Official Partner of the Association of Corporate Treasurers
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We carefully preserve all the best from leading international law firms — and we are delighted to introduce our team under a new name.

E L W I — a name that emphasizes our history, capabilities and achievements.

Most complex and unique projects. Outstanding team that is equally respected by clients and competitors. A skill of making each project a success for our clients — leaders in their industries — regardless of how complex it is.

At a glance

Team Recent Highlights Global Network
Partners Pro Bono
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top 3 project finance deals in the CIS launched in 2022
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10+ Eurobond restructuring deals for premium issuers in 2022 / 2023
20+
20+ arbitration and most complex asset freeze matters
85+
5 partners with 85+ years of cumulative experience at Russia and CIS
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15+ ex-Latham team, including attorneys qualified under Russian and English law
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25+ new joiners from international firms including White & Case, Freshfields, Linklaters, Baker MсKenzie
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broad network of partner law firms in all significant locations
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access to international legal and finance infrastructure
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creative legal solutions worldwide
associate
official partner of the Association of Corporate Treasurers
In June 2023, we launched our Pro Bono practice to provide legal advice free of charge, to companies and individuals undertaking social and charity projects. Our contacts for Pro Bono requests are listed below.

People

Practices

Antitrust
& Competition
Timur Bayramov
Oksana Uberwolf
Tatiana Kassirova
Arbitration
Fedor Belykh
Yuri Bashmakov
Alexey Strelkov
Mikhail Sondor
Victoria Volgina
Ekaterina Avtonova
Georgy Shashero
Banking & Finance
Igor Sotnikov
Stepan Akishin
Yulia Akulinina
Amina Al-Akkoumi
Anton Vologin
Semyon Moskvichev
Elizaveta Sukhovetskaya
Filipp Kiparisov
Georgy Entin
Capital Markets
Igor Sotnikov
Yulia Akulinina
Amina Al-Akkoumi
Anton Vologin
Semyon Moskvichev
Elizaveta Sukhovetskaya
Corporate / M&A
Timur Bayramov
Igor Sotnikov
Oksana Uberwolf
Tatiana Kassirova
Bairas Magadeev
Semyon Moskvichev
Elizaveta Sukhovetskaya
Andrey Zimin
Investigations
Fedor Belykh
Yuri Bashmakov
Mikhail Sondor
Georgy Shashero
Litigation
Fedor Belykh
Yuri Bashmakov
Mikhail Sondor
Victoria Volgina
Ekaterina Avtonova
Georgy Shashero
Private Equity
Timur Bayramov
Igor Sotnikov
Tatiana Kassirova
Project Finance
Igor Sotnikov
Fedor Belykh
Stepan Akishin
Alexey Strelkov
Anton Vologin
Semyon Moskvichev
Elizaveta Sukhovetskaya
Victoria Volgina
Restructuring & Bankruptcy
Igor Sotnikov
Fedor Belykh
Anton Vologin
Ekaterina Avtonova
Mikhail Sondor
Georgy Shashero
Sanctions
Fedor Belykh
Igor Sotnikov
Alexey Strelkov
Mikhail Sondor
Victoria Volgina
Ekaterina Avtonova
Georgy Shashero
Special Situations
Andrey Zimin
Fedor Belykh
Igor Sotnikov
Timur Bayramov
Anton Vologin
Ekaterina Avtonova
Mikhail Sondor
Georgy Shashero

Selected experience

Confidential Client
U.S. $ 10,000,000,000
Acting for a borrower and sponsors in connection with an on-going project finance for the construction of the largest LNG plant and related matters including contentious matters
Confidential Client
Advising a project company and sponsor of  construction of the largest ammonia and urea project in CIS on project finance and various contractual, sanctions and regulatory matters
LNG Group
Representing the issuer and borrower in connection with successful liability management through consent solicitation and redemption of U.S.$1,000,000,000 Eurobond and related matters
Fertilizer & Energy Group
U.S. $ 1,000,000,000+
Representing a leading mineral fertilizer and energy group in connection with successful liability management exercise – consent solicitations of two Eurobond issuances, including trustee replacement and amendment of the terms and conditions of the  notes
Project Company
Representing a confidential client in connection with HKIAC arbitration and related litigation proceedings in excess of EUR 1,000,000,000 against its EPC contractor and securing the largest freezing order granted by Russian courts, which also encompassed seizure of indirect assets (through affiliate entities)
Confidential Client
Advising a project company and sponsor of construction of the largest ammonia and urea project in CIS on project finance and various contractual, sanctions and regulatory matters
Confidential Client
Advising a consortium of private investors in connection with acquisition of the leasing company and related debt portfolio from a major international company and related governmental filings
Confidential Client
Acting for a confidential client in connection with acquisition of the Russian financial institution from a foreign owner
Private Bank
$800,000,000+
Advising one of the largest private banks in connection with liability management transaction and trustee replacement in respect of its two perpetual Eurobonds
Confidential Client
Acting for a confidential client on acquisition of Russian business of one of the world's leading manufacturers of automobiles and commercial vehicles
Confidential Client
Advising a private investor in connection with acquisition of McDonalds’ business in Russia and related regulatory consents  
International Mining Group
$ 1,000,000,000+
Representing an international mining group in connection with an on-going liability management exercise in respect of two Eurobond issuances

Career

Develop your career in the (ex) Latham team enhanced by best lawyers with experience at leading global firms.
Legal Career
Trainee Associate – long term
Administrative Career
There are currently no openings

Contact us

+7 495 103 0033

Ul. Gasheka 6, Ducat III
Moscow 125047, Russia

info@elwi.com
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