Managing Partner


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Highly regarded


Bar admissions:

England & Wales



Practice areas:


Suren Gortsunyan specialises in advising both domestic and international companies on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, joint ventures, private equity transactions, international arbitration of corporate disputes and corporate restructurings. In 2019 Suren was included in the ICC Russia’s roster of arbitrators. His clients include companies in the real estate, retail and consumer, telecommunications, oil services, industrial and financial services sectors including fintech and blockchain. Prior to founding RGP, Suren was a partner with Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld and, prior to that, a partner at Hogan Lovells and Lovells, a senior associate at White & Case and an associate at Herbert Smith CIS.

  • Advised LLC NPO Altair, a member of AEON Corporation on the acquisition of Fincraft Holdings Limited, the largest shareholder in Petropavlovsk PLC.
  • Advised AEON Corporation on acquisition of a 48% stake in GeoProMining for US$126m.
  • Advised Finstar on the acquisition of Rive Gauche and, subsequently, on the disposal of a strategic stake in Rive Gauche.
  • Advised TNK-BP on its corporate restructuring.
  • Advised Deutsche Bank in connection with the acquisition of Sibneft by Gazprom.

  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Private equity
  • M&A
  • Financial restructuring

  • Industrials
  • Oil and gas
  • Real estate
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Transport

  • England and Wales

  • Included in the ICC Russia’s roster of arbitrators

  • DL, Russian Law Academy, 1998
  • LLB, Russian Law Academy, 1997