Liniya Prava

Russia

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Financial and corporate

Liniya Prava is particularly active on PPP and capital markets transactions.  

During the research period the firm’s banking and finance work saw it mainly advise lenders, including asset finance work for China Development Bank on aviation lease agreements. 

In capital markets work the firm was mainly active on bond transactions. It worked for VTB Bank on its structured exchange-traded bonds issue and for other clients on securitisation of mortgage-backed loans. 

In M&A it advised on joint ventures and worked for bidders on potential acquisitions. 

In project development the firm worked on PPP projects in healthcare, aerospace, aviation and transport sectors. It did analysis of the M-4 Don Road PPP project, worked on the concession agreements for a water supply project in Gelendjik, and advised on the reconstruction and operation of radio diagnosis rooms in the Chelyabinsk region.  

In restructuring and insolvency the firm represented both creditors and debtors in bankruptcy cases.  

Recent staffing changes saw partners Vadim Konyushkevich and Oleg Bychkov leave the firm to join VK Partners and EMPP respectively. In the project finance and PPP areas, counsels Irina Minskaya and Ilya Nesterov left the firm. 

In early 2018, Liniya Prava signed a cooperation agreement with Maratha & Co to expand reach for projects in both Russia and India. 

Recent Deal Data highlights

  • Gelendjik PPP 
  • Moscow Bread Products Plant bankruptcy 
  • Nastyusha Grain Company bankruptcy
  • Regional Medical Service Company radio diagnosis rooms PPP 
  • VTB Bank $30 million bond issue 

Client feedback 

"High performance and good expertise." – M&A 

"Strong lawyers with vast knowledge and experience in concession agreements and project financing. They do extensive work in order to complete transactions." – Project development 

"Quality of services is great." – Restructuring and insolvency 

Vladislav Ganzhala 

"A very competent and knowledgeable lawyer." 

Mikhail Kornev 

"Demonstrated an outstanding expertise in risk management, public-private partnerships and project finance issues. He successfully provided our interests in negotiations." 

Andrey Novakovskiy 

"High performance and good expertise."