Liniya Prava


BC Rosso Riva | 5 Floor
4 Shluzovaya Embankment
Moscow, 115114

+7 495 937 8000

+7 495 937 8001

Quick facts:

Partners: 6
Lawyers: 40
Network memberships: AEB, CIArb, IDA
Languages: Russian, English, Chinese, French, German

Managing Partner
Andrey Novakovskiy 

Banking and finance
Andrey Novakovskiy, Managing Partner 

Dispute resolution and Insolvency
Dmitriy Chepurenko, Partner 

Vladislav Ganzhala, Partner 

Capital markets, M&A, Private equity, Securitisation 
Andrey Novakovskiy, Managing Partner 

Real estate finance and construction
Ruslan Nagaybekov, Partner 

Foreign Investments
Vadim Konyushkevich, Partner 

Tax Law
Lidia Charikova, Head of Tax Law Practice 

Alexey Kostovarov, Head of Antitrust Law and Procurements Practice 

Project Finance and Development / PPP 
Ilya Nesterov, Head of Project Finance and PPP Practice

Liniya Prava is a leading Russian law firm that delivers the full range of services in capital markets, corporate and M&A, banking and finance, project finance and PPP, litigation and dispute resolution, competiton, tax matters, energy and natural resources and TMT. 

Lawyers of Liniya Prava have more than eighteen years of experience in legal consulting

Foreign clients value the expertise of the firm’s lawyers on foreign investments in all over Russia and CIS. Due to Liniya Prava’s effective work for and in cooperation with various state authorities, firm’s lawyers can swiftly handle legal matters related to securities legislation, antitrust and banking regulation. 

Liniya Prava represent interests of international financial institutions, leading Asian, European and US banks. Our lawyers are recognized as experts in supporting China and Asia-Pacific business in Russia, having advised leading companies of the Region: China Development Bank, CITIC, Mizuho Bank, BAIC, Huawei, ZTE and others.

Our key clients are major domestic and international private and state-owned corporations, public authorities and non-commercial organisations.

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Covered bonds
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Private equity funds
  • Project bonds
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Securitisation
  • Structured finance/securitisation

Vadim Konyushkevich, Partner 

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advising China Development Bank on lease of 16 Airbus A320 and A321 for 650 mln USD (Henan branch) and lease of 4 Airbus A320 and A321 for 162 mln USD to Aeroflot Russian Airlines;
  • Advising Managing Partner PEF LLC (acting on behalf of Rostekh and Rosnano) on legal and tax aspects of perspective attraction of new investors into the project (in part of three garbage-disposal plants in Moscow Region), the financing of the project by investors, distribution of income originated from the project and exit of investors from the project. Project value – circa 1.3 bln EUR.

Capital Markets:
Andrey Novakovskiy, Managing Partner 

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advised Concessionary Transport Company on placement of secured bonds for the PPP project financing (50 bln RUB);
  • Provided legal support to Obuv Rossii on preparation for IPO (6.2 bln RUB).

Ruslan Nagaybekov, Partner

 Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advised Mobile TeleSystems on acquisition of PoNominalu.RU for approximately 495 mln RUB (78,2%).

Andrey Novakovskiy, Managing Partner 

Ilya Nesterov, Head of Project Finance and PPP Practice 

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advised Management Company Leader on a concession tender in relation to a centralised cold water supply and sewage system in the City of Saratov.

Restructuring and Insolvency:
Vladislav Ganzhala, Partner

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advising AS Reverta (former – AS Parex banka) on bankruptcy of the Moscow Bread Products Plant.

  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Financial services
  • Government and public policy
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Investment management
  • Media
  • Pharm and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Transport
  • Utilities