Located in the political and financial capital of the Russian Federation, K&L Gates' Moscow office is the focal point for a CIS practice that comprises practitioners in our offices around the world. With our Moscow location, we bridge the gap between our presence in Europe and Asia, providing clients with representation that literally spans the globe.
Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia has gone from a strategic destination for companies seeking to tap the country's oil and gas and other natural resources, to an economy that is diversifying into cutting-edge businesses in the information technology, biomedical, and nanotechnology sectors. The investment climate has become increasingly more sophisticated, and local entrepreneurs regularly work with foreign investors.
Our Moscow lawyers have extensive experience in structuring business arrangements and accessing capital markets to take advantage of new opportunities. Our team is made up of skilled and highly qualified Russian and foreign lawyers, all of whom are fluent in English and Russian, and includes a partner who has been advising global businesses in the region for more than 25 years.
Primary practice areas in our Moscow office include general corporate, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances, private equity, capital markets and securities transactions, banking and finance, energy, real estate and infrastructure, telecommunications, and information technology. We work with domestic and international companies ranging from established multinational corporations and middle market companies to start-ups and individuals. Our range of experience gives us the know-how to advise any size business in a quickly shifting legal environment.