Vadim Kolomnikov is a Senior Associate in the London office and a member of the firm’s Real Estate and Infrastructure, Corporate and Dispute Resolution Practice Groups. The Legal 500 EMEA recommends Mr. Kolomnikov for his corporate real estate work and notes that practice has “strong specialists who operate as a close-knit team focused on results.” He is also consequently recognized by as one of the leading corporate real estate / construction lawyers in Russia. Best Lawyers (2022) also recommends him as a leading real estate lawyer.

In Real Estate and Construction Mr. Kolomnikov has an extensive expertise in advising international and Russian clients on all aspects of projects related to acquisition (asset and share deals), construction and development (FEED, EPC, EPCM, EPSS, etc.), land use regulations, property management, fee development, lease and other issues related to real estate, construction and infrastructure. He has represented major international and Russian corporates in various transactions in real estate and construction (green field and brown field projects), acting both for developers and contractors, and has been involved in construction and development disputes.

In M&A Mr. Kolomnikov is experienced in representing clients on a broad range of matters, including project structuring, establishing of joint ventures, acquisition and sale of equity, shareholders’ agreements and general corporate matters. His recent representations include projects in Real Estate and Infrastructure, Technology and Industrials / Manufacturing industries.

Mr. Kolomnikov joined the firm in 2011, graduating with honors from the Moscow State University Law School in 2013. In 2015, Mr. Kolomnikov obtained a Master of Private Law (Master of Jurisprudence) from the Russian School of Private Law (Institute) of the Russian Government.

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


  • Russian School of Private Law, 2015, M.A.
  • Moscow State University, Faculty of Law, 2013, Law Degree