Leading the Way in Russian Law






Lidings offers comprehensive legal support on a wide range of aspects related to legislative regulation in the energy sector. We advise industry leaders: companies involved in transformation, distribution, and consumption of energy and natural resources of all kinds as well as major refineries and chemical producers.

Our services include:

  • Legal support in implementation of projects in the energy sector
  • Advising on all aspects of risk management, insurance, and tax planning
  • Financing of public-private partnership projects in the energy sector
  • Legal services in corporate finance
  • Advising on regulatory compliance and licensing
  • Advising on output and distribution of refined petroleum products
  • Drafting product distribution agreements, licensing agreements, and service contracts
  • Support to mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures in the energy sector
  • Representing clients in their relations with state authorities of the Russian Federation
  • Dispute resolution and court representation


  • Largest oil and gas company in Republic of Belarus Belarusneft - Structuring and support of the transaction on international acquisition in bankruptcy proceedings, including usage of tools to protect against hostile blocking
  • Representing one of the largest companies in Russia, providing engineering, procurement and construction services to oil and gas companies Globalstroy-Engineering in a commercial dispute relating to the recovery of unpaid construction costs on an oil and gas extraction site
  • Representing oil and gas equipment distributor STEP Oiltools in a debt collection dispute with its local customer
  • Supporting the largest oil and gas company in Republic of Belarus Belarusneft in the acquisition of 100% of the shares in the Russian oil producer company
  • Advising Finnish company Oiltanking Sonmarin Oy during the procedure of recognition and enforcement of the foreign arbitral award issued by the ICC International Court of Arbitration
  • Advising French Veolia Water on PPP project related to water supply in the city of Tomsk
  • Advising Turkish energy company Zorlu Industrial in the process of gas turbine power plants construction in Moscow
  • Advising Austrian oil and gas company OMV Group on structuring transactions within its group of companies in connection with the sale of goods in Russia
  • Advising Royal Dutch Shell on additional share issue
  • Representing American oil and gas company Exxon Mobil in the ICAC with the CCI of the Russian Federation in a debt recovery proceedings
  • Advising oil and gas equipment distributor STEP Oiltools in regards to establishing a working unit Russia
  • Advising oil and gas equipment distributor STEP Oiltools in negotiations connected with office lease agreement conclusion
  • Advising Lebanese energy company Sakr Power in the process of entering Russian market
  • Advising Finnish company CITEC Engineering Russia on the issues of obtaining a work permit for a foreign employee to work in Russia
  • Advising American Automation-X corporation in regards to representative office establishment
  • Supporting English company ARKEX in negotiations with Russian Scientific Research Institute with respect to manufacturing of hi-tech gyroscopic systems
  • Advising major oil and gas company Royal Dutch Shell on legal and regulatory issues relating to corporate reorganization of the company's business in Russia

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