Mining in Russia

One of the Region's Most Prominent Mining Practices, Working with Major Clients at Every Stage of Their Development


The firm’s Mining practice has impressive experience acting for clients active in Russia and the CIS. It advises the region’s biggest companies on their most important matters, and is recognized as a leading practice by Chambers Europe.

A particular strength of the team is the range of its advice. From market-shaping M&A, to headline securities offerings, to business-critical project financings, and everything in between, the team regularly acts on the market’s biggest matters. It is also supported by outstanding teams in core related areas such as finance, tax, antitrust, intellectual property, real estate, benefits, environmental law and litigation risk management. This means it has built long relationships with clients, working with them at every stage of their development, and often helping them enter new markets.

Related to the team’s breadth of capabilities is its knowledge of mining in the region. Built through decades of experience acting on a wide variety of matters, the team has an unparalleled understanding of the sector. The team’s technical capabilities coupled with its sector know-how has enabled it to create new solutions for clients, often helping them raise finance from new sources and structure deals in innovative ways.

The team in Moscow works with international colleagues to provide a global service. In particular, the firm has senior lawyers in New York and London with particular experience working with Russian mining clients.