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News and Press Releases 2011-07-07 16:00:00

Senior corporate, finance and real estate lawyer joins Lidings

Lidings, the leading independent Russian law firm, dedicated to advising foreign companies on all aspects of Russian law has announced joining of Sergey Patrakeev as Senior Associate in Real Estate, Corporate and Finance Practice Groups.

Prior to joining Lidings Mr. Patrakeev worked at international law firms including Clifford Chance, Pavia e Ansaldo, Beiten Burkhardt, CMS Hasche Sigle and has worked as a lawyer at one of the largest mobile operator company in Russia «Megafon».

At Lidings Sergey will specialize in advising foreign business on all aspects of corporate, banking and finance law, lead projects connected with support of the mergers and acquisitions transactions and will act as an expert in deals connected with purchase and construction of real estate property in Russia.

A graduate of  Kaliningrad State University, Mr. Patrakeev also received his LL.M. from the University of Goettingen (Germany) and completed doctoral studies at Max Planck Institute in Heidelberg. His experience includes advising a major French retail company on the acquisition of a Russian regional retail operator, supporting a leading Russian telecommunication company in acquisition of the nationwide broadband operator, supporting the issue of Eurobonds by a leading Russian mobile operator company, advising a major international bank in financing of development project for reconstruction of a wagon factory in Leningrad region, advising a major German automotive company in a acquisition of real property and construction of a plant in Russian regions.