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.