Роман Беленков
Roman Belenkov
Roman advises clients on public share offerings and placements of shares to strategic investors. His clients include Cherkizovo Group, Comstar-UTS, HALS-Development, Kuzbassenergo, Mechel, Mostotrest, OGK-2, OGK-3, OGK-5, PhosAgro, Polymetal, Razgulay Group, The Seventh Continent, SITRONICS, SOLLERS, TGK-10, TGK-6, TMK, Yenisei TGK (TGK-13).
Roman headed the project team providing legal support in connection with the reorganisation of RAO UES of Russia. Roman advises major Russian and international companies, such as Allianz, ALROSA, Sistema, Vnukovo Airport, VympelCom, Ilim Group, EVRAZ, MOEK, Novosibirskenergo, Russian Railways, SUEK, PhosAgro on corporate law, securities regulations, M&A deals, antitrust regulation and on legal issues related to day-to-day operations.


Recognition
  • Tier 1 capital markets lawyer according to Pravo-300 2020, the leading Russian legal ranking.
  • A Top 15 lawyer in Industrials according to 2021 legal ranking by Kommersant, the leading Russian business daily.
  • Band 3 in Capital Markets according to the international legal directory Chambers Europe 2014 – 2021.
  • Band 3/Band 4 in Corporate/M&A according to the international legal directory Chambers Europe 2015 – 2019.
  • According to Chambers Europe 2013, Roman Belenkov was the only lawyer with a Russian local law firm ranked in Band 2 for Capital Markets.
  • Recognised by the international legal directory Best Lawyers: in Capital Markets Law — since 2009, in Corporate Law — since 2012.
Client testimonials
"If I needed any advice on Russian capital markets, I would go to [Roman Belenkov]," a source says.
Chambers Europe 2020: Capital Markets
A source describes Roman Belenkov as “an experienced, down-to-earth lawyer.’
Chambers Europe 2018: Capital Markets
“You cannot go wrong if you involve him,” according to a source, who adds: “If there's a project he's involved in you can be completely sure the project is in the right hands.”
Chambers Europe 2018: Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market
Education
  • Law faculty of Lomonosov Moscow State University (with honours, 2000).
  • Speaks Russian and English.

publications and speeches