Dmitry Karamyslov is an international counsel based in the Moscow 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 (2020). 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 (2020) recommends him for his banking and finance practice. In IFLR1000 (2020), he is named as a Rising Star, and Best Lawyers lists him as the 2018 Russian Aviation Law “Lawyer of the Year.” Expert Guides, published by Euromoney, has also named Mr. Karamyslov a Rising Star. Chambers Global (2020) ranks Mr. Karamyslov as an up and coming lawyer for banking and finance in Russia and notes his focus on, and attention to, clients’ needs and high responsiveness.

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 admitted to practise in Russia. He is fluent in Russian and English.


  • Law Academy, 2004, Law Degree