Lovells CIS

Since the early 1990s, Lovells have been advising foreign investors and Russian clients on a wide range of projects in the region. In 1997 Lovells CIS office was established in Moscow.

Today Lovells CIS is one of the leading law firms in Russia and has built a very strong legal practice serving the needs of Russian and international clients. According to the Chambers Global 2005-2006, the Moscow office enjoys probably the highest profile and caseload of all the regional offices [at Lovells in the Central and Eastern Europe].

Lovells CIS consists of a team of more than 59 people including 34 Russian and expatriate lawyers, and legal staff headed by Oxana Balayan, managing partner of the office. Oxana is ranked as Recommended Corporate M&A Lawyer by the Chambers Global Guide 2006-2007. All our lawyers are fluent in Russian, English and German. Each lawyer has extensive experience of advising on multi-jurisdictional issues. When required, our Moscow specialists work closely with lawyers from a wide variety of disciplines and jurisdictions through our network of offices in order to provide a streamlined comprehensive service to clients.

The Lovells CIS focuses on five main practice areas:

• Corporate and commercial, M&A, private equity, foreign investments, restructuring

• Real Estate

• Finance, including banking and capital markets

• Intellectual property media and technology

• International dispute resolution.

Lovells CIS acts for clients based in over 30 jurisdictions worldwide, but particularly in the U.S., U.K., Germany, Japan, Cyprus and Switzerland as well as Russia. Its clients include Russian companies and high profile, international, public and private companies, banks, investment banks and securities houses, trading companies, international manufacturing and retailing companies and governmental and quasi-governmental organisations.


Lovells CIS

5th Floor

Usadba Centre

22 Voznesensky Pereulok

Moscow 125009

Russian Federation

Tel: +7 495 933 3000

Fax: +7 495 933 3001