Dmitry Karamyslov is an international counsel based in the London office and a member of the Corporate Department. His practice focuses on corporate and asset finance.
Mr. Karamyslov is recommended as one of the leading aviation and banking & finance lawyers in Russia by Chambers Europe (2021). According to the 2019 edition of the guide, he is a “sharp and responsive” practitioner who “has great expertise and is strong from commercial and technical points.” The Legal 500 EMEA (2021) recommends him for his capital markets and banking and finance practice. In IFLR1000 (2021), he is named a highly regarded banking lawyer, and Best Lawyers recognises him for aviation and corporate law. Expert Guides, published by Euromoney, has named Mr. Karamyslov a Rising Star in aviation. Chambers Global (2022) ranks Mr. Karamyslov as a leading lawyer for banking and finance in Russia. Previous editions of the guide have noted his focus on, and attention to, clients’ needs and high responsiveness. He is also recommended as a top-tier lawyer for capital markets by Pravo.ru-300 (2021) and further recommended in its banking & finance and transport categories.
Mr. Karamyslov has extensive experience in aircraft financing transactions, mainly involving the Russian aviation market, including operating and finance leases, aircraft acquisitions, secured finance, maintenance and repair, and other complex cross-border structured aircraft finance transactions. He has also advised on a broad range of issues regarding the acquisition, financing and operation of business jets, as well as structuring issues such as aircraft registration, regulatory and tax aspects.
Mr. Karamyslov also advises on various types of corporate finance facilities, including margin loans, pre-export facilities, asset-backed financing and derivatives transactions. In addition, Mr. Karamyslov has experience in the areas of general corporate law, M&A and capital markets, including offerings at the LSE and AIM as well as bond issuances.
Mr. Karamyslov is a co-author of “Expert Opinion: Flying a business jet to Russia,” Corporate Jet Investor (January, 2019); “New realities of leasing foreign aircraft in Russia,” ATO Magazine (October, 2018); “A Window of Opportunity,” International Financial Law Review (October, 2014); “PXF effect - Pre-export finance for developing markets – the Russian experience,” Mining Journal (November, 2013); “Aircraft repossession in Russia,” Expert Guides: Aviation Lawyers (2013); and “How Russia joining the World Trade Organization affects aviation,” Corporate Jet Investor (November, 2012).
Mr. Karamyslov joined the firm in 2003 and worked as a legal assistant prior to completing his legal studies. Mr. Karamyslov graduated with honours from the Moscow State Academy of Law in 2004.
Mr. Karamyslov is qualified to practice Russian law. He is fluent in Russian and English.