Liniya Prava



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Financial and corporate

Liniya Prava is a local firm active in capital markets, banking, project development and finance, and restructuring and insolvency.  

In banking, the firm was particularly active in the aircraft sector recently, advising China Development bank on multiple airbus financings. 

In capital markets the firm was active on both the equity and debt side. In terms of equity deals, the firm advised on the IPO of Obuv Russii. Also, the firm acted on a myriad of bond placements, such as for SoftLine.

In PPP work the firm advised on financing and development work recently for private clients and public entities. It advised Concessionary Transport Company on a tram network development in St Petersburg and on a project financing.

In restructuring and insolvency all of the firm’s work was in bankruptcy proceedings, representing a mix of debtors and creditors. 

This research period saw substantial turnover in the firm’s staff. In departures, Irina Minskaya, counsel and projects head, and Oleg Bychkov, partner in capital markets and banking, left in April 2018. In recruitment, the firm hired Ilya Nesterov from Mospravo Law Firm to take over from Minskaya.

Key clients of the firm include China Development Bank, Concessionary Transport Company, and Rusnano.

Client feedback

"The firm has a creative approach to answer complicated legal matters and this is why we have chosen to continue our cooperation with the firm. In the beginning, we had chosen it due to its good reputation and experience in the areas of law we were interested in." – Restructuring and insolvency

Vladislav Ganzhala

"Has the ability to analyze the case in detail, to find innovative legal solutions and convincingly present legal position to the court or to the other party of the dispute can be mentioned as his more advanced features."