have worked on major energy projects in the Middles East, CIS / Russia, USA and the EU. These include hydro power plants, independent coal-fired power plants, nuclear power plants and oil & gas transactions.
The team can help you with all kinds of corporate matters, including private equity, venture capital, joint ventures, equity and debt capital markets, M&As, corporate and partnership structures, reorganisation and restructuring, offshorisation and de-offshorisation, migration of businesses and related commercial contracts.
The team offers to private clients a wide range of advice on all aspects of immigration, tax planning and wealth structuring. This can involve using international or domestic trusts in both local and offshore jurisdictions, including Cyprus.
The team works together with our dispute resolution specialists assisting clients with a wide range of litigation matters, including commercial litigation, shareholder and joint venture disputes, construction disputes, cross-border litigation and asset tracing, international arbitration, bankruptcy, personal injuries, medical malpractice and professional negligence.
The team can assist you with all real estate related matters. Our award-winning real estate group can help you with sales and purchases of commercial (including hotels) and residential properties in the UK and property related disputes.
16th September 2021
Maternity leave should be a period of joy and tranquillity but, all too often, it is marred by discrimination. As an Employment Tribunal (ET) decision showed, however, employers who treat new mothers unfavourably can expect to pay a high reputational and financial price. Continue reading »
13th September 2021
As the UK strives towards a brave new world of net zero emissions, lifestyles have to change and there will inevitably be those who suffer inconvenience and financial loss. In a case on point, Britain’s first 24/7 zero emissions street survived a local resident’s High Court challenge. Continue reading »
10th September 2021
Justice should not only be done but should be seen to be done. That phrase may be somewhat hackneyed but, as a High Court planning case showed, it is a golden rule that serves to root out even the appearance of bias in official decision-making. Continue reading »
9th September 2021
Residential property often represents the majority of a person’s wealth and valuing it for Inheritance Tax (IHT) purposes is, par excellence, a matter for professionals. In a case on point, a son who dispensed with expert tax and valuation advice following his mother’s death found himself in very deep water. Continue reading »
6th September 2021
Care home owners were possibly the hardest hit of all by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. As an Employment Tribunal (ET) ruling showed, however, the crisis did not relieve them of their obligation to treat staff fairly. Continue reading »
22nd June 2021
Healys Corporate & Commercial team successfully close four business deals in just 6 weeks
During the last 6 weeks, Healys’ Corporate Department has been busy working with clients to prioritise four successful and exciting new business acquisitions. Continue reading »
25th May 2021
Healys are pleased to announce that Robert Johnson, partner and Head of Professional Negligence, has been shortlisted to win an award for Professional Negligence in the Client Choice awards 2021. Continue reading »
21st May 2021
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Tommaso Borelli as a Solicitor in the Corporate & Commercial team, and the appointment of Robert Fornalski as a Trainee Solicitor. Continue reading »