BUILDING THE BRIDGE FROM IDEA TO SUCCESS

We understand our clients’ needs and treat them with respect and proper attention. Due to ongoing tensions in the Russian market our clients’ expectations for professional legal advice grow exponentially. Nowadays business sees us not merely as consultants but rather as partners on the way to commercial goals.

We believe it is important to provide our clients with high-quality legal services. But what is more important is to offer creative out-of-the-box solutions, build longstanding relationships and achieve truly meaningful results.

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DEBT RESTRUCTURINGS

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BOND ISSUANCES

200+

SHARE ISSUANCES

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M&A AND REORGANISATIONS

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DRAFTS OF LAWS

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CONCESSION AGREEMENTS

Our strengths
Team
  • Our lawyers graduated from the best Russian universities and have a track record of working in companies from a variety of industries, financial institutions, Russian and international law firms, and even a regulator

Networking
  • We maintain regular contact with regulators, legislative bodies and industry associations. We are therefore fully informed of the latest market developments, have a sense of the market and understand its demands

Development
  • We believe that Russian market should evolve in accordance with international best practices. Therefore we are determined to invest in proactive development and promotion of innovative legal solutions and techniques

Results
  • It is very important for us to make you happy with the results of our work. Because we are proud of doing our job, and doing it well

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offices in Russia: Moscow, St. Petersburg, Vladivostok

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partners are building their firm combining the best business models

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professionals working together as well-coordinated team – our core asset

  • We have been working with the team at LECAP for a number of years on a variety of projects ranging from standard local debt issuances to multistage complex transactions for supra national organisations such as EBRD and IFC

    MICHAEL KASUMOV, CITI

  • The team at LECAP Law Firm has ‘an in-depth understanding of numerous industries’, and is ‘a solid legal counsel for all financing clients’. [PPP] Practice head Yury Tuktarov is ‘an effective manager’, whose ‘deep knowledge of PPP legislation allows him to find the best solution for all parties’

    THE LEGAL 500 2016: PPP and Projects

  • Thorough and creative at the same time. Throughout our work the team was attentive to our needs. The lawyers' ability to meet deadlines and work efficiently under pressure is what we appreciate the most

    CHAMBERS EUROPE 2016: Corporate/M&A

  • Our cooperation with LECAP on our clients’ projects related to issuance of debt instruments proved the outstanding expertise and efficiency of LECAP team as well as the exceptional quality of rendered services that meet the most demanding needs and standards of modern business

    OTKRITIE BANK

  • LECAP Law Firm’s ‘extremely professional’ group

    THE LEGAL 500 2016: Capital Markets

  • As a result of our joint effort with LECAP team we have been able to conduct meaningful negotiations with the administration of Saratov oblast and approve the draft of the concession agreement… We are satisfied with the outcome of our teamwork – in relation not only to the legal side of the project but also their practical skills in negotiations and drafting contracts

    CJSC "WASTE MANAGEMENT"

Russian and international recognition

Best DCM Law Firm for five years in a row (2012–2016) by Cbonds Awards based on the annual survey of market professionals conducted by Cbonds

Best Russian Law Firm in the Private Equity Industry 2014 by PREQVECA Awards

Our expertise in capital markets, corporate law and PPP is consistently acknowledged by the leading international legal directories: Chambers Europe, The Legal 500, IFLR1000, Best Lawyers

LECAP timeline

A team of lawyers headed by partners Roman Belenkov, Dmitry Krupyshev, Michael Malinovskiy and Yury Tuktarov started to provide legal services under LEGAL CAPITAL PARTNERS brand

May 2012

Georgy Osipov joined LECAP as a partner to establish a new practice – dispute resolution

February 2013

Elizaveta Turbina joined the firm as a partner to further develop LECAP’s Russian and international capital markets, securitisation and M&A practice

May 2015

The firm completed a rebranding which resulted in the change of corporate name from “LEGAL CAPITAL PARTNERS” to “LECAP”

June 2015